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Microwave Heating Consortium

 

The general goal of the Microwave Heating Consortium is to develop microwave sterilization technology for the commercial production of high quality, safe and shelf-stable packaged meals. This same technology can also be used in the pasteurization of packaged foods for the retail market.

Consortium activities center around the development of pilot-scale microwave sterilization systems. These systems are used to demonstrate the feasibility of producing high quality shelf-stable food and to collect engineering data crucial for the design of commercial microwave sterilization systems and processes.

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Microwave Heating

 

BSysE Faculty Involvement

Dr. Juming Tang, Director

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Among the Best!

NEWS

2010

Dr. Gustavo Barbosa-Cánovas
Sahlin Research Excellence Award

Dr. Juming Tang,
MW Sterilization Process wins FDA approval

This and more in our News Letters !

Spring 2010 News Letter PDF format
Spring 2009 News Letter PDF format
Spring 2008 News Letter PDF format
Spring 2007 News Letter PDF format

 

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