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Sam Nugen

November 8, 2016

Sam Nugen
Sam Nugen

Sam Nugen, associate professor, food science
Academic focus: rapid detection of food and waterborne pathogens to improve food safety and animal health
Previous positions: assistant/associate professor, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2009-16; postdoctoral associate, Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University; research engineer at Kraft Foods, 1999-2003
Academic background: B.S., animal science, University of Vermont, 1997; M.S., food engineering, 1999; Ph.D., food science, 2008, Cornell University
Last book read: “Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site” by Sherri Duskey Rinker
In his own time: family stuff
Current research project(s): Bacteriophage engineering for the rapid detection of E. coli