Title

Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Management

Undergraduate Departments

  • Food Science, Nutrition and Management

Education

Ph. D., Food Science, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, 2008, GPA 4.0
Certified Food Scientist, Institute of Food Technologist

Biography

Teaching Award

  • Recipient, 2005-2006 Professor Endel Karmas Award for Excellence as a Teaching Assistant in Food Science, from the Department of Food Science, Rutgers University
  • Recipient, 2004-2005 Professor Endel Karmas Award for Excellence as a Teaching Assistant in Food Science, from the Department of Food Science, Rutgers University

Publications (peer reviewed journal articles and book chapter)

  • Antioxidant effects of sesamol released from polymeric films on lipid oxidation in linoleic acid and oat cereal, in Packaging Technology and Science, 26, 31-38, 2013, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author)
  • Target release rate of antioxidants to extend induction period of lipid oxidation, in Food Research International 47 (1), 1-5, 2012, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author)
  • Release property and antioxidant effectiveness of tocopherol-incorporated LDPE/PP blend films, in Food Additives & Contaminants 29 (3), 461-468, 2012, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author)
  • Release kinetics of tocopherol and quercetin from binary antioxidant controlled release packaging films, in Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 60 (13), 3492-3497, 2012, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (third author)
  • Retention and diffusion of tocopherol for coextruded packaging films, in Journal of Applied Packaging Research 6 (1), 27-36, 2012, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (second author)
  • Controlled release food and beverage packaging, page 13-26, in Emerging food packaging technologies: Principles and practice, Edited by K L Yam, Woodhead Publishing Ltd., 2012
  • Application of a biogenic extra cellular ice nucleator for food processing: effects on the freeze-thaw stability of fish actomyosin, in International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 42, 768-772, 2007, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author)
  • Microencapsulation of fish oil with soy protein based wall spray drying (I)—Study on microcapsule's wall composition, in China Oil & Fats, 98(5), 31-34, 1998, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author); written in Chinese with abstract in English
  • Microencapsulation of fish oil with soy protein based wall by spray drying (II)—Studies on microencapsulation processing, in China Oil & Fats, 98(6), 35-38, 1998, co-authored by Xuntao Zhu (first author); written in Chinese with abstract in English

Contact

t: 215.489.2221
e: Xuntao.zhu@delval.edu

Office Hours

Mandell 231A
Monday 2 - 5 p.m.  
Wednesday 2 - 5 p.m.