Yuan is Sr. Director of Computational Intelligence & Analytics supporting
PepsiCo Global R&D. James has been
working in Food and Beverage industry for over 25 years with different
leadership capacities. He has over 80
publications and 40 patent applications in food safety, packaging, non-thermal
process applications and health care.
James has Ph.D. degree in Food Science with minor in Computer Science. He was Chair of IFT Non-Thermal Processing
Division and served as Member-at-large for Biotech Division. His current research passion is advanced
analytics for Food & Beverage innovations.