Sonali Raghunath is a 2nd year PhD student at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA, working on the application of pulsed electric field as a treatment for dairy proteins. She has a Master’s degree in Food Science from the University of Minnesota (2019) and a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology (2017) from Anna University, India. She has also worked as a researcher during her Bachelor’s at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT), India. She concentrates on food chemistry, food engineering, food proteins, food packaging, and dairy chemistry. She has been presenting her work in many national as well as international conferences like ICEF, IFT, CoFE, and ADSA. She has also been the recipient of various outstanding achievement awards and scholarship recipients from multiple organizations, including IFT feeding Tomorrow Graduate Scholarship for her research and product development competitions due to her passion towards finding solutions for real world challenges.