Efren Delgado

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Professor and Department Head; Family and Consumer Science

Discipline: Food Science & Technology


  • BS and Master of Science Degree in Food Technology, Humboldt Universitaet Berlin, Germany.
  • PhD Food Science, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Germany.

Research Interests

  • Functional foods, Protein Isolation and Separation, Extrusion technology, Microencapsulation, Product Development, Cereal Technology and Feed Technology.

Current Research

  • Alternative proteins sources- Chemistry and Food Applications. Prediction of chemical and structural interactions in extrusion processes by molecular dynamics simulation. Product development with glandless cotton seed. Texturization and Extrusion of cotton seed proteins. Aquaculture feed. Ruminant feed technology.

Efren Delgado
Department of Family & Consumer Sciences
PO Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: 575-646-1759
Fax: 575-646-1889
Email: edelgad@nmsu.edu