Adjunct Faculty

Mark Berrang
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Georgia
Microbiologist, USDA-ARS-PPMQ
Russell Research Center
mark.berrang@ars.usda.gov

Contamination of poultry carcass with Campylobacter and Listeria during processing and further processing.

Jian-rong Li
Adjunct Professor
Director and Professor of Food Science
and Technology
Research Institute of Food Science
Bohai University
P. R. China
lijr6491@163.com

Sudhagar Mani
Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph. D. University of British Columbia, Canada
Assistant Professor, Biochemical Engineering, College of Engineering, UGA
smani@uga.edu
Developing technologies to solve biomass feedstock related problems for economical and efficient collection, transport and preprocessing of lignocellulosic biomass from agriculture and forest sources.

Bosoon Park
Adjunct Professor
Research Scientist, USDA-ARS
Russell Research Center
College Station Road
Athens, GA 30605
Bosoon.park@ars.usda.gov

Optical detection of food safety and food defense hazards.


Manpreet Singh
Adjunct Professor
UGA Department of Poultry Science
308 Poultry Science Building
Athens, GA 30602
Manpreet@uga.edu
Ph.D. Iowa State University
Pre- and post-harvest food safety and the impact of food processing on safety of foods; development and validation of novel intervention strategies to control foodborne pathogens in production and processing environments; application of rapid detection and identification methods for foodborne pathogens; prevalence and persistence of foodborne pathogens in production and processing environments; and stress responses including host-pathogen interactions and survival of foodborne pathogens in foods.  

Harshavardhan Thippareddi
Adjunct Professor
Ph.D. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
UGA Department of Poultry Science
314 Poultry Science Athens, GA 30602
harsha.thippareddi@uga.edu
Poultry processing, unit operations, poultry quality, microbiological safety, antimicrobial interventions, predictive microbiology, novel food processing technologies to improve quality and microbiological safety of fresh and processed poultry.

Hong Zhuang
Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph. D. University of Kentucky
Research Food Technologist
USDA-ARS
Russell Research Center
College Station Road
Athens, GA 30605
hong.zhuang@ars.usda.gov
Assessment and Improvement of Poultry Meat, Egg, and Feed Quality.