Competitions & Awards

IFT Student Association Competitions provide student members of IFT the unique opportunity to compete, individually or on teams. Don't miss out!

Abstract & Paper Competitions

NEW Quality Division Virtual Oral Competition for Graduate Students

The IFT Quality Assurance Division is pleased to host a new graduate student research virtual oral competition. Similar to division oral competitions taking place at IFT15, this new virtual oral competition will be a separate graduate student research virtual oral competition to be held in October, 2015 by the Quality Assurance Division. Five finalists will be selected to present virtually (via computer internet, video/audio conference). Quality Assurance division judges will be viewing the live virtual presentations to critique and select first, second and third place winners. Review the Quality Assurance Division Graduate Student Virtual Oral Competition Guidelines for full details! Submissions are open now through August 17, 2015 so don’t delay!

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IFT is proud to support division and allied organization competitions at IFT15. Students may submit an abstract in one of the poster, oral or paper competitions. Each division competition will recognize up to six finalists and give one first place award of $1000, one second place award of $750 and one third place award of $500. Below is a list of the participating divisions and allied organizations.

 


ALLIED ORGANIZATION:
Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS)

DIVISION FINALISTS:

AAFSIS
Luis Alfaro Sanabria
Minqi Wang
Anubhav Singh
Tushar Gulati
Kartheek Anekella

Aquatic Food Products
Jonelo Sobreguel
Michael Torti
Elizabeth Nguyen
Robert Sevenich
Yiwen Thor
Behnam Keshavarz

Biotechnology
Wen-Chyan Tsai
Ebenezer Ifeduba
Jasmeen Kaur
Arranee Chotiko
Trang Nguyen
Manrata Karki

Carbohydrate
Afshan Malick
Yingshuang Lu
Neeyal Appanah
Maaran Suntharamoorthy
Elaine Fang
Yan Wang

Dairy Foods - Oral
Sam Smith
Prateek Sharma
Lu Liang
Curtis Park
Gopinathan Meletharayil
Lily Benner

Dairy Foods - Poster
Bingqing Cai
Tucker Smith
Suresh Satariya
Qianying Yao
Angie Ameerally
Gisella Rosales-Gonzalez

Food Chemistry
Matthew Allan
Peipei Tang
Ningjian Liang
Didem Aykas
Kang Pan
Hui Ean Teh

Food Engineering
Alexander Meldrum
Bangping Wang
Pia Meinlschmidt
George Stoforos
Yun Zhang
Zi Teng

Food Microbiology - Oral
Muhammed Shafeekh Muyyarikkandy
Qing Wang
Nathan Morrison
Ji-Young Shim
Jinsong Feng
Tushar Sawant

Food Microbiology - Poster
Deepti Karumathil
Chuxuan Hu
Katherune Daughtry
Meera Surendran Nair
Wei Chen
Hayriye Bozkurt Cekmer

Food Packaging
Maxine Roman
Autumn Floyd
Chandani Sen
Elham Lashkari
Si Hyeon Roh
Ping Guo

Food Service
Maria Perez
Jadah Stance
Grace Crosby
Margaret Barth
Cecily Dussell
Kristy Valencia

 

Fruits & Vegetables
Paula Cipriano
Karina Rodriguez
Qiumin Ma
Yue Zhang
Virginia Gouw
Wenjie Wang

International
Trang Duong
Afshan Malick
Sze Ying Leong
Yaxi Hu
Jinsong Feng
Kun Wang

Muscle Foods
Nantawat Tatiyaborworntham
Brandon Meyers
Jiayi Yang
Yungang Cao
Xu Wang
Charles Quinto

Nonthermal Processing
Chuhan Liu
Bing Yan
Christian Hertwig
Prashant Pokhrel
Shaila Nayak
Jose Maldonado

Nutraceuticals & Functional Foods
Jinzhou Li
Arashdeep Singh
Lichchavi Rajasinghe
Mary Kellett
Spencer Jones

Nutrition
Xue Jiang
Elizabeth Pletsch
Lesley Garnica
Zi Teng
Stephanie Diamond
Duc Huy Do

Product Development
Changmou Xu
Matthew Niezgoda
Poonam Bajaj
Ting Liu
Shalini Mishra
Naratip Poonnakasem
Hulya Cakmak

Quality Assurance
Ningjian Liang
Necla Eren
Yi-Cheng Wang
Mei-Ling Shotts
Valerie Zaffran
Deanna Scheff

Refrigerated & Frozen Foods
Timothy Shafel
Qinfan Zhou
John Frelka
Alexander Chouljenko
Gabriela John Swamy
Pei Wang

Sensory & Consumer Science
Mitchell Mattes
Charles Diako
Kyle McLean
Katie Osdoba
Shilpa Samant
Kenneth McMahon

Toxicology & Safety Evaluation
Gengjun Chen
Adeseye Lasekan
Amma Amponsah
Changqi Liu
Shyamali Jayasena
Elizabeth Kelly

2014 - 2015 Competition Sponsors

 
   
Disney Consumer Products
 
 
MARS chocolate, north america

 

CanolaInfo

 

Pepsico

 

Tate and Lyle

 

Nestle Gerber

 

Nestle PURINA

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