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The lab is led by Dr. Fanbin Kong in the Department of Food Science
VISION:

 

Drawing from engineering science to develop & explore innovative technologies for food processing

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

 

  • In vitro simulation of digestive systems
  • The behavior of food and non-food components in the human digestive tract
  • Microencapsulation
  • Radio-frequency heating
  • New food processing technology for improving food quality and food safety
NEWS:

 

IFT NEXT Newsletter May 29, 2018: Researchers to explore potential health benefits of nano-cellulose
Nanocellulose Effects on Human Food Digestion and Health
USDA grant funds UGA scientist’s work on nano-cellulose, digestion
UGA researcher looks to create foods that help solve health concerns
BFTV Cluster News (UC DAVIS): Dr. Kong delivered a seminar  on microencapsulation for improved protection and delivery of bioactive food ingredients 
ALMOND QUALITY WORKSHOP A FIRST AT THE ALMOND CONFERENCE