Sara Langen

Philip E. Nelson becomes IFT’s 2001–02 President
Philip E. Nelson, Head of the Dept. of Food Science at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Ind., was chosen by the members of IFT as 2001–02 President. He will succeed Mary K. Schmidl when he takes office as IFT’s 62nd President on September 1, 2001.

After earning a B.S. degree in agriculture from Purdue, Nelson worked as plant manager for the Blue River Packing Co. for four years before re-enrolling at Purdue to work on his Ph.D. in food technology,…

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