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Emeriti/Retired Faculty

James Brenna

Expertise: metabolism of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA), high-precision isotopic, molecular, and elemental mass spectrometry, steroid isotape analysis
Research Interests: Our laboratory is concerned with three areas, requirements for polyunsaturated and branched chain fatty acids especially in the perinatal period, development of advanced analytical chemical instrumentation particularly mass spectrometry for biomedical applications, and development of high precision isotope ratio mass spectrometry for anti-doping applications.
Robert Gravani

Robert Gravani

Professor; Director of the National Good Agricultural Practices Program
Expertise: Food safety; sanitation; GMPs; prerequisite programs and HACCP in all sectors of the food system

Steven Mulvaney

Retired Associate Professor
Expertise: Cereal science and rheology
Research Focus: Current research focuses on the rheology of wheat dough and gluten as it relates to wheat quality
Steven Murphy
Expertise: Dairy product quality & safety; basic dairy microbiology; standard and official dairy laboratory procedures; sensory evaluation of fluid milk and cottage cheese;  HACCP
Expertise: Fishery by-products (specifically fish gelatin; its production; characterization; and use in foods)
Karl Siebert

Karl Siebert

Expertise: food chemistry, food microbiology, and sensory science
Research Focus: haze and foam chemistry and perception; composition-to-property relationships; mathematics and statistics