Acquatics division

Aquatic Food Products Division

Join us in the Aquatic Food Product Division, where we address all aspects of the science and technology of fish and shellfish, including production, harvesting, preparation, processing, utilization, safety, nutrition, marketing, and emerging production technologies including cell-based and plant-based seafood.


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Reza Ovissipour Aquatic Food Products Division
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Division Accomplishments/Recognitions

  • Outstanding Volunteer - The Outstanding Volunteer award honors a current Division member who provided exemplary volunteer work to the Division in the current year. The 2021-2022 recipient is Qinchun Rao.
  • Outstanding Service - The Outstanding Service award honors current Division members who have demonstrated a history of service to the Division or field. The 2021-2022 recipient is Chengchu (Cathy) Liu.

Division Oral Competition Finalists

  1. Microencapsulation of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG with pomegranate polyphenols and sodium alginate-crosslinked jellyfish gelatin, Peter Chiarelli, University of Georgia (First place)
  2. Metabolic study of Nano-emulsified clove essential oils-based edible coating in controlling Pseudomonas on tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fillets using NMR, Yaowen Hai, National University of Singapore (Second Place)
  3. The Feasibility of Producing Protein Hydrolysate Powders from Georgia-Caught Brown Shrimp (Farfantepenaeus aztecus), Emma Moore, University of Georgia (Third Place)
  4. Electrolyzed water combined with citric acid on controlling Aeromonas spp. inoculated in Barramundi (Lates calcarifer), Leijian Chen, National University of Singapore (Finalist)
  5. Effect of citrus peel fiber addition to the batter on physicochemical properties of deep-fried surimi fish balls, Joinul Islam, North Carolina A&T State University (Finalist)
  6. Bromelain softens surimi gel texture for the elderly via modifications in myofibril secondary structure, Yi En Jayne Lee, National University of Singapore (Finalist)

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