Cold Plasma

The Institute for Food Safety and Health and Food and Drug Administration has two state of the art cold plasma systems. These systems can effectively inactivate microorganisms from the surfaces of various food products within a short period of time. Cold plasma had been particularly effective for inactivation of microorganisms in low moisture foods. A fluidized bed reactor and a conveyor belt aids in continuous treatment of foods.

Key Staff Members and Contact Information

Engineer, Assistant Professor, IIT
708.563.8272
Director, Business Development, Adjunct Industry Professor, IIT
708.563.8175