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Research Project: Reducing Postharvest Loss and Improving Fresh Produce Marketability and Nutritive Values through Technological Innovations and Process Optimization

Location: Food Quality Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Determining effects of temperature abuse timing on shelf life of RTE baby spinach through microbial growth models and its correlation with sensory quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Huang, L., Fonseca, J.M., Yan, H., Huang, J. 2022. Determining effects of temperature abuse timing on shelf life of RTE baby spinach through microbial growth models and its correlation with sensory quality. Postharvest Biology and Technology. 133: 108639. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.108639.

Biopolymer-based sanitizers for fresh produce, traditional application vs dry engineered water nanostructures approach Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cohen, Y., Mwangi, E., Tish, N., Xu, J., Vaze, N., Falik, E., Luo, Y., Demokritou, P., Rodov, V., Poverenov, E. 2022. Biopolymer-based sanitizers for fresh produce, traditional application vs dry engineered water nanostructures approach. Food Chemistry. 378:132056. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchem.2022.132056.

An integrated food freshness sensor array system augmented by metal-organic framework mixed-matrix membrane and deep learning Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, P., Xu, W., Teng, Z., Luo, Y., Gong, C., Wang, Q., Nou, X. 2021. An integrated food freshness sensor array system augmented by metal-organic framework mixed-matrix membrane and deep learning. ACS Sensors. 9(50):16926-16936. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c04704.

Enzyme- and relative humidity-responsive antimicrobial fibers as active food packaging materials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aytac, Z., Xu, J., Kumar, S., Eitzer, B., Xu, T., Vaze, N., Ng, K., White, J., Chan-Parkb, M., Luo, Y. 2021. Enzyme- and relative humidity-responsive antimicrobial fibers as active food packaging materials. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 13(42):50298. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.1c12319.

Development of metal-organic framework stabilized high inner phase Pickering emulsions based on computer simulation for curcumin encapsulation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, P., Zhang, J., Teng, Z., Zhang, Y., Bauchan, G.R., Luo, Y., Liu, D., Wang, Q. 2021. Development of metal-organic framework stabilized high inner phase Pickering emulsions based on computer simulation for curcumin encapsulation. Food Hydrocolloids. 6(40):2655626565. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.1c03932.

Charting the future of e-grocery: An evaluation of the use of digital imagery as a sensory analysis tool for fresh fruits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fonseca, J.M., Luo, Y., Park, E., Trouth, F.J. 2021. Charting the future of e-grocery: An evaluation of the use of digital imagery as a sensory analysis tool for fresh fruits. Horticulturae. 7(9):262. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7090262.

Polydopamine-coated chitosan hydrogel beads for synthesis and immobilization of silver nanoparticles to simultaneously enhance antimicrobial activity and adsorption kinetics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, T., Wusigale, Kuttappan, D., Amalaradjou, M., Luo, Y., Luo, Y. 2021. Polydopamine-coated chitosan hydrogel beads for synthesis and immobilization of silver nanoparticles to simultaneously enhance antimicrobial activity and adsorption kinetics. Advanced Composites and Hybrid Materials. 4:696–706. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42114-021-00305-1.

Development of novel biopolymer-based dendritic nanocomplexes for encapsulation of phenolic bioactive compounds: a proof-of-concept study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, J., Luo, Y., Balasubramanian, R., Upadhyay, A., Li, Z., Luo, Y. 2021. Development of novel biopolymer-based dendritic nanocomplexes for encapsulation of phenolic bioactive compounds: a proof-of-concept study. Food Hydrocolloids. 120:106987. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.106987.

Determining bacterial load and water quality of tomato flume tanks in Florida packinghouses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bertoldi, B., Bardsley, C.A., Baker, A.C., Pabst, C.R., Gutierrez, A., De, J., Luo, Y., Schneider, K.R. 2021. Determining bacterial load and water quality of tomato flume tanks in Florida packinghouses. Journal of Food Protection. 84(10):1784–1792. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-21-100.

Numerical simulation and experimental validation of bacterial detachment using a spherical produce model in an industrial-scale flume washer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tan, J., Zhou, B., Luo, Y., Karwe, M. 2021. Numerical simulation and experimental validation of bacterial detachment using a spherical produce model in an industrial-scale flume washer. Food Control. 130:108300. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodcont.2021.108300.