Xianbin (Eric) Cheng

He is a 5th year PhD student. He earned his B.S. in Food Science from Rutgers University and a B.E. in Food Science and Engineering from South China University of Technology.

He is currently working on building Monte Carlo simulation models to investigate bulk sampling in produce fields or grain bins with the goal of improving sampling effectiveness. He also participates in research that utilizes UV-Vis-NIR spectroscopy and machine learning to rapidly classify contaminated corn kernels.

He loves eating seafood and avian species, likes traveling to places with beaches, oceans, and lots of sunshine, and owns a cat.