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Yaohua "Betty" Feng

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Assistant Professor of Food Science
Nelson Hall of Food Science (NLSN) Room 3171
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

 General Information

Dr. Betty Feng's research lab website:







Ph.D., Food Science, University of California, Davis

M.S., Food Sensory Science, University of California, Davis

B.S., Food Engineering, South China University of Technology, China


Dr. Feng is dedicated to the research and extension of pre- and post-harvest interventions to enhance microbial safety of foods. She uses interdisciplinary tools to investigate gaps in food safety practice compliance and develop novel food safety strategies to empower food handlers and consumers to behavioral change. She is also interested in mitigating microbial contamination in food production by using innovative processing technologies and designing culturally tailored educational interventions. 


Member Institute of Food Technologist (IFT)

Member International Associations of Food Protection (IAFP)

Current Graduate Students and Research Lab Members

Han Chen

Department of Food Science, 745 Agriculture Mall Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907, (765) 494-8256

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