IC-FOODS Team

Shown below are the current members of the IC-FOODS team.

Matthew Lange

Matthew Lange, PhD is a Food and Health Informatician in the Department of Food Science and Technology at UC Davis, Associate Director of the UC Davis Wireless Health and Wellness Initiative, and the Principal Investigator of IC-FOODS.

Tom Tomich

Tom Tomich is: W.K. Kellogg Endowed Chair in Sustainable Food Systems Founding Director, UC Davis Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI) Director, UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (SAREP) Host, Inter-Institutional Network for Food, Agriculture and Sustainability (INFAS) Co-Editor, Annual Review of Environment and Resources (www.annualreviews.org/loi/energy) Member, CGIAR Independent Science and Partnership Council (www.cgiar.org) Professor of Community Development, Environmental Science & Policy

Jim Quinn

Jim Quinn is Professor Emerritus in Department of Environmental Science and Policy (ESP) at UC Davis and Director of the Information Center for the Environment (ICE)

Nick Anderson

Nick Anderson is the Robert D. Cardiff Professor of Informatics Director of Informatics Research at UC Davis School of Medicine, Director, Biomedical Informatics at Clinical Translational Science Center, University of California, Davis

Courtney Riggle

Courtney is proposal coordinator and project manager for IC-FOODS. Courtney works with all aspects of IC-FOODS to help foster growth of collaborations internally and with external partners, for research, grant proposals, conference planning, and consortium building.

Aaron Baer

Aaron Baer is a recent graduate of the University of California, Davis. He created and published an ontology with terms for the unambiguous characterization of sensory events, he is also currently working on an ontology for the characterization of different types of fermentation and the organisms that perform fermentation.

Meghan Ponna

Meghan is a recent graduate from University of California, Davis who is working on building a model for health promotion and decision support ontologies through characterization of cardiovascular health, physical activity, and diet interventions.

Constantine Spyrou

Constantine is a recent graduate of UC Davis and a current graduate student in the MBA/MS Food Science Program at Chapman University. He is working on the development of uc_FIDO: Food Interactions with Drugs Ontology.

Kimiya Taji

Kimiya Taji is an undergraduate at the University of California, Davis working on an ontology for unambiguous characterization of eating and food habits or also known as uc_Eating.

Chiara Cecchini

Chiara is the an alumni of Food Innovation Program from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. She founded Feat, a company which aims to make wellness accessible and fun. She is also one BCFN Foundation Alumni and a research affiliate of Institute For The Future. At UC Davis, she is working on a Knowledge Model to Guide Development of Ontologies and Data Standards for Physical Activity, Health and Fitness.

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