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Future Events


WSU Microwave Technology Spring Boot Camp 2019

May 21, 2019 – May 23, 2019
Washington State University – Pullman, WA

Join professionals from a variety of food industries, regulatory bodies, and commercialization professionals to understand the fundamental technology behind microwave heating and immerse yourself in hands on product formulation and testing in our very own pilot scale MATS and MAPS machines!

 

 

Past Events


Poster Presentation – Dr. Carolyn Ross

September 26, 2018 – September 28, 2018
SSP 2018; Cleveland, OH

Society of Sensory Professionals 2018 Annual Meeting
Presentation Title: “From abstract to recognizable: modeling tendencies of a basic salt solution based on affective reactions”
Authors: Sasha Barnett, Charles Diako, and Carolyn Ross

 

Poster Presentation – Dr. Shyam Sablani

September 9, 2018 – September 12, 2018
CoFE 2018; Minneapolis, MN

Conference of Food Engineering 2018 Annual Meeting
Poster Title: “Influence of packaging film gas barrier properties and storage temperature on the physicochemical quality of thermally pasteurized carrot puree”
Authors: Chandrashekhar R Sonar, Carolina Servantes Paccola, Saleh Al-Ghamdi, Barbara Rasco, Juming Tang, Shyam S Sablani

 

Poster Presentation – Dr. Shyam Sablani

September 9, 2018 – September 12, 2018
CoFE 2018; Minneapolis, MN

Conference of Food Engineering 2018 Annual Meeting
Poster Title: “Development of an oxygen sensitive indicator to identify and characterize defects in metal-oxide coated multilayer polymeric pouches for sterilized food products”
Authors: Ashutos Parhi , Kanishka Bhunia, Barbara Rasco, Juming Tang, Shyam S. Sablani

 

USDA AFRI – 2018 CAPS Annual Meeting

August 14, 2018 – August 15, 2018
US Army Natick Soldier Systems Center; Natick, MA

USDA AFRI CAPS Grant recipients and project Principal investors will join together to share project successes and report findings. Microwave Assisted Thermal Sterilization (MATS) and Microwave Assisted Pasteurization System (MAPS) meals from the WSU Food Safety Team will be served to meeting attendees.

 

Poster Presentation – Dr. Carolyn Ross

July 15, 2018 – July 18 2018
IFT 2018 – Chicago, IL

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting
Presentation Title: “Identification of a Salt Blend: Application of the Electronic Tongue, Consumer Evaluation, and Mixture Design Methodology”
Authors: Sasha Barnett, Charles Diako, and Carolyn F. Ross

 

Poster Presentation – Dr. Carolyn Ross

July 15, 2018 – July 18, 2018
IFT 2018 – Chicago, IL

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting 2018
Presentation Title: “Utilizing Herbs and Microwave-Assisted Thermal Sterilization to Enhance Saltiness Perception in Ready-to-Eat Meals”
Authors: Sasha M. Barnett, Shyam S. Sablani, Juming Tang, and Carolyn F. Ross

 

Poster Presentation – Dr. Shyam Sablani

July 15, 2018 – July 18, 2018
IFT 2018 – Chicago, IL

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting 2018
Presentation Title: “Effect of barrier properties of polymer pouches on shelf life of microwave-assisted thermally sterilized ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese”
Authors: Juhi Patel, Hongchao Zhang,  Renata Queiroz,, Carolyn F. Ross,  Juming Tang,  Tom Yang, Shyam Sablani
Third Place in Food Packaging Division

 

Presentation – Dr. Doris D’Souza

July 8, 2018 – July 11, 2018
IAFP 2018 – Salt Lake City, UT

International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) Annual Meeting 2018
Presentation Title: “Comparison of thermal inactivation between Staphylococcus Carnosus CS-299 and CS-300 as potential hepatitis A virus surrogates”
Authours: Patwardhan, M., M. Morgan, and D. H. D’Souza

 

Presentation – Dr. Juming Tang

June 26, 2018 – June 28, 2018
IMPI 2018 – Long Beach, CA

International Microwave Power Institute (IMPI) Annual Meeting 2018
Presentation Title: “Effect of Metal Shielding Food Carrier on Heating Pattern Inside Food Packages Processed with a Microwave Assisted Pasteurization System (MAPS)”
Presenter: Yoon-Ki Hong

 

Presentation – Dr. Karina Gallardo

June 24, 2018 – June 26, 2018
WAEA 2018 – Anchorage, AK

Western Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting 2018
Presentation Title: “Assessing Consumers Response to a Ready to Eat Meal Processed by a Quasi Novel Food Processing Technology”
Authors: Dolores Garrido & R.Karina Gallardo

 

WSU Microwave Technology Spring Boot Camp 2018 #2

May 21, 2018 – May 23, 2018
Washington State University – Pullman, WA

Join professionals from a variety of food industries, regulatory bodies, and commercialization professionals to understand the fundamental technology behind microwave heating and immerse yourself in hands on product formulation and testing in our very own pilot scale MATS and MAPS machines!

 

WSU Microwave Technology Spring Boot Camp 2018 #1

May 15, 2018 – May 17, 2018
Washington State University – Pullman, WA

Join professionals from a variety of food industries, regulatory bodies, and commercialization professionals to understand the fundamental technology behind microwave heating and immerse yourself in hands on product formulation and testing in our very own pilot scale MATS and MAPS machines!

 

Center of Excellence Year 2 Annual Project Meeting

March 15, 2018 – March 16, 2018
Washington State University – Pullman, WA

Two day workshop and project meeting. Project Principal Investigators and Graduate Students will give research updates on their respective topics. Presentations topic to include Microwave Engineering, Packaging, Sensory and Nutrition, Consumer Studies, and Program Evaluation.

 

DC Showcase

November 13, 2017 – November 14, 2017
Washington, DC

Members from Washington State University and 915 Labs will showcase Microwave-Assisted food processing technologies at the inaugural I&E Showcase and Exhibition at the APLU Annual Meeting as well as the Capitol Hill Reception and Exhibition. This event will be attended by top research professionals from around the nation and associated government officials from varying areas.

 

WSU Microwave Technology Fall Boot Camp 2017

July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017
Washington State University – Pullman, WA

Join professionals from a variety of food industries, regulatory bodies, and commercialization professionals to understand the fundamental technology behind microwave heating and immerse yourself in hands on product formulation and testing in our very own pilot scale MATS and MAPS machines!

 

Presentation – Dr. Doris D’Souza

July 9, 2017 – July 12, 2017
IAFP 2017 – Tampa,FL

International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting 2017
Presentation Title: “Heat Inactivation of Tulane Virus in Inoculated Spinach Contained in Vacuum Bags”
Authors: Sukriti Ailavadi, Mark Morgan, Doris D’Souza

 

Presentation – Dr. Doris D’Souza

June 25, 2017 – June 28, 2017
IFT 2017 – Las Vegas, NV

Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting 2017
Presentation Title: “Heat inactivation kinetics of Aichi virus in cell-culture media”
Authors: Sukriti Ailavadi

 

Presentation – Dr. Juming Tang

June 20, 2017 – June 22, 2017
International Microwave Power Institute (IMPI); Miami, FL

The 51st Annual Microwave Power Symposium (IMPI 51)
Presentation Title: “The Role of Microwave Pasteurization on Improving the Microbial Safety of Ready-to-Cook and Eat Foods”
Author: Dr. Juming Tang

 

Center of Excellence Year 1 Annual Project Meeting

March 15, 2017
Washington State University Downtown Seattle Office; 901 5th Ave #2900, Seattle, WA 98164

Meeting will discuss future project plans.

 

Center of Excellence Kickoff Meeting

March 14, 2017
Washington State University Downtown Seattle Office; 901 5th Ave #2900, Seattle, WA 98164

Join the Center of Excellence for Food Safety, initiated by Washington State University, for the first-annual Industrial Microwave Alliance Kickoff Meeting.  This event will be held at the Washington State University Downtown Seattle Office, March 15, 2017. The event will center on the formation of the Industrial Microwave Alliance. The group will focus on aspects of microwave technology as it relates to food, the status of commercialization, and outlooks on the future of the technology.

 

AFRI Food Processing Technology Webinar

March 24, 2015
Materials: Agenda; Enchanting Food Safety; FDA Regulations, USDA FSIS Approval Process