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Dr. Shaimaa Hatab




Shaimaa Hatab is an assistant professor at the Department of Food Science and Technology at Arish University, Egypt. She is affiliated also with Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development as an assistant professor at the Department of food processing technology.

Hatab completed her undergraduate studies at Size Canal University in Egypt. In 2012, she was awarded her doctoral degree in Food safety and microbiology from Northwest A& F University in China. Previously, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at Zhejiang Ocean University in China, an assistant researcher in the College of Food Science and Engineering of Northwest A&F University.

Shaimaa has a large research network, particularly in the MENA region, Canad a, and China. She collaborates with researchers at several departments at HUSD as well as at other Egyptian and international universities and research institutes. She is also considered as a coordinator for several running projects included Devilage project and SLU-HU mobility project.

Hatab research interests revolve mainly around value-added nutraceutical & functional food production for disease prevention and health promotion as well as natural food preservatives for improving food quality and safety. in addition, food microbiology involving the handling, preparation, and storage of food in ways that prevent foodborne illness. Recent her academic research activity has focused on the study of the bioactive peptides derived from fish byproducts and their possible application in food industry.

Hatab has authored several articles which have been published in international and national peer- reviewed journals and proceedings of scientific conferences. Moreover, she received several academic and research awards including, Talented Young scientist award 2014 and 2015 by Chinese academic of science.