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Faculty and professional affiliates possess internationally renowned expertise in a comprehensive array of food science, technology, and marketing disciplines including:

  • Value-added Processing
  • Consumer Attitudes
  • Consumer Preferences
  • Sensory Evaluation
  • Quality Evaluation
  • Packaging
  • Food Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Postharvest Handling and Storage
  • Shelf-life Testing

At the Food Product Innovation and Commercialization Center, we employ a proven team approach to projects utilizing expertise from food industry professionals and consultants.

Center Director
Kirk KealeyDirector, FoodPIC
  • Food Science & Technology
Consumer and Sensory Science
Koushik AdhikariAssistant Professor
  • Food Science & Technology
Food Microbiology and Safety, Microbial Shelf Life
Jinru ChenProfessor
  • Food Science & Technology
Food Engineering and Safety, Shelf Life Testing
Yen-Con HungProfessor
  • Food Science & Technology
Food Chemistry, Extrusion Technology
Robert D PhillipsPart-time Professor
  • Food Science & Technology