Dr. Michael Joseph

is an Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist in the Prestage Department of Poultry Science at North Carolina State University. Dr. Joseph has worked extensively in the food industry and is an expert in processing operations, including extrusion, baking, retorting, and freezing.

He has been involved in extrusion short courses in the past. He has also worked in the area of food aid for several years. Dr. Joseph joined North Carolina State University in 2019, and his research and extension activities focus on creating value-added products from by-products of agriculture and meat industries.

Some of his current activities include developing a processing method for producing larval feeds for fish, application of extruded and expelled soybean meal from new soybean varieties in different feed formulations for poultry and fish, and use of fish trimming waste as a protein source in fish feeds.