Feed the Future Innovation Lab

for Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling

Feed the Future Innovation Lab

for Food Processing and Post-Harvest Handling

Meet the Team

Purdue Project Staff

Management Unit

Mr. Timothy Rendall

Managing Director

Julie Hancock

Program Manager

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Ms. Tasmia Kasham

International Sponsored Program Administrator

Lonnie Kucik

Program Assistant

Project Staff

Bruce Hamaker

Team Leader, Food Processing and Nutrition; Researcher-Food Processing

Jacob Ricker-Gilbert

Team Leader, Drying and Storage; Researcher-Economics

Jonathan Bauchet

Researcher-Economics

Klein Ilelji

Researcher-Drying and Storage

Charles Woloshuck

Researcher-Storage

Partners

USA

North Carolina State University

Dr. Mario Ferruzzi (Processing and Nutrition)
Professor, Plants for Human Health Institute
Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Science

North Carolina State University
  600 Laureate Way, Kannapolis, NC 28081
   mferruz@ncsu.edu
  (704) 250-5405
  https://www.ncsu.edu/

South Africa

University of Pretoria

Dr. Kwaku G. Duodu (Processing and Nutrition)
Senior Lecturer, Department of Food Science

University of Pretoria, South Africa
  Gyebi.Duodu@up.ac.za
  Phone: +27 12 4204296
  +27 12 4202839
  https://www.up.ac.za/

 

Prof. John R.N. Taylor (Processing and Nutrition)
Professor, Department of Food Science

University of Pretoria, South Africa
  john.taylor@up.ac.za
  +27 12 4204296
  +27 12 4202839
  https://www.up.ac.za/

Kenya

KALRO

Patrick Ketiem (Drying and Storage)
Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO)
Senior Research Officer (Climate change/agroprocessing)

Food Crops Research Centre
  Njoro, Nakuru-Kenya, Private Bag - 20107, Njoro
  pkketiem@yahoo.com
  +254 722 870 608
  https://www.kalro.org/

CIMMYT

Dr. Hugo De Groote (Economics)
Principal Scientist (Agricultural Economics), CIMMYT,

ICRAF House, United Nations Avenue, Gigiri
  P.O. Box 1041, Village Market-00621, Nairobi, Kenya
  h.degroote@cgiar.org
  +254 20 7224604 or +254 711 034604
  https://www.cimmyt.org/

University of Eldoret (Moi), Kenya

Dr. Violet Kadenyeka Mugalavai (Processing and Nutrition)
Head of Department, Family & Consumer Sciences,
Director, Industrial Linkages, Partnerships & Collaborations,

University of Eldoret
  P.O. BOX 1125, Eldoret, 30100, Kenya
  violet.mugalavai@gmail.com
  +254720 384 145, +254772128859, +254738698005
  http://www.uoeld.ac.ke/

Senegal

Institute Sénégalais de Recherches Agricoles (ISRA)

Dr. Ibrahima Sarr (Drying and Storage)
ISRA/CNRA
  BP: 53 Bambey (Senegal)
  +221 33 9 736 348
  ibrahima.sarr@isra.sn, sardr@yahoo.com
  drsarr
  https://www.irsa.sn/

Institut de Technologie Alimentaire - ITA

Dr. Cheikh Ndiaye (Processing and Nutrition)
  Route des Péres Maristes, Hann-DAKAR-SENEGAL-PB: 2765
  (221) 33 859 0707 (fixed), (221) 77 818 9937 (mobile)
  (221) 33 832 8295
  chndiaye@ita.sn
  http://www.ita.sn/

Dr. Djibril Traore
  djibril@ostatemail.okstate.edu

Others