CARD researcher and WPI student, Jacob Bouchard, along with his advisor, Dr. Douglas Petkie, were invited to present at the EuroDrying 2023 conference held in Łódź, Poland earlier this month. The title of their work was “Investigation of Effective Medium Theories in the Far Infrared for Pulp and Paper Applications.” CARD founding director, Dr. Jamal […]
CARD researcher and recent graduate, Amir Malvandi, of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign (UIUC) is now an assistant professor in the Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department at UIUC. He started his new position July 1st. His advisor at UIUC was Dr. Hao Feng. Congratulations, Amir! We are so proud of you and your many […]
CARD researcher, Stan Tu, recently graduated from the University of Illinois with his Master’s degree. He is now an Associate Scientist at Mars, Inc. He successfully defended his Master’s thesis “CHARACTERIZATION OF SPRAY DRIED POWDERS BY NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY” in February, 2023. His advisor was Dr. Youngsoo Lee of the University of Illinois. We are so proud […]
We are thrilled to share that Ragya Kapoor won 2nd place at the prestigious 2023 IFT Sustainable Food Systems Division Graduate Student Oral Competition. The title of her presentation was Novel Ultrasound-Based Drying Technology for Sustainable Production of Plant Protein Isolates With Improved Functionality. Ragya has been actively involved as a researcher at CARD for […]
At our May, CARD Industry Advisory Board (IAB) Meeting, the following students were awarded certificates in the poster competition. 1st Place: Yao Shen 2nd Place: Anurag Bhattacharjee 3rd Place: Luis Luna Honorable Mention: Hanshen Yu (not featured) Congratulations to the winners […]
We are pleased to share that Fidele Abedi has earned a Postdoctoral Scholar Employee appointment at the University of California, Davis in the Food Science and Technology Department. Previously, Fidele was one of Dr. Pawan Takhar’s students (University of Illinois) and very involved in CARD’s research projects. Congratulations, Fidele!
We are so pleased to share that CARD researcher, Stan Tu of the University of Illinois, successfully defended his Master’s thesis “CHARACTERIZATION OF SPRAY DRIED POWDERS BY NEAR INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY” on February 23, 2023. His advisor was Dr. Youngsoo Lee of the University of Illinois.
We are happy to announce that Ragya Kapoor, a researcher at CARD and a student at the University of Illinois-Urbana champaign, has successfully defended her dissertation titled “Vitamin E-loaded, Ultrasound-dried Microcapsules Stabilized by Modified Pea Protein Isolate”. Her advisor was Dr. Hao Feng. Congratulations, Ragya!
The annual Graduate Research Innovation Exchange (GRIE) at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) is a poster celebration and competition that highlights the breadth, diversity, and quality of WPI’s graduate research. Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the Dean of Graduate Studies, it is a two-part event consisting of an Open Research Celebration and Finals […]
On March 15, 2023, nine students from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) provided nine research presentations to Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MASS CEC). This research is sponsored by the Center for Advanced Research in Drying (CARD) and MASS CEC, a member of CARD since 2016. MASS CEC eagerly sponsors the day for WPI’s students. The presentations […]