Women in STEM: Chiung-Wei

Today I publish my tenth interview with women in STEM. Meet Chiung-Wei, a chemistry PhD student and mother of two, working on nano-spectroscopy. Hi phd.passion.lab! First of all would you like to tell us something about you? Hello! I’m Chiung-Wei, a chemistry PhD student at the University of North Carolina studying nanoscience and semiconductors forContinue reading “Women in STEM: Chiung-Wei”

Milk authenticity

In a recent paper researchers from South Tyrol (Italy) discovered a rapid method to check milk quality and geographic origin. South tyrolean milk samples were collected from farms – using extensive grassland-based farming system- located at 1900 m (Aldino), 1050 m (Aurina) and 950 m (Vipiteno) asl. Milk from Milan was collected at 200 mContinue reading “Milk authenticity”

What does a food chemist do?

I am in my third year PhD student in food chemistry. The question I am always asked is: “What do you actually do?” In this post I will try to explain what I do. Being a food chemist (or food scientist, in a more general way) means to spend most of the time in theContinue reading “What does a food chemist do?”