Starch World Americas

13-14 Jun, 2017 - Foz do Iguaçu, BRAZIL

Mabu Interludium Iguassu Convention
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About our Event Speakers
We pride ourselves in presenting to you accomplished leaders, authors and advocates with strong track records of achievement and vision in a wide array of backgrounds, professional fields and life experiences. We believe you will benefit from their years of knowledge and experience and also from the latest thinking and innovative processes driving individuals and organizations forward.
Dr. Thierry Tran

Dr. Thierry Tran is a Researcher in Food Technology with CIRAD (International Center for Agricultural Research and Development, France), and is currently based at CIAT (Centro Internacional para la Agricultura Tropical) in Cali (Colombia). He has 12 years of experience in Cassava processing technologies and in Quality of cassava-based products, including improving energy and water efficiency, process yield, utilization of by-products, and environmental impact assessments. During that time he has worked for 8 years at Kasetsart University (Bangkok, Thailand), contributing to research on large-scale cassava starch production. Since 2016 he leads the research activities on post-harvest quality, preservation and processing within the Cassava Program at CIAT. Dr. Thierry Tran completed a PhD in Food Science and Technology from the University of Nottingham (UK) in 2003.



Dr. Thierry Tran, Sr. Researcher in Food Technology
CIRAD (Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement)
Cassava Breeding and the Starch Sector: New opportunities and Challenges
Day 1 [Tue 13, June], at 11:45 AM
Development of Pneumatic (Flash) Dryers for Starch and Flours with Improved Energy Efficiency (including for Small-scale Operations)
Day 2 [Wed 14, June], at 11:05 AM