Director of Department
Process and Technology Development, SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden
Lilia Ahrne is the Head of the Process and Technology Development at SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden, Associated Professor in food engineering at Chalmers Technical University in Gothenburg, Sweden and leader of Food Science Sweden. She is member of the National Committee for Nutrition and Food Sciences of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA) and executive member of EFFoST. She has PhD in Food Engineering from the Catholic University of Portugal, School of Biotechnology, Portugal.
Dr. Ahrne\\\'s research interests are to understand the effect of processing on physical, chemical and structural characteristics of foods, and use this knowledge to develop new processes and products. Processes under study include both traditional and novel technologies. She has extensive experience in coordination of industrial and European research projects.