Professor Özlem TOKUŞOĞLU, PhD, is currently working as faculty member of the Department of Food Engineering at CELAL BAYAR UNIVERSITY, Manisa, Turkey. She earned a bachelor’s degree (1992) and master’s degree (1996) from EGE UNIVERSITY, Izmir, Turkey in the Department of Chemistry and a PhD degree (2001) from EGE UNIVERSITY, Izmir in the Department of Food Engineering. she gained associate professor (docent) degree from Presidency of Higher Education Council (YÖK), Ankara at 2007. Dr. Tokuşoğlu was a visiting scholar in the Food Science and Nutrition Department at the UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville,FL during 1999–2000 and was a visiting professor at the School of Food Science, WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERITY, Pullman, Washington,WA during April–May 2010. Tokuşoğlu has many times conducted academic research studies, congree and conference administrations and chair positions, delivered keynote addresses, and made academic presentations in majorly all USA States, Europe and Japan. She is recently serving as FOOD TECHNOLOGY and NUTRITION Group Chair of Conference Series LLC Group, Nevada, USA. She served as Chair of FOOD TECHNOLOGY 2015 (4th International Conference on Food Processing and Technology) in August 10–12,2015 in London, UK; as Chair of NUTRITION 2015 (4th International Conference on Nutrition) in October 26-28,2015 in Chicago, Illinois, USA; as Chair of NUTRITION 2016 (5th International Conference on Nutrition) in September 14-17, 2016 in San Antonio,Texas, USA; as Chair of FOOD TECHNOLOGY 2016 (5th International Conference on Food Processing and Technology) in October 27-29, 2016 , Rome, ITALY; as Chair of NUTRITION AND FOOD SCIENCE 2017 in 29-31 May,2017 in Osaka,JAPAN. She is currently Chair of the FOOD TECHNOLOGY 2017 in October 23–25 in Paris, FRANCE. She is CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group BOOK Editor and has published scientific edited book titled Fruit and Cereal Bioactives: Chemistry, Sources and Applications, ISBN 9781439806654 by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, and titled Improving Food Quality with Novel Food Processing Technologies, ISBN 9781466507241 by CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group and another book is Food By-Product Based Functional Food Powders, ISBN 9781482224375 by CRC Press. Dr. Tokuşoğlu is Main Associate Editor of WILEY- Journal of Food Processing and Preservation (JFPP), USA. Professor Tokusoglu is also Manager (CEO) of the SPİL INNOVA Ltd.Şti. Food, Research and Consultancy in DEPARK Technopark, Dokuz Eylul University Technology Development Zone, İzmir, Turkey as University- Industry Relationship responsibility.
Food Chemistry, Food Quality, Nutrition and Health, Food Safety and Toxicology, Shelf-life of Foods, and innovative food processing technologies in foods, beverages, and functional products.