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Siyu Liu

About me

My name is Siyu Liu and I am in the second semester of my master's study (Food Safety and Quality Assurance at the University of Guelph). I finished my undergraduate program as a Food Science student at UoG as well. My first (R&D assistant at Gay Lea) and second ( QC technician at GPI) are all about dairy products, and my master project is focused on how FFA impacts bovine milk foaming. 
I would like to work as a QC, QA, HACCP specialist, or R&D technician for my future career. 

Skills and tools

Dairy
Education/Research
Team Work
Food Production
Beverage

Education

September 2021 -September 2022
Food Safety and Quality Assurance
University of Guelph

The M.Sc. FSQA program provides advanced training in food safety and quality and other aspects of food science and technology. FSQA students acquire knowledge of the fundamentals of food policy development, Canadian and international food law, applied aspects of total quality management, food safety management systems, risk analysis, and detection and epidemiology of foodborne pathogens.

September 2016 -April 2021
Food Science
University of Guelph

In this major, I gained an opportunity to explore food processing, food development processes, packaging, quality assurance, and safety. I not only learn the theory behind product development, but developed my own food product (spent-grain pretzel) and engaged in the food manufacturing, prototyping, and marketing aspects of food development.

Besides, I earned places on the Dean's Honours List in every semester of my last two years based on my outstanding marks.

Work Experience

August 2018 -December 2018
Research and Development assistant
Gay Lea

:§  Attended plant trials and support first productions for whipped cream and sour cream§  Completed pH, viscosity, acidity, foam stability,      and total solid tests by using lab equipment like pH meter, viscometer, and total acidity flask§  and drawing graphs via Excel §  pilotplant equipment maintenance and building infrastructure maintenance §  §  Have mastered lab pilot plant machines suchas microthermics   homogenizer  crimper     single head laboratorygasser    torque digital stirrer              microprocessor controlled 280 serieswater bath     Humboldt universal penetrometer    MA100/MA 50 moisture analyzer     

January 2019 -May 2019
Quality Control
Gum Product International

My responsibilitiesincluded §  3 M Petrifilm Express Count Plates   ElectricalPipette   Salmonella miniVIDAS   TA XT plus Texture Analyser   HI 902 Color Automatic Potentiometric TitratorpH Probe Electrode§  §  Maintained laboratory in a clean and organizedstate, this includes washing and cleaning used apparatus, equipment, and workingarea.§  Kept current with GMP, GLP,GFSI systems and methodologies.§  Conducted special projects forR&D or QC with the approval of the Technical Director.

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