Roelof Wijnandus Antoon Wea Mulder, The Netherlands, director SPCR
(March 30, 1946)
1963-1969 Delft University of Technology: Chemical Technology
1982 PhD Thesis Wageningen Agricultural University,
Title: Salmonella radicidation of poultry carcasses
Head Microbiology research and Head Department of Quality and Technology, Deputy and Acting
Director Spelderholt Centre for Poultry Research, Beekbergen, The Netherlands
Location Manager Institute of Animal Science and Health, (ID-Lelystad) Branch Beekbergen, The Netherlands
Manager International Affairs, Research and Public Affairs of ID-Lelystad and Agricultural Research Organisation DLO Wageningen, The Netherlands
European Commission, Brussels, Belgium, Directorate General Research, COST Agriculture, Food Sciences and Biotechnology
Director/owner Spelderholt® Poultry Consulting and Research, The Netherlands (starting 2002)
Experience, Research Activities, Publications, Lectures
The area includes: Food animal microbiology and -hygiene, epidemiology of Salmonella and Campylobacter, Other pathogens, Quality control systems (including HACCP), Food safety, Slaughtering and processing technology for meat and poultry meat, Processing technology for eggs and egg products, Energy reduction measures in the poultry industry, Working conditions for veterinary quality inspectors in processing plants, Fermented products, Probiotics, Animal nutrition in relation to reduction of offal from processing of animals.
Over 200 publications in scientific and trade journals; lectures in this field were held in all parts of the world.
Coordinator of European projects, evaluator of research projects for EU, UK and USA.
Consulting activities in Brazil, China, EU, India, South Africa.
Committees and boards
Member of national and international Advisory groups on Salmonella in Poultry, Campylobacter, Safe meat production, Implementation of integrated quality control in the poultry industry.
Chairman Scientific Committee of the Worlds Poultry Science Congress, Amsterdam (1992) and the International Congress of Refrigeration, The Hague, both The Netherlands (1995), Member of the
Scientific Committee of the Worlds Poultry Congress, Istanbul, Turkey (2004)
Secretary of the Worlds Poultry Science association, (WPSA), member of the Board of the Foundation for Promoting Poultry Science; President of the Foundation Amplitude, a foundation for dissemination of knowledge in the meat industry