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Biography Torstein Skåra

Main working areas: Processing of (pelagic) fish , Surface pasteurization and microbial modelling, By-product utilization. Areas of particular interest are related to the conservation of product quality through processing, by means of hygienic measures and minimal processing. Education: MSc Organic Chemistry, Norwegian Institute of Technology; MSc Food Science, Cornell University (US); PhD Predictive Microbiology, KU Leuven (BE)

Torstein has 40 scientific publications in Cristin:

Verheyen, Davy; Bolívar, Araceli; Péerz-Rodríguez, Fernando; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2020: Isolating the effect of fat content on Listeria monocytogenes growth dynamics in fish-based emulsion and gelled emulsion systems

Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; Olsen, Stein Harris; 2019: Factors influencing post-mortem quality, safety and storage stability of mackerel species: a review.

Verheyen, Davy; Xu, Xiang Ming; Govaert, Marlies; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2019: Food Microstructure and Fat Content Affect Growth Morphology, Growth Kinetics, and Preferred Phase for Cell Growth of Listeria monocytogenes in Fish-Based Model Systems

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Akkermans, Simen; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2019: Effect of microstructure and initial cell conditions on thermal inactivation kinetics and sublethal injury of Listeria monocytogenes in fish-based food model systems

Pero, Milad; Kiani, Hossein; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Askari, Gholamreze; 2019: Optimizing Thermal Processing of Broccoli: Model Development, Numerical Simulation, Experimental Validation

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Nilsen, Heidi; 2019: Advances in Freezing and Thawing

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Glorieux, Seline; Duquenne, Barbara; Fraeye, Ilse; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2018: Development of fish-based model systems with various microstructures

Verheyen, Davy; Carillo, Araceli Bolívar; Pérez-Rodríguez, Fernando; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2018: Effect of food microstructure on growth dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes in fish-based model systems

Pero, Milad; Askari, Gholamreza; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kiani, Hossein; 2018: Change in the color of heat-treated, vacuum-packed broccoli stems and florets during storage: effects of process conditions and modeling by an artificial neural network

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Carlehög, Mats; Heia, Karsten; Skjelvareid, Martin Hansen; 2018: In-Pack Surface Pasteurization of Capture-Based, Pre-Rigor Filleted Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua)

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Skuland, Aase Vorre; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Modeling-assisted minimal heat processing of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Cando, Deysi; Moreno, Helena Maria; Borderias, A. Javier; Skåra, Torstein; 2016: Combined Effect of High Hydrostatic Pressure and Lysine or Cystine Addition in Low-Grade Surimi Gelation with Low Salt Content

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; 2016: Emerging Methods and Principles in Food Contact Surface Decontamination/Prevention

Skåra, Torstein; Axelsson, Lars; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Ekstrand, Bo; Hagen, Helge; 2015: Fermented and ripened fish products in the northern European countries

Skåra, Torstein; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Noriega Fernández, Estefania; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: A novel model to assess the efficacy of steam surface pasteurization of cooked surimi gels inoculated with realistic levels of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kondjoyan, Alain; Sivertsen, Agnar; Gins, Geert; Van Derlinden, Eva; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2014: Estimation of surface temperature and thermal load in short-time heat treatment of surimi through reflectance spectroscopy and heat transfer modeling

Skåra, Torstein; 2013: Surface Steam Pasteurisation of Fish Products: Thermal Characterisation and Microbial Selection/Resistance

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Fernandez, P; Periago, P.M.; Skåra, Torstein; 2012: Microorganisms of relevance in thermally processed foods

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2012: Growth Kinetics of Listeria Isolated from Salmon and Salmon Processing Environment: Single Strains versus Cocktails

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Leadley, C; 2012: Microbial decontamination of seafood

Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2011: Recent Advances in Minimal Heat Processing of Fish: Effects on Microbiological Activity and Safety

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2011: Optimization of Heat Processing of Farmed Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle with Respect to Cook Loss, Water Holding Capacity, Color, and Texture

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Olsen, Øystein; Van Impe, Jan FM; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; 2011: A thermodynamic approach to assess a cellular mechanism of inactivation and the thermal resistance of Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Cappuyns, Astrid M; Van Derlinden, Eva; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2011: Quantifying the combined effect of salt and temperature on the growth of Listeria strains isolated from salmon and salmon processing environments

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Einarsdottir, Gunnthorunn; Valsdottir, Thora; Schelvis, Rian; Skåra, Torstein; Luten, Joop; 2010: A Voice-of-Consumer Approach in Development of New Seafood Product Concepts

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skåra, Torstein; Lekang, Odd-Ivar; 2010: Use of residual acid phosphatase activity in heat processed Atlandtic cod (Gadus morhua) for estimating thermal load

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Jørgensen, Kåre Bredeli; Birkeland, Svein; Birkeland, Sveinung; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2009: Effects of Phosphates and Salt in Ground Raw and Cooked Farmed Cod (Gadus morhua) Muscle Studied by the Water Holding Capacity (WHC), and Supported by P-31-NMR Measurements

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; 2008: Cold smoking of Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets with smoke condensate - an alternative processing technology for the production of smoked salmon

Birkeland, Sveinung; Akse, Leif; Joensen, Sjurdur; Tobiassen, Torbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2007: Injection-Salting of pre rigor Fillets of Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar)

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Hendrickx, Marc E.; 2007: Thermal Inactivation kinetics of acid phosphatase (ACP) in cod (Gadus morhua)

Birkeland, Sveinung; Sivertsvik, Morten; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; 2005: Effects of brining conditions on weight gain in herring (Clupea harengus) fillets

Rørå, Mia B.; Birkeland, Sveinung; Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rustad, Turid; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2005: Quality characteristics of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fed diets high in soybean or fish oil as affected by cold-smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Rørå, Mia B.; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; 2004: Effects of cold smoking procedures and raw material characteristics on product yield and quality parameters of cold smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.) fillets

Skåra, Torstein; Sivertsvik, Morten; Birkeland, Sveinung; 2004: Production of salmon oil from filleting byproducts - Effects of storage conditions on lipid oxidation and content of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids

Hultmann, Lisbeth; Rørå, Mia B.; Steinsland, Ingelin; Skåra, Torstein; Rustad, Turid; 2004: Proteolytic activity and properties of proteins in smoked salmon (Salmo salar) - effects of smoking temperature

Birkeland, Sveinung; Skåra, Torstein; Bjerkeng, Bjørn; Rørå, Mia B.; 2003: Product yield and gaping in cold-smoked Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) fillets as influenced by different injection-salting techniques

Bro, Rasmus; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: A phenomenological study of ripening of salted herring. Assessing homogeneity of data from different countries and laboratories

Olsen, Sissel Oddveig; Steinsbø, E. E.; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: The influence of potential pre-treatment and processing parameters on general proteolytic activity characteristics in Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar), studied in a model system

Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Øines, Sigurd; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Skåra, Torstein; 2002: Heat transfer in vacuum packed mussels (Mytilus edulis) during thermal processing

Stefansson, Gudmundur; Nielsen, Henrik H.; Skåra, Torstein; Schubring, Reinhard; Oehlenschläger, Jörg; Luten, Joop; Derrick, S.; Gudmundsdottir, Gudny; 2000: Frozen herring as raw material for spice-salting

Torstein has 50 other publications in Cristin:

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; 2019: Frossenfisk: Fra fremtidsmat til dårlig rykte - og tilbake igjen?

Washburn, Kathryn E.; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; 2019: Prediction of liquid loss from frozen and thawed cod by hyperspectral imaging

Ozan, Altin; Erdogdu, Ferruh; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2019: Mathematical modeling of microwave thawing: cavity geometry effect and design for scale-up of an industrial process

Verheyen, Davy; Altin, Ozan; Erdogdu, Ferruh; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2019: Influence of food microstructure on thermal inactivation dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes in the SHAKA reciprocal agitated retort

Verheyen, Davy; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2019: Investigation of the food microstructural effect on thermal inactivation kinetics of Listeria monocytogenes in the Shaka agitated retort using fish-based model systems varying in viscosity and fat content

Sone, Izumi; Sveinsdottir, Hildur I.; Stefánsson, Guðmundur; Larsson, Karin; Undeland, Ingrid; Skåra, Torstein; Romotowska, Paulina Elzbieta; Karlsdóttir, Magnea Guðrún; 2019: Investigating various packaging solutions to improve storage stability of frozen Atlantic mackerel fillets

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; 2019: Radiofrequency tempering of frozen blocks of cod

Sveinsdottir, Hildur I.; Karlsdóttir, Magnea Guðrún; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; Undeland, Ingrid; Larsson, Karin; Arason, Sigurjón; Gudjonsdottir, Maria; 2019: Effect of antioxidants on the sensory quality and physicochemical stability of Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) fillets during frozen storage

Verheyen, Davy; Bolivar, Araceli; Pérez-Rodríguez, Fernando; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2019: Isolating the effect of fat content on Listeria monocytogenes growth dynamics in fish-based emulsion and gelled emulsion systems

Skåra, Torstein; Sone, Izumi; Skuland, Aase Vorre; 2018: Hot smoked Atlantic mackerel (Scomber scombrus) Effects of catch season, frozen storage time of raw material (fillets) and chilled storage time of finished product, on colour and sensory characteristics

Altin, Ozan; Erdogdu, Ferruh; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: Mathematical modelling of microwave thawing in a cylindrical cavity: Rotation - moving and sample location effects on temperature uniformity and scale-up for an industrial process

Altin, Ozan; Erdogdu, Ferruh; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: Modeling of Microwave Heating in a Cylindrical Cavity System: Effect of Rotation and Sample Location on Temperature Uniformity

Erdogdu, Ferruh; Topcam, Huseyin; Altin, Ozan; Verheyen, Davy; Van Impe, Jan FM; Seow, Ti Kian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; Baka, Maria; 2018: Effect of Food Microstructure on Thermal Inactivation Dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes

Karlsdóttir, Magnea Guðrún; Sveinsdottir, Hildur I.; Stefansson, Gudmundur; Larsson, Karin; Undeland, Ingrid; Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: Improved quality and value of Nordic mackerel products for the global market. The effects of catching method and season, filleting and processing on the storage stability of frozen Atlantic mackerel product

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; 2018: Thaw-rigor – Effect of freezing, storage and thawing on drip-loss and shrinkage in pre-rigor farmed Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) fillets

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Washburn, Kathryn E.; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: The effect of freezing rate, frozen storage and thawing rate on cod fillet – monitored by drip-loss measurements and hyperspectral imaging

Erdogdu, Ferruh; Topcam, Huseyin; Altin, Ozan; Verheyen, Davy; Van Impe, Jan FM; Seow, Ti Kian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skåra, Torstein; 2018: Characterization of Fish Based Model Food Systems for Microwave Heating Modeling

Sone, Izumi; Skåra, Torstein; Skuland, Aase Vorre; 2017: Utvikling og optimalisering av makrellfiletering

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: En dag på Tsukij fiskemarked

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Carillo, Araceli Bolívar; Rodríguez, Fernando Pérez; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2017: Effect of food (micro)structure on growth dynamics of Listeria monocytogenes in/on fish based model systems

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2017: Food model systems with various (micro)structures leading to increased accuracy of mathematical models in predictive microbiology

Skåra, Torstein; 2017: Jomfrusild - trendy i Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; Ates, Mehmet Baris; 2016: Thermal Inactivation of Listeria Related to Food Structure and Processing Technology

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; Skjelvareid, Martin Hansen; Heia, Karsten; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2016: The impact of freezing, frozen storage and thawing on a high quality product

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2016: Mikrobølger under trykk

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Skjelvareid, Martin Hansen; 2016: Effect of salt content and temperature on the cook loss of fresh cod

Skåra, Torstein; 2016: Damp – et verktøy i kampen mot Listeria

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2016: Development of fish-based model systems for the evaluation of the effect of food (micro)structure on microbial dynamics

Verheyen, Davy; Baka, Maria; Skåra, Torstein; Vercruyssen, Stijn; Cornette, Nicolas; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2016: Development of fish-based model systems for kinetic studies of foodborne pathogens

Christensen, Line Bach; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Hurtigmetode for måling av enzymaktivitet basert på viskositetsmålinger

Jessen, Flemming; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Proteomanalyse: To-dimensjonal gelelektroforese av Nordsjøsild i forhold til modningstid

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Sone, Izumi; Heia, Karsten; Kramer, Lene; Skåra, Torstein; 2015: Heat processing of pre-rigor Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua)

Skåra, Torstein; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Kondjoyan, Alain; Noriega Fernández, Estefania; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2015: Steam surface pasteurization of a minced fish product, targeting Listeria. Estimation of thermal load and inactivation kinetics

Skåra, Torstein; Skåra, Ragnhild; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Prosessutvikling og oppskalering

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Carlehög, Mats; Lea, Per; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; 2014: Alternativ produksjon av matjessild. Del 2: NVG sild

Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skåra, Torstein; Skjelvareid, Martin Hansen; Heia, Karsten; 2014: How sample thickness affect spectroscopic analysis of fish samples

Heide, Morten; Skåra, Torstein; Sætren, Øyvind; 2014: Markedsvurdering av nye sildeprodukter i Ukraina og Tyskland

Skåra, Torstein; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauch; Rotabakk, Bjørn Tore; 2014: Characterization of process induced changes in matjes herring, using 2D gel electrophoresis

Skåra, Torstein; 2014: Prosessutvikling, oppskalering og markedsvurdering; Alternativ matjesproduksjon - Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Carlehög, Mats; Skaret, Josefine; Gildberg, Asbjørn; Jessen, Flemming; Nielsen, Henrik Hauck; Løvdal, Trond; 2013: Alternativ produksjon av Matjessild. Del 1: Nordsjøsild

Roth, Bjørn; Heia, Karsten; Skåra, Torstein; Sone, Izumi; Birkeland, Sveinung; Jakobsen, Ronny Andre; Evensen, Tor Hatten; Akse, Leif; 2013: Kvalitetsavvik sildefilet. Sluttrapport

Skåra, Torstein; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Noriega Fernández, Estefania; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2013: Steam surface pasteurization of surimi gels inoculated with Listeria innocua

Skåra, Torstein; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; 2013: Overflatepasteurisering

Skåra, Torstein; Stormo, Svein Kristian; Skipnes, Dagbjørn; Kondjoyan, Alain; Sivertsen, Agnar; Gins, Geert; Van Derlinden, Eva; Valdramidis, Vasilis P; Van Impe, Jan FM; 2013: Surface pasteurization. Estimating surface processing temperature and thermal load in surimi through heat transfer modeling and reflectance spectroscopy

Skåra, Torstein; 2011: Markedskrav og kvalitetsutfordringer NVG-sild

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Schelvis, Rian; Carlehög, Mats; Sveinsdottir, Kolbrun; Valsdottir, Thora; Martinsdottir, Emilia; Skåra, Torstein; Luten, Joop; 2010: Consumers’ Preference for an Innovative Seafood Product Concept Tested in an In-home Real-life Situation

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Schelvis, Rian; Sveinsdottir, Kolbrun; Carlehög, Mats; Perrea, Toula; Valsdottir, Thora; Martinsdottir, Emilia; Skåra, Torstein; Brunsø, Karen; Luten, Joop; 2010: Consumer evaluation of an innovative seafood product concept and relevant communication strategies in an in-home real-life situation test in Norway

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Skåra, Torstein; Valsdottir, Thora; Schelvis, Rian; Luten, Joop; 2009: New seafood concepts for young adults, a voice-of-consumers approach

Altintzoglou, Themistoklis; Skåra, Torstein; Valsdottir, Thora; Schelvis, Rian; Luten, Joop; 2009: Seafood targeting young consumers

Skåra, Torstein; Rosnes, Jan Thomas; Sivertsvik, Morten; 2002: Safe and sound: minimally processed fish products