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Chen Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

The Department of Plant Sciences welcomes Dr. Bingcan Chen in the position of assistant professor in food and cereal chemistry.
Chen Joins Plant Sciences Faculty

Dr. Bingcan Chen

Dr. Bingcan Chen has joined the Department of Plant Sciences as an assistant professor in food and cereal chemistry following his post-doctoral training at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) in Amherst.

Chen earned his B.S. in Food Science and Technology at Sichuan University of Science and Engineering and his M.S. in Pharmacochemistry at Chongqing University, both in China. He earned his Ph.D. in Food Science from UMass Amherst. After his graduation, Chen moved back to his hometown in China, where he held a professor position for close to three years.

Chen’s research focuses on food and cereal chemistry, including lipid oxidation mechanisms and antioxidant strategies in food systems, novel antioxidant constituents and bioactive ingredients from cereals, and flavor formation in cereal products.

His teaching responsibilities at NDSU will include Food Chemistry and Food Analysis.

Visit Chen's faculty page at

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