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Beverly J. Tepper, Ph. D.

Beverly J. Tepper, Ph. D.
Professor
Biology (Sensory evaluation; taste genetics; taste in disease; food intake; obesity)
btepper@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5417
(732) 932-6776

Chitra Ponnusamy, Ph. D.

Chitra Ponnusamy, Ph. D.
Undergraduate Program Director
Teaching undergraduate Food science courses
chitra.ponnusamy@rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD, Room 203
(848) 932-5454
(732) 932-6776
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Chi-Tangh Ho, Ph. D.

Chi-Tangh Ho, Ph. D.
Distinguished Professor
Chemistry (Nutraceuticals, Flavor and Lipid chemistry)
ctho@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5553
(732) 932-6776

Diana E. Roopchand, Ph. D.

Diana E. Roopchand, Ph. D.
Assistant Professor
Biology (Interactions between dietary components, gut microbiota, and intestinal epithelium)
dianaer@sebs.rutgers.edu
61 Dudley Road, Suite 220
(848) 932-0248
(732) 932-6776

Donald W. Schaffner, Ph. D.

Donald W. Schaffner, Ph. D.
Graduate Program Director
Distinguished Professor
Extension Specialist

Biology (Mathematical modeling of microbial behavior, quantitative microbial risk assessment)
don.schaffner@rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5411
(732) 932-6776
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George M. Carman, Ph. D.

George M. Carman, Ph. D.
Board of Governors Professor of Food Science
Director of the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research

Biology (Biochemistry, membranes, phospholipids, enzymes)
gcarman@rutgers.edu
61 Dudley Road
(848) 932-0267
(732) 932-6776

Gil-Soo Han, Ph. D.

Gil-Soo Han, Ph. D.
Assistant Research Professor
Biology (Molecular biology, phospholipid metabolism, gene regulation)
gshan@rutgers.edu
61 Dudley RD
(848) 932-0268
(732) 932-6776

Karen M. Schaich, Ph. D.

Karen M. Schaich, Ph. D.
Associate Professor
Chemistry (Lipid chemistry, free radical reactions and mechanisms of lipid oxidation, cytotoxicity, antioxidants)
schaich@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5454
(732) 932-6776

Karl R. Matthews, Ph. D.

Karl R. Matthews, Ph. D.
Department Chair
Professor

Biology (Microbiology, food safety)
matthews@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5430
(732) 932-6776

Kit L. Yam, Ph. D.

Kit L. Yam, Ph. D.
Professor
Engineering (Food packaging, controlled/modified packaging, packaging development)
kyam@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5467
(732) 932-6776

Loredana Quadro, Ph. D.

Loredana Quadro, Ph. D.
Professor
Biology (Genetics and metabolism of fat-soluble vitamins, nutrient metabolism and effects on human health throughout the lifecycle)
lquadro@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD, Room 419
(848) 932-5491
(732) 932-6776

Michael Chikindas, Ph. D.

Michael Chikindas, Ph. D.
Professor
Biology (Microbiology, food safety, bacteriocins)
tchikind@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5405
(732) 932-6776

Mukund V. Karwe, PH. D.

Mukund V. Karwe, PH. D.
Distinguished Professor
Dean of International Programs

mkarwe@sebs.rutgers.edu
63 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5543
(732) 932-6776

Paul Takhistov, Ph. D.

Paul Takhistov, Ph. D.
Master of Business and Science Program Director
Engineering (Development of microfluidic devices and biosensors for microorganisms detection, non-thermal (pulse-electric field) pathogens inactivation; nanotechnology in food processing, packaging and control)
ptakhist@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5478
(732) 932-6776

Qingrong Huang, Ph. D.

Qingrong Huang, Ph. D.
Professor
Materials (Novel Functional Food, Nano- and Microencapsulation of Active Food Ingredients, Fabrication of Nanoscale Biosensors, Viscoelastic Properties of Biopolymers in Multilength Scales, Nanotechnology)
qhuang@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5514
(732) 932-6776

Richard D. Ludescher, Ph. D.

Richard D. Ludescher, Ph. D.
Professor
Chemistry (Physical chemistry, protein biophysics, luminescence spectroscopy)
rdl@sebs.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5489
(732) 932-6776

Thomas G. Hartman, Ph. D.

Thomas G. Hartman, Ph. D.
Adjunct member
Chemistry (Analytical and Instrumentation)
hartmant@njaes.rutgers.edu
65 Dudley RD
(848) 932-5540
(732) 932-6776