Alma Rosa Islas-Rubio

Alma Rosa Islas-Rubio


Fruits and Vegetables Technology Department, Research Center for Food and Development.

Academic Technician, 1982 – 1988

Visitor professor, 2001-2002. Dept. of Grain Science and Industry, Kansas State University.

Visitor professor, October 2016. Dept. of Food Science, University of Manitoba.

Professor, 1993 – present

She has participated in the establishment of the doctoral program at the Research Center for Food and Development and taught several courses at Master and Doctoral level since 1993. Major advisor for 2 Ph.D. students, 10 M.S., and 10 Undergraduate. In the last 7 years, she has served as Head of the Fruits and Vegetables Technology Department. Dr. Islas-Rubio´s work has impact in research, teaching, industry, service and international activities. Recently, Dr. Islas-Rubio has published her research work at journals such as Plant Foods for Human Nutrition, Carbohydrate Polymers, Foods, Journal of Functional Foods, Materials, Food Funct., Journal of Cereal Science, among others.

Research Areas – Grains processing; Extrusion processing of food and feed materials; Food composition and functionality relationships; Value-added utilization of agricultural commodities. Food product development.