Mathematical and computer-aided modeling and analysis of rheological behavior of solid foods. Mechanical testing of food materials. Mechanical aspects of the tactile sensory system. Texture and texturization. Viscosimetry. Physical stability of powders. Particle size distributions. Microbial population dynamics.
Peleg, M., Normand, M. D. and Kim, A. D. 2014. Estimating Nutrients' Thermal Degradation Kinetic Parameters with the Endpoints Method. Food Research International 66:313-324.
Peleg, M. and Normand, M. D. 2014. Expanded Fermi Solution to estimate risk or benefits from interactive factors. Food Research International 64:371-379.
Peleg, M. and Normand, M. D. 2013. Modeling of Fungal and Bacterial Spore Germination under Static and Dynamic Conditions. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 79:6765-6775.
Redman-Furey, N., Normand, M. D. and Peleg, M. 2013. Estimating the needed amount of desiccant, water or moistener to adjust the equilibrium water activity of dry powder mixtures. Trends in Food Science & Technology 29:135-141.
Peleg, M., Normand, M. D. and Corradini, M. G. 2012. On quantifying non-thermal effects on the lethality of pressure-assisted heat preservation processes. Journal of Food Science 71:R47-R56.
Peleg, M., Normand, M. D. and Corradini, M. G. 2011. Expanded Fermi solution for estimating the relationship between product spoilage or deterioration and the number of consumer complaints. Trends in Food Science & Technology 22:341-349.
Corradini, M. G., Normand, M. D., Eisenberg, M. and Peleg, M. 2010. Evaluation of a Stochastic Inactivation Model for Heat-Activated Spores of Bacillus spp. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 76:4402-4412.
Horowitz, J., Normand, M. D., Corradini, M. G. and Peleg, M. 2010. A probabilistic model of growth, division and mortality of microbial cells. Applied & Environmental Microbiology 76:230-242.
Peleg, M., Normand, M. D. and Corradini, M. G. 2009. Interactive software for calculating the principal stresses of compacted cohesive powders with the Warren-Spring equation. Powder Technology 197:268-273.
Peleg, M., Corradini, M. G. and Normand, M. D. 2009. Isothermal and non-isothermal kinetic models of chemical processes in foods governed by competing mechanisms. J. Agric. Food Chem. 57:7377-7386.