CARC – Scientist Profile – Rahmat Attaie

Rahmat Attaie Ph. D.
Research Scientist


Ph.D., Texas A&M University (Food Science and Technology)
M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Food Science and Technology)
B.Sc., American University of Beirut (General Agriculture with emphasis in Food and Nutrition)

Key Interests

I have conducted research in dairy technology, dairy chemistry, food flavors, food preservation, and product development such as in ice creams, cheeses, and yogurts from goat milk. Additionally, I have performed research in prolonging shelf-life of foods using goat milk proteins as stabilizers. I have authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Contact Information

Office: P.O. Box 519; MS 2008, CARC building, Prairie View, TX 77446
Phone: (936) 261-5004

Recent Publications

Attaie, R. 2004. Effects of aging on rheological and proteolytic properties of goat milk Jack cheese produced according to cow milk procedures. Journal of Small Ruminant Res. 57 (1): 19-29.

Attaie, R., Mora-Gutierrez, A., and Newton, G. R. 2005. Proteolysis in accelerated ripened goat milk Jack cheese. Milchwissenschaft/Milk Science International. 60 (4):407- 410.

Mora-Gutierrez, A., Farrell, H. M., Attaie, R., McWhinney V. J., and Wang, C. 2007. Effect of bovine and caprine Monterey Jack cheeses fortified with milk calcium on bone mineralization in rats. International Dairy Journal. 17:255-267.

Mora-Gutierrez, A., Farrell, H. M, Attaie, R., McWhinney V. J., and Wang, C. 2007. Influence of bovine and caprine casein phosphopeptides differing in αs1-casein content in determining the absorption of calcium from bovine and caprine calcium-fortified milks in rats. Journal of Dairy Research. 74:356-366.

Attaie, R. 2009. Quantification of Volatile Compounds in Goat Milk Jack Cheese Using Static Head Space Gas Chromatography. J Dairy Sci. 92:2435-2443.

Mora-Gutierrez, A., Attaie, R., and Farrell, H.M. 2010. Lipid oxidation in algae oil-in-water emulsions stabilized by bovine and caprine caseins. J. Agric. Food Chem. 58:5131-5139.

Shinn, G. C., Ford, R. K., Attaie, R., and Briers, G. E. 2012. Understanding Afghan opinion leaders’ viewpoints about post-conflict foreign agricultural development: A case study in Herāt Province, Afghanistan. Journal of International Agricultural & Extension Education. Summer 2012. Vol. 19(2);

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