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Minliang Yang

Assistant Professor in Food Sustainability


Schaub Food Science Building, Room 339F


Area(s) of Expertise

  • Techno-economic analysis (TEA)
  • Life-cycle assessment (LCA)
  • Food sustainability analysis
  • Biofuel and value-added bioproducts

Research Interests

Dr. Yang’s work mainly focuses on developing sustainability solutions for the global food system by applying system-level analysis, including machine learning, techno-economic analysis (TEA), and life-cycle assessment (LCA). In particular, she is interested in exploring the role of plant-based food and cellular agriculture in food sustainability and diverse strategies to mitigate life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions in food and bioprocessing.


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Postdoc, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Joint BioEnergy Institute (2018-2022)
Ph.D., Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University (2018)
M.S., Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University (2014)
B.S., Food Science and Technology, Henan University of Technology, Henan Province, China (2012)