Faculty

Meet Our Faculty

LUIS FERNANDO OSORIO Ph.D.

Associate Professor in Dairy Processing and Packaging Food / Department Director


He is responsible for administrative, academic research and projection of the race. Facilitator 10 faculty members specialize in different areas of food technology .
EDUCATION:
PhD in Food Science and Technology . Clemson University, 2002. Degree in Dairy Processing . Louisiana State University, 1997 Agronomist . Pan-American Agricultural School, 1995 .
COURSES OFFERED
Science and Technology of Milk , Food Preservation and Packaging MODULES:
Dairy Plant III and IV year.
RESEARCH AREAS :
Development of new packaging technologies and dairy products. edible protein-based films. Development of functional and / or nutraceutical dairy products.

ADELA ACOSTA MARCHETTI, Dra.C.T.A.; CFS

Associate Professor Ing . Processes and Meat Processing / Technical Lead Meat Plant


EDUCATION:
PhD in Food Science and Technology . University of Cordoba, Spain 1999. Chemical Engineering , Texas A & M University , 1994 .
COURSES OFFERED
Food Engineering Unit Operations in Food Processing , Science and Technology of Meat
MODULES:
Meat Plant III and IV year
RESEARCH AREAS :
Optimization of production processes. Design, implementation and validation of HACCP systems and programs in support of safety . Development of formulations with clean label. Design food processing plants and equipment selection .

JORGE CARDONA, Ph.D.

Associate Professor / Chief Technical Horticultural Plant and post-harvest


EDUCATION:
PhD in Food Science and Technology . Texas A & M University. College Station, TX , USA Degree of Food Science and Human Nutrition . University of Florida. Gainesville, FL , USA Engineering in Food Technology . Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano.
COURSES OFFERED:
Science and Technology of Fruits and Vegetables , Food Chemistry , Food Processing
MODULES:
Postharvest Plant module ( II and IV Year) Horticultural Plant Module ( Year II and IV )
RESEARCH AREAS:
Post-harvest and processing of fruits and vegetables; evaluation of minimally processed products; analysis of the chemical composition of raw materials; horticultural waste management ; and development of new products.

RAÚL ESPINAL, Ph.D

Full professor


EDUCATION:
PhD in Entomology with subspecialty Pest Control Postharvest Grain Food and Industrial and Agricultural Economics, Kansas State University , USA . Degree of Grain Science and Technology University of Kansas , USA . BSc in Agronomy from the University of Southwestern Louisiana. Agronomist at the Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano.
COURSES OFFERED :
Experimental Design , Technology Grain RESEARCH AREAS :
Post-harvest loss assessment of food and industrial grains and Pest Control in postproduction stage in the field and in feed mills and plants for human food . Loss assessment of manufactured foods

SANDRA KARINA ESPINOZA, Ms.C.

Assistant Professor , Chief Technical Innovation Plant Food


EDUCATION:
Degree in science degree in Agroindustrial Production, University of Chile, Santiago de Chile. Agronomist , National Autonomous University of Honduras , Agronomist , Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano.
COURSES OFFERED :
Development of New Products, Fruit and Vegetable Processing (Elective)
MODULES:
Grain Processing ( Year I) , New Product Development ( Year 4 ) research areas:
Development of new products

ADRIANA HERNÁNDEZ

Associate Professor in Human Nutrition and Food Safety


EDUCATION:
PhD in Public Health (University of San Carlos , Guatemala ) . Master in Food and Human Nutrition (Central University of Ecuador ) . Ing . En Alimentos (University of the Americas , Mexico ) .
COURSES OFFERED :
Human Nutrition , laboratory and learning by doing.

MAYRA MÁRQUEZ, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Technical Head of Microbiology Laboratory Food


EDUCATION:
Ph. D. Science and Food Technology. Texas A & M University, College Station TX. Degree of Science in Biotechnology Processes, University of Guadalajara, Mexico. Degree in Chemical Pharmaco, University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
COURSES OFFERED:
Food Microbiology, Food Safety
MODULES:
Food Microbiology Laboratory Module (specialized 4th Year AGI)
RESEARCH AREAS:
Isolation, identification and confirmation of pathogenic microorganisms commonly found in foods of the region. Evaluation of the microbiological quality of regional / artisan foods. Validation of control measures for food safety evaluation of hygiene during the preparation and consumption of food (farm to fork). Survival of pathogens in foods with chemical / bilógicas / natural barrier to control.

EDWARD MONCADA M.A.E

Associate / Chief Technical Professor Plant Seeds and Concentrates


EDUCATION:
Degree of Business Administration, National Autonomous University of Honduras - Agricultural Engineer specializing in Plant Science , Pan-American Agricultural School, Class 91 - Agricultural , Pan-American Agricultural School, Class 89
COURSES OFFERED :
Total Quality Management , Operations Management and Production.
MODULES:
Concentrates module , module Seeds
RESEARCH AREAS:
Science and Technology Seed, post harvest, storage Grain and Seed , Grain Processing and Seed Quality and Physiology . Productive Resources Management and Design of agro-industrial plants .

JUAN ANTONIO RUANO, D.Sc.

Associate Professor, Head of Laboratory Technician Food Analysis


EDUCATION:
Pos PhD in Food Science and Technology. Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Parana, Brazil. PhD in Food Science and Technology. Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro / Embrapa Food. Degree of Science and Food Technology. Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro / Embrapa Food. Engineering in Food Technology. Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano.

COURSES OFFERED:
Grain Science and Technology. Food processing.

Modules:
Food Analysis. Biodiesel module. Food Analysis module.

INVESTICAGIÓN AREAS:
Grain technology. Starch technology. thermoplastic extrusion. Optimization of processes. Development of analytical methods for the quantification of the physical properties and chemical components of food. Quality control of oils and fats for the production of biofuels. Biofuel production. Bioplastics, biodegradable coatings.

INDIRA CANALES

Instructor Horticultural Plant and Post Harvest


EDUCATION:
Engineer in Food Technology . Zamorano Class of 2006 . MODULES:
Making Learning module Post Harvest

GIBSON FERRERA

Instructor Concentrates Plant


EDUCATION:
Science in Food Technology , Zamorano Class of 2010
COURSES OFFERED:
Module Concentrates Plant ( Food Processing Poultry for ruminants, poultry , pigs ) .

MIRNA FUENTES

Instructor Food Analysis Laboratory


EDUCATION:
Degree in Chemistry and Pharmacy, National Autonomous University of Honduras , November 2006

MARIO LAGUARDIA

Instructor Meat Plant


EDUCATION:
Science in Food Technology . Zamorano Class 2004
COURSES OFFERED :
Meat Laboratory Module Class Unit Operations . Class Laboratory of Food Engineering . Class Laboratory of Science and Technology of Meat .

JOSÉ DAVID MADRID

Instructor Dairy Plant


EDUCATION
Science in Food Technology . Zamorano , Class of 2005
MODULES:
Dairy module , laboratories class dairy processing .
RESEARCH AREAS :
Dairy processing .

BLANCA CAROLINA VALLADARES, M.Sc.

Associate Professor / Chief Technical Beekeeping Plant


EDUCATION:
Degree in Science and Food Technology . University of Chile in Santiago de Chile. Agronomic Engineering. Pan-American Agricultural School, Zamorano.
COURSES OFFERED :
Science and food technology, food processing.
MODULE:
Improvement and development of new products based on derivatives of the hive. Implementing improvements in processes for production of bee products. Validation and implementation of techniques for diversification and increased production of bee products .

JAIME NOLASCO

Instructor Plant Seeds


EDUCATION:
Agricultural engineer, Zamorano. José Cecilio del Valle University Master of Business Administration from the UNAH , Learning by Doing Plant Seeds

LUIS ALBERTO ASENCIO TADEO

Instructor Laboratorista - Food Analysis Laboratory


EDUCATION:
Ing . In Food Technology , Class of 2010
Modules:
Biodiesel and Food Analysis
RESEARCH AREAS :
Analytical methods for determination of chemical components in food (protein , Kurdish fat, moisture, ash , etc.) , analytical application for the determination of physical characteristics in foods like (viscosity , texture , color , water activity (aw ) techniques, particle size, etc. ) nutritional Labeling and shelf life studies on food management systems ISO 17025 quality , ISO 19011 Good laboratory practice , validation of methods of analysis , preparation of risk matrix for food testing laboratory and plant biodiesel .

BELINDA MAYEL MATEO

Instructor Microbiology Laboratory


EDUCATION:
PhD in Microbiology with Industrial orientation, National Autonomous University of Honduras , 2005
MODULES:
Modulo Specializing in Food Microbiology
research areas:
Food Microbiology

GERMAN PACHECO ESTÉVEZ

Beekeeping Ground Instructor


EDUCATION:
Agronomist at the National University of Agriculture Honduras
Modules:
Industrialization of bee products