The center's team includes permanent full-time faculty, associated faculty, research scientists, post-doctoral fellows, visiting scientists, graduate students, and support staff.
The research staff provides special expertise in:
- Carbohydrate - particularly polysaccharide - chemistry
- X-ray fiber diffraction
- Molecular modeling
- Cereal science
- FT-IR spectroscopy
- Starch behavior, organization, and modification
- Electron, visible, and confocal microscopy
- Chemical and food engineering
- Biopolymer - protein and polysaccharide - interactions
- Corn genetics
- Collaborations provide access to other personnel, capabilities, and instrumentation.