Levente L. Diosady is the professor of Food Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry at U of T. His research interests include oilseed processing, membrane processes, extrusion, advanced separation processes, and micronutrient fortification of food. He is the author of over 120 publications in refereed journals, including 17 patents. He supervised more than 75 graduate students. 12 of his students and PDF’s are professors on four continents.
He is the recipient of the Canada Award for Business Excellence, the Professional Engineers of Ontario Engineering Medal the Eva Award of the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, the KY Lo medal of the Engineering Institute of Canada and the Babcock-Hart Award of IFT. He is a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, the American Oil Chemists Society, International Academy of Food Science and Technology, The Hungarian Academy of Engineering and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is a recipient of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and is a member of the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest civilian honour. More details here: http://www.chem-eng.utoronto.ca/faculty-staff/faculty-members/levente-l-diosady/