Jorge Quintanilla

Jorge Quintanilla (he/him/his)

Jorge was a PhD Student from El Salvador and graduated in May of 2024. He earned his B.S. in Food Science from Zamorano University in Honduras. He initially became a member of the lab as an intern in Spring 2018 and officially became a graduate student the following Spring 2019.  

Jorge worked on the validation of a larger simulation project built to develop better sampling plans in produce fields using data from experimental field trials, representative commercial field’s parameters, and literature plans. He went on to accept a position as a Food Safety Manager at International Fresh Produce Association.

He enjoys playing basketball, swimming, and being in the nature. His favorite animals are horses and cows. He loves trying new foods!