Project role: Pricipal investigator
Graduated as a food technologist in 2014 at the Faculty of Food Science and Engineering from Dunărea de Jos University of Galati, Romania, and obtained the Ph.D. title in Industrial Engineering domain (2021). Her research experience was gained by contributing as a research assistant to the implementation of two international projects, namely SafeFood (Development of a novel industrial process for safe, sustainable and higher quality foods, using biotechnology and cybernetic approach - ERA-IB-16-014) and SafeConsume (Safer food through changed consumer behavior: effective tools and products, information strategies, education and a food safety policy reducing health burden from foodborne illnesses – Horizon 2020). She is currently a postdoctoral researcher. Her research is focused on assessing the incidence of human pathogens in food products and food-related environments and their death/survival when exposed to stress conditions, either traditional or alternative ones.