Washington State University
Juming Tang, Ph.D., Regents Professor, Distinguished Chair of Food Engineering, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, Pullman. He was donned Ph.D. at Agricultural/Food Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada. Director of USDA AFRI Center of Excellence for Food Safety Using Microwave Energy ($4M from USDA NIFA CAPs Program). Director of Microwave Sterilization Consortium. Washington State University IMPACT Research Fellow of Food Processing Technology – one of three IMPACT fellows. President’s Distinguished Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Washington State University (the inaugural recipient). IFT Tannar Award - for the Most-Cited Paper of 2015 published in the Food Engineering and Materials Science Section of Journal of Food Science -- Unlocking Potentials of Microwaves for Food Safety and Quality. International Food Engineering Award, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers & Nestle, “for breakthrough engineering design and development of microwave/radio frequency thermal processing technologies, and outstanding leadership and education of food engineering professionals” and more than 10 awards he won. And he published more than 100 research papers.
Food Engineering, Microwave assisted thermal processing, Heat and Mass transfer in food processing, Engineering properties of food materials, Dehydration of fruits and vegetables, Nonchemical Disinfectations based on Electromagnetic Energy