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Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 
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Prof. Amos Nussinovitch

Theoretical and practical aspects of food processing and water soluble polymers, including: coating of cells and foods, hydrocolloid glues, hydrocolloid cellular solids and water–soluble polymer uses in foods, cosmetics, medicine, biotechnology and agriculture.

Research Topics

  1. Water soluble polymer applications in foods and biotechnology
  2. Hydrocolloid glues and adhesion in foods and pharmacology
  3. Food technology and physical properties of foods
  4. Drug delivery and carriers in pharmacology, food, agriculture and for biotechnological purposes

Research activities

Prof. Nussinovitch is the author of 3 books and he has written more than 130 peer–reviewed publications and 30 patents.