Work Experience

Agricultural & Biological Engineering Department, University of Florida
Professor, Food and Bioprocess Engineering
1982 - Present
Associate Professor, Agricultural Engineering Department; and Affiliate Associate Professor, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department. Developed teaching and research programs in food engineering unit operations, physical and rheological properties of food and biological materials, and government regulations in the food industry. Promoted to Professor, 1989.
Senior Consultant in Food and Agribusiness
Arthur D. Little, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
1977 - 1982
Led consulting assignments in food engineering, food product and process development, and technical and economic feasibility studies.
Research Engineer and Project Leader
Ross Laboratories Division of Abbott Laboratories, Columbus, Ohio
1971 - 1977
Responsible for aseptic processing and sterilization process technology, including sterilization by heat treatments, chemical gas mixtures, and ionizing radiation. Promoted to Group Leader 4/73 with management and supervisory responsibility for group of eight scientists and technicians engaged in product and process development on infant and medical nutritional products.

Academic Experience

University of Massachusetts
Ph.D. Food and Agricultural Engineering
1968 - 1971
University of Massachusetts
M.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
1966 - 1968
University of Massachusetts
B.S. Mechanical Engineering
1962 - 1966