Researcher

Dr Yong Wang

Fields of Research (FoR)

Food Engineering, Rheology, Food Processing

Biography

Dr. Yong Wang is Senior Research Associate with the School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW Sydney. Prior to joining UNSW, he was Research Fellow with Monash University, Clayton, Australia (2019-2020) and Research Scientist (Senior Engineer) with COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute, Beijing, China (2011-2019), including 6-month Australian Endeavour Fellowship with The University of Queensland in 2016. He got his PhD from joint program...view more

Dr. Yong Wang is Senior Research Associate with the School of Chemical Engineering, UNSW Sydney. Prior to joining UNSW, he was Research Fellow with Monash University, Clayton, Australia (2019-2020) and Research Scientist (Senior Engineer) with COFCO Nutrition and Health Research Institute, Beijing, China (2011-2019), including 6-month Australian Endeavour Fellowship with The University of Queensland in 2016. He got his PhD from joint program of China Agricultural University and University of California Davis in 2011. His research area includes food processing technology (drying, emulsion, encapsulation), food properties (rheological/thermal/mechanical properties), product developments (dairy, sauce, cereals, etc.), and human mimicking digestion system.

He published 66 papers & 8 book chapters (till August 2021), applied 21 patents (8 granted till August 2021), and has 8 public/internal research funds as leader role (over 1 million AU$ in total).


My Research Supervision


Supervision keywords


Areas of supervision

Available honours thesis projects (2020-2021):
1. Hack the viscosity (yogurt)
2. Encapsulating fat into food powders
3. Generating bioactive peptide powders
4. Fat/oil blends in food


My Teaching

Currently teaching radiation/membrane parts of FOOD8450 Advanced Food Engineering, and novel thermal processing part of FOOD9100 Advanced Processing Technologies

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