The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Faculty

Distinguished Professor and Director of the Food Science Policy Alliance
Field of Study:
Science/policy/regulation; physical-chemical changes in processing; mineral interactions in foods; technological optimization of physiological, functional and bioactive properties of food.
Professor and Department Head
Field of Study:
Strategies to inhibit lipid oxidation; Antioxidants; Impact of processing on bioactive lipids; Altering food lipid bioavailability.
Assistant Professor
Field of Study:
Genomics; food safety; microbial domestication of traditionally fermented foods; bioinformatics
Associate Professor
Field of Study:
Analytical chemistry, Raman spectroscopy, SERS, nanofabrication, rapid detection, characterization, chemical mapping, cell imaging, integration.
Extension Associate Professor
Field of Study:
Food Safety, Product Development, Commercialization, Food Science Outreach Education.
Assistant Professor
Field of Study:
Food Process Engineering, Modelling and Numerical Simulation, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Interfacial Transport Phenomena, Transport Phenomena, Rheology, Free Surface Flows, Pharmacokinetic Modelling
Distinguished Professor
Field of Study:
Food biopolymers and colloids; oral delivery systems; gastrointestinal fate of nutrients and nutraceuticals; food nanotechnology.
Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Field of Study:
Food safety, biofilm formation and removal; bioactive food components, rapid detection methodology and food fermentations.
Assistant Professor
Field of Study:
Food microbiology; food and environmental virology; eukaryotic virus-bacteria interactions; portable detection and sequencing platforms; viral inactivation strategies and therapeutics; viral concentration techniques.
Assistant Professor, Clydesdale Professorship
Field of Study:
Sensory evaluation, chemosensory disorders, individual differences, the relationship between diet, perception and chemosensory receptor biology
Professor, Francis Chair and Graduate Program Director
Field of Study:
Functional foods (bioactive food components), biologically beneficial effects of conjugated linoleic acid, obesity, and environmental contaminants and development of obesity and type 2 diabetes
Associate Professor
Field of Study:
breast milk and infant nutrition | genomics of beneficial microbes | dietary influences on the human microbiome
Associate Professor
Field of Study:
Colonic inflammation, colon cancer, eicosanoid signaing, environmental exposure