Gonul Kaletunc, Ph.D.
Food,Agricultural and Biological Engineering
College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences
Primary Food Innovation Center Area: Foods for Health
Areas of Expertise: thermal analysis, biopolymers, food engineering
I have been working on development of controlled release microencapsulated bioactive compounds which can utilize food system as a delivery vehicle. Biopolymers can be used to develop pH sensitive microparticles that can protect bioactive compounds from other food additives and from environment until its delivery point in the human intestinal track.
Gonul Kaletunc, Sudhir Sastry, and Ahmed Yousef, three Food Innovation Center members, are collaborating to find a solution for safety issues in green vegetables. Read more