Graduate Field Faculty

Internationally recognized faculty - with a broad range of expertise in all facets of food science - are members of the graduate field.

These faculty members represent four colleges and eleven departments within Cornell and serve as Committee Chairs for the students enrolled in the graduate field of Food Science and Technology. 

Emeritus faculty can only serve as co-chairs or minor members on students' committees.

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Alireza Abbaspourrad

Assistant Professor

Food Science

Alireza Abbaspourrad
Terry Acree

Professor

Food Science

Terry Acree
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Samuel Alcaine

Assistant Professor

Food Science

Samuel Alcaine
David Barbano

Professor

Food Science

David Barbano
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Carl Batt

Professor

Food Science

Carl Batt
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Elizabeth Bihn

Executive Director of the Institute of Food Safety

Cornell AgriTech

Produce Safety Alliance Director

Cornell AgriTech

Senior Extension Associate

Food Science

Elizabeth Bihn
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Kathryn Boor

Professor

Food Science

Professor

Department of Global Development

Kathryn Boor
John Brady

Professor

Food Science

John Brady
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Robin Dando

Associate Professor

Food Science

Robin Dando
Ashim Datta

Professor

Bio and Envir Engineering

Ashim Datta
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Patrick Gibney

Assistant Professor

Food Science

Patrick Gibney
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Julie Goddard

Associate Professor

Food Science

Julie Goddard
Susan Henry

Professor

Molecular Biology and Genetics AG

Susan Henry
Jean Hunter

Associate Professor

Bio and Envir Engineering

Jean Hunter
Chang Lee

Professor Emeritus

Food Science

Cornell AgriTech

Chang Lee
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Xin Gen Lei

Professor

Animal Science

Xin Gen Lei
Rui Hai Liu

Professor

Food Science

Rui Hai Liu
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Anna Katharine Mansfield

Associate Professor

Food Science

Anna Katharine Mansfield
Dennis Miller

Professor Emeritus

Food Science

Dennis Miller
Carmen Moraru

Professor and Chair

Food Science

Carmen Moraru
Motoko Mukai

Assistant Professor

Food Science

Motoko Mukai
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Sam Nugen

Associate Professor

Food Science

Sam Nugen
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Olga Padilla-Zakour

Professor

Food Science

Cornell AgriTech

Olga Padilla-Zakour
Joe Regenstein

Professor Emeritus

Food Science

Joe Regenstein
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Syed Rizvi

Professor

Food Science

Syed Rizvi
Gavin Sacks

Professor

Food Science

Gavin Sacks
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Randy Worobo

Professor

Food Science

Randy Worobo
Christopher Watkins
Christopher Watkins

Professor

School of Integrative Plant Science

Horticulture Section

Director

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Christopher Watkins
Postharvest science
Apple storage life and quality
Controlled atmosphere storage
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Martin Wiedmann

Gellert Family Professor in Food Safety

Food Science

Martin Wiedmann