Lou Cooperhouse

Rutgers Food Science IFT Virtual Student and Alumni Celebration 2021

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The Rutgers Department of Food Science and the Food Science Alumni Committee are holding this annual event in conjunction with the IFT Annual Meeting and Food Expo!

Keynote speaker, Lou Cooperhouse RC’83 (Microbiology), GSNB’87 (Food Science), CEO and Co-founder of cell-based seafood company BlueNalu and former Director of the Rutgers Food Innovation Center (FIC), presents, BlueNalu: A Pioneering Company in the Global Transformation of our Food Supply. Lou’s presentation will discuss his innovative career path in the food industry. Additionally, his presentation will cover alternative proteins, such as plant, fermentation, and cell-cultured foods.

Please join us to hear Lou’s story and learn about this emerging trend in the food industry!

Additionally, the event will include updates from department chair, Karl Matthews, a word from current students, an alumni and student awards presentation, remarks from the Food Science Alumni Committee, and breakout room sessions to socialize and network with fellow alumni.


Monday, July 19, 2021

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM EST

Event Type

Industry & Academic Experts