ProfileDr. Nitin is a professor in the departments of Food Science and Technology and Biological and Agricultural Engineering at University of California, Davis. His research program focuses on improving food quality and food safety by developing innovative solutions focused on encapsulation, novel antimicrobials, biosensors and imaging. Prof. Nitin has published over 80 peer reviewed publications and is a co-inventor on 14 patent and patent applications. Prof. Nitin also serves as a vice-chair in the Department of Food Science and Technology and was recently awarded a Barrett’s Faculty Fellowship.