Muhammd Asim Ikram

B.S. (Hons.) Dairy Technology (UVAS), M. Phil. Dairy Technology (UVAS), PhD (Scholar) continue
LECTURER

Tel: 92-42-99211449-50, Ext. 5022
Mobile: +923005797863,
Email: asim.ikram@uvas.edu.pk

Biography

Mr. Muhammad Asim Ikram is working as a Lecturer (November 2015 till to date) in the Department of Dairy Technology, Faculty of Animal Production and Technology, UVAS, Ravi Campus. He holds his B.S. (Hons.) and M.Phil. degree in Dairy Technology. Currently He enrolled his Ph.D. in the same department. As, the phenomenon of food processing especially the dairy processing is unique and exclusive in the country, alongside processing Dairy Microbiology plays an important role in the processing and shelf life of these products. He went through a similar phase during his M. Phil in Dairy Technology (Department of Dairy Technology, UVAS, Ravi Campus, Pattoki) when He worked on the microbiology of the pasteurized milk (Incidence of Spore Former Microbes in Pasteurized Milk available in Lahore District) that focused his attentions to explore more horizons in Dairy microbiology. This made him to study various known phenomenon that are in play and the aspects that needed to be explored. He completed my master’s degree alongside his Teaching Assistant. He has more than 05 years of teaching, research and academic experience in the UVAS. Currently he is a member of supervisory committees of postgraduate students working in the field of dairy Technology. He is the In-charge of B.S Dairy Technology class and different Dairy Technology Labs also. He remained the member of various management committees of UVAS from time to time like “Spring Festival Committee”, “Mini sports Galla”, “Printing and Publication of in the conference of Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challenges 7-8th November, 2018”, “Admission cell”, “Disciplinary committee of Annual sports day”, “UVAS Doodh Mela and Cattle Show”, “annual dinner at Ravi Campus pattoki”, “Uvas Alumni Association Re-Union”, “FAO and different visits to different Dairy processing facilities”, “Member of a committee Printing and Publication and Secretary of committee of Souvenir and certificate of in National Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing and Technology, 15-16th November,2017 . He also worked as a Secretory Board of Studies. He also having responsibility of different projects like, Managing the production, processing and distribution of different Dairy products (Flavored Milk, Yoghurt, Laban, Lassi, cheese). He also having the responsibilities of All the processing activities of the project ‘Development of camel milk value chain by adopting modern supply chain mechanism for enhancing farmers profitability in Punjab’ a project by Govt. of Pakistan. In addition to other also having the responsibility to Monitoring/rectification of trouble shooting of installed dairy equipment’s at B block of dairy milk pure project. He also worked as facilitator in the International Buffalo Congress (IBC 2019)” on February 18-19th, 2019. He is a resource person of many Microbial and analysis training relating to Dairy Products at UVAS.

M.PHIL. THESIS TITLE

Incidence of Spore Former Microbes in Pasteurized Milk available in Lahore District

Area of Interest

  • Dairy microbiology,
  • Microbiological analysis of dairy products,
  • Isolation and identification of different food microbes
  • Different physic-chemical analysis of dairy products
  • Preparation of different dairy products

Publications

 

 

 

 

  • “Development of Mozzarella cheese with enhanced nutritional Value by varied fat content and type of culture” in conference proceeding of INCE 3-7 November, 2015, Page 69.
  • “Comparative study on probiotic labneh prepared from buffalo and cow milk” in conference proceeding of INCE 3-7 November, 2015.
  • Quality comparison of Dairy and Non Dairy Ice Cream prepared with palm Oil, Muhammad Alia, Saima Inayata, Muhammad Asim Ikrama, Faiza Arifb, and Maryam Batoola
  • Harmful Effects of Additives in Milk, Rana Abdul Wahaab Mushtaq*, Maryam Batool, Muhammad Asim Ikram
  • Fortification of Fish Oil in Dairy Products as Functional Ingredient, Muhammad Asim Ikram1, Maryam Batool and Muhammad Ali
  • Overall Multiple Mycotoxin Exposures in Milk, Shakeel Hussain, Dr. Muhammad Nadeem, Junaid Haider, Asim Ikram, Muhammad Faizan Khan, Inam, Majid, Wahab
  • Milk production of Pakistan and problem in milk supply chain, Ran Abdul Wahaab Mushtaq, Maryam batool, Asim Ikram, Hafiz Muhammad Akmal Hayat, Akber Hussain
  • Use of Inulin as Functional Food, Maryam Batool*, Muhammad Nadeem, Asim Ikram and Zunnurain
  • Dairy Plant CIP System, Muhammad Ali, Saima Inayat Rahman Ullah, Asim Ikram, Maryam Batool and Faiza Arif
  • Soy Yogurt as Probiotic Carrier Food, Muhammad Saleem*, Rana Abdul Wahab Mushtaq, Hafiz M. Akmal Hayyat, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Dr. Saima Inayat
  • Health Benefits of Lactobacillus acidophilus use in yogurt, Muhammad Ajmal1, Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Abid, Muhammad Imran, Asim Ikram, zunurain shafqat
  • Factors affecting soy milk and soy yoghurt consumption, Zunnurain*, Zulqurnain, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Muhammad Ajmal, Muhammad Shakeel
  • Dairy Value Chain Development; A Strategy for Managing Milk Loss in Pakistan, Muhammad Junaid*1, Saima Inayat1, Muhammad Ayaz1, Muhammad Gulzar2, Asim Ikram1, Ishtiaque Ahmad1, Umair Younas3, Abdul Manan4, Adil Rasheed5, and Muhammad Ali1
  • Qualitative Comparison of Yoghurt prepared from Conventional and Probiotic Culture Mixtures, Muhammad Junaid*1, Saima Inayat1, Muhammad Ayaz1, Muhammad Gulzar2, Asim Ikram1, Nisar Ahmad3, Umair Younas3, Abdul Manan4, Adil Rasheed5, and Muhammad Ali1
  • “Effect of Coating Cheddar Cheese Ripening with Different Combination of Palm Oil, Chitosan and Round Scad Protein Based Films”, H.M. Arslan Amin, Usman Mir Khan, Saima Inayat, Saqib Manzoor, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Asim Ikram in the International conference of Food of Animal origin, March 30-31, 2017, page 43.
  • “Development of Mozzarella Cheese with enhance Nutritional Value by Varied Fat Content and Type of Culture”, Imran Taj, M. Junaid, Saima Inayat, M. Ayaz, M.Nadeem, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Asim Ikram, J. Nasir and A. Manan in the International conference of Food of Animal origin, March 30-31, 2017, page 164-165.
  • “Effects of Combination of Dairy with Non-Dairy Ingredient on Food Products: A Review”, Usman Mir Khan, H.M. Arslan Amin, Rashida Perveen, Ishtiaque Ahmad, M. Asim Ikram, in the International conference of Food of Animal origin, March 30-31, 2017, page 173-174.
  • Effect of antioxidant on oxidative stability and shelf life of Butter in relation to storage temperature and duration, Usman Mir Khan, H. M. Arslan Amin Bhatti, Saima Inayat, Fariha Khan, M. Asim Ikram, Ishtiaque Ahmed in National Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing and Technology, 15-16th November,2017
  • Factors influence the quality of cheese, Tahir Saleem, Nabila Gulzar, Saima Inayat, Asim Ikram, Ishtiaque Ahmed in National Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing and Technology, 15-16th November,2017
  • Beneficial use of Lactic acid producing Bacteria as a gelling agent, M. Asim Ikram, M. Junaid, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Iqra Muqadas Saleem, H. Arslan Amin in National Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing and Technology, 15-16th November,2017
  • Effect of whey protein supplementation on the performance of athletes, Iqra Muqadas Saleem, Dr. Saima Inayat, Dr. Nabila Gulzar, M. Asim Ikram in National Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing and Technology, 15-16th November,2017
  • “Quality Assessment of Pasteurized milk through the incidence of spore former bacteria in pasteurized milk”, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Imran Javed, Saima Inayat, Khalid Javed, M. Junaid, H. Arslan Amin and Usman Mir Khan in the conference of Dairy Science Park 1-5th November, 2017 Konya, Turkey.
  • Colostrum whey: A potential ingredient for dairy sector in nutritional aspects, Maryam Batool, Saima Inayat, Muhammad Asim Ikram in the conference of Dairy Science Park 1-5th November, 2017 Konya, Turkey.
  • Antimicrobial potential of Bovine Lactoferrin against foodborne pathogens, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Ammarah Khatoon, Muhammad Ayaz, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Muhammad Junaid, Usman Mir Khan, Nisar Ahmed in the conference of Dairy Science Park 1-5th November, 2017 Konya, Turkey.
  • Challenges and Emerging Trends in Food Safety Chain: Surveillance of Foodborne Illness and Prevention, Usman Mir Khan, H.M. Arslan Amin, Rashida Perveen, Saima Inayat, Ishtiaque Ahmad, M. Asim Ikram. (2017). 3rd International Conference on Safe Food For All and Food Expo, March 2-3, 2017, Organized by Institute of Food Science & Nutrition, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan-Pakistan. Poster Presentation. p. 59-60.
  • Effect of Egg Powder Solids on the Physico-chemcial and Functional properties of Skim Milk, H.M. Arslan Amin, Usman Mir Khan, Saima Inayat, Saqib Manzoor, Ishtiaque Ahmad, M. Asim Ikram. (2017). 3rd International Conference on Safe Food For All and Food Expo, March 2-3, 2017, Organized by Institute of Food Science & Nutrition, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan-Pakistan. Poster Presentation. p. 83.
  • Effect of Coating on Cheddar Cheese Ripening with Different Combinations of Palm oil, Chitosan and Round Scad Protein Based Films, H.M. Arslan Amin, Usman Mir Khan, Saima Inayat, Saqib Manzoor, Ishtiaque Ahmad, M. Asim Ikram. (2017). International Conference on Foods of Animal Origin. Organized by National Institute of Food Science and Technology, Faculty of Food, Nutrition and Home Sciences, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Oral Presentation. Abstract Code: ICFAO-O-45. p. 43.
  • Effect of Different Coating Materials on the Quality of Cheddar cheese, H.M. Arslan Amin, Usman Mir Khan, Saima Inayat, M. Asim Ikram, Maryam Batool, Aqsa Munir, Sadaf Amin, Iffat Amin. (2017). Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing & Technology, 15-16 November, 2017, Organized by Department of Dairy Technology at , University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Ravi Campus, Pattoki. Poster Presentation. p. 57.
  • Effect of Antioxidants on Oxidative Stability and Shelf life of Butter in relation to Storage Temperature and Duration, Usman Mir Khan, H.M. Arslan Amin, Saima Inayat, Fariha Khan, M. Asim Ikram, Ishtiaque Ahmad. (2017). Conference on Recent Trends in Food Processing & Technology, 15-16 November, 2017, Organized by Department of Dairy Technology at , University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Ravi Campus, Pattoki. Poster Presentation. p. 59.
  • Quality assessment of pasteurized milk through the incidence of pathogenic and spoilage spore former aerobic and anaerobic bacteria in pasteurized milk, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Ishiaque Ahmed and Muhammad Ali. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 126
  • Antimicrobial potential of bovine lactoferrin against foodborn pathogens, Ishtiaque Ahmed, Ammarah Khatoon, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Usman Mir Khan, H.M. Arslan Amin, Nisar Ahmad. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 128
  • Beneficial use of Lactic acid producing bacteria as a gelling agents, Muhammad Asim Ikram. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 129
  • Sensorial and quality attributes of diary and non-dairy ice cream as a comparison, Muhammad Junaid and Muhammad Asim Ikram. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 131
  • Future Prospects and Application of Modern Biotechnology to Food and Agriculture, Shakeel Hussain*, Shehzad Ali, M Asim Ikram, in 4th International Halal Conference to be held in Osaka, Japan on 22nd - 23rd April 2019.
  • “EXPLORING THE QUALITY OF PASTEURIZED MILK AVAILABLE IN THE CITY OF LAHORE, PAKISTAN” in 4th International Halal Conference to be held in Osaka, Japan on 22nd - 23rd April 2019.

ABSTRACTS FOR ORAL PRESENTATION

  1. Oral presentation on the title “Incidence of Spore Former Microbes in Pasteurized Milk Available in Lahore District” in the International Conference on cheese and exotic food festival, held on 26-27 November, UAF.
  2. Quality assessment of pasteurized milk through the incidence of pathogenic and spoilage spore former aerobic and anaerobic bacteria in pasteurized milk, Muhammad Asim Ikram, Ishiaque Ahmed and Muhammad Ali. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 126
  3. Beneficial use of Lactic acid producing bacteria as a gelling agent, Muhammad Asim Ikram. IX Asian buffalo conference February 1-4, 2018 India p. 129
  4. “EXPLORING THE QUALITY OF PASTEURIZED MILK AVAILABLE IN THE CITY OF LAHORE, PAKISTAN” in 4th International Halal Conference to be held in Osaka, Japan on 22nd - 23rd April 2019.

 

HONOURS AND ESTEEMES

  • Nestle Gold Medal and Cash awarded in M.Phil
  • University Silver Medal awarded in B.S (Hons.) Dairy Technology
  • Merit Scholarship awarded in B.S (Hons.) Dairy Technology
  • Merit Scholarship in M.Phil

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Member of U.V.A.S Alumni Association,
  • Blood Donor Society UVAS, Ravi Campus, Pattoki
  • Food scientist at UAF

REVIEWER OF JOURNALS

Journal of Life and Social Sciences

ADVISORY SERVICES

  • Halal and ISO audit and certification services to Dairies
  • Worked as a technical advisor in Halal certification
  • Advisory services to different diaries relating to ice cream related Micro issues
  • Development of Microbial lab to different diaries
  • Advisory services to different diaries relating Micro issues

TRAININGS (AS RESOURCE PERSON)

  • Training on microbiology Laboratory Testing (for shakarganj food Products Limited) on 15-17 January 2016
  • Microbiological and Platform Testing Training to students of PMAS Arid Agriculture University Khoshab Campus 24 to 25 March 2016
  • Trainer in “IN-SERVICE SHORT-TERM TRAINING OF UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE FACULTY” 08-08-16 to 12-08-16 UVAS, Ravi Campus
  • Trainer in the Training of “MODULES FOR HANDS-ON-TRAINING FROM (30-07-2016 TO 14-08-2016) FOR YOUNG FACULTY MEMBER OF SBBUVAS
  • Secretary of the conference of 1st National Conference on Recent Advances in Functional Foods
  • Resource person FAO practical Training 14 may, 2018
  • Trainer in the training of HANDS-ON-TRAINING for the faculty of SBBUVAS FROM 10-07-2018 TO 20-07-2018
  • Farmers Training at B Block Ravi Campus Pattoki
  • Training Entitled “Basic Microbiological techniques used in Dairy industries” at UVAS Ravi Campus Pattoki at 7,8,9 of January 2019.
  • Schedule of Three Days Training of Trainers (TOT) under scheme “Women Training in Livestock Management-2018”, in collaboration with PSDF on value addition of milk and preparation of milk by products 6-2-19 to 8-2-19

Supervisor or Member

Sr. #

Name

Title

Role

Status

1

Tahir Saleem

Influence of Coagulation Methods on Quality of Camel Milk Cheese Sweets Production

Member

Completed

2

Aizaz Hassan

Effect of time and temperature combination on physicochemical, sensory properties and shelf studies of camel milk cheese powder

Member

In Progress

3

Kamran

 

Member

In Progress

 

CONFERENCES, FESTIVALS AND SEMINARS

INTERNATIONAL

  • 5th International Halal Conference and Exhibition 2016, April 12 and 13, 2016, Faletties Hotel, Lahore-Pakistan.
  • Participations in International Seminar of “Role of Ingredients in the Dairy Industry” organized by Bio-Vet (Pvt.) Ltd. And BK Giulini on 28th april, 2016 Faletti’s hotel, Lahore
  • International Poultry Expo-2016 at Expo Center Lahore dated; 22-24 Sep, 2016
  • 7th International Halal Conference & Expo 2018 held on April 17-18, 2018 at Faletti's Hotel, Lahore. 

NATIONAL

  • All Pakistan Food Science Conference to be held in PCSIR organized by Pakistan Society of Food Technologist on 16-17 March 2015
  • Seminar on ‘Prevailing Food Security Issues in Pakistan’. 22nd March 2015, Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore by Coffey International on behalf of the Australian Government.
  • National Seminar Buffalo Feeding Strategies held on 19th April, 2016, UVAS A block Ravi Campus Pattoki
  • Doodh conference on occasion of 15th World Milk Day on June 01, 2016 UVAS, Lahore
  • 1st National Conference on Recent Advances in Functional Foods held on 5-6 October, 2016 UVAS, Ravi Campus
  • “upgradation and Career Counseling of Dairy Technologists” seminar UVAS A block Ravi Campus Pattoki held on 21-11-16.
  • National Seminar on Buffalo Feeding Strategies 19th April 2016 UVAS Ravi Campus
  • Grant Proposal writing workshop held in UVAS A block Ravi Campus Pattoki (28-29/12/17)
  • Food Product Development Competition Department of Food Science and Nutrition Govt. College University Faisalabad Sahiwal Campus 28 September, 2016
  • Presentation on Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) applications regarding food product on dated; 4th april, 2017.
  • "THE ROLE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN ACADEMIA" A Seminar organized by ORIC on dated; 1st March, 2017
  • “All Pakistan Pitching Research competition (APPRC) 2017-18” 18th December, 2017
  • Gender role in Politics by UAF online thesis defense seminar March, 2018
  • Pakistan Paper and stationary show 20-21 April, 2018
  • A seminar at Food Technologists meet up organized by the School of Health and Food Safety COTHM Pakistan and Dubai, internationally admired professional, Food Safety expert and author of many books Mr. Richard A. Sprenger on Dated: 27th September, 2018.¬†
  • The office of the Director Students Affairs is organizing A motivational lecture by Qasim Ali Shah for the students of Ravi Campus, UVAS on 29-11-2018.
  • Trends and Innovation in Food Processing Technology: Prospects and Challeges 7-8th November, 2018

TRAININGS AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

INTERNATIONAL

  • Halal Conference and Exhibition and Workshop held in Faletti’s hotel on 10-11 April, 2017

NATIONAL

  • Research Orientation Program for PG Students (12-03-2014 to 16-03-2014)
  • Workshop on Capacity building of young researchers and faculty members June 15th to 18th, 2015
  • IN-SERVICE SHORT-TERM TRAINING OF UNIVERSITY AND COLLEGE FACULTY, Conference Hall, University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, Lahore, 16 to 20 May, 2016
  • Advance Learning of Artificial Insemination in Chicken: an emerging trend in Pakistan Poultry Center 27-29 September, 2016
  • National Workshop on “Organic Food and Health: Avenues of Innovation and Entrepreneurship August 29, 2016 UMT, Lahore
  • Grant Proposal writing workshop held in UVAS A block Ravi Campus Pattoki (28-29/12/17)
  • 2 Days LaTeX Workshop at IT Centre Ravi UVAS, 25-26 April, 2017
  • ONE DAY TRAINING WORKSHOP ON ENDNOTE X7 BASIC at IT Centre, A-block, Ravi Campus, Pattoki, on Tuesday, 26-June, 2018
  • Training of Presiding officer by Election Commission of the Pakistan on dated: 5,6/7/18
  • Poultry Science Conference (PSC) on Sep 27-29, 2018.
  • Workshop on “Statistical Methodologies in Biomedical and Health Sciences” 25-28, February 2019.

PROJECTS

  • Monitoring/rectification of trouble shooting of installed dairy equipment’s at B block of dairy milk pure project
  • All the processing activities of the project ‘Development of camel milk value chain by adopting modern supply chain mechanism for enhancing farmers profitability in Punjab’ a project by Govt. of Pakistan