University of California, Davis
Dr. Ron Runnebaum works on improving processes for more sustainable use of natural resources, including those important in winemaking. He is a faculty member in the Departments of Viticulture & Enology and Chemical Engineering at the University of California at Davis (UC Davis). His research program in the Department of Viticulture & Enology aims to combine his interests in sustainable winemaking with his research background in nanomaterials, adsorption, heterogeneous catalysis, and reaction engineering. Dr. Ron Runnebaum’s wine research includes elucidating contributions of vineyard site on wine chemistry/sensory and seeking alternatives for removing potassium bitartrate and proteins.