Hawi Debelo

Hawi Debelo
Ph.D. Student
Faculty Supervisor
» Dr. Mario Ferruzzi

Hawi Debelo earned her B.A. degree in Biochemistry from Manhattanville College, New York in 2012. Following her undergraduate career, Hawi worked at PepsiCo Global Research and Development Center as a Product Development Technician. She spent 2 years at PepsiCo conducting research with Product Developers in innovation, formulation, and commercialization of Pepsi products. Hawi Debelo joined Dr. Ferruzzi's lab in 2014 as a PhD student where she works on a project to evaluate the stability, bioaccessibility and bioavailability of bioactive compounds from native African plant materials.