Qualification Summary

  • Ph.D. in Food Science and Technology (combined viticulture and fruit/wine phenolic chemistry)
  • A strong background in horticulture through both education and experience
  • Experience with diverse organic and sustainable vineyard systems
  • Conducted internationally recognized research with a novel systems approach
  • Experience in building teams and collaboration
  • Strong data management, oral and written skills
  • Experience with integrated vineyard/winery systems
  • Enthusiasm for the wine industry
  • Experience in grant writing and grant management

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Grape and Wine Chemistry

Oregon State University, Corvallis Oregon

Department of Food Science and Technology, September 5th, 2006


Master of Science, Plant Physiology

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Department of Horticulture, completed November 1996


Bachelor of Science

Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon

Department of Horticulture, completed April, 1990

One-year exchange program at Lincoln College in New Zealand

Minor in Integrated Pest Management, Entomology Department