Title: Professor Emeritus
Specialty: Food Engineering
Office: Room 315, Agric. Eng. Bldg.
Off. Tel.: (413) 545-5852
Lab(s): Room 105, Agric. Eng. Bldg.
Lab. Tel.: (413) 545-5848
EMail: micha period peleg at-sign foodsci period umass period edu
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.