Aloys L. Tappel, Ph.D.
Food Science and Technology
Food Science (1953-1994)
Dr. Tappel joined the department in the early 1950s and was one of the first to move into Cruess Hall. He retired from the department in 1994 but he remained active for many years after that.
He was a noted expert on oxidative damage and antioxidants as mentioned in this 2003 University Press release: https://www.ucdavis.edu/news/media-source-antioxidants-and-oxidative-damage
He has 386 papers listed at research gate: https://www.researchgate.net/scientific-contributions/2035492595_Al_L_Tappel
To see Dr. Tappel “in action” here is a link to an interview with Dr. John Whitaker (also a former faculty member of this department).