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Dr. Tan is currently working on several research projects including 1) Application of cold plasma to sanitize food contact surface. 2) valorization of muscadine grape pomace as a value-added ingredient for chocolate and puffy snacks. 3) Hydroponic farming of hemp and postharvest processing of hemp. 4) Monitoring the ripeness, environmental stress, and diseases of grapes by drone. 5) Rapid detection of cocoa bean quality using ResNet image processing. His research and teaching activities are supported by multiple funding agencies including USDA NIFA, NSF, FAMU SGSR, FDACS, and industrial collaborators.


Ph.D.  Food Science, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (2017)
M.S.  Electrical Engineering, University of Georgia, Athens, GA (2015-)
B.S.   Food Science and Engineering, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin, China (2013)