Veronica Somoza, University of Vienna, Austria
Prof. Dr. Veronika Somoza (VS, née Faist) is chair of the Department, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Chemistry, and Associate Editor of the Journal of Agricultural Food Chemistry. VS holds a MSc in Human Nutrition from the University of Giessen / D, a PhD (with distinction) from the University of Vienna / A, a venia legendi for Human Nutrition and Food Science (Habilitation program) from the University of Kiel / D, and gained professional experience as vice chair of the German Research Centre for Food Chemistry, a Federal Leibniz Institute, in Freising / D (5 yrs), as Associate Professor at the Department of Food Science (tenured) at the University of Wisconsin / Madison, U.S.A., (2 yrs), and as Full Professor (tenured) at the University of Vienna / A (7 yrs). VS holds more than 150 original publications and various patents, and was awarded the Hans-Adolf Krebs Prize by the German Nutrition Society in 2004 and the FEMA Excellence in Flavor Science Award 2016.
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