Luis Maldonado

Luis Maldonado
Ph.D. Student
Faculty Supervisor
» Dr. Jozef Kokini

Luis Maldonado received his B.S. degree in Food Science and Technology from Zamorano University, Honduras. His undergraduate research focused on the evaluation of the pasteurization temperature and final acidity on the stability of calcium and vitamin D in yogurt. Before coming to Purdue, he worked for three years as a technical advisor for food processing companies in Honduras. He joined Dr. Kokini's lab in fall 2013. His Ph.D. research focuses on the characterization and encapsulation of bioactive compounds with nanomaterials.