Prof. Charles L. Wilson

Prof. Charles L. Wilson

Founder, CEO, World Food Preservation Center® LLC

http://worldfoodpreservationcenter.com

PROF. CHARLES L. WILSON’s career spans 50+ years (15 years in academe at West Virginia University, University of Arkansas, and Ohio State University); (37 years with the USDA). The last 6 years he has been involved in the establishment of the World Food Preservation Center® LLC.

Dr. Wilson has authored over 250 scientific publications, 20 patents, and 6 books. He has been invited to organize and chair numerous international symposia, to present keynote addresses at numerous additional symposia, to deliver over 40 lectures in 22 states in the USA and fifteen countries, and to lead seminars and discussions with students at ten major universities.. He has organized three international BARD‐sponsored workshops on food preservation by biological means. He was instrumental in the development of the first EPA‐registered “biofungicide” for the control of postharvest diseases.

Dr. Wilson was honored in 2010 by the USDA/BARD/ISHS at an international workshop with an award that read: “In recognition for over twenty-years of pioneering research on the Biological Control of Postharvest Diseases. Research that came from a simple idea and grew into a new field of science fostering research and the careers of young scientist throughout the world.”