Masoumeh Bejaei, Ph. D.

Research Scientist

Sensory Evaluation and Consumer Research

Current research and/or projects

  • Developing models to predict fruit sensory attributes using instrumental and compositional data
  • Effects of storage conditions (types and periods) on sensory characteristics of fruits
  • Canadian apple supply chain study

Professional activities / interests

  • Sensory evaluation
  • Consumer research
  • Preference mapping
  • Statistical analysis
  • Fruit and vegetable quality
  • Taste research

Education and awards

  • Ph.D., The University of British Columbia
  • M.Sc., The University of British Columbia
  • M.Sc. University of Tehran
  • B.Sc. University of Tabriz

Key publications

  1. Bejaei, M., Cliff, M.A., & Stanich, K. (2019, July). Development of predictive sensory models to screen textural attributes of new selections from an apple breeding program. 13th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium, Edinburg, UK.

    2019 - View publication details