Professor Benu Adhikari joins the Editorial Board!

Welcome to Sustainable Food Technology!

We are delighted to welcome Prof Benu Adhikari, RMIT University, Australia, as a new member of our Editorial Board of Sustainable Food Technology.


Professor Adhikari’s education and professional career have always centered around various aspects of food. He obtained his Bachelor’s (Jiangnan University, China) and Master’s (AIT, Thailand) degrees in Food Engineering and Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering with a Food Engineering focus (UQ, Australia). He worked briefly as a Research Engineer at Ecoles Des Mines (Albi, France) and as a Visiting Lecturer at Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore). He was the recipient of the Australian Research Council’s prestigious fellowships. He has taught and researched at multiple universities in Australia. Currently, he is working as a research-teaching professor at RMIT University. His research has a strong focus on material science, engineering, and processing aspects of food including food proteins, food packaging, food powders, and new food ingredients. His publications cover the process-composition-structure-function aspect of food. (To date) he has published 373 refereed journal papers and 15 book chapters. His publications have attracted >19,000 citations (Google Scholar), and his current H-index is 78. Professor Adhikari also serves on the Editorial Boards of multiple journals of Food Science/Eng discipline. Prof Adhikari has a strong track record in supervising and mentoring Ph.D. scholars and postdoctoral fellows.

Read some of Benu’s recent papers below:

Production of hemp protein isolate-polyphenol conjugates through ultrasound and alkali treatment methods and their characterization

X Liu, F Xue, B Adhikari
Future Foods 7, 100210 2023

Preparation and properties of citric acid-crosslinked chitosan salt microspheres through radio frequency assisted method

L Zhang, M Zhang, B Adhikari, L Zhang
Food Hydrocolloids 139, 108538 2023

Maillard reaction-based conjugation of Spirulina protein with maltodextrin using wet-heating route and characterisation of conjugates

Z Zhang, G Holden, B Wang, B Adhikari
Food Chemistry 406, 134931


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