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
selected publications
Academic Articles87
  • Chinwan, D., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2019). Effect of conditioner and moisture content on flowability of yellow cornmeal.. Food Sci Nutr. 7(10), 3261-3272.
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  • 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.
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  • 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 corymbosumL.) under refrigerated storage. Journal of Food Processing and Preservation. 42(9), e13680-e13680.
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  • 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. 91, 95-101.
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  • 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.
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  • Castell-Perez, M. E., & Moreira, R. G. (2021). Irradiation and Consumers Acceptance. Innovative Food Processing Technologies. 122-135. Elsevier.
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  • Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2021). Fundamentals of Food Irradiation. Innovative Food Processing Technologies. 1-18. Elsevier.
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  • Castell-Perez, M. E. (2020). Freezing of Food. Introduction to Biosystems Engineering. Virginia Tech Publishing.
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  • Kim, J., Moreira, R. G., & Castell-Perez, M. E. (2017). Chapter 6. Food Phantoms and Absorbed Dose Simulation. Food Chemistry, Function and Analysis. 76-104. Royal Society of Chemistry.
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  • Moreira, R. G. (2012). Advances in Fruit Processing Technologies. Advances in Fruit Processing Technologies. 331-344. CRC Press.
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Conference Papers1
  • Castell-Perez, M. E., Steffe, J. F., & Morgan, R. G. (1986). LOW COST MIXER VISCOMETER SYSTEM.. Paper - American Society of Agricultural Engineers.
chaired theses and dissertations
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