Section Editors

Section Board for 'Sensory and Consumer Sciences' (26)

Please see the section webpage for more information on this section.

Dr. Giuseppina Paola Parpinello
Website
Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Bologna, Piazza Goidanich 60, 47521 Cesena (FC), Italy
Interests: sensory evaluation of food (wine, fruit juices, sweeteners); analytical techniques useful in food characterization: spectrophotometric (UV-Vis), spectroscopy methods (FT-NIR, FT-IR), chromatographic methods (HPLC, IC, MECK), electronic nose; statistical analysis; correlation between analytical techniques and sensory evaluation; polyphenolic compounds, natural antioxidants, bioactive compounds in food, beverages and wine; nutraceutical and technological exploitation of food grade tannins; food waste recovery
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Ole Mouritsen
Website
Department of Food Science, Taste for Life and Design and Consumer Behavior, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg, Denmark
Interests: gastrophysics; taste; umami; mouthfeel; marine foods; seaweeds; cephalopods; vegetables; sustainable eating behavior
Dr. Themistoklis Altintzoglou
Website
Nofima, 9291 Tromsø, Norway
Interests: consumer research; food choice behaviour; new product development
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Elena Arena
Website
Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Catania - Piazza Università, 2 - 95131 Catania, Italy
Interests: sensory analysis; consumer acceptance and preference; quality and food safety; functional food; bioactive compounds; food composition and analysis
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Nobuyuki Sakai
Website
Department of Psychology, Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University, Kawauchi 27-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8576, Japan
Interests: psychology of eating; sense of taste; sense of smell; somatic senses; palatability; comfort
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Luisa Torri
Website
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Gastronomic Sciences, Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 9, 12042 Pollenzo, Italy
Interests: consumer science; food sensory analysis; chemosensory perception; individual differences; novel foods; sustainable food systems; food shelf life; food packaging; electronic nose
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Ángel Calín-Sánchez
Website
Food Quality and Safety Resarch Group, Department Agro-food Technology, Universidad Miguel Hernandez de Elche, Alicante, Spain
Interests: evaluation of volatile compounds and the sensory quality of fruits, vegetables, and derived products; evolution of the functional and sensory properties of different fruits and vegetables as affected by different agricultural practices and processing; dehydration of fruits; vegetables; aromatic herbs
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Rossella Di Monaco
Website
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, Napoli, Italy
Interests: sensory evaluation of food; new sensory methods; factors affecting consumer behavior of food; liking and consumer choice
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Elizabeth H. Zandstra
Website
1. Division of Human Nutrition & Health, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, The Netherlands
2. Unilever Foods Innovation Centre Wageningen, Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: sensory perception; consumer behavior; product development; food-evoked emotions; context
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Herbert L. Meiselman
Website
Herb Meiselman Training and Consulting Services, Rockport, MA 01966, USA
Interests: sensory and consumer research; product development; food service system design and evaluation; emotion measurement; psychographics; context
Prof. Dr. Luís Miguel Cunha
Website
Departamento de Geociências, Ambiente e Ordenamento do Território, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
Interests: application of fast sensory profiling techniques for food products; dynamic profiling; food-evoked emotions and food choice criteria
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jihong Wu
Website
College of Food Science and Nutritional Engineering, China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
Interests: flavour chemistry; fruit & vegetable processing; sensory and quality evaluation
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Jean-Xavier Guinard
Website
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616-8598, USA
Interests: sensory strategies for dietary change; sensory properties and consumer acceptance of foods and beverages; sensory evaluation and consumer testing methodology; coffee; olive oil
Prof. Dr. Mari Sandell
Website1 Website2
1. Department of Food and Nutrition, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
2. Functional Foods Forum, University of Turku, Turku, Finland
Interests: food; sensory perception, multisensory perception; senses and food; taste, flavour, individual differences in perception; food choices and eating behaviour; sensory based food education, bioeconomy, suistainability and food
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Wendy Wismer
Website
Department of Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science, Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada
Interests: food science; sensory evaluation; consumer science; nutrition and sensation
Dr. Luis Guerrero Asorey
Website
Food Research Centre, IRTA, Finca Camps i Armet, 17121 Monells, Girona, Spain
Interests: consumer behaviour; sensory analysis; sensometrics; traditional food products; meat products and meat quality; fish products and fish quality; olive oil
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Pascal Schlich
Website
Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimentation, CNRS, INRAE, University Bourgogne Franche-Comté, F-21000 Dijon, France
Interests: sensory analysis; consumer research; sensometrics; statistical analysis and modeling; experimental designs; temporal measures in sensory sciences
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Susana Fiszman
Website
Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, Spanish National Research Council, Valencia, Spain
Interests: food texture; sensory perception; food structures
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Witoon Prinyawiwatkul
Website
Dr. Azucena Gracia
Website
Unidad de Economía Agroalimentaria y de los Recursos Naturales, Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón (CITA), Avda Montañana 930, Zaragoza 50059, Spain
Interests: food preferences and consumer behaviour; economics of food policy and quality; valuation methods; food industry and food marketing; sustainable rural economy
Prof. Dr. Koushik Adhikari
Website
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia, Griffin, GA 30223, USA
Interests: sensory analysis; consumer behavior; food product development; food chemistry; sensometrics
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Prof. Dr. Edgar Chambers IV
Website
Distinguished Professor, Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behavior, Ice Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
Interests: sensory quality; consumer acceptance; health aspects; product development; shelf-life; quality control
Special Issues, Collections and Topics in MDPI journals
Dr. Maurice O’Sullivan
Website
School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Interests: sensory; consumer; dairy; meat
Dr. Betina Piqueras-Fiszman
Website
Marketing and Consumer Behaviour Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre, Hollandesweg 1, 6706 KN Wageningen, The Netherlands
Interests: sensory science; consumer behaviour; sensory methodologies
Back to TopTop