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Dr Michael Parker PhD, BTech

Senior Lecturer

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Food and Advanced Technology

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2014)
  • Bachelor of Technology - Massey University (1997)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Food Process Engineering

Food Product Development

Food PAckaging Design and Development

Preservation of Food

Rheology

Extraction processes

Refrigeration

Thermal Processing

Novel Processing

Thematics

Design – for Commerce, Community and Culture, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Engineering (090000): Food Engineering (090802): Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety (090804): Food Processing (090805): Food Sciences (090800)

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 0 1
Project Leader 0 30
Team Member 0 2

Research Outputs

Journal

Chiang, JH., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2020). Effects of Maillard-reacted beef bone hydrolysate on the physicochemical properties of extruded meat alternatives. Journal of Food Science. 85(3), 567-575
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Chiang, JH., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2020). Extruded meat alternatives made from Maillard-reacted beef bone hydrolysate and plant proteins: part I – Effect of moisture content. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 55(2), 649-659
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Chiang, JH., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2020). Extruded meat alternatives made from Maillard-reacted beef bone hydrolysate and plant proteins. Part II – application in sausages. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 55(3), 1207-1217
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Chiang, JH., Eyres, GT., Silcock, PJ., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2019). Changes in the physicochemical properties and flavour compounds of beef bone hydrolysates after Maillard reaction. Food Research International. 123, 642-649
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Chiang, JH., Loveday, SM., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2019). Effects of soy protein to wheat gluten ratio on the physicochemical properties of extruded meat analogues. Food Structure. 19
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Chiang, JH., Loveday, SM., Hardacre, AK., & Parker, ME. (2019). Effects of enzymatic hydrolysis treatments on the physicochemical properties of beef bone extract using endo- and exoproteases. International Journal of Food Science and Technology. 54(1), 111-120
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Bronlund, JE., & Mawson, AJ. (2006). Moisture sorption isotherms for paper and paperboard in food chain conditions. Packaging Technology and Science. 19(4), 193-209
[Journal article]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Watson, P., Thomas, D., Hoggard, A., Parker, M., & Schreurs, N. (2020). Investigating the palatability of lamb and beef components used in the production of pet food for cats. Animals. 10(4)
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M., Schreurs, N., Thomas, D.
Matan, N., Rimkeeree, H., Mawson, AJ., Chompreeda, P., Haruthaithanasan, V., & Parker, ME. (2006). Antimicrobial activity of cinnamon and clove oils under modified atmosphere conditions. International Journal of Food Microbiology. 107(2), 180-185
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.
Matan, N., Rimkeeree, H., Mawson, JJ., Chompreeda, P., Haruthaithanasan, V., & Parker, ME. (2005). Antimicrobial activity of cinnamon and clove oils under modified atmosphere conditions. International Journal of Food Microbiology.
[Journal article]Authored by: Parker, M.

Thesis

Parker, ME. (2015). Design of a process for the manufacture of beef stock. (Doctoral Thesis, Massey University, New Zealand)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: Parker, M.

Report

Parker, ME.(2017). Does Packaging reduce the rate of heat transfer in a sous vide processing?.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Parker, M.
Farah, A., Parker, ME., & Bronlund, JE.(2017). Sous Vide Project - Financial feasibility Study.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Parker, ME.(2016). Thawing time calculations for Beef Briskets.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Parker, M.
Gillies, R., & Thomas, DG.(2015). The development of organic dog treats.
[Technical Report]Contributed to by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME.(2015). Assessment of the environmental profile of PET and PLA kiwifruit trays using LCA methodology for the Global Packaging Protocol for Sustainability 2.0.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Parker, M.

Conference

Chiang, J., Parker, ME., Hardacre, A., & Loveday, S. (2017). Effects of wheat gluten levels on the physicochemical properties of extruded soy-based meat analogues. Poster session presented at the meeting of NZIFST Annual Conference. Nelson, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Parker, M.
Mashele, GA., Parker, ME., & Schreurs, NM. (2017). Effect of slaughter age between 5 to 14 months of age on the quality of sheep meat. Proceedings of the New Zealand Society of Animal Production. Vol. 77 (pp. 177 - 180). : New Zealand society of animal production
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Parker, M., Schreurs, N.
Parker, ME., Trinh, KT., & Wilkinson, B. (2015). Development of a model for the manufacture of beef stock. , Food Where Business meets Science and Technology NZIFST Conference 2015
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Trinh, KT., & Wilkinson, B.(2015, June). Development of a model for the manufacture of beef stock. .
[Conference]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Trinh, KT., & Wilkinson, B. (2013). Design of A Process for the Manufacture of Beef Stock. , 2nd Symposium on Food Science and Technology, Food for Health.
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Trinh, ., & Wilkinson, .(2013, November). Design of a process for the manufacture of beef stock. .
[Conference]Authored by: Parker, M.
Challies, K., East, A., Parker, M., Tanner, D., & Mawson, J.(2009). Stiffness-temperature coefficient for 'Hort16A' kiwifruit measured by acoustic firmness. . Antalya, Turkey
[Conference Paper]Authored by: East, A., Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Trinh, KT., & Wilkinson, BHP. (2008). Rheological Characterisation of Commercial Beef Stock Concentrate. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Congress on Food and Engineering 10, Vina del Mar, Chile. Vina del Mar, Chile
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Trinh, KT., & Wilkinson, BHP. (2008). Effect of thermal treatments on the rheology of meat extracts. Poster session presented at the meeting of International Congress of Engineering and Food
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Parker, M.
Parker, ME., Wilkinson, BHP., & Trinh, KT. (2008, April). Effect of thermal treatments on the rheology of meat extracts. Presented at International Congress of Engineering and Food 10. Vina Del Mar, Chile.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, M.
Canumir Veas, JA., Bronlund, JE., Mawson, J., & Parker, ME. (2004). Kumara (Ipomoea batatas L) texture change mechanism. 9th International Congress on Engineering and Food. (pp. 1 - 6). Montpellier, France
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Canumir Veas, JA., Bronlund, JE., Mawson, JJ., & Parker, ME. (2004, March). Kumara (Ipomoea batatas L) texture change mechanism. Presented at International Congress on Engineering and Food - ICEF9. Montpellier, France.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Canumir Veas, JA., Bronlund, JE., Mawson, JJ., & Parker, ME. (2004, August). Modelo de Simulkacin en el procesamiento de papa dulbce (Ipomoea batatas). Presented at XV Congreso Nacional de Ciencia y Technolgia de Alimentos. Vina Del Mar, Chile.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Canumir Veas, JA., Bronlund, JE., Mawson, AJ., & Parker, ME. (2003, June). Kinetics of darkening reactions in kumara. Presented at Kiwiana: Joint NZIFST-DIANZ Conference. Rotorua, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.
Bronlund, JE., Mawson, JJ., Parker, ME., & Love, RJ. (2003, June). The uptake of moisture in cardboard packaging materials. Presented at Kiwiana: Joint NZIFST-DIANZ Conference. Rotorua, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Love, R., Parker, M.
Canumir Veas, JA., Bronlund, JE., Parker, ME., Mawson, JJ., & Harding, R. (2002, October). Reactions involved in the darkening of cooked kumara. Presented at Thought for Food, NZIFST Conference. Palmerston North, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.

Other

Parker, ME. (2008, April). Development of a process for the manufacture of beef stock concentrate. In staff and post graduates of Faculty of Engineering and Agriculture, At the Univeristy of Concepcion, Chillian, Chile.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Parker, M.
Bronlund, JE., & Parker, ME. (2004, November). Optimal processing of kumara. : Delta Produce.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Bronlund, J., Parker, M.

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 1 1
Co-supervisor 2 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

Co-supervisor of:

  • Pavinee Watson - Doctor of Philosophy
    Identifying Drivers of Palatability in Beef and Lamb Ingredients used in Commercial Pet Food
  • Daniel Thornton - Doctor of Philosophy
    Browning and blistering of mozzarella during high temperature pizza baking.

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2020 - Jie Hong Chiang - Doctor of Philosophy
    The development of extruded meat alternatives using Maillard-reacted beef bone hydrolysate and plant proteins

Media and Links

Media

  • 13 Sep 2017 - Newspaper
    Interviewed regarding head space in packaging
    I was interviewed regarding the head space in packaging of food products. There was much concern about the empty head in commercially packed food products such as chippies, biscuits and confectionery
  • 09 May 2017 - Radio
    Radio Interview, leaching of plastics into food.
    I was interviewed for response to the question "My old plastic cereal containers have a really strong plasticky smell. Are there chemicals leaching into my Ricies, or is the smell nothing to worry abo