Amin N. Olaimat is an assistant professor of Food Safety and Hygiene at the Department of Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences in the Hashemite University, Jordan. Olaimat completed his Ph.D. in Food Science from University of Manitoba, Canada and obtained his BSc. and Msc. degrees from the Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan. Olaimat has published 40 peer-reviewed papers in reputed international journals and 20 conferences beside 1 book chapter. His publications have been cited over 900 times with H-index of 13. His current research areas include study and analysis the microbial quality and safety of traditional foods, the antimicrobial activity of functional ingredients from natural sources against foodborne pathogens in different food products, development of active packaging materials to improve the quality and safety of foods, development of functional products and study the sensory characteristics.