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 Expert  715900

Expert in Enzymic Modification of Food

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North Carolina (NC)
Education Work History Career Accomplishments Consulting Services Expert Witness

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Expert's research in the areas of enzymic modification of food constituents, nutritional and therapeutic properties of cultured dairy foods, cholesterol metabolism, and food processing has resulted in over 60 publications in refereed journals. He has modified proteins and lipids to improve utilization of currently underutilized raw materials. Examples of his work in this area include the economic production of cocoa butter substitutes by enzyme-mediated transesterification reactions and the industrial production of fatty acids through enzymatic hydrolysis.

food component enzymic modification


food component

Expert has been involved in the standardization of methodologies for determining functionality; the modification of proteins for functionality; and the determination of relationships between protein structure and functionality.

protein functionality



Expert has isolated and characterized compounds from bovine milk capable of inhibiting cholesterol biosynthesis and of inhibiting the proliferation of tumor cells. He is also conducting research on yogurt quality as it is affected by manufacturing variables and the implantation of beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract of experimental animals.

bovine milk


dairy product



Expert has controlled the enzymatic browning in domestically produced mushrooms; improved quality attributes of frozen sweet corn products; and developed frozen soups for institutional use, ice cream and ice cream formulations, and nutritious beverages for physical fitness enthusiasts.

food processing

As a private consultant, Expert was responsible for the technical development and mini-market testing of frozen deserts, frozen yogurt, frozen soups, infant food, and milk analog.

food product development


frozen food

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Greenville, North Carolina;  Concord, North Carolina;  and Lynchburg, Virginia.

Often requested
with this expert:

Dairy and Food Technology
Dairy Processing and Products
Protein Functionality
Infant Nutrition

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1976   Ph.D.   Food Science Technology   University of Nebraska  
1971   M.Sc.   Dairy and Food Science   University of Saskatchewan  
1969   B.Sc.   Dairying (Dairy Technology)   Punjab University  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title  

2000 to




Independent Consultant


1998 to 2000




Nutrition and Consumer Products


Co-Leader Protein Applications


1990 to 1998


Pennsylvania State University


Food Science




1984 to 1990


Pennsylvania State University


Food Science


Associate Professor


1978 to 1984


Pennsylvania State University


Food Science


Assistant Professor


1976 to 1978


University of Nebraska



Research Associate


Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Institute of Food Technologists, American Dairy Science Association, American Chemical Society, and Sigma Xi.

Professional Appointments

Expert has served on the editorial board of the Journal of Dairy Science and on several committees of the IFT and ADSA.

Consulting Services:
Recent Client Requests:
  • Dairy expert for consulting on diary beverage formulation.
  • Expert for consulting on for Infant formula.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on over the road transit case involving yogurt temperature that is safe for human consumption.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

International Experience:
Expert has worked as a consultant in the areas of ice cream and cultured dairy foods in Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Israel, Greece, Brazil, Mexico, and Germany.

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Hindi   Expert is fluent in Hindi.
French   He can speak and read French.

Additional Skills and Services:
Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

Expert has experience locating vendors of dairy food ingredients. He has access to printed materials for assistance in vendor location.


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