Koutchma, Tatiana, Ph.D.

Research Scientist


Contact Information:

93 Stone Road West
Guelph, Ontario N1G 5C9
Telephone: 226-217-8123
Fax: 519-829-2600
Email: tatiana.koutchma@agr.gc.ca

Areas of Expertise:

  • thermal processing
  • innovative processing technologies with emphasis on ultraviolet light irradiation, microwave heating, ultra high pressure
  • process calculations
  • modeling reaction kinetics
  • engineering properties of foods
  • process validation

Research Publications:

The links below lead to abstracts with access to full text.

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

Other Science Related Publications:

2012

  • Koutchma, T. and Orlowska, M. (2012). "Ultraviolet Light for Processing Fruits and Fruit Products.", in Rodrigues, S. and Fernandes, F.A.N. (eds.) - Advances in Fruit Processing Technologies, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, USA, Chapter 1, pp. 2-27.

2011

  • Koutchma, T. (2011). "Merging food processing technologies in the age of global food safety: Approaches and Updates in Research, Regulations and Validation.", 1st International CIGR Workshop on Food Safety, Agrosup, Dijon, France, April 14-15, 2011.
  • Koutchma, T. (2011). "Ultraviolet Light as Control Measure in Food Processing.", Nonthermal Processing Division Workshop, Osnabrück, Germany, October 11-14, 2011.
  • Koutchma, T., Orlowska, M., and Defelice, C. (2011). "Theoretical and Experimental Approaches to Improve Performance of UV systems for Liquid Foods and Beverages.", 6th International CIGR Technical Symposium. Toward a Sustainable Food Chain. Food Process, Bioprocessing and Food Quality Management. Section VI, Nantes, France, April 18-20, 2011.
  • Koutchma, T., Orlowska, M., and Defelice, C. (2011). "Ultraviolet Light for Safety of Fluid Foods and Beverages.", 2nd North American Conference on Ozone, Ultraviolet & Advanced Oxidation Technologies, Toronto, ON, Canada, September 18-20, 2011.
  • Rodríguez-Gonzále, O., Buckow, R., Koutchma, T., and Balasubramaniam, V.M. (2011). "Energy efficiency of selected nonthermal food processes for preserving apple juice.", Nonthermal Processing Division Workshop, Osnabrück, Germany, October 11-14, 2011.
  • Zhu, Y., Fan, W., Koutchma, T., Zhou, T., and Warriner, K. (2011). "Degradation of patulin in model solution and apple juice by ultraviolet radiation.", FSFN, December 6, 2011. (Presentation)

2010

  • Hiremath, N., Deschênes, L., Zareifard, M.R., Ramaswamy, H.S., and Koutchma, T. (2010). "Review on adhesion and biofilm formation under continuous flow conditions in food processing.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010. (Abstract)
  • Koutchma, T. (2010). "Challenges of UV light processing of low UVT foods and beverages.", Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, 7789(Article No. 7789OH).
  • Koutchma, T. (2010). "Ultraviolet light for safety of fluid foods: challenges and solutions.", 2010 Canadian Institute of Food Science & Technology (CIFST) and AAFC Conference, Fairmont Winnipeg Hotel, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 30-June 1, 2010, # 09-2. (Abstract)

2009

  • Koutchma, T. (2009). "Traditional and High-Technology approaches to microbial safety in foods.", in Heredia, N.L., Wesley, I.V., and Garcia, J.S. (eds.) - Microbiologically Safe Foods for the 21st Century, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chapter 23.
  • Koutchma, T. and Yakovlev, V. (2009). "Computer modeling and simulation of microwave heating process for food preservation.", in Farid, M.M. (ed.) - Mathematical Analysis of Food Processing. Series: Contemporary Food Engineering, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, USA.
  • Koutchma, T., Forney, L.J., Moraru, C.I., and Sun, D.-W. (2009). Ultraviolet Light in Food Technology: Principles and Applications., Taylor & Francis. (Book)
  • Ye, Z. and Koutchma, T. (2009). "Mathematical Modeling and Design of Ultraviolet Light Process for Liquid Foods and Beverages.", in Farid, M.M. (ed.) - Mathematical Analysis of Food Processing. Series: Contemporary Food Engineering, CRC Press Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, USA.