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Matthew Allan
Total Earnings
$910.30
Education
PHD Food Science Purdue University 2017
Washington State University 2012 Bachelors Food Science
Experience
Purdue University, Food Science Dept. -Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant
• Researched water-solid interactions in food ingredients
• Investigated phase boundaries for hydrate forming food ingredients
• Researched crystallization tendencies of amorphous sugar blends
• Developed method recommendations for deliquescence measurements
• Teaching Assistant for Food Chemistry, Food Processing, Food Ingredients, and Food Packaging

ConAgra Foods-Lamb Weston- Research and Development Intern
• Product development and ingredient replacement
• Developed quality assurance protocols for new products
• Sensory Evaluation

Tree Top Inc.-Research and Development Intern
• Researched juice microfiltration systems
• Product developer for apple sauce and juice products
• Sensory evaluation for new products

Allan Bros Fruit- Cherry Sizing Operator Manager
• Managed cherry sizing operation and staff
• Evaluated and operated a prototype automatic clamshell filler

Washington State University Rosaceae Genomics Lab Undergraduate Researcher
• Lead an award winning research project in sweet cherry seed germination
• Assisted in genetic research for sweet cherry phenotyping
Projects & Publications
Activities & Interests

IFT, College Bowl,

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    Prevent damaged ice cream during shipping
    30/30
    submitted
    $1,000
    top 10
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    What is the next creative idea for nutritious on-the-go breakfast?
    DONE
    18 months ago
    $600
    top 6
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    What should we make ice cream sandwiches out of next?
    DONE
    2 months ago
    $1,600
    top 50%
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    Help discover new ways to preserve ripeness when harvesting produce
    40/40
    submitted
    $800
    top 10
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    What's the next great use for dry water?
    DONE
    24 months ago
    $1,000
    top 10
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    Keep rivers clean with an innovative water-measuring sensor
    DONE
    20 months ago
    $2,000
    top 7
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    Gamify our home cleaning products
    DONE
    8 months ago
    $1,000
    top 10
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    What is the ideal packaged ice cream cone product?
    DONE
    26 months ago
    $600
    top 6
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    Propose new ways to make crystalline sugar
    14/14
    submitted
    $1,000
    top 10
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    How would you make the Valley Fresh Steamer product?
    40/40
    submitted
    $600
    top 6
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    Uncover the health benefits of whole grains
    20/20
    submitted
    $1,000
    top 10
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    What’s the perfect new ice cream flavor for each season?
    DONE
    12 months ago
    $1,000
    top 10
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    What is the perfect sparkling beverage for the holidays?
    DONE
    23 months ago
    $1,000
    top 10
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    What's an out-of-the-box shipping solution that will protect our products?
    DONE
    8 months ago
    $1,000
    top 10
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