Pascal Schlich



Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l’Alimentation (CSGA), Dijon, France


Pascal Schlich is a Director of Research with the INRA (National Institute for Agronomical Research) in Dijon, France. He is currently the head of the ChemoSens platform which gathers the facilities in both sensory and physicochemical analyses of the Center for Taste and Feeding (CSGA) in Dijon. Dr. Schlich is a statistician by trade who specialized in sensometrics. He has been doing methodological research for about 25 years on difference testing, panellist performances, descriptive analysis, preference mapping and new sensory data collection techniques such as the Temporal Dominance of Sensations (TDS). These last 10 years he was in charge of national research projects about sensory education of children and consumer preferences towards fat, sweet and salt sensations. Dr Schlich also teaches statistics for sensory analysis at the University of Dijon and in several other universities and high schools in France.