The 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12)


Professor Welti-Chanes, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico

Professor Welti-Chanes Professor Welti-Chanes earned his degree in Biochemical Engineering (1976) and Master of Science in Food Engineering (1978) at Tecnológico de Monterrey (ITESM, Mexico), later he moved to Spain to perform his doctoral studies in Chemistry, in the area of Food Technology, obtaining his degree at the University of Valencia. He is currently the National Director of Graduate School of Science and Engineering at Tecnológico de Monterrey also is Professor and Researcher in the areas of Biotechnology and Food at the same institution. He started his academic activity in 1976 as a University Professor in the Guaymas-Campus of ITESM, has additionally been full professor at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN, Mexico) and the University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico (UDLA). Has an experience of 37 years as a teacher and university researcher, 20 of which were spent in combination with the development of administration work in education, science and technology. In the UDLA, he was teaching in the Departments of Chemistry and Biology and Chemical Engineering and Food, in the latter was responsible for the leadership for a period of one year and subsequently became Dean of the School of Engineering (1986-1988). From January 1989 to June 2002 he was Academic Vice Chancellor at UDLA. He has published 14 books and has over 200 scientific publications in refereed journals and books, has given more than 250 presentations at international conferences. Is associate editor of the journal "Food Engineering Reviews" and Journal of Food Science"and participates as a member of the editorial boards of "Journal of Food Engineering "and" Current Opinion in Food Science " In May 2011 received the" Life Achievement Award "by the International Association for Engineering and Food (ISFE), for his career as a researcher and academic worldwide, and in January 2014 the Romulo Garza Award from the Tecnológico de Monterrey for the impact of their research work and as recognition for being one of the most productive researchers in the life of Tecnológico de Monterrey. He has been President of ISOPOW and ISFE and is currently ISFE.

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Agriculture and Agrifood Canada


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Journal of food engineering