Prof. Dr. Jürgen König

Professor of Human Nutrition, Director of the Department of Nutritional Sciences of the University Vienna, Austria

Jürgen König is Professor of Human Nutrition and Director of the Department of Nutritional Sciences of the University Vienna, Austria. He was member of the Scientific Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources added to foods (ANS) of the European Food Safety Authority from 2008-2014 and responsible for exposure assessment in this panel and its associated working groups. His research focuses on methods of dietary surveys and exposure assessment, on the influence of genetic variation on micronutrient metabolism, and on hedonistic determinants of eating behaviour. He has a Masters degree in Human Nutrition and a PhD in Human Nutrition from the University of Giessen and worked as postdoc, senior scientist and Professor for Human Nutrition at the University of Vienna in Austria and the Massey University in New Zealand.