Jiyoon Yi

 Jiyoon  Yi

Position

  • Food Science and Technology

Degree Pursuing (MS/PhD):

Ph.D.

Degrees:

  • MS Food Science and Technology, Ewha Womans University Seoul, South Korea, 2016
  • BS Mathematics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, 2014
  • BS Food Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, 2014

Research Adviser:

Nitin Nitin

Research:

Jiyoon’s research focuses on microbiological food safety coupled with mathematical modeling. She is currently working on a collaborative USDA food safety project to eliminate cross-contamination during washing of fresh produce. She does both experimental research and mathematical modeling using different tools such as COMSOL Multiphysics and MATLAB to build up a computational simulation model involving microbiology, chemical reactions, and fluid dynamics.