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Award Recipients

Food science and technology matters. Professionals in the field improve availability, nutrition, and safety of the world's food supply. They bring scientific and technological innovation to an increasingly global marketplace. They give back to the community through teaching and leadership.

IFT is thrilled to announce the 2015 Achievement Award Recipients! We look forward to honoring the recipients at IFT15.

Nicholas Appert Award

Stephen Taylor, PhD

Babcock-Hart Award

David McClements, PhD

William V. Cruess Award for Excellence in Teaching

Gabriel Keith Harris, PhD

Carl R. Fellers Award

David Patrick Green, PhD

Food Technology Industrial Achievement Award

Aseptia Inc. & North Carolina State University Department of Food, Bioprocessing and Nutrition Sciences

WK Kellogg International Food Security Award and Lectureship

Octavio Paredes-Lopez, PhD

Bor S. Luh International Award

Joe Regenstein, PhD

Samuel Cate Prescott Award for Research

Julie Goddard, PhD

Research and Development Award

Ahmed E. Yousef, PhD

Sensory and Consumer Sciences Achievement Award

Hildegarde Heymann, PhD

Calvert L. Willey Distinguished Service Award

Bruce Ferree, CFS

Elizabeth Fleming Stier Award

Kenneth Marsh, PhD, CPP, CFS

Myron Solberg Award

Mickey Parish, PhD

Industrial Scientist Award

Pablo Coronel, PhD

Gilbert A. Leveille Lectureship and Award

Theodore P. Labuza, PhD
*Joint award in partnership with the American Society of Nutrition to be presented at the ASN Scientific Sessions & Annual Meeting

Trailblazer Award and Lectureship

*Joint award in partnership with the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics to be presented at the AND Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo


Watch the 2014 Achievement Awards presentation


Congratulations to this year's IFT Achievement Awards recipients.

Each year, IFT recognizes the many accomplishments that individuals and organizations have made to advance food science and the food industry.

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