Baiiyi Lu is an associate professor in the Department of Food Science at Zhejiang University. Lu received his Ph.D. in food science from Zhejiang University. Dr. Lu teaches an undergraduate course, Food Analysis, along with a team-taught Food Chemistry course, lecturing on food flavor chemistry and food enzyme. Dr. Lu's research program focuses on food chemistry and health, the effects of functional foods/nutraceuticals on chronic disease risks, and bioactive compounds in natural products and herbal remedies for bioactivity. Specific interests include: 1) health benefits of antioxidants/phytochemicals in fruits, vegetables and whole grains; 2) food genomics and functional foods for disease prevention and health promotion targeted at cancers, aging, and inflammatory diseases; and 3) risk assessment of agricultural food quality and safety.

Research work

Food chemistry and health;Risk assessment of agricultural food quality and safety