Hongda Chen

Hongda Chen

National Program Leader

NIFA

Dr. Hongda Chen is the National Program Leader for Bioprocess Engineering and Nanotechnology at National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) of United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). He has been a representative of USDA in the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) subcommittee on Nanoscale Science, Engineering and Technology (NSET) since 2001. He was appointed as a Co-Chair of the National Nanotechnology Initiative (NNI) Strategic Planning Task Force in 2010. He also represented USDA on NSTC Interagency Working Group (IWG) on Manufacturing R&D from 2004 to 2008. Most recently, he has been appointed to the Fast Track Action Committee (FTAC) on Utilization of the International Space Station (ISS) as a National Laboratory, under the Life Sciences Sub-Committee of the NTSC. He provides national leadership to develop, coordinate, and manage research, education and extension programs in the areas of value-added novel products for food and nonfood applications. He has spoken frequently on nanotechnology for agriculture and foods at professional conferences, symposia, and strategic planning meetings both in the States and internationally. Dr. Chen has served on the scientific advisory boards of several highly prestigious research institutes both within the States and other countries. Dr. Chen currently serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Food Engineering, the Encyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering, and Food Bioscience. Dr. Chen has been active in professional societies including IFT, ASABE, and CAFS. He is a past-Chair of IFT Food Engineering Division and a past President of CAFS. He received his Ph.D. in engineering from University of California, Davis, and served as professor of food engineering at the University of Vermont for more than 10 years before joining USDA/CSREES in December 2000. Dr. Hongda Chen has been elected as a Fellow of Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) since 2011, and a Fellow of International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST) of IUFoST in 2012.

Speaking in the Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety, and the Environment - NNI Signature Initiative Symposium.

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