Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Nayik

Assistant Professor
Department of Food Science & Technology, Govt. Degree College, Shopian, J&K, India


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Food Science & Technology from Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab, India

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Biography

Myself Dr. Gulzar Ahmad Nayik, Currently working as Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, Govt. Degree College, Shopian, J&K, India. I completed my Masters Degree in Food Technology from IUST, Awantipora, J&K, India and PhD from SLIET, Punjab, India. I have published two edited books (Springer Nature), one Text Book, 44 research/review articles and authored & co-authored 29 book chapters. I have attended many International/ National/conferences, seminars and workshops within and outside India. I was shortlisted twice for Prestigious INSPIRE-Faculty Award in 2017 and in 2018 from Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi. Recently I was nominated for India’s Prestigious National Award (INSA Medal for Young Scientists-2019/2020).

I am serving as Editor in Madridge Journal of Food Technology, Nutrition & Energy Balance, Associate Editor in American Journal of Food Technology, Journal of Food Resource Science, Pakistan Journal of Nutrition & MOJ Food Processing & Technology while I am also serving as Assistant Editor in Journal of Post Harvest Technology and Food and Nutrition Journal.
I also serve as Editorial Board Member of more than 30 International Journals.
I am Potential Peer Reviewer of reputed International Journals.
I am working as member for various associations viz. WASET, AFSTI, IFERP, IAJC, IAENG, ASR , Asian Council of Science Editors etc.
I recently Received Top Peer Reviewer Award 2019 from Web of Sciences Group powered by Publons for placing in the top 1% of reviewers in Agricultural Sciences.
I am the recipient of “BEST PAPER AWARD” in 2nd International conference on Food Properties (ICFP-2016), held at Bangkok, Thailand in June 2016.
I am also the Recipient of International Travel Grant from Department of Science and Technology (India).
Recipient of Certificates from Elsevier and Wiley Online for Reviewer Recognition and Recipient of Maulana Azad National Fellowship (MANF-2013-14) from University Grant Commission, New Delhi, India.

Area of Interest:

Food Science Technology
100%
Cereal Technology
62%
Food Processing
90%
Functional Foods
75%
Food Nutrition
55%

Selected Publications

  1. Zehra, A., H.R. Naik, G.A. Nayik, J. Kour and Sangeeta et al., 2020. Kiwi, In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits, Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 547-561.
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  2. Thiruchelvi, R., P. Jayashree, G.A. Nayik, A. Gull and T. Ahad et al., 2020. Raisin. In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7470-2, pp: 523-537.
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  3. Sharma, R., J. Kour, G.A. Nayik, M.S. Alam and N. Anand, 2020. Tinda (Praecitrullus fistulosus). In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7470-2, pp: 127-141.
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  4. Sangeeta, G.A. Nayik and K. Muzaffar, 2020. Watermelon. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 333-364.
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  5. Ramaiyan, B., J. Kour, G.A. Nayik, N. Anand and M.S. Alam, 2020. Spinach (Spinacia oleracea L.). In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7470-2, pp: 159-173.
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  6. Rajput, H., D. Goswami and G.A. Nayik, 2020. Peanut. In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp 509-521.
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  7. Pandita, D., A. Pandita, R.R. Pamuru and G.A. Nayik, 2020. Beetroot. In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 45-74.
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  8. Nazir, N., S. Nisar, S. Mubarak, A. Khalil and K. Javeed et al., 2020. Pear. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 435-447.
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  9. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, 2020. Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7469-6, .
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  10. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, 2020. Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7284-5, .
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  11. Mushtaq, R., A.W. Wani and G.A. Nayik, 2020. Apple. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits, Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp 507-521.
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  12. Kumar, A., V. Kumar, A. Gull and G.A. Nayik, 2020. Tomato (Solanum Lycopersicon). In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7470-2, pp: 191-207.
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  13. Kour, J., G.A. Nayik, R. ul Haq, N. Anand and M.S. Alam et al., 2020. Pea, In: Antioxidants in Vegetables and Nuts - Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7470-2, pp: 3-17.
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  14. Kehinde, B.A., S. Rafiq, G.A. Nayik and S.A. Pala, 2020. Phalsa (Grewia asiatica L.). In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 55-66.
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  15. Kehinde, B.A., G.A. Nayik and S. Rafiq, 2020. Muntingia calabura. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 251-270.
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  16. Kamboj, R., G.A. Nayik, M.B. Bera and V. Nanda, 2020. Sugar profile and rheological behaviour of four different Indian honey varieties. J. Food Sci. Technol., https://doi.org/10.1007/s13197-020-04331-7 http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13197-020-04331-7.
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  17. Hussain, N.A.A., M. Hoque, S. Agarwal, I. Syed and M. Raihan, 2020. Jackfruit (Artocarpus heterophyllus). In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits, Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 461-477.
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  18. Hameed, F., N. Gupta, R. Rahman, N. Anjum and G.A. Nayik, 2020. Jamun. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits. Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 615-637.
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  19. Bobis, O., G.A. Nayik, J.A. Wagay, U. Farooq, A. Zehra and V. Nanda, 2020. Cranberry. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits, Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 479-505.
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  20. Banerjee, S., G.A. Nayik, J. Kour and N. Nazir, 2020. Blueberries. In: Antioxidants in Fruits: Properties and Health Benefits, Nayik, G.A. and A. Gull, Springer, Cham, Singapore, ISBN-13 978-981-15-7285-2, pp: 593-614.
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  21. Wani, S.A., and G.A. Nayik, 2019. A Text Book of Food Science and Technology (Food Chemistry and Nutrition). 1st Edn., Rathore Academic Research Publications New Delhi, India, ISBN: 13: 978-81-941991-4-4, pages: 214.
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  22. Wagay, J.A., G.A. Nayik, S.A. Wani, R.A. Mir, M.A. Ahmad, Q.I. Rahman and D. Vyas, 2019. Phenolic profiling and antioxidant capacity of Morchella esculenta L. by chemical and electrochemical methods at multiwall carbon nanotube paste electrode. Food Meas., 13: 1805-1819.
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  23. Sharma, A., G.A. Nayik and D.S. Cannoo, 2019. Pharmacology and Toxicology of Nepeta cataria (Catmint) Species of Genus Nepeta: A Review. In: Plant and Human Health, Volume 3: Pharmacology and Therapeutic Uses, Hakeem, K.R. and M. Ozturk (Eds.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, ISBN: 978-030-04407-7, pp: 285-299.
  24. Suhag, Y., G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2018. Modelling of moisture sorption isotherms and glass transition temperature of spray-dried honey powder. J. Food Meas. Charact., 12: 2553-2560.
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  25. Sofi, S.A., J. Singh, S. Rafiq, U. Ashraf, B.N. Dar and G.A. Nayik, 2018. A comprehensive review on Antimicrobial Packaging and its use in food Packaging. Curr. Nutr. Food Sci., 14: 305-312.
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  26. Rafiq, S., R. Kaul, S.A. Sofi, N. Bashir, F. Nazir and G.A. Nayik, 2018. Citrus peel as a source of functional ingredient: A review. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci., 17: 351-358.
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  27. Nayik, G.A., Y. Suhag, I. Majid and V. Nanda, 2018. Discrimination of high altitude Indian honey by chemometric approach according to their antioxidant properties and macro minerals. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci., 17: 200-207.
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  28. Nayik, G.A., B.N. Dar and V. Nanda, 2018. Rheological behavior of high altitude Indian honey varieties as affected by temperature. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci., 17: 323-329.
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  29. Muzaffar, K., G.A. Nayik and P. Kumar, 2018. Production of fruit juice powders by spray drying technology. Int. J. Adv. Res. Sci. Eng., 7: 59-67.
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  30. Majid, I., S.M. Dar, G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2018. Novel food technologies, innovations and future prospective. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci., 17: 454-462.
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  31. Suhag, Y., G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2017. Development of Spray Dried Honey Powder with Vitamin C and Antioxidant Properties using Maltodextrin as Carrier. In: Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, Thomas, S., R. Rajakumari, A. George and N. Kalarikkal (Eds.). Apple Academic Press, USA., ISBN: 9781771886611.
  32. Nayik, G.A., I. Majid and V. Nanda, 2017. Bioproteins. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 431-452.
  33. Muzaffar, K., G.A. Nayik, A. Gull and P. Kumar, 2017. Changes in quality characteristics of pomegranate juice concentrate during refrigerated storage. J. Post Harvest Technol., 05: 16-21.
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  34. Manzoor, M., R.N. Shukla, A.A. Mishra, A. Fatima and G.A. Nayik, 2017. Research article open access osmotic dehydration characteristics of pumpkin slices using ternary osmotic solution of sucrose and sodium chloride. J. Food Process. Technol., 10.4172/2157-7110.1000669.
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  35. Majid, I., G.A. Nayik, Y. Suhag and V. Nanda, 2017. Six Sigma in Food Industry. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). 1st Edn., New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 173-196.
  36. Majid, I., G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2017. Phytosterols. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). 1st Edn., New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 353-380.
  37. Lata, D., V.S. Kuchi and G.A. Nayik, 2017. 1-Methyl cyclopropene (1-MCP) for quality preservation of fresh fruits and vegetables. J. Post Harvest Technol., 05: 09-15.
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  38. Kumari, P., R.B. Verma, G.A. Nayik and S.S. Solankey, 2017. Antioxidant potential and health benefits of bitter gourd (Momoridica charantia L.). J. Post Harvest Technol., 05: 01-08.
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  39. Kaur, J., K. Kumar and G.A. Nayik, 2017. Nanotechnology in Food Processing. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). 1st Edn., New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 243-270.
  40. Kapoor, S., S. Sharma, G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2017. Biosensors. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). 1st Edn., New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 501-540.
  41. Hanuman, B., G.A. Nayik and S. Sharma, 2017. Supercritical Fluid Extraction in Food Processing. In: Novel Food Packaging Technologies, Nanda, V. and S. Sharma (Eds.). 1st Edn., New Delhi Publishing Agency, New Delhi, India, ISBN: 978-93-85516-04-7, pp: 47-76.
  42. Gull, A., K. Muzaffar, G.A. Nayik, T.A. Ganaie and P. Kumar, 2017. Compatibility studies on development of pearl millet flour based pasta. J. Post Harvest Technol., 05: 22-25.
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  43. Suhag, Y., G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2016. Nutritionally rich honey powder: Effect of spray drying conditions and gum arabic on the physico-chemical, functional and thermal properties. J. Food Measurement Characterization, 10: 350-356.
  44. Sharma, S., B.N. Dar, G.A. Nayik and G. Kaur, 2016. Total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of cereal bran enriched ready to eat breakfast cereal porridge. Curr. Nutr. Food Sci., 12: 142-149.
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  45. Rafiq, S., V. Sharma, A. Nazir, R. Rashid and S.A. Sofi, 2016. Development of probiotic carrot juice. J. Nutr. Food Sci., Vol. 6. 10.4172/2155-9600.1000534.
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  46. Pardhi, S.D., B. Singh, G.A. Nayik and B.N. Dar, 2016. Evaluation of functional properties of extruded snacks developed from brown rice grits by using response surface methodology. J. Saudi Soc. Agric. Sci. 10.1016/j.jssas.2016.11.006.
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  47. Nazir, F. and G.A. Nayik, 2016. Impact of wheat-barley blending on rheological, textural and sensory attributes of leavened bread. J. Food Process. Technol., Vol. 7. .
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  48. Nayik, G.A., B.N. Dar and V. Nanda, 2016. Optimization of the process parameters to establish the quality attributes of DPPH radical scavenging activity, total phenolic content and total flavonoid content of apple (Malus domestica) honey using response surface methodology. Int. J. Food Prop., 19: 1738-1748.
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  49. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2016. Effect of thermal treatment and pH on antioxidant activity of saffron honey using response surface methodology. J. Food Measurement Characterization, 10: 64-70.
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  50. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2016. Application of response surface methodology to study the combined effect of temperature, time and pH on antioxidant activity of cherry (Prunus avium) honey. Polish J. Food Nutr. Sci., 66: 287-294.
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  51. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2016. A chemometric approach to evaluate the phenolic compounds, antioxidant activity and mineral content of different unifloral honey types from Kashmir, India. LWT-Food Sci. Technol., 74: 504-513.
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  52. Malik, H., G.A. Nayik and B.N. Dar, 2016. Research article open access optimisation of process for development of nutritionally enriched multigrain bread. J. Food Process. Technol., 10.4172/2157-7110.1000544.
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  53. Malik, H., G.A. Nayik and B.N. Dar, 2016. Optimisation of process for development of nutritionally enriched multigrain bread. J. Food Process. Technol. .
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  54. Majid, I., A.S. Dhatt, S. Sharma, G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2016. Effect of sprouting on physicochemical, antioxidant and flavonoid profile of onion varieties. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol., 51: 317-324.
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  55. Jan, N., F. Shafi, O.B. Hameed, K. Muzaffar, S.M. Dar, I. Majid and G.A. Nayik, 2016. An overview on edible vaccines and Immunization. Austin J. Nutr. Food Sci., Vol. 4. .
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  56. Gull, A., N. Gulzar Ahmad, K. Prasad and P. Kumar, 2016. Technological, processing and nutritional approach of finger millet (Eleusine coracana)-a mini review. J. Food Proc. Technol., Vol. 7. 10.4172/2157-7110. 1000593.
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  57. Dar, B.N., S. Sharma and G.A. Nayik, 2016. Effect of storage period on physiochemical, total phenolic content and antioxidant properties of bran enriched snacks. J. Food Measurement Characterization, 10: 755-761.
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  58. Nayik, G.A., K. Muzaffar and A. Gull, 2015. Robotics and food technology: A mini review. J. Food Sci. Nutr. 10.4172/2155-9600.1000384.
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  59. Nayik, G.A., I. Majid, A. Gull and K. Muzaffar, 2015. Rice bran oil, the future edible oil of India: A mini review. Rice Res., Vol. 3. 10.4172/2375- 4338.1000 151.
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  60. Nayik, G.A., I. Majid and V. Kumar, 2015. Developments in edible films and coatings for the extension of shelf life of fresh fruits. Am. J. Nutr. Food Sci., 2: 16-20.
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  61. Nayik, G.A., B.N. Dar and V. Nanda, 2015. Physico-chemical, rheological and sugar profile of different unifloral honeys from Kashmir valley of India. Arabian J. Chem., .
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  62. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2015. Physico-chemical, enzymatic, mineral and colour characterization of three different varieties of honeys from Kashmir valley of India with a multivariate approach. Polish J. Food Nutr. Sci., 65: 101-108.
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  63. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2015. Characterization of unifloral honeys from kashmir valley of india according to their physicochemical parameters. J. Agric. Eng. Food Technol., 2: 82-85.
  64. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2015. Characterization of the volatile profile of unifloral honey from Kashmir valley of India by using solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Eur. Food Res. Technol., 240: 1091-1100.
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  65. Nayik, G.A. and V. Nanda, 2015. Characterization of Unifloral Honeys from Kashmir Valley of India According to their Physicochemical Parameters. In: Conceptual Framework and Innovations in Agro Ecology and Food Sciences, Mishra, G.C. (Ed.). Krishi Sanskriti Publications, India, ISBN: 978-81-930585-1-0, pp: 57-60.
  66. Muzaffar, K., G.A. Nayik and P. Kumar, 2015. Stickiness problem associated with spray drying of sugar and acid rich foods: A mini review. J. Nutr. Food Sci., Vol. 12. 10.4172/2155-9600.1000S12003.
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  67. Majid, I., K.N. Jan, G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2015. Nutritional and Nutraceuticals Potential of Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra). In: Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals: Source and their Developmental Techniques, Riar, C.S., D.C. Saxena, S. Singh, V. Nanda and N. Jindal, New India Publishing Agency, India, ISBN: 978-93-83305-96-4, pp: 443-452.
  68. Majid, I., G.A. Nayik and V. Nanda, 2015. Ultrasonication and food technology: A review. Food Sci. Technol., 10.1080/23311932.2015.1071022.
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  69. Jabeen, N., I. Majid and G.A. Nayik, 2015. Bioplastics and food packaging: A review. Cogent Food Agric., Vol. 1. 10.1080/23311932.2015.1117749.
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  70. Wani, S.A., T.A. Shah, B. Bazaria, G.A. Nayik, A. Gull, K. Muzaffar and P. Kumar, 2014. Oats as a functional food: A review. Universal J. Pharm., 3: 14-20.
  71. Sofi, S.A., S. Sharma, B.N. Dar and G.A. Nayik, 2014. Microencapsulation: A review. Food Beverage World, 41: 20-24.
  72. Nayik, G.A., T.A. Shah, K. Muzaffar, S.A. Wani, A. Gull, I. Majid and F.A. Bhat, 2014. Honey: Its history and religious significance: A review. Universal J. Pharm., 3: 5-8.
  73. Nayik, G.A. and K. Muzaffar, 2014. Developments in packaging of fresh fruits-shelf life perspective: A review. Am. J. Food Sci. Nutr. Res., 1: 34-39.
  74. Gull, A., R. Jan, G.A. Nayik, K. Prasad and P. Kumar, 2014. Significance of finger millet in nutrition, health and value added products: a review. J. Environ. Sci. Comput. Sci. Eng. Technol., 3: 1601-1608.
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  75. Gull, A., G.A. Nayik, S.A. Wani and T.A. Safapuri, 2014. Effect of drying and curing on physico-chemical characteristics of beef. Universal J. Pharm., 3: 1-5.
  76. Gull, A., G.A. Nayik, S.A. Wani and T.A. Safapuri, 2014. Effect of drying & curing on physicochemical characteristics of beef. Universal J. Pharm., 3: 1-5.
  77. Gull, A., G.A. Nayik, R. Jan, K. Prasad and P. Kumar, 2014. Significance of finger millet in nutrition, health and value added products: A review. J. Environ. Sci. Comput. Sci. Eng. Technol., 3: 1601-1608.
  78. Nayik, G.A., T. Amin and S. Bhat, 2013. Microbial analysis of some fruit juices available in the markets of Kashmir valley, India. Asian J. Microbiol. Biotechnol. Environ. Sci., 15: 733-737.
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