|Liming Cai, PhD, principal scientist, MGP Ingredients|
“Dr. Cai’s talent and competencies as a food scientist have shined during his nearly five years of employment at MGP,” said Ody Maningat, Ph.D., vice-president of ingredients R.&D. and chief science officer, MGPI. “He has a very strong fundamental science background that greatly complements our value-addition research initiatives. “
Dr. Cai first joined MGPI as an applications scientist in 2013. He previously was a post-doctoral research associate in cereal chemistry at Washington State University after spending over four years as a graduate research assistant in carbohydrate chemistry in the Department of Grain Science and Industry at Kansas State University.
He has authored and co-authored more than two dozen scientific research publications and presentations and is a member of the American Association of Cereal Chemists International and the Institute of Food Technologists.