Melaku Tafese Awulachew

@melaku.tafese@eiar.gov.et

Food Science and Nutrition Research directorate
Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural research



                    

https://researchid.co/melakutafese

Melaku Tafese Awulachew, like most of his contemporaries, was born and raised in rural Ethiopia. He earned a B.Sc. in Chemical Engineering (Process Engineering Stream) from Adama Science and Technology University and went on to the Addis Ababa Institute of Technology's School of Chemical and Bio Engineering for a post-graduate program in Chemical Engineering (Food Engineering Stream).
He worked as a researcher at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research's Directorate of Food Science and Nutrition Research.

EDUCATION

B.Sc., M.Sc. in Chemical engineering with specialization of process Engineering, Food Engineering from from Adama Science and Technology University, Ethiopia and Addis Ababa Institute of Technology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia respectively.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Chemical engineering, food engineering, functional food, food nutrition, Food safety, Grain science and technology

131

Scholar Citations

6

Scholar h-index

3

Scholar i10-index

RECENT SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • PROGRESS OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND FOOD PROCESSING BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AFRICA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
    M tafese awulachew
    Innovare Journal of Agri. Sci 11 (6), 26-31 2023

  • Employing Engineering Principles and Business model innovation in Food Systems to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals
    M tafese awulachew
    HSOA Journal of Agronomy & Agricultural Science 6, 2-8 2023

  • Optimization and Modeling of Teff, Sorghum and Fenugreek Flour Mixing Ratios for Better Quality Characteristics of injera by Using D-Optimal Mixture Design
    MT Awulachew, KD Kuffi
    Preprints 2023

  • Optimization and Modeling of Teff, Sorghum and Fenugreek Flour Mixing Ratios for Better Quality Characteristics of injera by Using D-Optimal Mixture Design
    M tafese Awulachew and Kumsa Delessa Kuffi
    Preprints.org, 1-30 2023

  • Essential Oil: Editorial
    M tafese awulachew
    Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISSN: 2581-5423) 7 (8), 02-03 2023

  • Effect of teff-sorghum-fenugreek flour blending ratios on nutritional and sensory quality of injera
    KDK Melaku Tafese Awulachew, Shimeles Shumi Raya
    Journal of Agroalimentary Processes and Technologies 29 (4), 319-332 2023

  • Employing Engineering Principles and Business model innovation in Food Systems to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals. J Agron Agri Sci 6: 046 Page 2 of 7• J Agron Agri Sci
    MT Awulachew
    AAS-8292/100046 Volume 6 2023

  • PROGRESS OF FOOD PRODUCTION AND FOOD PROCESSING BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AFRICA: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW
    MT AWULACHEW
    2023

  • Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISSN: 2581-5423) Volume 6 Issue 8 August 2022
    MT Awulachew
    Acta Scientific Pharmaceutical Sciences (ISSN: 2581-5423) 6 (8) 2022

  • A Review of Food Packaging Materials and Active Packaging System
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Health Policy and Planning 1 (1), 28-35 2022

  • A Review of anti-nutritional factors in Plant Based Foods
    MT Awulachew
    Advances in Nutrition & Food Science (ISSN: 2572-5971) 7 (3), 223-236 2022

  • Feasibility Study of an Ice Cream Manufacturing Business Plan
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (IJFS 2022

  • Digestive Health: Improving and Maintaining with Phytochemicals and Functional Foods Editorial
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (IJFS) ISSN 2022

  • Digestive Health: Improving and Maintaining with Phytochemicals and Functional Foods
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Probiotics and Dietetics 2 (1), 30-31 2022

  • Instruction for Newbie Scientists on How to Prepare a Scientific Paper
    MT Awulachew
    American Journal of Applied Scientific Research 8 (1), 11-17 2022

  • Jimson Seed in Bio pesticide Application (Datura Stramonium)
    MT Awulachew
    Advances in Crop Science and A Technology 10 (4), 1-3 2022

  • Pharmacological, Biopesticide, and Post-Harvest Loss Management Application of Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)
    MT Awulachew
    IntechOpen 2022

  • Application of Bio-Technology in Human food Processing and Animal Feed
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (IJFS) ISSN 2022

  • Food Additives and Food Processing Aids: The Role, Function And Future Research Need of Industrial Food Biotechnology
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Medical Biotechnology & Genetics (IJMBG) 11 (8), 73-82. 2022

  • Feasibility Study of a Business Plan: Oil Production from Avocado
    MT Awulachew
    Kuwait Research Journal of Agriculture and Life Science 1 (1), 19-25 2022

MOST CITED SCHOLAR PUBLICATIONS

  • A Review of anti-nutritional factors in Plant Based Foods
    MT Awulachew
    Advances in Nutrition & Food Science (ISSN: 2572-5971) 7 (3), 223-236 2022
    Citations: 12

  • Teff (Eragrostis Abyssinica) and teff based fermented cereals
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Health and Environmental Research 6 (1), 1-9 2020
    Citations: 12

  • Understanding basics of wheat grain and flour quality
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Health and Environmental Research 6 (1), 10-26 2020
    Citations: 11

  • Fruit jam production
    M Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics 10 (4), 532-537 2021
    Citations: 9

  • A Review of Food Packaging Materials and Active Packaging System
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Health Policy and Planning 1 (1), 28-35 2022
    Citations: 8

  • The Role of Wheat in Human Nutrition and Its Medicinal Value
    MT Awulachew
    Glob Acad J Med Sci 2 (6), 50-54 2020
    Citations: 7

  • Food product shelf stability overview of sourdough-risen flatbread
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Food Technology & Nutrition Sciences 3 (3), 1-3 2021
    Citations: 6

  • Effects of Blended Fertilizer (Nitrogen, Phosphorus, Sulfur and Boron) Rates on Yield, Yield Components and Grain Quality of Crop,(Durum Wheat)
    MT Awulachew
    ACTA SCIENTIFIC AGRICULTURE (ISSN: 2581-365X) 3 (11), 91-99. 2019
    Citations: 6

  • Hand Book of Common Ethiopian Traditional Medicinal Plants: Their Parts and Uses for Human and Animal Treatments
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Diseases and Medicinal Plants 7 (3), 12 2021
    Citations: 5

  • Environmental impact on processing quality of wheat grain
    MT Awulachew
    Int. J. Food Sci. Nutr. Diet, S1 2019
    Citations: 5

  • Food Additives and Food Processing Aids: The Role, Function And Future Research Need of Industrial Food Biotechnology
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Medical Biotechnology & Genetics (IJMBG) 11 (8), 73-82. 2022
    Citations: 4

  • A Review to Nutritional and Health Aspect of Sprouted Food
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (IJFS) ISSN 2022
    Citations: 4

  • A Current Perspective to Jam Production
    MT Awulachew
    Advances in Nutrition & Food Science 6 (Issue 1 | 01), 4 2021
    Citations: 4

  • Overview to Potential Sources, Soil Salinization and Expansion Level of Lake Basaka, Central Rift Valley Region of Ethiopia
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Water Resources and Ocean Science 9 (4), 71-76 2020
    Citations: 4

  • Productivity and grain quality of Holker, Ibon and Franka malt barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) varieties to the rate of nitrogen fertilizer at Central Highland of Arsi
    MT Awulachew
    Ethiopia. J. Sci 2, 12 2019
    Citations: 4

  • A Review of Pollution Prevention Technology in Leather Industry
    MT Awulachew
    Environment Pollution and Climate Change 5 (10), 1-6 2021
    Citations: 3

  • A systematic review of encapsulation and control release technology in food application
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science and Technology 7 (3), 292-296 2021
    Citations: 3

  • Grain quality and yield response of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties to different rates of blended fertilizer at Kulumsa, South-eastern Ethiopia
    MT Awulachew
    Journal of Agricultural Science and Practice 4 (4), 120-133 2019
    Citations: 3

  • KOCHO (Indigenous Food Of Ethiopia): A Review On Traditional Practice To Scientific Developments
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science, Nutrition and Dietetics (IJFS) ISSN 2022
    Citations: 2

  • A Review of Non-gluten Components in Gluten-free Bread Characteristics, Dough Baking Quality and Viscoelastic Qualities
    MT Awulachew
    International Journal of Food Science and Biotechnology 6 (4), 115-120 2021
    Citations: 2

Publications

1. Melaku Tafese Awulachew. Understanding Basics of Wheat Grain and Flour Quality. Journal of Health and Environmental Research. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020, pp. 10-26. doi: 10.11648/j.
2. Melaku Tafese Awulachew. Teff (Eragrostis Abyssinica) and Teff Based Fermented Cereals: Review Article. Journal of Health and Environmental Research. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2020, pp. 1-9. doi: 10.11648/j.
3. Melaku Tafese Awulachew. BRAN PARTICLE SIZE ON THE QUALITY PROPERTIES OF BRAN ENRICHED DURUM WHEAT PASTA. Advances in Research and Reviews, 2020,1:1
4. Melaku Tafese Awulachew. 2019 Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak: A Review Journal of Virology and Diseases, 2020, 3:12

5. Habtamu Gebremichael1, Melaku Tafese2, Habtemariam Zegeye3, Abraha Gebregiorgis4, Dugasa Gerenfess5, Neima Demsis6, Cherinet Kassahu7, Bilatu Agza8. Identifying bread wheat lines for high zinc, iron and low phytate concentration. International Journal of Agriculture and Nutrition. Volume 2; Issue 1; 2020; Page No. 08-12
6. Melaku Tafese Awulachew. Analysis of traditional house hold alcoholic beverage to processing plant level production. American Journal of Biotechnology and Bioscience, 2019; 3:15
7. Awulachew, M. T. (2020). Techno econmic Feasibility and Engineering application study to establishment of corn processing(glucose) plant in Ethiopia . International Journal For Research In Agricultural And Food Science (ISSN: 2208-2719), 6(1), 15-31. Retrieved from https://

RESEARCH OUTPUTS (PATENTS, SOFTWARE, PUBLICATIONS, PRODUCTS)

Products development, publication

Industry, Institute, or Organisation Collaboration

Regional research centers
Ethiopian Ministry of Agriculture
Ethiopian ministry of industry and mining

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Junior engineer at Awash melkassa aluminium sulphate and sulfuric acid share company, Nazreth (Adama),Ethiopia