Areas of Expertise


Nonthermal Food Processing
- High Hydrostatic Pressure Applications for Food Preservation (esp. liquid foods as carrot juice, milk and model systems)
- Modeling Pressure Inactivation Kinetics of Microorganisms
- Inactivation Mechanism of High Hydrostatic Pressure (SEM, confocal microscopy)

Food Microbiology
- Isolation of Pathogenic Microorganisms in Food Samples
- Identification of Pathogenic Microorganisms in Food Samples

Food Technology
- Microwave-Infrared Combination Heating
- Infrared Heating
- Process Optimization (experimental design set up such as Box-behnken and full factorial design and optimization by response surface models)