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Akiva T Gross

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Adjunct Professor

 General Information

Dr. Gross is President of A.T. Gross Consulting Ltd. Gross received his doctoral degree in organic chemistry from the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and then continued his scientific training in Applied Enzymology in the chemistry departments of Masschusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. Before starting his consulting business, Dr. Gross served as a Vice President of Global Product Development at Corn Products International. Prior to joining the company, Dr. Gross held several R&D leadership positions at CP Kelco and Monsanto. He was also a co-funder, Senior Vice President of R& D and and a member of the Board of Directors of Opta Food Ingredients, Inc. Opta Food Ingredients was established as a spinoff of Enzytech, Inc. where Dr. Gross was a co-funder and Vice President of R&D.

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