Dr. Efren Delgado

Associate Professor, Family and Consumer Science, Food Science and Technology

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Author of over 60 peer-reviewed articles and three books on food technology and biotechnology, four patents, more than 100 conference proceedings in food science. Strong grant funding. Lectures and seminars were given in different institutions, universities and industries in different countries.

  • A renowned expert in food science and engineering research, development, and value-added product development. 
  • Extensive experience in the planning and implementation of meat processing and food manufacturing operations.
  • Over 15 years of consulting experience to global food manufacturing industries in USA, Europe and Latin America. 
  • Demonstrated expertise creating successful partnerships and collaborations between institutions and organizations at the national and international level. '
  • Advisor to a large number of students at the bachelors, Masters and PhD level in the fields of food science.
  • Fluent in Spanish, English and German

Specialty Topics/Focus: 

  • Value-added and Food Processing                               

  • Microencapsulation

  • Basic & Applied Research                                                      

  • Cereal Technology

  • Extrusion Technology                                                   

  • Meat processing                                          

  • Protein Isolation & Separation

Countries of Expertise:

  • USA
  • Germany
  • Mexico

Contact Information:

Phone: 575-646-1759
Email: edelgad@nmsu.edu