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Lisa J Mauer

Department of Food Sciences 

  • Professor of Food Science
765.494.9111
Department of Food Science
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Education
B.S. (Food Science) Purdue University 
Ph.D. (Food Science) University of Minnesota

Research
Water-solid interactions, including deliquescence and glass transition
Effects of processing on functional, physical, and structural properties of food ingredients
Shelf-life
Food safety
Infrared spectroscopy techniques for rapid, non-destructive food analysis

Teaching
Food Chemistry (undergraduate and graduate)
Food Ingredient Technology
Food Packaging (undergraduate and graduate)


Awards & Honors

(2010) Agricultural Research Award. Purdue University College of Agriculture.

(2010) Faculty Award of Merit from Purdue University Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta. Purdue University Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta.

(2010) Fellow of the Purdue University Teaching Academy. Purdue University Teaching Academy.

(2009) 2009-2010 Class of LEAD21 Program. Fanning Institute.

(2009) Outstanding Counselor Award in the Department of Food Science. Department of Food Science, Purdue.

(2009) Purdue University Faculty Scholar. Purdue.

(2009) The David C. Pfendler Outstanding Undergraduate Counselor Award. Purdue College of Agriculture.

(2008) Outstanding Counselor Award in the Department of Food Science. Department of Food Science.

(2008) Purdue Entrepreneurial Leadership Fellow. Purdue University/College of Agriculture.

(2005) Advisee won 2nd place in Z. John Ordal competition. Institute of Food Technologists'.

Patents

Hamaker, B. R., Mejia, C., Mauer, 0., & Campanella, O. Leavened products made from non-wheat cereal proteins. U.S. Patent No. US 2009/0304861. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.