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Section Board for 'Food Packaging and Preservation' (34)

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Prof. Dr. Benu P. Adhikari
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School of Science, RMIT University, Melbourne, VIC 3083, Australia
Interests: food emulsions; structure-function in foods; biodegradable packaging; food engineering; micro/nano encapsulation; food powders/food drying
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Dr. Ruojun Mu
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College of Food Science, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou, China
Interests: food colloid and interface; gel emulsions; food oral processing; microencapsulation; polysaccharides; biodegradable packaging; micro/nano fibers
Prof. Dr. Joseph Arul
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Food Science Department, Laval University, Quebec, QC, Canada
Interests: food preservation; postharvest biology
Dr. Vitor D. Alves
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Departamento de Ciências e Engenharia de Biossistemas (DCEB), Universidade Técnica de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: food engineering; food packaging; food science; rheology; membrane separation; nanocomposites; polysaccharide; biopolymers; chemical engineering; biotechnology
Dr. Malco Cruz-Romero
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Food Packaging Group, School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, T12 K8AF Cork, Ireland
Interests: nanotechnology; food packaging; smart packaging systems; modified atmosphere packaging; antimicrobial packaging; novel processing technologies (e.g. high pressure processing); waste reduction; shelf-life evaluation of foods; application of optochemical oxygen sensors; hurdle technology
Dr. Bernardo Pace
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Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy, Foggia, Italy
Interests: storage condition; nutritional and sensorial evaluation of fruit and vegetables; active packaging; modified atmosphere; postharvest physiology; chemical and physical treatment; shelf-life; volatile compounds as quality markers; logistic solutions; non-destructive automatic quality evaluation; cold chain
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Dr. Maria Cefola
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Institute of Sciences of Food Production, National Research Council of Italy, Foggia, Italy
Interests: quality of fresh and fresh cut fruits and vegetables; innovative pre-treatment; packaging and/or storage condition; modified and controlled atmosphere; logistic cold chain; innovative transport system; no-destructive systems for quality evaluation
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Nutrition and Food Science Department, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Interests: biopolymer biophysics; food nanotechnology; micro- and nano-encapsulation for controlled release; functional foods; nutrient delivery; biodegradable packaging materials; microgreen; antimicrobial agents and antioxidants; biosensor; biopolymer coatings
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Dr. Rosemary A. Carvalho
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Faculty of Animal Science and Food Engineering, University of São Paulo, Av. Duque de Caxias Norte, 225, Pirassununga 13635-900, SP, Brazil
Interests: orally disintegrating films; natural polymers; bioactive compounds; biodegradables packaging
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Prof. Dr. Pascal Degraeve
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Université de Lyon, Laboratoire BioDyMIA (Bioingénierie et Dynamique Microbienne aux Interfaces Alimentaires) (Université Lyon 1 - ISARA Lyon Research Unit), IUT Lyon 1, Technopole Alimentec, 155 rue Henri de Boissieu, 01000 Bourg en Bresse, France
Interests: food preservation; antimicrobial biomolecules; active edible coating and packaging; dairy products; proteins; bioactive peptides
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Prof. Dr. Thomas Karbowiak
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Univ. Bourgogne Franche-Comté, Agrosup Dijon, UMR PAM A 02.102, 1 Esplanade Erasme, 21000 Dijon, France
Interests: food packaging; bio-based polymers; encapsulation; cork stoppers and wine stability; shelf-life
Dr. Elena Canellas
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Analytical Chemistry Department, GUIA Group, I3A, EINA, University of Zaragoza, Mª de Luna 3, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: NIAS; UPLC-Q-TOF; GC-MS; food safety; active food packaging
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Prof. Dr. Joongho Kwon
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School of Food Science and Biotechnology, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
Interests: food irradiation; detection methods of irradiated food; non-thermal food preservation; microwave extraction of target components
Prof. Dr. Haiying Cui
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School of Food and Biological Engineering, Jiangsu University, Zhenjiang, China
Interests: foodborne pathogen; food safety; biofilm; food packaging; essential oil; polyphenol/chitosan nanoparticles; encapsulated; antibacterial efficacy
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Dr. Pramod V. Mahajan
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Department of Horticultural Engineering, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, Potsdam, Germany
Interests: modified atmosphere packaging; humidity regulation and moisture condensation; postharvest technology; controlled atmosphere storage; respiration and transpiration; mathematical modelling; packaging design for fresh produce; ethylene removal technologies; active packaging
Dr. Rafael Gavara
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Packaging Group, Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos, CSIC, Paterna, Spain
Interests: food packaging interactions; packaging materials; packaging design; packaging technologies; food shelf-life; active packaging; intelligent packaging; MAP
Prof. Dr. Long Yu
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College of Food Science and Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510640, China
Interests: natural polymers; environmentally friendly materials; packaging
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Prof. Dr. Monique Lacroix
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INRS- Armand-Frappier, Health & Biotechnology Centre, INRS, Laval City, QC, Canada
Interests: irradiation; food safety; nutrition; polyphenols; probiotics; biobased packaging; active edible coating and packaging
Prof. Dr. Ginés Benito Martínez-Hernández
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Food Safety and Refrigeration Engineering Group, Agricultural Engineering Faculty, Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena, Paseo Alfonso XIII, 48, 30203 Cartagena, Spain
Interests: food bioactive compounds; nanoencapsulation; active packaging; food quality; essential oils; antimicrobial treatments (thermal and non-thermal); shelf life
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Prof. Dr. Giancarlo Colelli
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Giancarlo Colelli, Università degli Studi di Foggia, Via Napoli, 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
Interests: postharvest technology; modified atmosphere packaging; shelf-life; fresh-cut produce
Prof. Dr. Maria Vargas
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Instituto Universitario de Ingeniería de Alimentos para el Desarrollo, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino de Vera, s/n, 46022 Valencia, Spain
Interests: natural antimicrobials; natural antioxidants; food coatings; edible films; packaging materials; chitosan; starch; biodegradable polyesters
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Dr. Yoshio Makino
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Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Science, The University of Tokyo, 1-1-1, Yayoi, Bunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 113-8657, Japan
Interests: computational chemistry; food science; food chemistry; cheminformatics and computational chemistry; analytical chemistry; packaging; metabolomics; machine learning
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Prof. Dr. Pilar Hernandez-Munoz
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Packaging Lab, Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos, IATA-CSIC, Av. Agustín Escardino 7, 46980 Paterna, Spain
Interests: active polymers for food packaging applications; antimicrobial polymers; renewable materials
Prof. Dr. Marco Dalla Rosa
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Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
Interests: antioxidant activity; food chemistry; food processing; food processing and engineering; food science; food preservation; food engineering; food packaging
Dr. Bahar Aliakbarian
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The Axia Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA
Interests: food sustainability; food supply chain; food waste; antioxidants; extraction; active and smart packaging
Prof. Dr. Zisheng Luo
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College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Key Laboratory of Agro-Products Postharvest Handling of Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Zhejiang Key Laboratory for Agro-Food Processing, National-Local Joint Engineering Laboratory of Intelligent Food Technology and Equipment, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: food quality and safety control; food nutrition evaluation; environment-friendly food preservation; postharvest physiology; logistics technology
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Prof. Dr. Anastasia Badeka
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Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, 45110 Ioannina, Greece
Interests: food chemistry; food packaging; food technology; food analysis
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Prof. Dr. Markus Schmid
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Sustainable Packaging Institute SPI, Faculty of Life Sciences, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University, 72488 Sigmaringen, Germany
Interests: food packaging technology; food processing; food preservation; process technology and process design in life sciences; sustainable packaging; biopolymers in paper and film applications
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Dr. Marlene Cran
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Prof. Dr. Min Zhang
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State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China
Interests: food drying; food 3D printing; food preservation; food freezing
Prof. Dr. Javier Raso
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Food Technology, Facultad de Veterinaria, Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón‐IA2, Universidad de Zaragoza‐CITA, Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: food preservation; microbial inactivation; extraction; thermal processing; non-thermal processing; pulsed electric fields; ultrasound; high hydrostatic pressure
Dr. Jean-Christophe Jacquier
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Institute of Food and Health, School of Agriculture and Food Science, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland
Interests: new food grade encapsulation and delivery systems; incorporation of biologically active phytochemicals in food matrices; food preservation
Dr. Ana Teresa Sanches-Silva
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National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research, Rua dos Lágidos, Lugar da Madalena, 4485- 655 Vila do Conde, Portugal
Interests: food and food packaging analysis; food bioactives; food contaminants; mycotoxins; food packaging migration; development and validation of analytical methods for the determination of food components and food contaminants; mass spectrometry applied to food analysis; development of active packaging with antioxidant properties; edible packaging
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