Team Members

Principle Investigator

Jiajia Chen Profile Page
Jiajia Chen
Assistant Professor, Food Science

Current Members

Ran Yang Profile Page
Ran Yang
Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Food Science
Fernando Cantarero Rivera Profile Page
Fernando Cantarero Rivera
Grad Research Assistant, Food Science
Arjun Ghimire Profile Page
Arjun Ghimire
Grad Research Assistant, Food Science
Md Raihanul Haque Profile Page
Md Raihanul Haque
Grad Research Assistant, Food Science

Former Members

  • Kartik Verma, M.S., 2021-2023, 2022 Student-Faculty Research Award, Ph.D. Student at the Ohio State University
  • Renee Abernathy, Sean Moran & Keely Sage, BESS senior design, 2021-2022, second place in UTK undergraduate design competition
  • Benjamin Cruz & Colby Alan, BESS senior design, 2020-2021, third place in the 2021 American Society of Agriculture and Biological Engineers (ASABE) AGCO National Student Design Competition
  • Qianyi Chen, M.S., 2019-2021, Fairlife LLC.
  • Nathaly Vargas, 2019, Intern from Zamorano Pan-American Agricultural School, Honduras