Dr SANDRA Olarte Mantilla

Research Officer

Centre for Nutrition and Food Sciences
Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation
s.olartemantilla@uq.edu.au
+61 7 344 32475

Overview

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.

Qualifications

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

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Chen, Gengning, Cozzolino, Daniel, Netzel, Michael E., Olarte Mantilla, Sandra, Adhikari, Kamalesh and Sultanbawa, Yasmina (2021). Nutritional quality and food functionality of Pleiogynium timoriense fruit. Joint virtual Workshop between The ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods (ARC ITTC UAF), Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia and The SARChI Research Programme in Phytochemical Food Network to Improve the Nutritional Quality for Consumers, Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, Virtual, 24-25 August 2021.

  • Wang, Shaoyang, Smyth, Heather E., Mantilla, Sandra M. Olarte, Stokes, Jason R. and Smith, Paul A. (2020). Discerning wine astringency sub-qualities by tribological approaches in a model system—what is the role of saliva?. Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference (TROPAG 2019), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 11 – 13 November 2019. Basel, 4052 Switzerland: M D P I AG. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036061

  • Mantilla, Sandra Milena Olarte, Lyons, Philippa, O'Hare, Tim J. and Smyth, Heather Eunice (2020). Purple sweetcorn—an innovative horticultural product—consumer views. Third International Tropical Agriculture Conference (TROPAG 2019), Brisbane, QLD, Australia, 11–13 November 2019. Basel, Switzerland: MDPI AG. doi: 10.3390/proceedings2019036102

  • Sultanbawa, Y., Shelat, K., Cross, D., Olarte Mantilla, S. and Smyth, H. (2017). Value added nutritionally rich products from Australian wattle seeds (Acacia species). TropAg2017, International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, Qld, Australia, 20-22 November 2017. Lausanne, Switzerland: Frontiers.

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Completed Supervision