The International

Food Operations & Processing Simulation Workshop


September 21-23 2015

Bergeggi, Italy

FoodOPS 2015

Tracks and Topics

Authors are kindly invited to include in their papers and presentations all the research works, case studies and applications both theoretical and applied. Topics of interest include the following , nevertheless different topics concerning Food Processing and Operations are welcome.



Liquid Food Processing

Chairs: Tomas Skoglund

Tetrapak,† Sweden


Simulation of Food Supply Chain

Chairs: Jack Vander Vorst , ORL Group - Wageningen Universiteit , NL


Modelling and Simulation of food processing

Chairs: Michel Havet , GEPEA research unit , French

Modelling and Simulation of food properties

Chairs: Mustafa Tahsin YILMAZ , Yıldız Teknik ‹niversitesi

Sustainability of Food processes

Chairs: Giuseppe Vignali Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Parma


Modelling and simulation of food fouling and cleaning techniques

Chairs: Ruben Mercade Prieto College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science of Soochow University

Modeling of transport phenomena in food processes assisted by microwaves and radio-frequencies

Chairs: Francesco Marra University of Salerno


Suitable topics include but are not limited to:


 Food processes modeling and simulation

 Advanced models and applications for food production, distribution and traceability

 Food Supply Chain and cold supply chain management

 Economic, social, business and environmental challenges in food supply chains

 Inventory management for food, beverage and perishable products

 Decision support systems applications in food production and distribution

 Greening the supply chain and environmental sustainability

 Simulation optimization approaches in food processing and distribution

 Production systems design in food industry

 Design and production of novel foods

 Design and operation of food processes, plant and equipment

 Economics of food engineering



Co-Located with I3M 2015

For further information please contact Giuseppe Vignali, Francesco Longo