Fri Jun 22 2012 - Kirleis Lecturer Seminar: Designing functional cellulose: from the processing perspective
NLSN Morgan Board Room #2187Start Date:
Fri Jun 22 2012 10:00:00 AMEnd Date:
Fri Jun 22 2012 11:00:00 AMContact:
Marilyn Yundt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 494-6171Description:
Kirleis Lecturer Seminar:
Designing functional cellulose: from the processing perspective
Dr. An-I Yeh is a Distinguished Professor at Graduate Institute of Food Science and Technology at National Taiwan University (NTU) (Taipei, ROC (Taiwan)). Dr. Yeh is involved with extrusion technology for rice products, rheological properties of starchy materials, applications of glass transition in product development, supercritical extraction, and reduction of acrylamide in traditional Chinese food. Currently Dr. Yeh is developing and characterizing nano/submicron edible materials for enhancing functionality or nutritional value, such as to enhance the enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose by size reduction, to enhance the release of bioactive compounds from food matrices, and to develop bioplastics using bio-polymers with enhanced mechanical properties by increasing the degree of cross-linking of bio-polymers. Additional benefits of the technology is to use raw material as a whole and thus to minimize waste.
In addition to academic duties Dr. Yeh works closely with industry and acts as a local consultant for US Grain Council at Taipei to promote barley and corn application. Dr. Yeh also provides consultation for food companies in Taiwan and China as a volunteer for Taiwan Consumer’s Foundation on food related issues. In early 2012, Dr. Yeh established Carbohydrate Center at NTU to promote collaborations with food industry.
Sun Jun 24 2012 - Early Season Diagnostic Workshop
Purdue Agronomy Center for Research and Education (ACRE)Start Date:
Sun Jun 24 2012 8:00:00 AMEnd Date:
Sun Jun 24 2012 3:00:00 PMContact:
Lisa Green, email@example.com, 765-494-4783More...
Mon Jun 25 2012 - 2012 GTAP Advisory Board Meeting
Geneva, SwitzerlandStart Date:
Mon Jun 25 2012 12:00:00 AMEnd Date:
Tue Jun 26 2012 11:59:00 PMContact:
Members of the GTAP Consortium are represented on the GTAP Advisory board. This board advises the Center on matters of policy, research agenda, and funding. In so doing, they help to set the direction of the GTAP Data Base and modeling framework. This includes issues such as further disaggregation of countries and commodities, frequency and distribution of data updates, policies for incorporating new information, software development and extensions of the standard modeling framework, and the design and location of future short courses.
Mon Jun 25 2012 - June 25th to 29th - The Nature of Teaching Mammals Workshop
The John S. Wright Center, 1007 North 725 West, West Lafayette, INStart Date:
Mon Jun 25 2012 8:00:00 AMEnd Date:
Fri Jun 29 2012 5:00:00 PMContact:
Rob Chapman, firstname.lastname@example.org, 812.662.4999Description:
Educators will receive great resources along with exploring trails for hands on learning. More info. to come.
Mon Jun 25 2012 - Abigail Borron Dissertation
WSLR 116Start Date:
Mon Jun 25 2012 8:00:00 AMEnd Date:
Mon Jun 25 2012 8:45:00 AMContact:
A Culture-Centered Approach to Health and Nutrition Among Low-Income Groups: Recommendations for Land-Grant University Engagement. This study draws from the guiding principles of the culture-centered approach (CCA) to critically examine the contested nature and ongoing intersection of three constructs: culture, structure and agency, as they relate to the Purdue Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).