Co-director, IFAS Center for Food Distribution and Retailing, University of Florida
Jean-Pierre Emond, PhD, is an associate professor with the Packaging Science Program in ABE Dept. at the University of Florida. He is also the co-director of the UF/IFAS Center for Food Distribution and Retailing. Since 1997, Dr. Emond has been the principal advisor for perishables and pharmaceuticals with the International Air Transport Association (IATA). His main research sectors involve the packaging, handling and transportation of perishable and pharmaceutical products and post-harvest technology.