Associate Professor

     Department of Food Science and Engineering

     Tel: +86-13524913423






Research Interests:

​1. Radio frequency disinfestation/pasteurization of low moisture foods

2. Hot air-assisted radio frequency roasting of nuts

3. Novel drying technologies for postharvest fruits and vegetables



Education Background

08/2008–05/2012,       Washington State University (USA), Ph. D

09/2006–06/2008,       China Agricultural University (China), M.S.

09/2002–07/2006,       China Agricultural University (China), Bachelor



Working Experience

01/2016-Present,   Associate Professor

Dept. Food Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

08/2013-12/2015, Assistant Professor

Dept. Food Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China

06/2012–07/2013 Research Associate

Dept. Biological Systems Engineering, Washington State University, WA, USA




Peer-reviewed Publications


1. Meiji Liao, Yanyun Zhao, Chuting Gong, Hangjin Zhang, Shunshan Jiao*, Effects of hot air-assisted radio frequency roasting on quality and antioxidant activity of cashew nut kernels. LWT–Food Science and Technology, 2018, 93: 274-280.

2. Sizhuo Hu, Yanyun Zhao, Zvi Hayouka, Danfeng Wang, Shunshan Jiao*, Inactivation kinetics for Salmonella Typhimurium in red pepper powders treated by radio frequency heating. Food Control, 2018, 85: 37-442.

3. Shunshan Jiao, Wenyun Sun, Tiankui Yang, Yanping Zou, Xingxing Zhu, Yanyun Zhao*, Investigation of feasibility of radio frequency energy for controlling insects in milled rice. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2017, 10: 781-788.

4. Shunshan Jiao, Yu Zhong, Yun Deng, Hot air-assisted radio frequency heating effects on wheat and corn seeds: quality change and fungi inhibition. Journal of Stored Products Research, 2016, 69: 265-271

5. Shunshan Jiao, Didi Zhu, Yun Deng, Yanyun Zhao*, Effects of hot air-assisted radio frequency heating on quality and shelf-life of roasted peanuts. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 2016, 9(2): 308-319

6. Shunshan Jiao, Yun Deng, Yu Zhong, Danfeng Wang, Yanyun Zhao*, Investigation of radio frequency heating uniformity of wheat kernels by using the developed computer simulation model. Food Research International, 2015, 71: 41-49

7. Shunshan Jiao, Judy A. Johnson, Juming Tang, Scott D. Mattinson, John K. Fellman, Ted L. Davenport, Shaojin Wang*, Tolerance of codling moth and apple quality associated with low pressure/low temperature treatments. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 2013, 85: 136-140

8. Shunshan Jiao, Shaojin Wang*, Judy A. Johnson, Juming Tang, Industrial-scale radio frequency treatments for insect control in lentils. Journal of Stored Products Research, 2012, 48: 143-148

9. Shunshan Jiao, John A. Johnson, John K. Fellman, Scott D. Mattinson, Juming Tang, Ted L. Davenport, Shaojin Wang*, Evaluating the storage environment in hypobaric chambers used for disinfesting fresh fruits. Biosystems Engineering, 2012, 111(3): 271-279

10. Shunshan Jiao, John A. Johnson, Juming Tang, Gopal Tiwari, Shaojin Wang*, Dielectric properties of cowpea weevil, black eyed peas and mung beans with respect to the development of radio frequency heat treatments. Biosystems Engineering, 2011, 108(3): 280-291

11. Shunshan Jiao, Juming Tang, John A. Johnson, Gopal Tiwari, Shaojin Wang*, Determining radio frequency heating uniformity in mixed beans for disinfestations. Transactions of the ASABE, 2011, 54(5): 1847-1855

12. Shunshan Jiao, Dong Li*, Zhigang Huang*, Zhenshan Zhang, Bhesh Bhandari, Xiaodong Chen, Zhihuai Mao, Optimization of supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of flaxseed oil using response surface methodology. International Journal of Food Engineering, 2008, 4(4): 1-18

13. Ge Zhan, Leiqing Pan L., Kang Tu*, Shunshan Jiao, Antitumor, antioxidant, and nitrite scavenging effects of Chinese water chestnut (Eleocharis dulcis) peel flavonoids. Journal of Food Science, 2016, 81(10): H2578-H2586

14. Yifeng Zhang, Shunshan Jiao, Zixuan Lian, Yun Deng*, Zhao Y*, Effect of single- and two-cycle high hydrostatic pressure treatments on water properties, physicochemical and microbial qualities of minimally processed squids (Todarodes pacificus). Journal of Food Science, 2015, 80(5): E1012-E1020

15. Bandar Alfaifi, Juming Tang*, Yang Jiao, Shaojin Wang, Barbara Rasco, Shunshan Jiao, Shyam Sablani, Radio frequency disinfestations treatments for dried fruit: Model development and validation. Journal of Food Engineering, 2014, 120: 268-276

16. Leiqing Pan, Shunshan Jiao, Shaojin Wang*, Loren Gautz, Kang Tu, Coffee bean heating uniformity and quality as influenced by radio frequency treatments for postharvest disinfestations. Transactions of the ASABE, 2012, 55(6): 2293-2300

17. Shaojin Wang, Gopal Tiwari, Shunshan Jiao, Judy A. Johnson, Juming Tang*, Developing postharvest disinfestation treatments for legumes using radio frequency energy. Biosystems Engineering, 2010, 105(3): 341-349

18. Yanhong Liu, Juming Tang*, Zhihuai Mao, Jae-Hyung Mah, Shunshan Jiao, Shaojin Wang, Quality and mold control of enriched white bread by combined radio frequency and hot air treatment. Journal of Food Engineering, 2010, 104(4): 492-498

19. Zhenshan Zhang, Dong Li*, Lijun Wang, Shunshan Jiao, Xiaodong Chen*, Zhihuai Mao, Ultrasound-assisted Extraction of Oil from Flaxseed. Separation and Purification Technology, 2008, 62: 192-198

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