Welcome to Dr. Juan E. Andrade’s 
Illinois Global Nutrition Technology (IGNITE) Laboratory within the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Dr. Andrade is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and the Division of Nutritional Sciences. His long term goal is to develop sustainable strategies that can be used to deliver adequate nutrition, especially micro nutrients, to residents of low-income countries and thereby help to promote human health and economic development.

Dr. Andrade’s research interests are focused on food fortification, point‐of‐care technologies for assessment of micronutrient deficiencies, quality of food aid products, and service and experiential learning education programs.