Jiyoon Yi, Ph.D.
Graduate Student, Ph.D.
Food Science and Technology
Degree Pursuing (MS/PhD):
- MS Food Science and Technology, Ewha Womans University Seoul, South Korea, 2016
- BS Food Science and Engineering, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, 2014
- BS Mathematics, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, South Korea, 2014
Jiyoon’s research focuses on experimental and computational approaches in engineering food microbiological systems. She is currently working on a USDA food safety project to reduce microbial cross-contamination of fresh produce during postharvest processing. Her experimental research involves process design/control, microbial cross-contamination, and antimicrobial development for surface disinfection. For computational studies, she is looking into bio-based microparticle delivery models, heat/mass transfer in microbial inactivation, computational fluid dynamics, and microbial image analysis with deep learning.
Jiyoon has been selected as the 2020-2021 Professors for the Future fellow at UC Davis, and also serves as the 2020-2021 International/Affiliate Board Representative of the Student Professional Development Group for the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP).