People

Current members

Dr. Bing Wang

Principal Investigator

bing.wang@unl.edu

Ph.D., 2011, Veterinary Microbiology Minor in Statistics), Iowa State University
M.S., 2007, Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology, China Agricultural University
B.S., 2004, Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University

Dr. Bing Wang is a human health risk analyst specialized in addressing microbial food safety issues. Dr. Wang’s research aims to improve public health decision making through data analysis and decision tools, particularly the use of epidemiology, systematic review, meta-analysis and quantitative microbial risk assessment to optimize the food production and processing conditions and enhance the effectiveness of food safety and quality resources.

Yangjunna Zhang

Yangjunna Zhang

Doctoral Candidate

yangjunna.zhang@huskers.unl.edu

Ph.D., 2019, Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., 2016, Food Science and Human Nutrition, Illinois Institute of Technology
B.S., 2013, Food Science, Shaanxi Normal University

onay burak dogan

Onay Burak Dogan

Doctoral Student

onay.dogan@huskers.unl.edu

M.S., 2015, Food Engineering, Middle East Technical University
B.S., 2012, Food Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Enakshy Dutta

Doctoral Student

Constanza Avello

Master's student

Yifan (Edward) Wu

Master's Student

yifan.wu@huskers.unl.edu

B.S., 2020, Food Engineering, Northwest A&F University

Former Members
Ece Bulut

Ece Bulut

Doctoral Student

ece.bulut@huskers.unl.edu

Ph.D., 2019, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.S., 2015, Biotechnology, Middle East Technical University
B.S., 2012, Food Engineering, Middle East Technical University

Sapna Chitlapilly Dass

Sapna Chitlapilly Dass

Post-doctoral Research Associate, 2016

Current Position:
Post-doctoral Research Scientist (2017-present)
Alliance for Advanced Sanitation
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Anand Aditya

Master's student

Bin-Jiang

Post-doctoral Research Associate, 2016

Current Position: 
Assistant Professor (2017-present) 
Beijing Institute of Technology

Juan Ortuzar

Master's graduate, 2016 (co-advised with Dr. John Rupnow)

Thesis:
Risk Assessment and Research Synthesis Methodologies in Food Safety: Two Effective Tools to Provide Scientific Evidence Into the Decision Making Process
Current Position: 
Food Safety Risk Assessment and Regulatory Advisor 
Ministry of Agriculture of Chile

Eric Oliver

Master's graduate, 2015 (co-advised with Dr. Harshavardhan Thippareddi)

Thesis:
Inactivationof Escherichia coliO157:H7 and Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli(STEC) throughout Beef Summer Sausage Production and the Use of High Pressure Processing as an Alternative Intervention to Thermal Processing.
Current Position: 
Ph.D. candidate under advisement of Dr. Jayne Stratton
Department of Food Science and Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Yuen-Lum Lai

Undergraduate Research Intern, 2017

Department of Civil Engineering

Grace Kayitesi

Summer experimental learning for CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program Scholars from Rwanda, Summer 2017

Lisa Berwa

Summer experimental learning for CASNR Undergraduate Scholarship Program Scholars from Rwanda, Summer 2017

Thanh Le

Undergraduate Research Intern, 2017

Department of Food Science and Technology 

Yuen Yu

Undergraduate Research Intern supported by IANR ARD Undergraduate Research Program, 2015-2016

Department of Food Science and Technology

Emika Du

Undergraduate Research Intern, Summer 2015

New York University

Ye Lu

Undergraduate Research Intern, Summer 2014

Department of Food Science and Technology

Other Graduate Students

Xinjuan Hu

Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Jayne Stratton

Carly Rain Adams

M.S. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Curtis Weller

Eric Oliver

Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Jayne Stratton

Ana Arciniega

M.S. and Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Jayne Stratton

Luis Sabillon

Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Andreia Bianchini

Rodrigo Mendoza

Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Andreia Bianchini

Rhaisa Crespo

Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

Major advisor: Dr. Andreia Bianchini

Jessica Kratchman

DrPH in Environmental and Occupational Health (George Washington University)

Major Advisor: Dr. George Gray