Prof. Dr. Anet Režek Jambrak is a Professor from the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology of the University of Zagreb, Croatia. She is also a scientific advisor in food engineering (biotechnical sciences). From 2019, she founded the Laboratory for Sustainable Development at the Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology. She is member of Global Young Academy (GYA), European Union of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) and International Academy of Food Science and Technology (IAFoST). Her field of research is food chemistry, food physics, nonthermal processing, advanced thermal processing, sustainability, food processing, Industry 4.0, digitalization, etc.
Quick Q&A with Prof. Dr. Anet Režek Jambrak about the Emerging Sustainability Award
How did this award benefit you?
The award was great recognition for our lab at the University of Zagreb. Students now recognize the importance of sustainability. Since then, more projects, activities, and education programs have been developed.
What did this award help you accomplish?
The award has helped me to pursue activities related to sustainability in food research, food science, and processing. It has given me opportunities to collaborate with experts in the digitalization field.
Would you recommend it to future researchers in sustainability? Why or why not?
Yes. We need more focused visionaries, enthusiasts, and leaders that will move and forward activities in understanding sustainability and interdisciplinary impact of sustainable research.