Agricultural, Environmental and Veterinary Sciences
Xinyi Zhang obtained her Bachelor degree of biotechnology from Shandong Agricultural University in China, one Master degree of plant science from Missouri State University in the US, and another Master degree of viticulture and oenology from Erasmus Mundus Vinifera program in France (Montpellier SupAgro) and Germany (Hochschule Geisenheim).
She joined NWGIC in 2015 for a 6-month internship working on a project studying the influence of berry shrivel on wine quality. Then in 2016, she obtained the CSUPR scholarship to start her PhD on project studying the impacts of viticultural conditions and juice composition on the oxidative and reductive development of wine. After finished, she continued as a postdoctoral researcher at NWGIC working on metal speciation quantification and reductive-oxidative development of wine after bottling, especially the metal-induced spoilage of wine.