Biography

My name is Salih Mustafa Salih from Akre City- Duhok, Kurdistan Region- Iraq. 

Currently I am a lecturer on Food Authenticity and Quality Control at Animal Resources Dept. College of Agriculture, Salahaddin University- Erbil.

In 2012 I was awarded a scholarship by the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research of Kurdistan Region to study PhD.  I finished my PhD on Food Authenticity and Quality Control from University of Plymouth, UK on 2017. 

In 2010 I did my master degree (M.Sc.) on Food Safety and Quality Management at Greenwich University, London, UK. 

I Also got a PGDip on Food Production Management at Nottingham University, UK on 2009. 

My first degree (B.Sc) was on Animal Resources, College of Agriculture, Salahaddin University- Erbil on 2005. 

I appointed as a Demonstrator at Dept. of Animal Resources on October 2005.

My areas of research interest are: 

  1. Food Authenticity & Quality Control
  2. Food Fraud Detection Approaches
  3. Analyzing Food Hazards and Metal Detection
  4. Assessing Consumers' Perception & Trust 
  5. New Product Development & Functional Food
  6. Food Security and Sustainability
  7. Human Nutrition and Public Health