Dr. Yu researches value-added nutraceutical & functional food production for disease prevention and health promotion; natural food preservatives for improving food quality and safety; cellular and molecular mechanisms of bioactive food factors; general food chemistry and enzymology.
Principle Academic Responsibilities
Awards and Honors:
A Prize on ‘Formation Mechanism of (2)/(3)-Monochloropropanediol- and Glycidyl Fatty Acid Esters in Fats and Oils’, The German Society for Fat Science e. V. (DGF)
2012 Fellow , Institute of Food Technologists, USA
Distinguished Agricultural Aluminum Award, College of Agriculture, Purdue University, west Lafayette
Publications:Patent and Patent Applications
Articles in Refereed Journals (2006-2011)