Faculty & Staff Working in this Area

Food Choice and Consumer Behavior researchers in the Department of Food Science at Penn State.
  • Associate Professor of Food Science
  • Director, Sensory Evaluation Center


Areas of Expertise:
  • Sensory science
  • Human psychophysics
  • Taste biology
  • Drug delivery systems
  • Food choice
  • Ingestive behavior
  • Consumer acceptability
  • Assistant Professor of Food Science
  • Rasmussen Career Development Professor in Food Science


Areas of Expertise:
  • Sensory Science
  • Flavor Chemistry & Flavor Biochemistry
  • Trace Analysis
  • Sensometrics
  • Sensory-assisted Breeding
  • Food Packaging
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Nutritional Sciences and Food Science


Areas of Expertise:
  • Leveraging the food industry to improve child nutrition
  • Improving the palatability of foods targeted at children
  • Staff Sensory Scientist