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Ya-Fang Cheng

Year: PSM Class of 2019
Major: Bioprocessing & Bioenergy

Ya-Fang Cheng was trained as a food technologist, graduated with a B.S. in Food Science and Biotechnology at the National Chung Hsing University in 2009 and obtained an M. S. in Food Science and Technology at National Taiwan University in 2011. She developed the interest in a sustainable and renewable science—Bioenergy after working in Energy Biosciences Institute at UC Berkeley, where she contributed her research experience in food carbohydrate and skills of instrumental chemistry in plant cell wall analysis for four years. In the future, she wants to commit to researches related to bio-product development in which she can utilize her food science background and knowledge obtained from U of I.