|Professor of Food Chemistry
Exploring potential of bioactive peptides as food supplements and nutraceuticals
Louise Bennett is Professor of food chemistry at Monash University with interests in the physical-functional and health properties of foods. These research interests seek to transform foods into dietary tools that promote value-addition and nutritional security. Professor Bennett is the Director of the Monash Master of Food Science and Agribusiness and Co-director of the industry-facing, Monash Food Innovation. Prior to joining Monash University in 2017, Professor Bennett was a Senior Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO, working on researching and supporting commercial translation of food innovations. Professor Bennett’s research specialisations are in the spaces of proteins and phytonutrients and is supported by local and international industry funding. Professor Bennett has authored >110 publications and 1 patent, with a h-index of 27.