Faculty

Ali Ubeyitogullari

Ali Ubeyitogullari

Assistant Professor

Food Engineering

(DREX)-Director Experiment Station

(FDSC)-Food Science

Phone: 479-575-4605

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Dr. Ubeyitogullari’s research interests revolve primarily around food engineering and novel food processing technologies with a specific focus on enhancing health benefits and quality of foods. The overarching goal of his research program is to improve human health and wellness through food by employing innovative technologies. Specifically, the Ubeyitogullari Lab is interested in enhancing bioavailability of micronutrients using nanoscale science and engineering based on supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO2) technology.

Research Goals:

  1. Develop new technologies to improve bioavailability of bioactive compounds and protect them during storage.
  2. Fabricate nanoscale food-grade materials for the delivery of bioactive compounds.
  3. Create functional foods by using additive manufacturing.

Postdoc—Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (Novel Food Processes and Engineering)

Postdoc—University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (Lipid Chemistry and Processing)

PhD—University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (Food Science and Technology)

MS—Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (Food Engineering)

BS—Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey (Food Engineering)