Felix Schottroff honored for his research in food technology

Felix Schottroff, former PhD student at the Institute of Food Technology, was honored for his research on electric field applications in food processing.

Dr. Felix Schottroff received the Alimentarius Award 2020, awarded by the Austrian journal Ernährung/Nutrition, as well as the 2nd place of the PhD Student of the Year Award, awarded by the European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST). Both awards were devoted to his PhD thesis "Tailoring electrotechnologies for microbial inactivation in food and bioprocess engineering – Inactivation mechanisms, processing concepts, and equipment design". Dr. Schottroff studied the use of high voltage applications for microbial inactivation, taking into account engineering aspects, as well as microbial inactivation mechanisms and potential industrial applications.

Felix Schottroff remains a part of BOKU, where he is now heading the newly developed BOKU Core Facility Food & Bio Processing. More information can be found at: https://boku.ac.at/cf/fbp/