Dr SANDRA Olarte Mantilla

Research Officer

Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
+61 7 344 32477


Sandra is a Sensory & Consumer scientist working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Queensland in its institute Queensland Alliance of Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI). Sandra started her career as a Sensory & Consumer Scientist ten years ago when she started her PhD in Wine science at the University of Adelaide. Sandra’s role has been focused on providing her food and beverages Sensory & Consumer Science expertise in several multidisciplinary projects co-funded by The Australian Research Council and Food industry partners at QAAFI’s Centre for Nutrition and Food Science (CNAFS). Sandra’s most recent appointment at QAAFI-CNAFS involves providing her expertise in sensory and consumer science in the new ARC Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods.


  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Adelaide (Adel)


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