Plenary Speakers

Tom Carr, Carr Consulting, USA


Tom Carr has over thirty years’ experience in applying statistical techniques to all phases of research on consumer products and ingredients. His areas of expertise include the design and analysis of sensory and consumer studies and design of experiments for formula and process optimization. Prior to founding Carr Consulting in 1995, Tom held a variety of business and technical positions at Best Foods and The NutraSweet Company. Tom is Adjunct Professor in Quantitative Sensory Evaluation at Charles Sturt University, NSW, Australia and is actively involved in the continuing education of researchers and scientists, both in the United States and internationally. Tom is co-author of Sensory Evaluation Techniques, 5rd Ed. and Sensory Evaluation in Quality Control and is a member of the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Sensory Studies.  He is actively involved in the standardization of sensory methods through ASTM International Committee E-18 and ISO TC 34/SC 12. Tom has a Master of Science degree in Statistics from Colorado State University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from University of Dayton.

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