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Marvin L. Moncada

Assistant Professor

Plants for Human Health Institute (PHHI), 600 Laureate Way, Room 3229, Kannapolis, NC 28081

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Research Interests

Dr. Marvin Moncada’s research interests focus on alternative and innovative food ingredients technology, designed to create novel food ingredients, starting with the processing of raw materials and food byproducts and continuing through the development of innovative food products. Additionally, his lab is involved in research related to industrial hemp processing, characterization, and bioactivity.

Extension and Outreach Activities

  • Lead Instructor, Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance
  • Developing and delivering training for plant food processing and alternative protein professionals

Professional Memberships

  • Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
  • American Dairy Science Association (ADSA)
  • The Good Food Institute (GFI)
  • Zamorano Alumni Society at NCSU (ZAS-NCSU)


Ph.D. Food Science and Nutrition Louisiana State University 2014

M.S. Food Science and Nutrition Louisiana State University 2011

B.S. Food Science and Engineering Zamorano University, Honduras 2005