Fellows Election as an IFT Fellow is a unique professional distinction conferred for outstanding and extraordinary contributions in the field of food science and technology.

What is a Fellow?

The IFT Fellow designation is an honor bestowed upon an IFT member by their peers, recognizing exemplary professionalism in the field of food science.

The very first IFT Fellows were awarded in 1970. Since then, this unique professional distinction has been given each year to individuals with outstanding and extraordinary qualifications.

Nomination of a Fellow

The nominee must be an active member of the profession and must have been a non-student IFT member for at least 15 consecutive years. If your nominee is not elected a Fellow in any given year, you may re-nominate him or her in a subsequent year.

IFT Fellow nominations is now open.

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Are you an IFT Fellow? You can now connect and chat with other IFT Fellows in the IFT Community online. Please note, you must login to participate.

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“I will cherish this award with much admiration for years to come.”

Syed Rizvi
Bor S. Luh Award Winner 2010
Syed Rizvi