Category: Speaker – Biography

Alvaro A. Cordero

Alvaro A. Cordero

Alvaro Cordero serves as the manager of international operations – value-added for the U.S. Grains Council, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of U.S. barley, corn and sorghum and related products worldwide. In...

Maryke T. Labuschagne

Maryke T. Labuschagne

Prof. Maryke Labuschagne is a plant breeder. She heads the South African Research Initiatives Chair (SARChI) in disease resistance and quality of field crops at the University of the Free State in South Africa....

Stuart Johnson

Stuart Johnson

Stuart is an Associate Professor in Food Science at the School of Molecular and Life Sciences, Curtin University. Stuart completed his PhD in Food Chemistry at Nottingham University in the UK. Since then he...

Bruce R. Hamaker

Bruce R. Hamaker

Ph.D. Bruce R. Hamaker is Distinguished Professor of Food Science at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana. He also holds the Roy L. Whistler Chair and is Director of the Whistler Center of Carbohydrate Research....

Michaela Pichler

Michaela Pichler

ICC Secretary General / CEO Since 2015 Michaela Pichler is Secretary General/CEO of ICC – the International Association for Cereal Science and Technology www.icc.or.at, based with its Headquarters in Vienna/Austria. There she manages and...

Dr. Timothy J. Dalton

Dr. Timothy J. Dalton

Director Dr. Timothy J. Dalton serves as the Director of the Sorghum and Millet Innovation Lab. Professor Dalton received an A.B. from Columbia University in 1988, an M.S. in Agricultural Economics from the University...

Prof. John Taylor

Prof. John Taylor

John Taylor is a Professor in food science at the University of Pretoria and theme leader in the University’s Institute for Food, Nutrition and Well-being. He is an Honorary President and Past president of...

Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper

Mark Cooper has worked across the public and private sectors in agricultural research for a period of 30+ years, leading teams responsible for genetic improvement of the cereal crops maize, wheat, rice and sorghum....

Prof. David Jordan

Prof. David Jordan

Professor David Jordan is a sorghum breeder and geneticist with more than 25 years’ experience working in both the public and private sector. For the last decade, he has led the public sorghum breeding...

Prof. Joseph Awika

Prof. Joseph Awika

Prof. Joseph M. Awika is Professor in the Soil & Crop Science, and Nutrition Food Science Departments at Texas A&M University, where he leads the Cereal Quality Laboratory. He has broad experience in grains...