Dr. Maitri Thakur
(female) is a Research Scientist in the Department of Seafood Technology at SINTEF Ocean. She holds a PhD with dual-majors in Agricultural Engineering and Industrial Engineering with a focus on food traceability from Iowa State University (2010). Her expertise is in food supply chain management, systems analysis and information management. Her background also includes valuable experience working in national and inter-disciplinary consortiums in both EU and Research Council of Norway (RCN) funded projects. She is currently a Work Package leader on Information Management in RCN funded project iProcess and Project Manager for an Inno-Indigo EraNet project ReValue both focussing on bioeconomy topics. Recent projects focus on development of information management strategies in combination with cold chain management to improve the resource efficiency in food value chains. The activities are performed in close collaboration with relevant actors in the food processing sector. She is the leading WP4 in VALUMICS project.
(female) is working as a Researcher (Master of Science) in the Department of Seafood Technology at SINTEF Ocean. She has expertise in environmental assessment, ecosystem restoration, waste management and uses tools like Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Analysis. Currently, she is working on Work Package 4 in VALUMICS project and another Norwegian funded project on waste quantification from fish processing sector in Norway. She has a master’s degree in Environmental Science from University of Pune and a second master’s degree in Industrial Ecology from Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
Dr. Kirsti Greiff
(female) is a Research Scientist at the Seafood Technology department at SINTEF Ocean. She has a PhD in Biotechnology from Norwegian University of Science and Technology with focus on sodium reduction in muscle foods. She has over 10 years’ experience in product development, research and project management from the food industry in Norway.