Journal of Food, Nutrition and Population Health Open Access

  • ISSN: 2577-0586
  • Journal h-index: 8
  • Journal CiteScore: 1.36
  • Journal Impact Factor: 0.74
  • Average acceptance to publication time (5-7 days)
  • Average article processing time (30-45 days) Less than 5 volumes 30 days
    8 - 9 volumes 40 days
    10 and more volumes 45 days


Associate Professor
Addis Ababa University, Doctor of Engineering in Food Process Engineering and Bioprocess Technology from School of Environment, Resources and Development (SERD), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok, Thailand


Dr. Shimelis was graduated from Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok (Thailand) in Food Process Engineering and Bioprocess Technology; Moscow Applied Biotechnology Technology Institute in Dairy Processing Technology; and Bahirdar Polytechnic Institute in Industrial Chemistry. Dr.Shimelis worked for Food, Beverage and Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute (Federal Ministry of Industry) as Deputy Director General. He also worked for Addis Ababa University as Food Process Engineering Program Chair Person, Associate Professor, Associate Dean of Students; Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) as researcher; Ethiopian Nutrition Institute (ENI) as food technologist; Private manufacturing industries as processing officer and team leader and Afar National Regional Agricultural Bureau as team leader; respectively. He provided services as consultant for various private agro-processing industries. Dr.Shimelis contributed in National Biotechnology roadmap development. Presently, Dr.Shimelis is working for Addis Ababa University as Associate Professor in School of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Food Process Engineering Graduate Program. Dr. Shimelis has a great aspiration to work in the areas of food processing technology research and development platform towards commercialization. Dr.Shimelis adopted best work philosophies and implements professional strategic-thinking with energetic career development. He has Publications in Reputable Journals in which most of them are available on:

Research Interest

Food Preservation and Advanced Packaging Engineering; Dairy Processing Technology; Advanced Food chemistry; Advanced Food analysis; Food additives and contaminants; Post-harvest technology; Food and beverage engineering; Research methods and techniques; Meat, Poultry, Egg and Fish Processing Technology; Advanced food packaging technology; Technical report writing and Industrial Biotechnology.