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Yanhong He

Postdoctoral Associate

Research Background

Yanhong has research experience in value-added processing of agricultural waste and food processing byproducts. Her research interests are:

  • Protein and fiber separation from food processing byproduct
  • Fishmeal replacement with plant protein
  • Antioxidant peptides production from seafood processing waste
  • Techno-economic analysis
  • Heavy metals adsorption with bioadsorbent
  • Wastewater treatment via microbial fuel cell/microbial electrolysis cell

Biogas production from agricultural waste via anaerobic fermentation

Current Research

Modification of butter spreadability


  1. 2017-2021

    Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology

    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, USA
  2. 2012-2014

    M.Sc. in Agricultural Biological Environment and Energy Engineering

    China Agricultural University, Beijing, China
  3. 2008-2012

    B.Sc. in Agricultural Building Environment and Energy Engineering

    Yunnan Normal University, Kunming, China

Professional Experience

  1. 2021-Present
    Postdoctoral Associate
    Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA