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Tiwari wins first place in graduate food science paper
June 19, 2009

Tiwari with Dr. Sheryl Ann Barringer, Professor in the Department of Food
Science and Technology, Ohio state University. She announced the award



Gopal Tiwari, a Ph.D. candidate in the department of biological systems engineering, won first place in the 2009 Graduate Student Paper Award Competition conducted by Food Engineering Division of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).


 IFT is a leading international scientific society in the area of food science and technology. 


The competition was among 44 entries from the top food engineering programs worldwide. Second and third places went to … » More …

Researcher awaits FDA’s OK for microwave technology
May 2, 2007

PULLMAN – U.S. soldiers may enjoy field rations that look and taste better thanks to technology developed by researchers with the International Marketing Program for Agricultural Commodities & Trade Center at Washington State University. Juming Tang, IMPACT Center food technology fellow, and his team have received a U.S. patent for a newly developed, microwave sterilization technology. He began work on the project in 2001 with support from the IMPACT Center, WSU, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center. The goal was to create high quality, shelf-stable products, specifically military rations, using Tang’s technology. “We wanted to create products that look … » More …

Washington Technology Center provides grants to partnerships
January 24, 2007

The Washington Technology Center has awarded Research and Technology Development grants to companies working in partnership with academic researchers from the University of Washington and Washington State University.Seven companies were selected to receive the grants, which total more than $450,000. * Arcadia Biosciences, a company in Seattle, has joined Dr. Diter von Wettstein from WSU to accelerate the development of new wheat cultivars for crops in Washington. Together they are working to create new strains of wheat that could reduce allergens. * Dr. Juming Tang from WSU has teamed up with FungusAmongUs–a supplier of nonperishable mushroom based products. The team aims to develop processes to … » More …