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Food Engineering and Processing researchers in the Department of Food Science at Penn State.
  • Professor of Food Science
  • Director for Education by Non-Traditional Delivery
  • Chair of the Cocoa, Chocolate, and Confectionery Research Group


814-865-3004

  • Dairy Foods Research & Extension Associate


814-867-1379

Areas of Expertise:
  • Dairy Food Processing & Quality
  • Dairy Food Safety
  • Sensory Analysis of Dairy Products
  • Dairy Foods Extension
  • Artisanal Cheese
  • Lester Earl and Veronica Casida Development Professor for Food Safety
  • Professor of Food Science


814-863-2298

Areas of Expertise:
  • Tracking Listeria monocytogenes in produce production and processing environments
  • Food safety validation of mushroom growing, packing, and processing procedures
  • Farm food safety (Good Agricultural Practices) training
  • Hazards Analysis and Risk Based Preventive Controls training
  • Non-thermal food processing
  • Technical assistance to home and commercial food processors
  • Professor of Food Science
  • Director of Graduate Studies


814-863-2960

Areas of Expertise:
  • Food process engineering
  • Food materials science
  • Biopolymers
  • Chocolate and confectionery
  • Professor Emeritus of Food Science;
  • Director, Center for Plant and Mushroom Foods for Health


814-863-2964

Areas of Expertise:
  • Nutritional and medicinal properties of mushrooms
  • Antioxidants-selenium and ergothioneine
  • Vitamin D-enrichment of mushrooms