Saleh Sawalha

Post:

Assistant professor

Location:

Department of Food Science, Faculty of Science and Technology,  Al-Quds University, Abu-Dies, Jerusalem, Palestine

Email:

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Telephone numbers

 

Internal:

6040

Palestine:

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International:

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Mobile:

00972597311622

 

About

Personal Information  

  • Name : Saleh M.S. Sawalha
  • Date of Birth    June 2st 1973

Education

  • He holds a doctoral degree in Functional Foods from Spain, Granada- University,
  • Master of Analytical Chemistry from the Granada University - Spain and has finished 30 credits hours in the Master of Environmental Studies program at the ALQUDS University in Jerusalem- Palestine,
  • Bachelor of chemistry and chemical technology from the ALQUDS University in Jerusalem- Palestine.
  • Researcher in the field of Functional Foods in terms of chemistry and analysis as well as research in the field of food safety,
  • Currently I am the head of food processing department and I work as a researcher and lecturer at the ALQUDS University.           

Research interests

  • Food and agricultural products processing and industries.
  • Chemical characterization of Functional foods and its bioactive compounds by using advanced analytical techniques.
  • Study of the environmental pollution and its effect on our food.
  • Factors affecting the production of olive and affecting olive oil quality.
  • Study of antioxidant properties in food samples.

Awards & Honors

  • 10/2006-09/2009 Ph.D scholarship from Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Spanish international cooperation agency).

Selected publications

  • Quantification of main phenolic compounds in sweet and bitter orange peel using CE–MS/MS.(Food Chemistry 116 (2009) 567–574), Saleh M.S. Sawalha, David Arráez-Román, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Granada University.
  • Identification of phenolic compounds in olive leaves using CE-ESI-TOF-MS. (AgroFood industry hi-tech (2008) 20, 18-22), Saleh M.S. Sawalha, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Granada University.
  • Characterization of phenolic compounds in diatomaceous earth used in the filtration process of olive oil by HPLC-ESI-TOF (MS), (AgroFood industry hi-tech (2009) 20, 46-50), Saleh M.S. Sawalha, David Arráez-Román, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Granada University.
  • HPLC/CE-ESI-TOF (MS) methods for the characterization of polyphenols in almond skin extracts. (Electrophoresis 2010, 31, 2289–2296), Saleh M.S. Sawalha, David Arráez-Román, Shaoping Fu, David Arráez-Román, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Granada University
  • Characterization of phenolic and other polar compounds in Flaxseed oil using HPLC-ESI-TOF (MS). (Food Chemistry.126: 1. MAY 1, (2011) 332-338.), Saleh M.S. Sawalha, David Arráez-Román, Antonio Segura-Carretero, Alberto Fernández-Gutiérrez. Department of Analytical Chemistry, Granada University. Wahid Herchi, Habib Kallel. Laboratoire de Biochimie des lipides, Département de Biologie, Faculté des sciences de Tunis, 2092 ELmanar-Tunisie.
  • Characterization of bioactive compounds in food products and sub-products using advanced separatives techniques” PhD Thesis, website of Granada University,(www.ugr.es), (hera.ugr.es/tesisugr/1858679x.pdf) Spain, 2010.
  • Effect of Critical Processing Variables on Sesame Milk Quality. (American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 (4): 517-520, 2011), Ibrahim Afaneh, Khaled Abu-Alruz, Jihad M. Quasem, Ahmad Sundookah, Jehad Abbadi, Suleiman Alloussi and Saleh M S Sawalha.