IFT Fellows

2017 IFT Fellow from NYIFT Section


Beverly Tepper, PhD
Professor, Rutgers University, New Jersey

As an accomplished professor at Rutgers University, Beverly Tepper has made important and sustained contributions to the field of sensory science. Her cross-cutting work uses techniques in sensory science, taste genetics, psychology, and nutrition to better understand the role of taste in food choice, health, and wellness. Her innovative research linking taste genetics with eating behavior transformed the concept of personalized nutrition. She shows exemplary leadership in promoting the understanding of sensory science through her various roles as a researcher, educator, and mentor. She is deeply committed to professional service and educating the next generation of sensory professionals.Input caption text here. Use the block’s Settings tab to change the caption position and set other styles.