Prof. Elena Torrieri
Elena Torrieri is an Associate professor of Food Packaging at the University of Naples Federico II (Italy). She obtained the degree in Food Science and Technology and received her Ph.D. in Agricultural and Food Science and Technology by the University of Naples Federico II, Italy. She worked as visiting Scientist at the University of Cork, Ireland and at UMR-IATE Agropolymer Engineering and Emerging Technology (INRA, CIRAD, Montpellier SupAgro e l’Università di Montpellier II), France.
Her research activities are focused on the design of food packaging and estimation and prediction of food shelf life. The main topics are: (i) Development of biopolymer film/coating for food packaging application; (ii) Design a modified atmosphere package for fresh fruit and vegetable; (iii) Study the effect of innovative packaging technology on food shelf life. She is authored of 70 scientific contributions in peer-reviewed national and international journals or book chapters. She contributed in the several research projects related to food packaging and food shelf life.