Rickey Yada, Ph.D.
Dr. Rickey Yada received his PhD from the Department of Food Science at the University of British Columbia in 1984. He has served as Chair of the Department of Food Science and as the Assistant Vice President Research, Agri-Food Programs, both at the University of Guelph. He is presently a Professor in the Department of Food Science, a Canada Research Chair in Food Protein Structure, and the Scientific Director of the Advanced Foods and Materials Network, Networks of Centres of Excellence. He has participated on numerous research awards panels and committees, both at the national and international levels. Among other activities, he, currently, chairs the Scientific Council, International Union of Food Science and Technology, is the North American Editor for Trends in Food Science and Technology and is on editorial boards for several journals. He is the author of over 150 refereed journal publications and several book chapters. Dr. Yada is a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology and of the International Academy, International Union of Food Science and Technology.