Conrad Oswald Perera
The University of Auckland
He received his PhD from Oregon State University and has many years of work experience in the food industry research institutes and academia. His main research area is Chemistry and technology of processing of food products, with special emphasis in dehydration and functional foods. Currently he is working on Vitamin D stability in foods and bioactive peptides from food waste.
Chemistry and Technology of processing of food products, with special emphasis on functional foods Transfer of technology to industry by way of national and international consultancies. Minimal processing of fruit and vegetable products Functional foods such as soy isoflavones and vitamin D and changes during processing. Development of novel methods of processing including energy efficient methods of drying