Outstanding Young Scientist Award in honor of Samuel Cate Prescott

Award Description: Honors an individual who has provided significant, early-career research contributions that advance the science of food.

Award: $3,000 honorarium and a crystal award from IFT

Criteria & Eligibility: Nominees must, by July 1 of the year the award is presented, have received their highest degree within the previous 10 years. Examples of significant contributions include, but are not limited to, new methodologies/processes, competencies, manuscripts, patents, transferred technologies, and/or commercial products.

2022: Bingcan Chen

2021: Xiaonan Lu

2020: Guodong Zhang

2019: Han-Seok Seo

2018: Barbara Kowalcyk

2017: Emmanuel Hatzakis

2016: Lili He

2015: Julie Goddard

2014: Hang Xiao

2013: Nitin Nitin

2012: Qixin Zhong

2011: Soo-Yeun Lee

2010: Mario Ferruzzi

2009: Manuel Castillo

2008: F. Xavier Malcata

2007: Jochen Weiss

2006: Dong-Hyun Kang

2005: MaryAnne Drake

2004: Sheryl A. Barringer

2003: Martin Wiedmann

2002: Kathryn J. Boor

2001: Q. Howard Zhang

2000: Susan L. Hefle

1999: D. Julian McClements

1998: Casimir C. Akoh

1997: Eric A. Decker

1996: Kathryn L. McCarthy

1995: Marc Hendrickx

1994: James L. Steele

1993: No Recipient

1992: Shelly J. Schmidt

1991: Michael J. McCarthy

1990: Carl A. Batt

1989: Todd R. Klaenhammer

1988: James J. Pestka

1987: Michael P. Doyle

1986: Jozef L. Kokini

1985: Barbara Olds Schneeman

1984: Henry K. Leung

1983: J. Gregory

1982: R. Paul Singh

1981: Paul Carroad

1980: John Erdman

1979: No Recipient

1978: James M. Flink

1977: Larry R. Beuchat

1976: Lowell D. Satterlee

1975: Anthony J. Sinskey

1974: Thomas W. Keenan

1973: Norman F. Haard

1972: Theodore P. Labuza

1971: Darrell E. Goll

1970: Steven R. Tannenbaum

1969: Harry Yamamoto

1968: Herbert O. Hultin

1967: Robert G. Cassens

1966: No Recipient

1965: Ernest J. Briskey

1964: Edgar Allan Day

1958: Lawrence S. Spiegel