Department of Fruit, Vegetable and Plant Nutraceutical Technology

Department of Fruit, Vegetable and Plant Nutraceutical Technology

ul. Chełmońskiego 37, 51-630 Wrocław

 

Head

Prof. Jan Oszmiański             +48 71 320 77            jan.oszmianski@up.wroc.pl

 

Teachers

prof. Zygmunt Gil, PhD DSc Anna Czubaszek, PhD DSc Alicja Kucharska, PhD DSc Agnieszka Nawirska-Olszańska, PhD DSc Anna Sokół-Łętowska, prof. ass. Aneta Wojdyło, dr Joanna Kolniak-Ostek, dr Radosław Spychaj, dr Agata Wojciechowicz-Budzisz, dr Lesław Szymański, dr Zbigniew Janiszyn, dr Mirosław Żmijewski

Technical staff

Krystyna Siekańska, Beata Włodarska, Elżbieta Bucka, Kamila Oliszewska

 

Teaching activities

Department offers courses in:

fruit, vegetables and cereals technology, storage, applied statistics, energy and water-sewage management, ecology and environmental protection, graphics and technological planning in food industry

 

Research topics

  1. Isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds from the plants and fruits.
  2. New technologies in fruit and vegetables processing.
  3. The chemical, microbiological and technological assessment of cereals and pseudo cereals grain quality.
  4. Modifications of bread and pasta technology to improve functional and nutritional characteristics.

Research equipment

Quick system for the extraction of environmental samples, the SpeedExtractor E916 (Buchi), Waters HPLC system with Waters 474 scanning fluorescence detector and Waters 486 tunable Absorbance Detector, Merck-Hitachi, HPLC system supplemented with PDA detector and reaction pump for post-column derivatization, HPLC system Ultimate 3000 with PDA detector (Dionex), UPLC system with Acquity PDA and fluorescence Flur detectors (Waters), UPLC system with Acquity PDA detector and Waters Quadrupole, Time-of-flight MS systems, Christ Alpha 1-4 LSC Freeze Dryer (SciQuip), Spectrofluorophotometer RF5301PC (Shimadzu), Spectrophotometer ColorQuest XE (HunterLab), Double-beam spectrophotometer UV-VIS 2401 PC (Shimadzu), Spectrophotometer UV-1800 (Shimadzu), Spectrophotometer 8453 UV-VIS (Agilent), Amylograph(Brabender), 2400/2460 Kjeltec Auto Sampler System (Foss), Falling number system (Perten), Farinograph (Brabender)., Mixolab (Chopin), Laboratory mill Quadrumat Senior (Brabender).