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Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Dr. William Pelletier

Lecturer, Heat and Mass Transfer

Program Areas

  • Teaching
    • ABE 3612C: Heat and Mass Transfer in Bio Systems
    • PKG3001: Principles of Packaging
    • ABE 6615: Adv. Heat and Mass Transfer in Bio Systems
    • PKG 5006: Adv. Distribution and Transport Packaging
  • Research
    • Increasing the consumption of specialty crops by enhancing their quality and safety
    • Air transport of perishable products
    • Heat and mass transfer in postharvest operations

Dr. Pelletier specializes in heat and mass transfer in postharvest and other cold chain applications as well as transport operations associated with a perishable product.

Contact Information

wpelletier@ufl.edu

352-294-6701

Office:
101 Frazier Rogers Hall

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 110570
Gainesville, FL 32611-0570

  • Education
    • Ph.D. Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida, 2010
    • M.S. Agri-Food Engineering, Université Laval, Canada, 2002
    • B.E. Food Engineering, Université Laval, Canada, 2000
  • Professional Experience
    • 2012 - Present
      Lecturer, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
    • 2010 - 2012
      Postdoctoral Associate, Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Florida
  • Publications
  • Awards and Honors
    • Jack L. Fry Award for Teaching Excellence by a Graduate Student in the College of Agricultural and Life Science, University of Florida, 2010
    • Walter H. Johnson, Jr. Ph.D. Scholarship from The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), 2004
  • Other Professional Activities
    • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE)
    • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
    • International Institute of Refrigeration (IIR)
    • American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS)