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IUFoST GOVERNANCE

22nd World Congress of Food Science and Technology

The future of food is now: Development, Functionality & Sustainability

IUFoST board of Directors

Ogugua Charles Aworh  |  Nigeria
Department of Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Hongda Chen  |  USA
National Program Leader of Bioprocess Engineering and Nanotechnology at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA. Fellow of IAFoST and Chair of the IUFoST Scientific Council

Pavinee Chinachoti  |  Thailand
President and Advisor, Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT)

Samuel Godefroy  |  Canada
Director General of Health Canada’s Food Directorate, Canada’s Food Standard Setting body and a former Vice Chair of the FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission
Director General of Health Canada’s Food Directorate, and a former Vice-Chair of the Codex Alimentarius Commission (CAC). Full Professor at the Department of Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences / Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods at Laval University Quebec, Canada

Alejandra Medrano  |  Uruguay
Laboratory of Bioactivity and Nanotechnology of Food at the Department of Food Science and Technology, Chemistry Faculty, University of the Republic (UdelaR), Uruguay

Judith Meech  |  Secretary-General
IUFoST Secretary-General 

Mitsutoshi Nakajima  |  Japan
Specially Appointed Professor, Faculty of Life and Environmental Sciences / Alliance on Research for the Mediterranean and North Africa, University of Tsukuba, located at Tsukuba Japan

Cheikh Ndiaye  | Senegal
The Senegalese Institute of Food Science and Technology (SenIFoST)

Vish Prakash  |  India
Past President of IUFoST; former Distinguished Scientist of CSIR India; Former Director of CFTRI Mysore

Pingfan Rao  |  China
Honorary Vice President of the Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST) and Professor and Director of the Chinese Academy of Science (CAS) – Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, India – Shanghai Institutes of Biological Sciences (SIBS)

Declan Troy  |  Ireland
Assistant Director of Research
Director of Food Technology Transfer, President, Institute of Food Science and Technology Ireland – Head of Centre,Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin. Ireland

Aman Wirakarakusumah  |  Indonesia
IUFoST President – Professor Emeritus at Department of Food Science and Technology and Senior Scientist at South East Asia Food Agriculture Science and Technology, at Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia

Scientific Council

Lilia Ahrne  |  Denmark
Professor in Dairy Process Technology at University of Copenhagen. She has been member of the National Committee Food Sciences of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA) and member of the Expert Group on FOOD 2030 for the European Commission R&I Directorate F.

Hongda Chen  |  USA
National Program Leader of Bioprocess Engineering and Nanotechnology at the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), USDA. Fellow of IAFoST and Chair of the IUFoST Scientific Council

Roger Clemens  |  USA
USC Mann School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Department of Regulatory and Quality Sciences, California, USA

Paruchuri Gangadhar (PG) Rao |  India
Former Director of CSIR-NEIST, India and Distinguished Scientist of CSIR – India, Past President of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, Scientific Chair for the IUFoST World Congress 2018, Mumbai and Member of the Board of Governers of National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, India

Fereidoon Shahidi  |  Canada
University Research Professor & Distinguished Scholar
Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Laboratory
Department of Biochemistry Memorial University of Newfoundland

Academy Executive Council

Ogugua Charles Aworh  |  Nigeria
Department of Food Technology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria

Stephane Guilbert  |  France
Emeritus Professor in Food Science at Institut Agro Montpellier

Fereidoon Shahidi  |  Canada
University Research Professor & Distinguished Scholar
Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Laboratory
Department of Biochemistry Memorial University of Newfoundland

Chin-Kun Wang  |  Taiwan
Professor in Chung Shan MedicaI University (CSMU)

Mid Career Scientists

Obadina Adewale, Professor Department of Food Science and Technology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta  |  Nigeria

Emmanuel Hatzakis, Scarlet and Gray Associate Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology at the Ohio State University  |  USA

George Ooko Abong’, Department Head and Associate Professor, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology University of Nairobi |  Kenya

Chibuike Udenigwe, Professor University Research Chair, University of Ottawa, Canada |  Canada

Early Career Scientists

Dominic Agyei  |  New Zealand

Elizabeth Arenas  |  Philippines

Cynthia Cano Sarmiento  |  Mexico

Boing Sitanggang  |  Philippines

Artur Wiktor  |  Poland

Jay Yadav  |  India