Dr. Zifan Wan
Campuses and Colleges
- Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture
Dr. Zifan Wan is an Assistant Professor of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences in the UW-Platteville School of Agriculture. After receiving her B.S. (2015) from Purdue University and Ph.D. (2019) in Food Science from Iowa State University, Zifan joined the University of Tennessee Knoxville as a postdoctoral researcher. In Fall 2021, Zifan joined UW-Platteville as a tenure-track faculty member supported by the Wisconsin Dairy Innovation Hub, engaging in research, outreach, and teaching. Specifically, her research interest is in the application of non-thermal technologies for enhanced food safety and quality to achieve sustainable manufacturing goals. In addition, her research focuses on the utilization of food by-products and wastes for production of value-added ingredients. She has published 18 peer-reviewed journal articles and is an active reviewer for multiple journals.