Characterization of food and biological materials, biomass pretreatments for bioenergy, food rheology, smart packaging systems, food safety technologies including irradiation and active packaging.
education and training
- Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University - (East Lansing, Michigan, United States) 1990
- M.A. in Spanish Literature, Michigan State University - (East Lansing, Michigan, United States) 1986
- M.S. in Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University - (East Lansing, Michigan, United States) 1984
- B.S. in Food Engineering, State University of Campinas - (Campinas, Brazil) 1980
- Kim, J., Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2019). Determination of best pine wilt disease treatment using irradiation. JOURNAL OF RADIATION RESEARCH AND APPLIED SCIENCES. 12(1), 269-280.
- Chinwan, D., & Castell‐Perez, M. E. (2019). Effect of conditioner and moisture content on flowability of yellow cornmeal. Food Science & Nutrition. 7(10), 3261-3272.
- Tong, H., Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2018). Effect of vacuum impregnation on quality of fresh and electron-beam irradiated highbush blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) under refrigerated storage. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 42(9), e13680-e13680.
- Joshi, B., Moreira, R. G., Omac, B., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2018). A process to decontaminate sliced fresh cucumber (Cucumis sativus) using electron beam irradiation. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 91, 95-101.
- Omac, B., Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, E. (2018). Quantifying growth of cold-adapted Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria innocua on fresh spinach leaves at refrigeration temperatures. Journal of Food Engineering. 224, 17-26.
- Castell-Perez, M. E. (2020). Freezing of Food. Introduction to Biosystems Engineering. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) in association with Virginia Tech Publishing, Virginia Tech Libraries.
- Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2020). Fundamentals of Food Irradiation. Reference Module in Food Science. (pp. 1-18). Elsevier.
- Castell-Perez, M. E., & Moreira, R. G. (2020). Irradiation and Consumers Acceptance. Reference Module in Food Science. (pp. 122-135). Elsevier.
- Kim, J., Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2018). Food Phantoms and Absorbed Dose Simulation. Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis. (pp. 76-104). Royal Society of Chemistry.
- Moreira, R. G. (2012). Vacuum frying of fruits applications in fruit processing. Advances in Fruit Processing Technologies. (pp. 331-344). CRC Press.
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- Chimbombi, Ezekiel M. (2010-05). Targeted Inactivation of Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium in Fresh Cantaloupe Flesh (Cucumis melo L.) Using Electron Beam Irradiation. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Kim, Jongsoon (2007-08). Dose calculation methodology for irradiation treatment of complex-shaped foods. (Doctoral Dissertation)
Texas A&M University; Biological & Agricultural Engineering; 2117 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2117