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Principle Investigator

Dr. Haotian Zheng

Assistant Professor, Department of FOOD, BIOPROCESSING & NUTRITION SCIENCES

Member-at-Large: American Dairy Science Association

Editorial Board Member: BMC Chemistry by Springer-Nature

Journal Topics Board Member: Dairy by MDPI

Ph.D., Food Science, University of Otago, New Zealand (2014), Advisor: David Everett; Rafael Jimenez-Flores; Keith Gordon

M.S., Food Technology, Wageningen University, Netherlands (2010), Advisor: Harry Gruppen; Peter Wierenga

B.Eng., Food Science & Engineering, Northeast Agricultural University, China (2007)

 

PhD student:
  1. Yijing Shao (MSc.): project key words: Raman spectroscopy, FTIR spectroscopy, UPLC-RI/DAD/CAD, bio-polymer thermodynamics, UHT
  2. Usman Amin (MSc.): project key words: protein gel, emulsion, rheology, interfacial studies, tangential flow filtration (MF/UF/NF/RO), spray drying

 

MSc student: 
  1. Evelyn Lin (BSc.): project Key words: protein gel, emulsion, rheology, interfacial studies
  2. Andrew Christenson (BSc.), project key words: protein aggregates, Pickering emulsion, interfacial studies

 

Lab Alumni
  1. Bhavana Uppili (intern, 2020 summer)
  2. Nikhilesh Gore (temporary lab assistant, 2020-2021)
  3. Jonathan Strum (temporary lab assistant, 2020-2021)
  4. Chloe Brubaker (intern 2021 summer)
  5. Michelle Liang (intern 2021 summer)
  6. Zuri Kornegay (intern 2021 summer)
  7. Yueying Lin (NC State GEARS student 2021 summer)
  8. Siqing Xia (NC State GEARS student 2021 summer)
  9. Renyuan Li (NC State GEARS student 2021 summer)
  10. Xinyi Dai (NC State GEARS student 2021 summer)
  11. Yingying He (NC State GEARS student 2021 summer)
  12. Avinash Patel (Postdoc. Feb.2021 – Jan.2022)

Zheng Lab 2021

     

Graduate students at Zheng Lab: Usman Amin (PhD student), Yijing Shao (PhD student), Evelyn Lin (MS student), Andrew Christenson (MS student)