2012 IFT Fellows
, Full Professor, Food Science and Biotechnology, Hohenheim University, Stuttgart, Germany, was recognized for his expertise and contributions in the field of food technology.
He has applied his strength in chemistry, biology, and plant science to solving fundamental problems in food science and technology. His research has focused on food processing, extending to food analysis and nutritional evaluation of plant-derived foods. He has made several novel and important contributions in food science and plant science in his research with a strong scientific publication record in respected scientific journals. Carle is an international authority on plant foodstuff technology. His research program has been well funded by European and national grant agencies and the food industry. Carle's accomplishments in food technology have been acknowledged by several groups including the German National Academic Foundation. He has trained and guided almost 40 Ph.D. students within the 15 years of his university career. He is co-editor and member of the editorial advisory boards of scientific journals such as Planta Medica and Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. His commitment and contributions in the areas of research, teaching, and service have made visible positive impacts on the students, faculty, and staff at the university, as well as on international, national, and local professional organizations and on food quality and safety.