Research Areas

Functional Foods and Packaging

To improve ingredients, additives, nutrition, and packaging of food products across the supply chain with expertise to enhance functionality of food through innovations in nutrition, ingredients, and packaging to improve health, shelf-life, and the consumer experience. Learn more.

Food Safety and Quality

To advance research, teaching, extension, and outreach programs to innovate and promote effective farm-to-fork measures for ensuring the microbial and chemical safety, nutritional content, and desirable sensory attributes of foods achieved through our expertise in microbial, chemical, and sensory analysis of foods and in novel food safety intervention strategies. Learn more.

Green and Sustainable Food and Biomaterials Processing Technologies

To develop enabling technologies to maximize the value of agricultural commodities and reduce environmental impact in food, feed, fiber, and fuel manufacturing and to form interdisciplinary teams to develop and assess novel and sustainable technologies. Learn more.

Food Science and Technology Faculty

Nuria Acevedo

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Terri Boylston

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Byron Brehm-Stecher

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Stephanie Clark

Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Shannon Coleman

Assistant Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Buddhi Lamsal

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Ruth MacDonald

Professor and Chair

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Melha Mellata

Assistant Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Aubrey Mendonca

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Kenneth Prusa

Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Angela Shaw

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Joey Talbert

Assistant Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Keith Vorst

Associate Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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Zhiyou Wen

Professor

Department: Food Science and Human Nutrition

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