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FoodPIC: Staff

Yen-Con Hung

Yen-Con Hung

Description of Research Interests:

  • Determination and modeling of pathogen survival associated with seafood and poultry cooked by microwave ovens.
  • High temperature and high pressure pasteurization for elimination of Salmonella and Listeria in liquid egg products.
  • Modeling of beef patty cooking.
  • Development of and optimization of combined processing technologies to preserve foods.
  • Development of treatments using electrolyzed oxidizing water to kill foodborne pathogens on produce, meat and poultry.
  • Improved processing technologies to increase cowpea utilization and improve nutrition.
  • Modeling heat and mass transfer during cryogenic freezing for system and food quality optimization.
  • Studies on the food cold chain.
  • CA storage for shelf-life extension.
  • Development of a value-added process for the retention of crispness in breaded shrimp.
  • High-speed laser-based fruit and vegetable maturity and texture measuring systems.
  • Using X-ray for on-line nondestructive sorting of watercore apples.
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