Oon-Doo Baik

     Oon-Doo Baik  Ph.D., P.Eng.

    Professor of Agricultural and Bioresource Engineering

    Biography

    Professor (food and bioprocess engineering)
    Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering,
    University of Saskatchewan (2011 - present)

    Associate Professor (food and bioprocess engineering)
    Department of Ag. & Bioresource Engineering,
    University of Saskatchewan (2007 - 2011)

    Visiting Professor (sabbatical leave)
    Department of Food and Animal Biotechnology,
    Seoul National University, South Korea (2008 - 2009)

    Assistant Professor (food and bioprocess engineering)
    Department of Ag. & Bioresource Engineering,
    University of Saskatchewan (2002 - 2007)

    Research Associate
    School of Engineering, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON (2000 - 2002)

    Research Engineer
    Food Research and Development Centre,
    Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, St-Hyacinthe, QC (1999 - 2000)

    Education
    Ph.D 1999 Laval University, Quebec
    M. Eng. 1995 Pukyong National University, Korea
    B. Eng. 1993 Pukyong National University, Korea

    Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications
    • Abdullah, S., Zhao, S., Baik, O. and Mittal, G. (2012). Extraction of podophyllotoxin from Podophyllum peltatum using pulsed electric field treatment, SEPARATION AND PURIFICATION TECHNOLOGY, 93, 92-97.
    • Zao, S. and Baik, O. (2012). Application of ultrasound as pretreatment for extraction of podophyllotoxin from rhizomes of Podophyllum peltatum, Ultrasonics - Sonochemistry, 19, 22-31.
    • Zhao, S., Baik, O., Chol, Y. and Kim, S. (2012). Pretreatments for the efficient extraction of bioactive compounds from plant based biomaterials, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, . (Accepted)
    • Shrestha, B. and Baik, O. (2011). Permittivity of Mixtures of Saponaria vaccaria and Ethanol-Water Solution for RF assisted extraction of Saponin, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, 60(8), 2861-2871.
    • Shrestha, B. and Baik, O. (2011). Permittivity of Mixtures of Saponaria vaccaria and Ethanol-Water Solution for RF Heating Assisted Extraction of Saponins, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON INSTRUMENTATION AND MEASUREMENT, 60, 2861-2871.
    • Shrestha, B. and Baik, O. (2010). THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, SPECIFIC HEAT, AND THERMAL DIFFUSIVITY OF SAPONARIA VACCARIA SEED PARTICLES, TRANSACTIONS OF THE ASABE, 53(5), 1717-1725.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2010). Heat transfer modeling of radio frequency assisted packed bed extraction of an anticancer agent (Podophyllotoxin), Biochemical Engineering Journal, 50, 37-46.
    • Izadifar, M., Baik, O. and Mittal, G.S. (2009). Radio Frequency Assisted Extraction of Podophyllotoxin: Prototyping of Packed Bed Extraction Reactors and Experimental Observations, Chemical Engineering & Processing: Process Intensification, 48, 1437-1444.
    • Raji, A. and Baik, O. (2009). Validation of the strength properties of avocado pear using discrete element modeling, Emirates Journal for Engineering Research, 14(2), 1-7.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2008). An optimum ethanol-water solvent system for extraction of podophyllotoxin: Experimental study, diffusivity determination and modeling, Separation and Purification Technology, 63, 53-60.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2008). Dielectric Properties of a Packed Bed of the Rhizome of P. peltatum and Ethanol/Water Solution for Radio Frequency Assisted Extraction of Podophyllotoxin, Biosystems Engineering, 100(3), 376-388.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O. (2008). Convective mass transfer coefficients in finite element simulations of deep fat frying of sweetpotato, Journal of Food Engineering, 89(2), 187-194.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O.D. (2007). Thermal properties of sweet potato with its moisture content and temperature, International Journal of Food Properties, 10, 703-720.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O.D. (2007). Heat transfer coefficients during deep fat frying of sweetpotato:Effects of product size and oil temperature, Food Research International, 40, 989-994.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O.D. (2007). Determination of thermal properties of the rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum for drying and ethanol extraction, Biosystems Engineering, 97, 357-370.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O.D. (2007). Application of genetic algorithm for determination of the effective diffusivity of andrographolide in plant materials, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 33, 178-187.
    • Taiwo, K., Baik, O.D. and Farinu, A. (2007). Kinetics of Heat and Mass Transfer and Color Development of Pre-treated Sweet Potatoes during Frying, Transaction of ASAE, 50, 129-135.
    • Taiwo, K. and Baik, O.D. (2007). Effects of pretreatment on the shrinkage and textural properties of fried sweet potatoes, Lebensmittel-Wissenschaft und-Technologie, 40, 661-668.
    • Hindra, F. and Baik, O. (2006). Kinetics of quality changes during food frying, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 46(3), 239-258. Available online at: http://taylorandfrancis.metapress.com/media/87exf5avyq4tqw57na9g/contributions/u/3/0/7/u3076080138v5542_html/fulltext.html
    • Izadifar, M., Baik, O. and Simonson, C. (2006). Modeling of the packed bed drying of paddy rice using the local volume averaging (LVA) approach, Food Research International, 39, 712-720. Available online at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2006.01.009
    • Baik, O. and Mittal, G. (2006). Dynamics of Changes in Viscoelastic Properties of a Tofu During Frying, International Journal of Food Properties, 9(1), 73-83.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O. (2005). Deep fat frying of foods-Transport Phenomena, Food Reviews International, 21(4), 389-410.
    Refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Izadifar, M., Baik, O. and Alcorn, J. (2011). Mechanistic modeling of drug elimination by the liver using local volume averaging method, Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,EMBC, 2011 Annual International Conference of the IEEE, Boston, Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 4314-4317.
    Non-refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2011). Radio-frequency assisted packed bed extraction of an anticancer agent: mathematical modeling and sensitivity analysis, IMPI 44th annual meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 14-16, 2010.
    • Soleimani, M., Panigrahi, S., Tabil, L.G., Baik, O. and Oguocha, I.N. (2009). Thermal Analysis of Biofiber-Reinforced Polypropylene Composites, ASABE Annual International Meeting, Reno, NV, June 21-24, Paper No. 097056.
    • Opoku, A., Izadifar, M., Meda, V., Baik, O. and Tabil, L.G. (2007). Dielectric Properties of Ground Timothy Hay at Radio Frequency Range of 10 to 30 MHz., 41st Annual Microwave Symposium Proceedings, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 1-3, 2007, Paper No. ISSN: 1070-0129, 94-97 (CD Rom).
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2007). RF Dielectric Properties of a Packed Bed of the Rhizome of Mayapple with Ethanol for RF Enhanced Solvent Extraction, 41st Annual Microwave Symposium Proceedings, Vancouver, BC, Canada, August 1-3, 2007, 150-154.
    • Sabapathy, N.D., Tabil, L.G. and Baik, O. (2005). Moisture absorption in kabuli type chickpea during soaking and cooking, ASAE Annual International Meeting, Tampa, FL, July 17-20, Paper No. 056160, (11 pages). Available online at: http://asae.frymulti.com/request.asp?JID=5&AID=19594&CID=tfl2005&T=2#search=%22Moisture%20absorption%20in%20kabuli%20type%20chi
    Conference Presentations / Poster Presentations
    • Baik, O. and Shrestha, B. (2012). Feasibility study on radio frequency disinfestation of insects in stored grain, Korean Society of Food Science and Technology, Daejeon, Korea, June 13-15.
    • Izadifar, Z. and Baik, O. (2011). Ultrasound aided pretreatment of wheat dried distilled grain for extraction of Phenolic compounds, 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, London, Ontario, October 23 to 26.
    • Izadifar, Z. and Baik, O. (2011). Determination of optimum solvent condition and diffusion kinetics for extraction of Phenolic compounds from wheat DDGS, 61st Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, London, Ontario, October 23 to 26.
    • Shrestha, B. and Baik, O. (2009). RF dielectric properties of Saponaria vaccaria-ethanol-water mixtures., Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Engineering, Ilsan, Korea, May 15, Paper No. P-33.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2009). Experimental studies for radio frequency assisted extraction of podophyllotoxin, Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Engineering, Ilsan, Korea, May 15, Paper No. P-34.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O. (2008). Experimental kinetics and effective diffusivity for solvent extraction of podophyllotoxin, IFT Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 28 - July 2.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O.D. (2006). Convective heat and mass transfer analogy during frying, CSBE/ASABE North Central Inter-Sectional Conference, Saskatoon, SK, October 5-7, 2006, Paper No. MBSK06-208.
    • Farinu, A. and Baik, O.D. (2006). Effect of product size and oil temperature on heat transfer coefficient during frying., CSBE/ASABE North Central Inter-Sectional Conference, Saskatoon, SK, October 5-7, 2006, Paper No. MBSK06-203.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O.D. (2006). Determination of Specific Heat, Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Diffusivity of the Rhizome of Podophyllum peltatum for Drying and Ethanol Extraction, CSBE/ASABE North Central Inter-Sectional Conference, Saskatoon, SK, October 5-7, 2006, Paper No. MBSK06-201.
    • Izadifar, M. and Baik, O.D. (2006). Adoption of genetic algorithm to determine effective diffusivity of a medicinal component, Annual conference of CSBE, Edmonton, AB, July 16-19, 2006, Paper No. CSBE06186.
    Invited Lecture/Talk
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2012). An application of selective heating by radio frequency in the food industry-disinfestation, International Symposium by MACC for Marine-Bio Global Food, Gangnung, Korea, June 13.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2011). Ultrasound application as a pretreatment for efficient extraction of bioactive compounds from plant based materials, 2011 MACC International Symposium, Gangneung, South Korea, April 26-27.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2011). University of Saskatchewan and Food & Bioprocess Engineering Research, Gyongsang National University, Tongyoung, April 28.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Efficient extraction of functional ingredients with assistance of radio frequency, how?, Dong-Eui University, Busan, Korea, June 5.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Efficient extraction of functional components using some electrical technologies and computer simulation, Pukyong National Unverisity, Busan, Korea, June 2.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Solid-liquid extraction of bioactive compounds with assistance of radio frequency, how?, Pusan National University, Milyang, Korea, June 4.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Solid-Liquid Extraction of Bioactive Compounds, How to improve it?, Jeju National University, Jeju City, Korea, April 22.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Efficient Extraction of Matters from Plant Materials, How?, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, May 6.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Radio Frequency Assisted Solid-Liquid Extraction and Related Pretreatment technologies, Annual Meeting of Korean Society of Food Engineering, Ilsan, Korea, May 15.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Solid-Liquid Extraction of Bioactive Compounds, How to improve it?, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, April 30.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2009). Solid-Liquid Extraction of Bioactive Compounds, How to improve it?, Chonnam National University, Kwnagju, Korea, April 10.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2008). Extraction Processes, How to improve?, Kangnumg National University, Kangnung, October 29.
    • Baik, O. (Invited) (2008). Effective Extraction of Bioactive components-Why and How?, Pukyong National University, Busan, Korea, September 18.
    Plenary Lecture/Talk
    • Baik, O. (Plenary) (2010). Computer simulation technology for efficient design of industrial bioprocesses, The 13th International Symposium on the Efficient Application and Preservation of Marine Biological Resources, Ganneung, June 03-05.

    Research Grants

    2011-2012

    • Principal Investigator, Disinfestation of pest insects in stored grain by Radio Frequency application, Saskatchewan Ministry of Agricuture, ADF Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses, NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    2010-2011

    • Principal Investigator, Development of pulsed electric field process for efficient extraction of bioactive pigments from microalgae, MACC, Research grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Energy Efficient Extraction of Medicinal and Nutraceutical components with RF and Pulsed Electric Field combination, NSERC, Strategic Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses, NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    2009-2010

    • Principal Investigator, Combination of Ultrasonic/Pulsed electric field treatment and Radio Frequency enhanced solvent extraction for energy efficiency, FOBI network-ABIP, Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, Energy Efficient Extraction of Medicinal and Nutraceutical components with RF and Pulsed Electric Field combination, NSERC, Strategic Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio frequency hating of food and biomaterials, CFI, Operating fund.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses, NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    2008-2009

    • Principal Investigator, Combination of Ultrasonic/Pulsed electric field treatment and Radio Frequency enhanced solvent extraction for energy efficiency, FOBI network-ABIP, Contract.
    • Principal Investigator, Energy Efficient Extraction of Medicinal and Nutraceutical components with RF and Pulsed Electric Field combination, NSERC, Strategic Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio frequency heating of food and biomaterials, CFI, Operating fund.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses, NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    2007-2008

    • Principal Investigator, Energy Efficient Extraction of Medicinal and Nutraceutical components with RF and Pulsed Electric Field combination, NSERC, Strategic Grant.
    • Principal Investigator, Optimization of cooking processes for product quality and energy efficiency, NSERC, Discovery.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio frequency heating of food and biomaterials, CFI, Operating fund.
    • Principal Investigator, Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses, NSERC, Discovery Grant.

    Teaching

    2011-2012

    • ABE 811.3 - Modeling of Food Processes
    • BLE 327.3 - Transport Process in Biosystem
    • BLE 422.3 - Modeling of Biosystems

    2010-2011

    • ABE 327.3 - Transport Process in Biosystem
    • ABE 422.3 - Modeling of Biosystems
    • ABE 990.0 - Seminar

    2009-2010

    • ABE 327.3 - Transport Process in Biosystem
    • ABE 422.3 - Modeling of Biosystems
    • ABE 811.3 - Modeling of Food Processes
    • ABE 990.0 - Seminar

    2007-2008

    • ABE 327.3 - Tranport Processes in Biosystems
    • ABE 422.3 - Modeling of Biosystems

    Research Projects

    2011-2012

    • A high-tech machine vision system to assess sprout damage in Canadian wheat
    • An UPLC system for advanced food and bioprocess engineering research
    • Gender-sensitive postharvest technology and information systems development: strengthening the sustainable livelihood of small farming communities in Northern Mindanao, Philippines
    • Pre‐processing and Densification of Biomass Feedstock for the Biorefinery

    2010-2011

    • A user friendly, accurate and highly reliable computer simulation program to predict pharmacokinetics of drug elimination by the liver with its functionality
    • Automatic Hay Grading Using a Machine Vision System
    • Gender-sensitive postharvest technology and information systems development: strengthening the sustainable livelihood of small farming communities in Northern Mindanao, Philippines
    • Pre‐processing and Densification of Biomass Feedstock for the Biorefinery

    2009-2010

    • Automatic Hay Grading Using a Machine Vision System
    • Canadian crop starches into novel products with new functionalities by Radio Frequency assisted modification
    • Development of pulsed electric field process to extract bioactive pigments from microalgae
    • Disinfestation of stored-grain insect pests using selective radio frequency (RF) heating
    • Non-invasive treatment of deep brain cancer cells using nano-gold particles and radio frequency application

    2008-2009

    • Radio Frequency assisted modification of Saskatchewan crop starches into novel products with new functionalities

    2007-2008

    • Combination of Ultrasonic treatment and Radio Frequency enhanced solvent extraction for energy efficiency, extraction speed, and product quality and yield
    • Development and optimization of natural health products and functional food ingredients using purified flax gum as wall material in microencapsulation
    • Development of efficient pre-treatment technology for extraction of bioactive components from waste after fruit juice processing
    • Innovative solvent extraction technology for natural heath products with higher energy efficiency, better product quality, faster extraction speed and cleaner environment
    • Processing, Granulation and Drying of Fungus Inoculated Grains at Pre- and Post- Solid State Fermentation
    • Radio-Frequecy thermal applications for food and bioprocesses