IAFP – 2023

Our lab attended the IAFP (International Association of Food Protection) 2023 Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada! Our graduate students presented a total of 8 posters and everyone enjoyed the first international travel after the pandemic!

IAFP group photo

Lab Alum Taoran Wang featured on UConn Today


Read the story at UConn Today.

Taoran Wang is combining her life-long passion for food with her UConn education to expand innovation for plant-based food company, Beyond Meat.

Wang came to the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources from China to earn her master’s degree in allied health sciences. During her time in the master’s program, Wang realized she had a passion for food science and decided to continue her education at UConn. Wang completed her Ph.D. in nutritional sciences in 2019.

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IFT Awards to Qiaobin and Wusigale

  • Congratulations to Qiaobin Hu for wining the third place in the Nutraceutical & Functional Foods Division during 2019 IFT Graduate Student Poster Competition.
  • Congratulations to Wusigale for wining the third place in the Food Engineering Division during 2019 IFT Graduate Student Poster Competition as well as the “Best Graduate Paper Award” in the North American Jiangnan University Alumni & Friends Association during 2019 IFT.