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Matthew Allan

USDA-ARS Research Food Technologist; Postdoctoral Research Scholar


Schaub Food Science Building, Room 322


Description of Work

I am a Research Associate Food Technologist with USDA-ARS, and my primary research focus is sweetpotato processing and chemistry. The goal of my research is to provide value to the US sweetpotato industry through fundamental and applied research.

Research Interest

Investigating sweetpotato traits that are beneficial for table stock, processing (e.g., chips, fries, dried), and nutrition.

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Ph.D., Food Science, Purdue University (2018)
M.S., Food Science, Purdue University (2014)
B.S., Food Science, Washington State University (2012)