22nd Euro-Global Summit on Food and Beverages
Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Kitipong Assatarakul is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Food Technology from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand and earned his Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology at Cornell University, USA. He joined Chulalongkorn University as faculty member since 2012. His research focuses on beverage technology including thermal and non-thermal processing. He has researched on novel technologies such as UV radiation to control foodborne pathogen and spoilage microorganisms, thereby increasing the consumer’s safety. In addition, he is also working on the development of healthy beverage using herbal extract from regional plant. These will improve the quality and safety of beverage products for health-conscious consumers.