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Ahmed Yousef, PhD


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2015 Fyffe Ct
Columbus, OH 43210

Phone: (614) 292-7814

Email: yousef.1@osu.edu

 

Current OSU Appointments

Professor, Food Science & Technology

Professor, Microbiology Admin

 

Advising Narrative

Trained and advised undergraduate student, Abby Snyder, from 2008-2012. She is now a Ph.D. graduate student in the food microbiology, Cornell University.

Trained and advised undergraduate student, lexandra Chirakos, 2013-2015. She is now a Ph.D. graduate student in the medical microbiology, University of Notre Dame.

Currently we are training undergraduate student, Cliff Park. He is now applying for graduate degree.

Academic Advising

2009 David Kasler, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2012 Xu Yang, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2013 David Kasler, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2013 Mustafa Yesil, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2014 Michelle Gerst, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2015 Walaa Hussein, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2015 Emily Holman, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2009 - 2013 Abby Snyder, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2012. Isolation and Characterization of Bacteriophage for the Control of Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli on Fresh Produce
2012 - 2014 Greg Culbertson, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2014. Investigating methods of conditioning fresh vegetables in retail establishments and exploring procedural modifications that improve product quality and safety
2013 - 2014 Ismet Ozturk, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2013 - 2015 Alexandra Chirakos, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2015.
2013 - 2015 Nathan Morison, The Ohio State University. Graduated 2015.
2014 - 2015 Baosheng Liu, The Ohio State University. Graduated 0.
2013 - 2016 En Huang, The Ohio State University.
2014 - 2016 Yang Song, The Ohio State University.
2014 - 2016 Ebrahim El-Khtab, The Ohio State University.
2015 - 2016 Clifford Park, The Ohio State University.
2015 - 2016 Rui Li, The Ohio State University.
 

Books

Technical elements of new and emerging non-thermal food technologies

Food microbiology: A laboratory manual.

Microbiologia de los alimentos: Manual de laboratorio.

 

Chapters in Books

Biosynthesis of polyketides. p. 1-18.

Stability and degradation of AFM1, p. 127-162.

Fungi in dairy products. p. 375-414.

Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes important to food processors, p. 131-224.

Inactivation of Bacillus subtilis spores using high voltage pulsed electric fields, p. 167-181.

Ohmic heating and moderate electric field (MEF) processing

Basics of stress adaptation and implications in new-generation foods, p. 1-30.

Ozone and its current and future application in the food industry.

Tests for groups of microorganisms, p. 227-247.

Cross-protective effects of bacterial stress, p. 128-151.

Microbial stress adaptation and safety of produce, p. 95-114.

Microbiological and safety aspects of pulsed electric field technology, p. 152-166.

Sensitization of microorganisms to high-pressure processing by phenolic compounds

Food safety engineering

Characteristics of Listeria monocytogenes important to food processors

Detection of bacterial pathogens in different matrices: current practices and challenges, p. 31-48.

Antimicrobial properties of hydroxyxanthenes, p. 79-98.

Overview of food safety, p. 11-65.

Basics of ozone sanitization and food applications, p. 291-313

Food decontamination using ozone

Physical methods of food preservation, pp 737-763

Resistance to processing

Microbiological aspects of high-pressure processing of food: Inactivation of microbial vegetative cells and spores

 

Edited Books

Microbial stress adaptation and food safety.

Microbiology of fruits and vegetables.

 

Honors

1996 - present Departmental Research Team Award. Ohio Ag. Res. & Develop. Center (OARDC).
1998 - present Distinguished Teaching Award. College of Food, Ag. & Environ. Sciences.
2000 - present Departmental Research Award. Ohio Ag. Res. & Develop. Center (Oardc).
2007 - present Pomerence Departmental Teaching Excellence Award. College of Food Ag. & Environ. Sciences.
2008 - 2013 Appointed as the Bazler Food Science Professor. Virginia Hutchinson Bazler and Frank E. Bazler.
2014 - present Ohio Association for Food Protection, Educator of the Year award. Ohio Association for Food Protection.
2014 - present College’s Innovator of the Year Award, Ohio State University. OARDC.
2015 - present IFT Research and Development. Institute of Food Technologist.
2017 - present Senior Researcher Award. OARDC.
 

Journal Articles

"Inactivation of Listeria monocytogenes Scott A on artificially contaminated frankfurters by high-pressure processing." JOURNAL OF FOOD PROTECTION. Vol. 63, no. 5. (May 2000.): -.

"Immunoassay method for quantitative determination of nisin in solution and on polymeric films." LETTERS IN APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 34, no. 3. (January 2002.): -.

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"Pressure death and tailing behavior of Listeria monocytogenes strains having different barotolerances." JOURNAL OF FOOD PROTECTION. Vol. 66, no. 11. (November 2003.): -.

"Use of phenolic compounds for sensitizing Listeria monocytogenes to high-pressure processing." INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD MICROBIOLOGY. Vol. 106, no. 3. (February 2006.): -.

 

Inventions and Patents

Process for ozone-based decontamination of shell eggs

Intracellular proteinaceous antimicrobial agents from lactic acid bacteria derived from fermented food samples.

Antimicrobial peptides and methods of their use.

Methods for decontaminating shell eggs

Antimicrobial agent, bacterial strain, biosynthesis, and methods of use

Coated shell eggs and methods of making same

Thermal simulator

 

Presentations

Future of food preservatives- emerging natural and potent alternatives

Emerging foodborne pathogens with potential significance to the middle east

Emerging antibacterial peptides as candidates for a new generation of food preservatives

Chilean Salmon Industry