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Rodrigo Tarté, Ph.D.

Rodrigo Tarté, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Certificate Studies in Meat Science
I joined the Iowa State faculty in 2015 after nineteen years in the private sector, during which I held various research & development positions in major meat and food processing companies. My primary areas of expertise and research are meat further processing, meat product formulation, non-meat ingredient technology and food safety.

Contact Info

215C Meats Laboratory
914 Stange Road


  • Ph.D. Food Science and Technology / Meat Science, Iowa State University, 1996
  • M.S. Food Technology, Iowa State University, 1990
  • B.S. Food Technology and Science, Iowa State University, 1987