Stephen Gitonga Giteru

PhD Student

Thesis title: Effect of pulsed electric field on microstructures and conformation of biopolymer solutions and application in edible coatings.

The research is under the broad theme of food functionality. It focuses on exploring micro-/nano-structural modifications of macromolecules involving blends of biopolymers/biosynthetic polymers treated under pulsed electric field.

Affilaited with University of Otago



Giteru, S. G., Oey, I., & Ali, M. A. (2018). Feasibility of using pulsed electric fields to modify biomacromolecules: A review. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 72, 91-113. doi:10.1016/j.tifs.2017.12.009