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majdi ali al-mahasneh
Chemical Engineering - Faculty Member

  • Ph.D. of Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University, 2001
  • Msc. of Agricultural Engineering from Iowa State University, 1998
  • Bsc. of Agricultural Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology, 1995

    Publications
  • Majdi. A. Al-Mahasneh, Rababah T.M. , " Effect of moisture content on physical properties of green wheat.," Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 79, no. -, pp. 1467-1473, 2007
  • Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, Taha M. Rababah, W. Yang (2007). . 81,., "Moisture Sorption Thermodynamics of Defatted Sesame Meal (DSM). ," Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 81, no. -, pp. 735-740, 2007
  • Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, Taha M. Rababah, Mohammad A. Al-Shbool, W. Yang (2007). , "Thin Layer Drying Kinetics of Sesame Hulls Under Forced- Convection and Open Sun Drying," Journal of Food Process Engineering. , vol. 30, no. , pp. 324-227, 2007
  • Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, Hussein A. Ababneh, Taha M. Rababah. (, "Some Engineering and Thermal properties of Black Cumin (Nigella sativa L.) Seed," International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 43, 1047-1052., vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008
  • Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, T Rababah, H. Ababnah, M. Al-widyan, M. Al-Oudat, (2008)., "Grain Dust as Energy and Food source. ," Natural Resources Research17(1): 13-20, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008
  • Majdi Al-Mahasneh, Taha m. Rababah, Muhammad m. Al-u?datt , W. Yang (2010). , "Moisture sorption thermodynamics of fractionated sesame hulls (sesamum indicum.). ," Journal of Food Process Engineering.33(2010): 802-819., vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2010
  • Majdi Al-Mahasneh, H. Mousa, H. Jalamneh, I. Bani Hani, M. Zawahreh (2010). , "Evaluation of drinking water treated by reverse osmosis for calcium content and its impact on calcium deficit in Jordan. ," Desalination and Water Treatment Journal. 21 (2010) 181?188, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2010
  • Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, T. M. Rababah, M. M. Bani Amer, N. Al-Omari, M. K. Mahasneh (2010)., " Fuzzy and Conventional Modeling Of Open Sun Drying Kinetics For Roasted Green Wheat. ," International Journal of Food Properties. accepted, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2011
  • M.A. Al-Mahasneh, M. M. BaniAmer, T.M.Rababah (2011). . Accepted for publication, "Modeling moisture sorption isotherms in roasted green wheat using least square regression and neural-fuzzy techniques.," Journal of Food and Bioproducts processing, vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2011
  • Rababah T. M., M. A. Al-Mahasneh, K.I. Ereifej (2006)., " Effect of Chickpea, Broad bean, or Isolated Soy Protein Additions on the Physiochemical and Sensory Properties of Biscuits. ," Journal of food science. 71(6): S438-S442., vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2006
  • Ereifej K. I, M. A. Al-Mahansneh (2006). , "Effect of barley flour on quality of barely Bread," . International Journal of Food Properties. 9: 39-49., vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2006
  • Mohamad Al-Widyan, Majdi Al-Mahasneh, Hussein Ababneh (2008)., "Heat recovery opportunities from a grain dust composting pile," The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and management. 34 (3): 140-148. , vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2008
  • 19. Taha M. Rababah, Majdi A. Al-Mahasneh, Isra Kilani,Wade Yang, Mohammad N. Alhamad, Khalil Ereifeja and MuhammadAl-u?datt. (2011). , "Effect of jam processing and storage on total phenolics, antioxidant activity,and anthocyanins of different fruits," . J Sci Food Agric 2011; 91: 1096?1102., vol. , no. , pp. 0-0, 2011
  • Al-Mahasneh, Majdi; Rababah, Taha; Bani-Amer, Mashhor; AL-OMOUSH, Mohamad (2012)., " Modeling physical and rheological behavior of minimally-processed wild flowers honey.," Journal of food processing a, vol. Accepted, no. , pp. 0-0,
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Alkoaik, F., Khalil, A., Al-Mahasneh, A., El-Waziry, A., , "A generic method for determining moisture sorption isotherms of cereal grains and legumes using artificial neural networks," Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol. Volume 37, Issue 3, June 2014, Pages 308-316., no. , pp. 0-0, 2014
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Aljarrah, M., Rababah, T., Alu?datt, M., "Application of Hybrid Neural Fuzzy System (ANFIS) in Food Processing and Technology," Food Engineering Reviews, vol. , no. , pp. 1-16, 2016
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-U? Datt, M., Alhamad, M., Al-Mahasneh, M., Ereifej, K., Andrade, J., Altarifi, B., Almajwal, A., Yang, W., "Effects of drying process on total phenolics, antioxidant activity and flavonoid contents of common mediterranean herbs," International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 145-150, 2015
  • Alu'datt, M.H., Rababah, T., Alhamad, M.N., Ereifej, K., Al-Mahasneh, M., Brewer, S., Rawshdeh, M., "Optimization Extraction Conditions for Phenolic Compounds, Antioxidant and Inhibitory Activities of Angiotensin I-Converting Enzyme (ACE), ?-Glucosidase and ?-Amylase from Mentha SpicataL," Journal of Food Biochemistry, vol. , no. , pp. -, 2015
  • Al Koaik, F., El-Waziry, A.M., Khalil, A.I., Metwally, H., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., "Evaluation of conocarpus (Conocarpus erectus) leaves and Bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon L.) using chemical analysis and in vitro gas production technique," Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, vol. 20, no. 4, pp. 824-829, 2014
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-U'Datt, M., Al-Mahasneh, M., Yang, W., Feng, H., Ereifej, K., Kilani, I., Ishmais, M.A., "Effect of Jam processing and storage on phytochemicals and physiochemical properties of cherry at different temperatures," Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 247-254, 2014
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Amer, M., Al-Omoush, M., "Modeling Physical and Rheological Behavior of Minimally Processed Wild Flowers Honey," Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 21-30, 2014
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Alkoaik, F., Khalil, A., Al-Mahasneh, A., El-Waziry, A., Fulleros, R., Rababah, T., "A generic method for determining moisture sorption isotherms of cereal grains and legumes using artificial neural networks," Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol. 37, no. 3, pp. 308-316, 2014
  • Khalil, A.I., Alkoaik, F.N., Al-Mahasneh, M., Fulleros, R.B., El-Waziry, A.M., "Physical, chemical and microbial changes during the composting of Conocarpus erectus Residues," Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, vol. 8, no. , pp. 611-622, 2014
  • Alkoaik, F.N., Khalil, A.I., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Fulleros, R.B., El-Waziry, A.M., "Changes in colour and germination index as indicators for compost maturity," Journal of Pure and Applied Microbiology, vol. 8, no. , pp. 409-417, 2014
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-Mahasneh, M., Al-u'datt, M., Ereifej, K., Kilani, I., Almajwal, A., Brewer, S., Yang, W., Awaisheh, S., "Effect of jam processing on physicochemical properties of different fruits during storage," Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 277-280, 2014
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Alkoaik, F., Khalil, A., Fulleros, R., El-Waziry, A., "Effect of temperature on moisture sorption isotherms and monolayer moisture content of bermuda grass (Cynodon dactylon)," Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science, vol. 20, no. 6, pp. 1289-1294, 2014
  • El-Waziry, A.M., AlKoaik, F., Khalil, A.I., Metwally, H., AI-Mahasneh, M.A., "Estimation of degradability kinetics, energy and organic matter digestibility of date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) leaves silage by in vitro gas production technique," Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 814-820, 2013
  • El-Waziry, A.M., AlKoaik, F., Khalil, A.I., Metwally, H., AI-Mahasneh, M.A., "Evaluation of tomato and cucumber wastes as alternative feeds for ruminants using gas production technique in vitro," Asian Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 821-826, 2013
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-u'datt, M., Ereifej, K., Almajwal, A., Al-Mahasneh, M., Brewer, S., Alsheyab, F., Yang, W., "Chemical, Functional and Sensory Properties of Carob Juice," Journal of Food Quality, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 238-244, 2013
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Ma'Abreh, A.S., "Evaluating the combined effect of temperature, shear rate and water content on wild-flower honey viscosity using adaptive neural fuzzy inference system and artificial neural networks," Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol. 36, no. 4, pp. 510-520, 2013
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Bani-Amer, M.M., Al-Omari, N.M., Mahasneh, M.K., "Fuzzy and conventional modeling of open sun drying kinetics for roasted green wheat," International Journal of Food Properties, vol. 16, no. 1, pp. 70-80, 2013
  • Rababah, T.M., Feng, H., Yang, W., Al-Mahasneh, M., Ereifej, K., Al-U'Datt, M., "Effect of grape seed extracts on physicochemical and sensory properties of goat meat cooked by conventional electric or microwave ovens," Food Science and Technology Research, vol. 18, no. 3, pp. 325-332, 2012
  • Rababah, T.M., Brewer, S., Yang, W., Al-Mahasneh, M., Al-U'Datt, M., Rababa, S., Ereifej, K., "Physicochemical properties of fortified corn chips with broad bean flour, chickpea flour or isolated soy protein," Journal of Food Quality, vol. 35, no. 3, pp. 200-206, 2012
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Yang, W., Esoh, R., Alhamad, M.N., Al-U'Datt, M., "Optimizing the best concentration of additive flavors to corn chips by evaluating the physicochemical and sensory properties," Journal of Food Processing and Preservation, vol. 36, no. 3, pp. 225-231, 2012
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-U'datt, M., Almajwal, A., Brewer, S., Feng, H., Al-Mahasneh, M., Ereifej, K., Yang, W., "Evaluation of the Nutraceutical, Physiochemical and Sensory Properties of Raisin Jam," Journal of Food Science, vol. 77, no. 6, pp. 609-613, 2012
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Bani Amer, M.M., Rababah, T.M., "Modeling moisture sorption isotherms in roasted green wheat using least square regression and neural-fuzzy techniques," Food and Bioproducts Processing, vol. 90, no. 2, pp. 165-170, 2012
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-U'datt, M.H., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Feng, H., Alothman, A.M., Almajwal, A., Yang, W., Kilani, I., Alhamad, M.N., Ereifej, K., Abu-Darwish, M., "Effect of storage on the physicochemical properties, total phenolic, anthocyanin, and antioxidant capacity of strawberry jam," Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment, vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 101-105, 2011
  • Rababah, T.M., Ereifej, K.I., Alhamad, M.N., Al-Qudah, K.M., Rousan, L.M., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Al-U'Datt, M.H., Yang, W., "Effects of green tea and grape seed and TBHQ on physicochemical properties of baladi goat meats," International Journal of Food Properties, vol. 14, no. 6, pp. 1208-1216, 2011
  • Rababah, T.M., Y?cel, S., Ereifej, K.I., Alhamad, M.N., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Yang, W., Muhammad, A.-U.H., Ismaeal, K., "Effect of grape seed extracts on the physicochemical and sensory properties of corn chips during storage," JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, vol. 88, no. 5, pp. 631-637, 2011
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Kilani, I., Yang, W., Alhamad, M.N., Ereifej, K., Al-u'datt, M., "Effect of jam processing and storage on total phenolics, antioxidant activity, and anthocyanins of different fruits," Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, vol. 91, no. 6, pp. 1096-1102, 2011
  • Rababah, T.M., Y?cel, S., Ereifej, K.I., Alhamad, M.N., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Yang, W., Al-U'Datt, M.H., Ismaeal, K., "Erratum: Effect of grape seed extracts on the physicochemical and sensory properties of corn chips during storage (J Am Oil Chem Soc (DOI 10.1007/s11746-010-1709-4))," JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, vol. 88, no. 3, pp. 447-, 2011
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Al-U'Datt, M.H., Yang, W., "Moisture adsorption thermodynamics of fractionated sesame hulls (sesamum indicum l.)," Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol. 33, no. 5, pp. 802-819, 2010
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Mousa, H., Jalamneh, H., Hani, I.B., Zawahreh, M., "Evaluation of calcium content of drinking water supplies and its effect on calcium deficit in Jordan," Desalination and Water Treatment, vol. 21, no. 42372, pp. 181-188, 2010
  • Abughoush, M., Al-Mahasneh, M., Samhouri, M., Al-Holy, M., Herald, T., "Formulation and fuzzy modeling of viscosity of an orange-flavored carboxymethylcellulose-whey protein isolate beverage," International Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 4, no. 7, pp. -, 2008
  • Al-Widyan, M., Al-Mahasneh, M., Ababneh, H., "Heat recovery opportunities from a grain dust composting pile," Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management, vol. 34, no. 3, pp. 140-148, 2008
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Ababneh, H.A., Rababah, T., "Some engineering and thermal properties of black cumin (Nigella sativa L.) seeds," International Journal of Food Science and Technology, vol. 43, no. 6, pp. 1047-1052, 2008
  • Rababah, T.M., Ereifej, K.I., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Ismaeal, K., Hidar, A.-G., Yang, W., "Total phenolics, antioxidant activities, and anthocyanins of different grape seed cultivars grown in Jordan," International Journal of Food Properties, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 472-479, 2008
  • Al-Mahasneh, M., Al-Widyan, M., Ababneh, H., Rababah, T., Ereifej, K., "Grain dust as an energy and food resource," Natural Resources Research, vol. 17, no. 1, pp. 13-20, 2008
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Yang, W., "Moisture sorption thermodynamics of defatted sesame meal (DSM)," Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 81, no. 4, pp. 735-740, 2007
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., Al-Shbool, M.A., Yang, W., "Thin-layer drying kinetics of sesame hulls under forces convection and open sun drying," Journal of Food Process Engineering, vol. 30, no. 3, pp. 324-337, 2007
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., "Effect of moisture content on some physical properties of green wheat," Journal of Food Engineering, vol. 79, no. 4, pp. 1467-1473, 2007
  • Rababah, T.M., Ereifej, K.I., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Al-Rababah, M.A., "Effect of plant extracts on physicochemical properties of chicken breast meat cooked using conventional electric oven or microwave," Poultry Science, vol. 85, no. 1, pp. 148-154, 2006
  • Rababah, T.M., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Ereifej, K.I., "Effect of chickpea, broad bean, or isolated soy protein additions on the physicochemical and sensory properties of biscuits," Journal of Food Science, vol. 71, no. 6, pp. 438-442, 2006
  • Ereifej, K.I., Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Rababah, T.M., "Effect of barley flour on quality of balady bread," International Journal of Food Properties, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 39-49, 2006
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Richard, T.L., Bern, C.J., Trenkle, A.H., "Energy and cost analysis of corn masa byproduct drying," 2000 ASAE Annual Intenational Meeting, Technical Papers: Engineering Solutions for a New Century, vol. 2, no. , pp. 1355-1369, 2000
  • Al-Mahasneh, M.A., Colvin, T.S., "Verification of yield monitor performance for on-the-go measurement of yield with an in-board electronic scale," Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 801-807, 2000
  • " A review of phenolic compounds in oil?bearing plants: Distribution, identification and occurrence of phenolic compounds", Food Chemistry
  • "A Combined System of Ground Well and Composted Olive Cake for Hot Water Production at Olive Mills", Journal of Food Quality
  • "Classification and Prediction of Bee Honey Indirect Adulteration Using Physiochemical Properties Coupled with K-Means Clustering and Simulated Annealing-Artificial Neural Networks (SA-ANNs)", Journal of Food Quality
  • "EFFECT OF PALM OIL (PO) AND DISTILLED MONO-GLYCERID (DMG) ON OIL SEPARATION AND RHEOLOGICAL PROPERTIES OF SESAME PASTE.", Food Processing & Preservation
  • "EFFECT OF PROCESSING AND STORAGE AT DIFFERENT TEMPERATURES ON THE PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND MINERALS CONTENT OF SESAME SEEDS AND TEHINA", BULGARIAN JOURNAL OF AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE
  • "Effect of storage of Halaweh tahinia on physicochemical and nutraceutical properties", Annals of Agricultural Sciences
  • "Effect of tehina processing and storage in the physical-chemical quality", International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering
  • "Effects of drying process on total phenolics, antioxidant activity and flavonoid contents of common Mediterranean herbs", International Agricultural & Biological Engineering
  • "Encyclopedia of Food Chemistry",
  • "Fermented Beverages Volume 5: The Science of Beverages",
  • "Improving the Functional and Sensory Properties of Cookies by Ultrasonic Treatment of Whey Proteins", Journal of Food Quality
  • "Lithium enrichment optimization from Dead Sea end brine by chemical precipitation technique", Minerals Engineering
  • "MOISTURE SORPTION THERMODYNAMIC PROPERTIES OF BERMUDA GRASS", Bulgarian Journal of Agricultural Science
  • "Molecular characterization and bio-functional property determination using SDS-PAGE and RP-HPLC of protein fractions from two Nigella", Food Chemistry
  • "OPTIMIZATION EXTRACTION CONDITIONS FOR PHENOLIC COMPOUNDS, ANTIOXIDANT AND INHIBITORY ACTIVITIES OFANGIOTENSIN I-CONVERTING ENZYME (ACE), ?-GLUCOSIDASE AND ?-AMYLASE FROM MENTHA SPICATA L.", Food Biochemistry
  • "Profiles of free and bound phenolics extracted from Citrus fruits and their roles in biological systems: content, and antioxidant, anti-diabetic and anti-hypertensive properties", Food & Function
  • "Sensory properties of green table olives prepared by different fermentation processes", CYTA - Journal of Food
  • "The effect of different fl our extraction rates on physiochemical and rheological characteristics", Bulgarian journal of agricultural science
  • "The effects of protein-phenolic interactions in wheat protein fractions on allergenicity, antioxidant activity and the inhibitory activity of angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE)", Food Bioscience
  • "Therapeutic, Probiotic, and Unconventional Foods",
  • "Using MR-FTIR and Texture Profile to Track the Effect of Storage Time and Temperature on Pita Bread Staling", Journal of food quality
  • "pplication of Hybrid Neural-Fuzzy System (ANFIS) in Food Processing and Technology: A Review", Food Engineering Reviews
  • Head of Department, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2020 - Sep 2021
  • Vice Dean, Vice dean, Sep 2014 - Sep 2017
  • Faculty Member, Chemical Engineering, Sep 2009 - Present
  • Deputy Head of Department, Biosystems Engineering, Mar 2006 - Sep 2008
  • Faculty Member, Biosystems Engineering, Mar 2003 - Sep 2009
  • Full-time Lecturer, Biosystems Engineering, Feb 2002 - Mar 2003
  • Research Assistant, Iowa State University, U.S.A, May 1999- Dec 2002
  • Teaching Assistant, Iowa State University, U.S.A, Aug 1997- May 1999
  • ADV. CHEM. ENG. THERMODYNAMICS
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  • FLUID MECHANICS FOR CHEMICAL ENGINEERS
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  • HEAT & MASS TRANSFER LAB
  • INTRODUCTION TO BIOCHEMICAL ENGINEERING
  • PROFESSIONAL ETHICS FOR ENGINEERS
  • SEMINAR IN FOOD ENGINEERING
  • SPECIAL TOPICS - QUALITY CONTROL
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