Renfu Lu

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Adjunct Professor

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Biography

Dr. Lu is conducting and leading research in sensors and sensing technologies for property characterization and quality evaluation of fruits and vegetables. He is Lead Scientist for the federally appropriated in-house research project “Technologies for Quality Measurement and Grading of Fruits and Vegetables” with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS)- the principal federal government research agency in agriculture, food and natural resources. His research applies state-of-the-art technologies in imaging, spectroscopy, and computer as well as advanced mathematical/statistical methods for assessing quality and condition of fruits and vegetables before and after harvest.