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Dr. Kong is accepting students for his lab for Spring and Fall 2021. Please click here for department's graduate application details and deadlines.
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:
UGA TODAY (2020) – Pecan research to help producers meet demand
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