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 Expert  108250

Expert in Extrusion Technology, Food and Feed Extrusion, Soybean Processing, Halal Foods,

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Texas (TX)
Education Work History Career AccomplishmentsPublicationsConsulting Services Expert Witness Market Research

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Expert directs the food and feed extrusion program at the University's Food Protein R & D Center. With eight different extruders, Expert believes he has the most complete food and feed extrusion pilot plant at any U.S. university. The Center also offers short courses and practical training in extrusion technology. He can provide advice on various aspects of extrusion screws.

food extrusion


food extrusion screw


food product extruder

The extrusion of animal feed is a major segment of Expert's research program. He has experience with floating and sinking aquatic feed, poultry feed, alligator feed, and feed products for a variety of other animals. He also conducts research and development studies on new ingredients in extruded feed.

feed extrusion

During the past three years, Expert has worked on the development of extruded snack foods, pasta (spaghetti, noodles), ready-to-eat cereals, 3G snacks, and low-fat snacks. He has considerable experience with different starches and other ingredients in extruded snack foods.

pasta extrusion


snack food extruding

Expert works almost every day on some aspect of soybean processing. He is knowledgeable of soybean drying, dehulling, cleaning, flaking, extruding/expanding, and oil removal by cold pressing. He has developed new food ingredients from soybean and soybean hulls. Expert works with soybean meal for food and feed application. He instructs students how to make 48% soybean meal as well as mechanically expelled soy meal. Expert has vast knowledge in soybean processing and soyben meal.

soybean processing


soybean meal

A significant portion of Expert's time has been spent on development of texturized vegetable protein (TVP). He has worked on two different projects to develop TVP from soybeans, but he also can develop this meat substitute product from all types of vegetables, including peanuts. Presently he offer a short course on texturized vegetable protein and give lectures and seminars on how to make and use textured soy protein in food and other application.

texturized vegetable protein

Expert just finished a book to be publsihed by CRC Press in August 2003 on halal food processing. He is very knowledgeable on halal food processing and has written several articles on halal food in food magazines.

halal food

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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Houston, Texas;  Austin, Texas;  Pasadena, Texas;  Waco, Texas;  Killeen, Texas;  College Station, Texas;  Baytown, Texas;  Bryan, Texas;  Sugar Land, Texas;  and Round Rock, Texas.

Often requested
with this expert:

Snack Food Extrusion: Single Screw Extrusion (SSE) & Twin...
Food Technology, Nutraceuticals, and Cereal Grain Processing
Food Process Engineering
Edible Oil

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1992   Ph.D.   Food Science   University of Maine, Orono  
1987   M.S. (Honors)   Food Technology   University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan   Expert received a Silver Medal in his Masters degree
1985   B.S. (Honors)   Food Technology & Agriculture   University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1992 to


(Undisclosed University)


Food Protein Research and Development Center


Head - Extrusion Technology Program


He is responsible for Extrusion technology program at Texas A&M University

1990 to 1992


Swan's Honey Company



Food Science Consultant


1990 to 1990


Maine's Own Treat



Food Science Consultant


1988 to 1989


University of Maine Farm Store



Ice Cream Processor


1987 to 1987


Department of Food Technology, University of Fais



Research Assistant


1985 to 1987


Firdus Food Industries, Faisalabad, Pakis



Food Technologist


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists, the American Association of Cereal Chemists, and the American Oil Chemist Society.

Professional Appointments

He is a reviewer for USDA Proposals, and is an IFT Food Science Communicator.

Publications and Patents Summary

Expert has written one book, five book chapters, and more than 50 publications.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - CRC Press  
 - Agro Food Industry Hi-Tech, Food Today  
 - Soy and Health. Clinical Evidence Dietetic Application  
 - AOCS. Proceedings of the World Conference and Utilization  
 - Prepared Food  

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Expert in Extrusion of soft cookies.
  • Expert for consulting on care maintenance troubleshooting and design of single screw extruders in food production
  • Expert in extruder services for soybean for consulting on soybean extrusion services.
  • Snack food expert for consulting on baked direct expansion snacks.
  • Expert in dehulling for consulting on soybean processing.
  • Expert in food extruder equipment pricing for consulting on feasibility study of extruded food nugget.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Soybean oil expert for consulting on adequacy of labeling.
  • Pet food nutrition expert witness for consulting on Effects of ingredients or lack thereof in food on mortality of herd.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Language Skills:
Expert can speak, write and read both Urdu and Punjabi. He can speak Hindi.

Market Research:
He has experience with the Halal food market.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:

Expert developed four practical short courses in the area of extrusion technology (food and feed). He offers international training/seminars on various topics including soybean processing, oilseed crop processing and extraction, food extrusion, feed and pet food extrusion, and vegetable oil processing. He has taught these courses in different languages, including Spanish and Arabic.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of: extruders and related equipment; extrusion pilot plant facilities; research oil mill facilities; and protein isolates and concentrates.

Other Skills and Services

Expert is an expert in the area of Halal food manufacturing, certification, and other related activities.


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