Woodbridge, NJ, USA - April 16, 2008: CAMO Software continues its focus on applying The Unscrambler® suite of software in multivariate sensory analysis by selecting The Sensory Analysis Center at Kansas State University as The Unscrambler® Center of Excellence for sensory analysis, which will be headed by world-renowned professor, Edgar Chambers IV, Ph.D. Dr. Chambers is the Director of the Sensory Analysis Center , and Professor of Sensory Analysis and Consumer Behavior of the Department of Human Nutrition at Kansas State University .
Since 1983, The Sensory Analysis Center has provided confidential, effective solutions for more than 100 domestic and international companies. The center evaluates foods, beverages, cosmetics, fabrics, packaging, paints, health care products and fragrances using consumer testing and/or descriptive sensory analysis. Researchers at the center conduct investigations to further the scientific understanding of sensory analysis, food science, marketing and psychology.
Before Kansas State University, Dr. Chambers was manager of sensory and statistical analyses at the world-headquarters of the Seven-Up Company. He consults extensively with industry on product evaluation, consumer understanding, and advertising claim substantiation. His expertise encompasses food products such as meat and grains, packaging, personal care, fabric, paper, pharmaceutical, paint finishes, fragrance, and other consumer and industrial products. Dr. Chambers is a past Chair of the Sensory Division of ASTM International and was named a “Fellow” of that organization in 2006. Dr. Chambers also is one of several U.S. delegates to the ISO (International Standards Organization) committee on Sensory Evaluation. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sensory Studies and is active in the Institute of Foods Technologists and other professional organizations
"The Unscrambler® Center of Excellence program allows CAMO Software to share our technology expertise with institutions that want to make a difference with their research" said Andrew Chu, Vice President for CAMO Software. "The Sensory Analysis Center has recognized the value of The Unscrambler® suite of software in helping to create a preeminent research environment dedicated to consumer sensory analysis. We look forward to aiding this prestigious academic institution in its efforts to answer some of the most important questions in current sensory science."
“We are very pleased to be named a CAMO Center of Excellence. Our research and teaching has benefited from the capabilities of The Unscrambler and the support from CAMO has been outstanding.“ said Dr. Chambers. ‘We will continue to use The Unscrambler® in our research efforts of consumer testing and descriptive sensory analysis on the evaluation of foods, beverages, cosmetics, fabrics, packaging, paints, health care products and fragrances.”
About The Sensory Analysis Center at Kansas State University
Founded in 1982, the Sensory Analysis Center is a university sponsored, fee-based research center, established as a natural extension of the reputation Kansas State University has built in the field of Sensory Analysis. The Center’s staff has worked successfully with more than 100 U.S. and international companies
For more information, please visit www.k-state.edu
About CAMO Software
Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, CAMO Software is a leading scientific and sensory software company that specializes in multivariate data analysis, visualization and workflow management. The Unscrambler® Software Suite is a leading Multivariate Data Analysis and Chemometrics solution used by most of the major pharmaceutical, chemical, oil & gas, consumer products and material companies. CAMO Software's passion is the comprehension and simplification of complex data, resulting in efficient identification, cost, research and design as well as faster analytical results. For more information, please visit www.camo.com
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