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Wesam Al-Jeddawi

Director of Analytical Laboratory and Scientific Research at Duke Foods., Clemson University

I am a Ph.D. Student in Food Technology at Clemson University. My career niche at the Interface of Academia and food Industries. I have many publications in the international journals and articles in Washington Post, British Daily Mail, The Conversation and other Newspapers. I got more than 50 certificates in different topics from the American Institutions. I participated with several posters and presentations in lots of conferences in the United States and abroad. Reviewer in the journal of food research (The Canadian Center of Science and Education, Canada) and Advances in Science, Technology and Engineering Systems Journal (ASTESJ), United States. I received the Master's Degree in Food, Nutrition and Culinary Sciences from Clemson University in May 2014 with GPA of 3.73 / 4.00 (Latin Honor: Cum Laude). I received the Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science and Biotechnology from University of Baghdad in July 2007 with GPA of 85.60% / 100%. My current position is Director of Analytical Laboratory and Scientific Research at Duke foods.


  • 2016–present
    Graduate Teaching Assistant , Clemson University
  • 2016–present
    Graduate Resaerch Assistant , Clemson University
  • 2016–present
    ​Product Testing Laboratory Analyst , Clemson University
  • 2015–2016
    Assistant Director of Graduate Studies, University of Baghdad
  • 2014–2016
    Lecturer Assistant , University of Baghdad
  • 2008–2013
    Demonstrator, University of Baghdad


    Clemson Unicersity , Ph.D. Degree
  • 2014 
    Clemson University , M.S. Degree
  • 2007 
    University of Baghdad, B.S. Degree


  • 2018
    Effect of freezing on the shelf life of salmon, International Journal of Food Science
  • 2017
    Transfer of Escherichia Coli to Lemons Slices and Ice during Handling, Journal of Food Research
  • 2014
    Effect of Addition of Low and High Molecular Weight Water Soluble Chitosan on Whole Milk Powder Oxidation, Journal of Dairy Science and Technology

Grants and Contracts

  • 2016
    Fully funded fellowship
    Ph.D. degree
    Funding Source:
    The Electrolux Appliance Company and Clemson University
  • 2011
    Fully funded scholarship
    Master’s degree in the USA.
    Funding Source:

Professional Memberships

  • Honor Society. ( / Washington DC, USA, from 2014 to the present.
  • Association of Food & Drug Officials, York, Pennsylvania, USA, from 2017 to the present.
  • FNPS Grad Association / Clemson University, SC, USA, from 2012 to the present.
  • IAOP / Florida, USA, from 2017 to the present.
  • HighScope Organization / Ypsilanti, MI, USA, from 2017 to the present.