Jean-Xavier Guinard

Jean-Xavier Guinard

Jean-Xavier Guinard, Ph.D.

Position Title
Professor and Sensory Scientist

Food Science and Technology

2034 Robert Mondavi Institute - Sensory

Food Science (1995 - )


Ph. D. University of California at Davis, 1991


Dr. Guinard is a sensory scientist and a consumer researcher. His research is focusing on the sensory properties of foods and beverages, how humans perceive them, and how they affect food choice and food intake and consumer behavior.

Extension of Knowledge Activities 

  • FST 10 - Food Science, Folklore and Health
  • FST 100B - Food Properties
  • FST 127 - Sensory Evaluation of Foods
  • FST 227 - Food Perception and the Chemical Senses
  • University Extension - Sensory Evaluation Methods
  • University Extension - Consumer Testing Methods