Father Gerald Buonopane.

 

Reverend Gerald Buonopane, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

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Reverend Gerald Buonopane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of Newark in 2006, Rev. Buonopane's area of specialization is food chemistry.  Prior to seminary and the priesthood, Fr. Gerry held a number of positions in academia, the federal government (USFDA), and in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Among the courses he teaches, Fr. Gerry teaches a graduate level course in food chemistry, as well as Core curriculum courses, including a Core 3 course, "Science and Theology of Food." His research areas of interest are: Chemical Deterioration of Food Lipids: Oxidative Reactions; Essential Oils as Natural Antioxidants; and Cold Plasma Treatment of Botanicals and Essential Oils.