Marangoni, Alejandro G. 1965–

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Marangoni, Alejandro G. 1965–

PERSONAL: Born January 17, 1965, in Guayaquil, Ecuador; son of Paolo (a physician) and Rosita (Ber-tini) Marangoni; married Dianne Del Zotto (a food specialist), August 17, 1990; children: Isaac Paul, Joshua Paul. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: McGill University, B.Sc., 1987; University of Guelph, Ph.D., 1990. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Whitewater kayaking and canoeing, canoe tripping, technical rock climbing, mountaineering, mountain biking.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Food Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario N1G 2W1, Canada; fax: 519-824-6631. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, professor of food science, 1991–, Canada Research Chair in food and soft materials science, 2000–.

MEMBER: American Chemical Society, American Physical Society, American Oil Chemists' Society, Sigma Xi.

AWARDS, HONORS: Premier's Research Excellence Award, Ontario Ministry of Energy, Science, and Technology, 1999; American Oil Chemists' Society, Young Scientist Research Award, 2000, T.L. Mounts Award, 2004; Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Canada research chair, 2001, E.W.R. Steacie memorial fellowship, 2002; grants from Canada Foundation for Innovation, Ontario Innovation Trust, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food, and Agriculture and Agrifood Canada.

WRITINGS:

(Editor, with Suresh S. Narine) Physical Properties of Lipids, Marcel Dekker (New York, NY), 2002.

Enzyme Kinetics: A Modern Approach, John Wiley (New York, NY), 2002.

(Editor, with John R. Dutcher) Soft Materials: Structure and Dynamics, Marcel Dekker (New York, NY), 2004.

Fat Crystal Networks, Marcel Dekker (New York, NY), 2004.

Editor in chief, Food Research International, 1998–.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Food Chemistry Essentials, for John Wiley.

SIDELIGHTS: Alejandro G. Marangoni told CA: "I enjoy the writing process and putting together a body of knowledge in a logical, readable fashion. I try to write in a very concise fashion, while remaining as thorough as possible. I like to write about things I know, and I try explain them in a clear and concise fashion."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

University of Guelph Web site: Alejandro G. Marangoni Home Page, http://www.uoguelph.ca/∼amarango (December 29, 2004).

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