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 2017 Achievement Award Recipients!

Nicolas Appert Award

Jozef Kokini, PhD, Purdue University


Babcock-Hart Award

Eric Decker, PhD, University of Massachusetts


William V. Cruess Award for Excellence in Teaching

Soo-Yeun Lee, PhD, University of Illinois


Carl R. Fellers Award

Suzanne Nielsen, PhD, Purdue University


Food Technology Industrial Scientist Achievement Award

Christopher Doona, PhD, CFS, United States Army, Natick Soldier RD&E Center


W.K. Kellogg International Food Security Award and Lectureship

Manjeet Chinnan, PhD, University of Georgia


Elizabeth Fleming Stier Achievement Award

Louise Wicker, PhD, Louisiana State University


Myron Solberg Achievement Award

Frank Busta, PhD, MS, CFS, University of Minnesota


Bor S. Luh International Award

Joseph Jen, PhD, California Polytechnic State University


Gerhard Haas Achievement Award

P. Michael Davidson, PhD, University of Tennessee


Samuel Cate Prescott Award for Research

Emmanuel Hatzakis, PhD, The Ohio State University  


Research and Development Award

Gustavo Barbosa-Canovas, PhD, Washington State University


Sensory and Consumer Sciences Achievement Award

Michael O’Mahony, PhD, University of California


Calvert L. Willey Distinguished Service Award

V.M Balasubramaniam, PhD, The Ohio State University


Congratulations

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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