Professor, and Department Head

Lili He

Professor He is the Head of the Food Science department

Lili He

Distinguished Professor

Fergus M. Clydesdale

Professor Clydesdale specializes in science policy/regulation, and was previously the department head for 20 years (1988-2008)

Fergus M. Clydesdale

Professor

Eric Decker

Professor Decker specializes in lipid oxidation, antioxidant protection of foods and the health implications of bioactive lipids.

Eric Decker

Associate Professor

John Gibbons

Professor Gibbons specializes in genomics and food safety

John Gibbons

Assistant Professor, Honors Program Director

Lutz Grossmann

Professor Grossmann is the director of the Honors Program of the Food Science department

Lutz Grossmann

Extension Associate Professor

Amanda Kinchla

Professor Kinchla specializes in product development and food science outreach education

Amanda Kinchla

Lecturer

Charmaine Koo

Charmaine Koo is a lecturer at UMass Amherst

Charmaine Koo

Professor Emeritus of Food Microbiology

Ronald Labbe

Emeritus Professor Labbe specializes in food microbiology

Ronald Labbe

Professor Emeritus of Food Microbiology

Robert E. Levin

Emeritus Professor Levin specializes in food safety, particularly detection of mutagens and carcinogens in food

Robert E. Levin

Assistant Professor

Jiakai Lu

Professor Lu specializes in food process engineering and rheology

Jiakai Lu

Professor Emeritus of Food Chemistry

Raymond Mahoney

Emeritus Professor Mahoney specializes in food enzymology and food biochemistry

Raymond Mahoney

Distinguished Professor

D Julian McClements

Professor McClements specializes in the study of plant based foods and food nanotechnology

D Julian McClements

Professor; Interim Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement; Interim director of the Center for Agriculture, Food and the Environment (CAFE)

Lynne McLandsborough

Professor McLandsborough is the director of the CAFE (Center for Agriculture, Food, and the Environment)

Lynne McLandsborough

Assistant Professor

Matthew D. Moore

Professor Moore specializes in food microbiology and foodborne viruses

Matthew D. Moore

Assistant Professor, Clydesdale Professorship

Alissa Nolden

Professor Nolden specializes in chemosensory receptor biology

Alissa Nolden

Professor, Francis Chair

Yeonhwa Park

Professor Park specializes in the study of obesity and type 2 diabetes

Yeonhwa Park

Professor Emeritus of Food Processing

Micha Peleg

Emeritus Professor Peleg specializes in rheology of brittle foods

Micha Peleg

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Jeffrey Sanders

Dr. Sanders specializes in multi-scale modeling of food materials, prediction of ingredients & product stability

Dr. Jeffrey Sanders

Associate Professor

David Sela

Professor Sela specializes in infant nutrition

David Sela

Lecturer, Chief Undergraduate Advisor

Peiyi Shen

Peiyi Shen is a lecturer at UMass Amherst

Peiyi Shen

Adjunct Professor

Dr. Dan Vollmer

Dr. Vollmer is a leader and researcher with expertise in Food & Fermentation Science

Dr. Dan Vollmer

Professor, Graduate Program Director, Clydesdale Scholar of Food Science

Hang Xiao

Professor Xiao is a Clydesdale Scholar who specializes in diet-based strategies for disease prevention

Hang Xiao