Section Editors

Section Board for 'Food Packaging and Preservation' (20)

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Prof. Dr. Benu P. Adhikari
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Section Editor-in-Chief
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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Prof. Dr. Monique Lacroix
INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier in Sciences, Laval, Canada
Interests: irradiation; food safety; nutrition; polyphenols; probiotics; biobased packaging; active edible coating and packaging
Prof. Dr. Ginés Benito Martínez-Hernández
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
Giancarlo Colelli, Università degli Studi di Foggia, Via Napoli, 25, 71100 Foggia, Italy
Interests: postharvest technology; modified atmosphere packaging; shelf-life; fresh-cut produce
Dr. Joaquín Gómez Estaca
Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition (ICTAN, CSIC), Madrid, Spain
Interests: valorization; encapsulation; edible films; active packaging; seafood products
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Prof. Dr. Maria Vargas
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
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
IATA CSIC, Inst Agrochem & Food Technol, Ave Agustin Escardino 7, Valencia 46980, Spain
Interests: active polymers for food packaging applications; antimicrobial polymers; renewable materials
Prof. Dr. Marco Dalla Rosa
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
The Axia Institute, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48824, United States
Interests: Food Sustainability; Food Supply Chain; Food Waste; Antioxidants; Extraction; Active and Smart Packaging
Prof. Dr. Zisheng Luo
College of Biosystems Engineering and Food Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China
Interests: emulsion; coating; phenolic compounds
Prof. Dr. Anastasia Badeka
Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioánnina, Greece
Interests: food chemistry; food packaging; food technology; food analysis
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Prof. Dr. Michael Kontominas
Laboratory of Food Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Ioannina, Ioannina 45110, Greece.
Interests: food chemistry; food packaging; food preservation; food analysis
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Prof. Dr. Markus Schmid
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
Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities, Victoria University, PO Box 14428, Melbourne, Vic. 8001, Australia
Interests: active packaging; natural antimicrobial and antioxidant agents; food packaging; food authenticity; food shelf-life and storage; phytosterols
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Prof. Dr. Matteo Alessandro Del Nobile
Department of Agricultural Sciences, Food and Environment, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
Interests: food packaging; food shelf life; food processing; functional food; food by-product valorization
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Prof. Dr. Min Zhang
State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, 214122 Wuxi, Jiangsu, China
Interests: food drying; food 3D printing; food preservation; food freezing
Prof. Dr. Javier Raso

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
UCD 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

National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research, Rua dos Lágidos, Lugar da Madalena, 4485- 655 Vairão, 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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