The Ohio State University
Department of Food Science and Technology
Valente Alvarez, Professor & Director, Food Industries Center - firstname.lastname@example.org Dairy and food processing, research and extension. Industry-related research projects on new technologies, product development, ingredient functionality, product quality and shelf life. Food safety, GMPs and HACCP training. https://foodindustries.osu.edu/
V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam, Professor - email@example.com Food Engineering, Pasteurization and sterilization aspects of thermal and nonthermal food preservation technologies such as high pressure processing. Kinetic models for food safety and quality; food property characterization; safe processing parameters for pathogen reduction. http://u.osu.edu/foodsafetyeng/
Sheryl Barringer, Department Chair and Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Flavor volatiles. Coatings: electrostatic, nonelectrostatic, liquid and powder. Fruit and vegetable processing, especially tomatoes. Dielectric properties.
Jessica Cooperstone, Assistant Professor – Cooperstone.email@example.com Plant foods and health promotion and disease prevention, metabolomics, analytical chemistry, liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry, nutrition. Joint appointment in Dept. Horticulture and Crop Science. https://u.osu.edu/cooperstone.1/
M. Monica Giusti, Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Functional foods, phytonutrients, natural colorants. Incidence, chemistry, analytical techniques, food applications and potential biological activity of polyphenols (with emphasis on anthocyanins) and other non-volatile phytochemicals. Appointment in OSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutrition.
Emmanuel Hatzakis, Assistant Professor – Chatzakis.email@example.com Applications of Nuclear Magnetic Resonance spectroscopy (NMR) and metabolomics in food science with emphasis on food safety, food authentication and nutrition.
Dennis R. Heldman, Dale A. Seiberling Endowed Professor of Food Engineering - firstname.lastname@example.org Food engineering, with emphasis on process design to achieve maximum efficiency and optimum food product quality. Application of simulation models to ensure food safety, while improving product quality attributes. https://u.osu.edu/heldmanlab/
Rafael Jimenez-Flores, J.T. 'Stubby' Parker Endowed Chair in Dairy Foods - email@example.com Dairy Food Science, Technology, Processing and Molecular Biology. Chemistry and biochemistry of milk and dairy food components, application of molecular biology to assess of biological active compounds from milk and dairy. Proteomics and metagenomics applied to dairy.
Matthias Klein, Assistant Professor – Klein.firstname.lastname@example.org Metabolomics research on human and animal diseases and detection / identification of microbial infection. Methods include Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, Computational Data Analysis and Statistics.
Srilatha Kolluri, Faculty Lecturer – email@example.com
Barbara Kowalcyk, Assistant Professor – firstname.lastname@example.org Food safety with an emphasis on foodborne disease epidemiology, informatics/biostatistics, risk analysis (risk assessment, risk management, risk communication) and surveillance systems using system-based approaches that promote One Health.
Jiyoung Lee, Associate Professor - email@example.com Harmful algal blooms and cyanotoxins, with emphasis on emerging health risks with interdisciplinary approach, including metagenomics, metabolomics, and geospatial tools. Microbiome in environments and hosts. Microbial source tracking and zoonotic pathogen transmission. Water-food-climate nexus. Joint appointment in Environmental Health Sciences, College of Public Health. Appointment in OSU Environmental Science Graduate Program.
Ken Lee, Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Mineral-nutrient interactions in processed foods. Food safety and emerging technologies. Director of the Ohio State Food Innovation Center http://fic.osu.edu http://u.osu.edu/kenlee/
Farnaz Maleky, Assistant Professor - email@example.com Material Science of Food, Nano-engineering of Food Systems, Food Structuring and Process Development, Mathematical Modeling of Food Physical Processes, Lipid Crystallization, Physical Chemistry of Lipid, Mechanical and Structural Properties of Lipid.
Melvin Pascall, Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Food packaging with emphasis on integrity, modified atmospheric packaging, nano technology and plastics, migration/scalping, edible packaging, packaging material sanitization and food safety.
Devin Peterson, Professor - Peterson.email@example.com Food flavor and related chemistry, with emphasis on identification of flavor stimuli (taste, aroma, chemesthetic, mouthfeel), pathways of formation/degradation, taste/aroma modulation, and mechanisms of delivery. Director of the Flavor Research and Education Center http://frec.osu.edu/
Mary Kay Pohlschneider, Faculty Lecturer – firstname.lastname@example.org Internship Coordinator. Student recruitment and outreach, chocolate, meat processing, food safety and HACCP.
Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona, Professor - email@example.com Application of Fourier Transform infrared (FT-NIR and mid-IR) spectroscopy in the field of food safety and quality assurance. Development of predictive models for the rapid detection, identification and classification of chemical & microbial contaminants and food components with biological activity.
Christopher T. Simons, Assistant Professor – firstname.lastname@example.org Sensory Evaluation and Psychophysics. Methodology Development. Neural and physiological underpinnings of sensation, reward and consumer decision. Functional and cognitive benefits of flavors and food ingredients. http://u.osu.edu/simonslab/
Abigail Snyder, Assistant Professor & Extension Field Specialist – Snyder.email@example.com Yeast and mold spoilage, microbial quality management and threat assessments, food safety assurance, microbial inactivation kinetics and process validation, regulatory and audit compliance, food preservation and shelf-stability.
Yael Vodovotz, Professor – firstname.lastname@example.org Bread staling, physico-chemical properties of carbohydrate systems and functional foods, water mobility and functional properties of food components, material properties of biopolymers and bioplastics. Appointment in OSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutrition. http://u.osu.edu/yaelvodovotz/
Hua (Helen) Wang, Professor – email@example.com Antibiotic resistance, microbial ecosystems in foods and hosts, biofilms, lactic acid bacteria and Listeria monocytogenes, rapid detection of food borne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms. Appointment in OSU Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Nutrition.
Brian Waters, Faculty Lecturer – firstname.lastname@example.org Environmental stability, corrosion and antimicrobial activity of chlorine-based sanitizers, with emphasis on electrolyzed oxidizing water.
Ahmed Yousef, Professor and Bazler Designated Professor in Food Science – email@example.com Food microbiology and microbial safety of food processed by novel technology.
Joshua Bomser, Associate Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Molecular nutrition and functional foods. Courtesy, with Human Nutrition.
Richard Bruno, Professor - email@example.com Courtesy with Human Sciences.
Mark Failla, Emeritus Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Absorption, metabolism and health-promoting activities of food phytochemicals. Courtesy, with Human Nutrition.
Gonul Kaletunc, Professor - email@example.com Physical properties of processed foods and biomaterials. Courtesy, with Food Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
Rachel Kopec, Assistant Professor – firstname.lastname@example.org Courtesy, with Department of Human Sciences
Jeffrey T. LeJeune, Professor - email@example.com Preharvest control of foodborne pathogens. Shiga toxin-producing E. coli, Salmonella, Campylobacter, and antibiotic resistant bacteria. Courtesy, with Food Animal Health Research Program.
Jianrong Li, Associate Professor – firstname.lastname@example.org Food and waterborne viruses, viral detection, food safety, viral replication and gene expression, vaccine and anti-viral drug development. Courtesy, with Veterinary Biosciences.
Gireesh Rajashekara, Professor – email@example.com Microbiology, pre-harvest control of foodborne pathogens. Courtesy with Food Animal Health Research Program.
Linda Saif, Distinguished University Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Development of vaccines, antivirals and adjuvants (probiotics) for enteric and respiratory or foodborne viruses. Diagnosis/epidemiology of zoonotic and foodborne enteric viral infections in animals including caliciviruses, rotaviruses and coronaviruses. Courtesy, with Food Animal Health Research Program.
Sudhir K. Sastry, Professor - email@example.com Mathematical modeling of heat transfer and verification of chemically heated products. Courtesy appointment with Food Agricultural and Biological Engineering.
Macdonald Wick, Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Meat biochemistry. Courtesy, with Animal Sciences.
S.T. Yang, Professor - email@example.com Fermentation and bioseparation research, bioreactor design, enzyme technology and metabolic engineering. Courtesy, with Chemical Engineering.
Ronald D. Harris, Adjunct Professor - firstname.lastname@example.org Food product development, management of R&D, decision sciences, operations management.
John Litchfield, Adjunct Professor – email@example.com Industrial microbiology and enzyme technology. Food processing technology, food industry waste and by-products utilization.