Dr. Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui is an Assistant Professor and Scientist in the Department of Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India. He acquired B.Sc (Agriculture) degree from Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Jabalpur, India. He received the M.Sc (Horticulture) and Ph.D (Horticulture) degrees from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, Nadia, India with specialization in the Postharvest Technology. He was awarded Maulana Azad National Fellowship Award from the University Grants Commission, New-Delhi, India. He is an author or co-author of 30 peer reviewed journal articles, 18 book chapters, and 18 conference papers. He has four books to his credit published by CRC Press, USA, Springer, USA, & Apple Academic Press, USA. Recently, he has established an International peer reviewed journal, Journal of Postharvest Technology”.
He has been honoured to be the Editor-in-Chief of a book series entitled “Postharvest Biology and Technology” being published from Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA. He is an Acquisitions Editor in Apple Academic Press, New Jersey, USA for Horticultural Science. He has been serving as an Editorial board member of several journals. He is a member of ‘Core Research Group’ at the Bihar Agricultural University (BAU) and is also involved in providing appropriate direction and assisting to sensitize priority of the research. He has received several grants from various funding agencies to carry out his research projects.
Dr. Siddiqui has been associated to postharvest technology and processing aspects of horticultural crops. He is dynamically indulged in teaching (graduate and doctorate students) and research, and he has proved himself as an active scientist in the area of Postharvest Technology.
Postharvest biology and technology; Packaging and storage; Senescence regulation in Horticultural crops; Minimal processing; Postharvest treatments; Bioactive molecules; Antioxidant activity; Phytochemical dynamics; Extraction of bioactive compounds.