Victoria Ostos Martín
Master in Agricultural Engineering, University of Cordoba (UCO)
Victoria Ostos Martín is an international scholar from Spain. From her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in agricultural engineering, specializing in agri-food industries, she is fascinated by food processing and has a special interest in the use of technology to improve production, quality, and health in the food chain, as a way to solve the global problem of feeding a growing population without compromising the environment.
Victoria’s thesis research at the UCO College of Agricultural and Forestry Engineering, focused on the use of NIRS as a non-destructive sensor for in situ detection of bitter almonds and demonstrated the capacity of this technology to be used successfully in the agri-food sector enabling to detect the entry of bitter almonds into the industry to avoid adulterations and take decisions in real time. She is concerned about the significant safety and quality challenges in the food industry.