Hui-Erh Chai

Angela is a second-year PhD student from Taiwan. She earned her B.S. in Food Science with Biotechnology Division from National Taiwan Ocean University and M.S. in Food Science and Technology from National Taiwan University.

She is currently working on artificial intelligence for food system to optimize tomato supply chain. Also, she is working on development of predictive models for elucidating the growth and survival of Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC), Salmonella, and Listeria monocytogenes, in hybrid and plant-based meat products that may be subjected to temperature abuse in the supply chain.

She is an active and outgoing person. She currently serves as Treasurer for Dancing Illini and enjoys most outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, swimming, and dancing.