Dr. Faiza Rasheed

Postdoctoral researcher (Postdoc)

faizar@kth.se

Faiza.Rasheed@slu.se

+46731067154

+46767666795

Academic interests

Bio-based Materials

Biocomposites

Polymer Chemistry

Structures of Proteins and other Biopolymers

Nano cellulose

Project Title

Higher / homogeneous wheat gluten for renewable barrier plastic

Publications

2018

Andrade FD, Newson WR, Rasheed F, Cobo MF, Plivelic TS, Edevado EZ, Kuktaite R (2018). An Insight into Molecular Motions and Phase Composition of Gliadin/Glutenin Glycerol Blends Studied by 13C Solid-State and 1H Time-Domain NMR. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics . DOI: 10.1002/polb.24586

2016

Kuktaite R, Newson WR, Rasheed F, Plivelic MS, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Johansson E (2016) Monitoring nano-structure dynamics and polymerization in glycerol plasticized wheat gliadin and glutenin films: relation to mechanical properties. ACS Sust Chem Engineer. 4: 2998–3007.

Rasheed F, Kuktaite R, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Plivelic T, Johansson E (2016) The use of the plant as a “green factory” to produce high strength gluten-based plastics. Green Chem.  18: 2782–2792.

2015

Rasheed F, Hedenqvist MS, Kuktaite R, Plivelic TS, Gällstedt M, Johansson E (2015) Mild gluten separation – A non-destructive approach to fine tune structure and mechanical behaviour of wheat gluten films. Ind Crops Prod 73:90-98.

Rasheed F,Newson WR, Plivelic TS, Kuktaite R, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Johansson E (2015) Macromolecular changes and nano-structural arrangements in gliadin and glutenin films upon chemical modification. Int J Biol Macromol 79:151-159

Newson WR, Rasheed F, Kuktaite R, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Plivelic TS, Johansson E (2015) Commercial potato protein concentrate as a novel source for thermoformed bio-based plastic films with unusual polymerization and tensile properties. RSC Adv  5:32217-32226.

2014-2012

Rasheed F, Newson RW, Plivelic TS, Kuktaite R, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Johansson E (2014) Structural architecture and solubility of native and modified gliadin and glutenin proteins: non-crystalline molecular and atomic organizations. RSC Adv  4:2051-2060.

Johansson E, Malik AH, Hussain A, Rasheed F, Newson WR, Plivelic T, Hedenqvist MS, Gällstedt M, Kuktaite R (2013) Wheat gluten polymer structures: The impact of genotype, environment and processing on their functionality in various applications. Cereal Chem 90:367-376.

Blomfeldt T, Kuktaite R, Plivelic TS, Rasheed F,Johansson E, Hedenqvist MS (2012) Novel freeze-dried foams from glutenin- and gliadin-rich fractions. RSC Adv  2:6617-6627.

Peer-reviewed conferences contributions:

  1. Kuktaite R, Muneer, F, Rasheed F, Newson WR, Plivelic TS, Hedenqvist M, JönssonH, KrupinskiP, Johansson E (2015)Modelling plant protein structures and interactions: impact on quality in biofilms and foods.12th IGB 2015, 13-15th September, Perth, Australia.
  2. Rasheed F, Newson WR, Kuktaite R, Hedenqvist M, Gällstedt M, Johansson E (2013) Structural and mechanical properties of compression-molded wheat gluten, gliadin and glutenin enriched films. In: Proc 11th Int Gluten Workshop (Eds He Z, Wang D) International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), Mexico DF, pp 206- 208. 2.
  3. Johansson E, Malik AH, Hussain A, Rasheed F, Newson WR, Plivelic T, Hedenqvist M, Gällstedt M, Kuktaite R (2013) Gluten protein structures: Variation in wheat grain and for various application. In: Proc 11th Int Gluten Workshop (Eds He Z, Wang D).

Academic Background

PhD degree

Year: 2015 (2015-02-27)

Title: Tailoring the Structure-Function Relationship in Wheat Gluten-Processing, Genotype and Environment Effects in Bio-Based Materials.

Advisor: Prof. Dr. Eva Johansson. Department of Plant Breeding, The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden

Post-Doctoral positions (Current position)*

June, 2017-Continued* Higher / homogeneous wheat gluten for renewable barrier plastic

May, 2015- May, 2017: Structural studies of plant proteins for optimal performance in materials at SLU, Alnarp in collaboration with MAX IV, Lund and KTH, Stockholm.

2007-2009- Master of Philosophy, Subject: Biochemistry. Title: Isolation of Bioactivity Guided Compound(s) from Justicia adhatoda L.

PMAS-Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

2005-2007- Master of Science, Subject: Biochemistry. Research report: Activity of polyphenol oxidase on different Pakistani wheat cultivars as affected by temperature treatment.

PMAS-Arid Agricultural University, Rawalpindi, Pakistan

Personal

Born 1985, Sialkot, Pakistan

Page responsible:Ali Moyassari Sardehaei
Belongs to: Department of Fibre and Polymer Technology
Last changed: May 04, 2018