Editor Name: Muresan Vlad
Educational Qualification: Ph. D
Department: Food Science and Technology
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
Research Interest: Food Science
Biography: Dr. Vlad MURESAN obtained the PhD Diploma (2012) on a joint program from Gembloux AgroBioTech, University of Liege, Belgium - Ph.D. on Agricultural sciences and biological engineering and from University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, Romania - PhD on Agronomy. Since 2017, he is the Head of the Laboratory of Food Process and Structure Engineering at Faculty of Food Science and Technology, UASVM Cluj-Napoca, Romania, being also Lecturer for Extractive Technologies - Sugar, Starch, Oil; Agro-food experimental design; between 2012-2016 he was Assistant Professor in the same organization. His professional experience in the field of Agro-Food Engineering has been gained during the PhD program (Ph.D. in Belgium-Romania), post-doctoral studies as well as research internships conducted within the World Wide Confectionery Process Development at R&D Center Kraft Foods, Munich, Germany (6 months in 2009), BOKU University in Vienna, Austria (3 months in 2007) and Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Belgium (8 months in 2011, 1.5 months in 2015). His research interests are related to: agro-food products quality control; oil-seeds processing; experimental design; chemometrics; Infrared Spectroscopy; Rheology; Lipid Oxidation, intellectual property rights. He attended at 9 international conferences, and published in extenso 54 scientific papers – (from which 22 articles are ISI Web of Science); Book Chapters International Publishers – 1; Practical notebooks – 1. Main author of 8 ISI Web of Science Core Collection articles with impact factor (1xQ1; 3xQ2) and co-author of 7 ISI Web of Science articles with impact factor (3 of them last author, 3xQ2). He is also author of 2 patents granted (2016, 2018) and has filed 9 other patent applications (3 as first author), having numerous awards at international invention fairs.
A. International Book Chapters (1)
1. Muresan V* et al. (2017) Processing Sunflower Seeds into Kernels, Hulls, and Paste, In: Sunflower Oil: Interactions, Applications and Research, Ed. Monwar Hossain, NOVA Science Publishers, New York. ISBN: 978-1-53611-889-6.
B. Scientific articles
RACOL?A, Sevasti?a MUSTE, and Carmen SOCACIU. New Approach on Sunflower Kernel Processing - Partially Defatted Paste with Several Technological Applications. The 14th International Symposium „PROSPECTS FOR 3rd MILLENNIUM AGRICULTURE” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca, 24– 26 Septembrie, 2015.