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Congratulations to Seminar Day(s) Winners!

The Fifth Annual Graduate Student Seminar Day(s) held on Wednesday, April 23rd and Thursday, April 24th President and IFSH Director, and the event was a great success! All of our Food Science and Nutrition (FdSN) FST/FPE Graduate students worked very hard and did a fantastic job! The presentations were judged by our panel of judges comprised of four staff members including two judges from the FDA (Drs. Susanne Keller and Diane Stewart) and two from IFSH (Dr. Kaiping Deng and Armand Paradis).

The judges ranked the presentations based on the following criteria:

  1. Quality of Scientific Research
  2. Power Point slides
  3. Oral Presentation

The awards went to the following students:

  • Place Certificate of Excellence in Scientific Presentation and $500 - Mr. Xuebin Fan
    (Tong-Jen Fu’s student)
  • Place Certificate of Excellence in Scientific Presentation and $300 - Ms. Yancui Huang
    (Britt Burton-Freeman and Indika Edirisinghe’s student)
  • Place Certificate of Excellence in Scientific Presentation and $100 – Mr. Yue Zhou
    (Yoon Song’s student)

The awards were presented by:

  • Dr. Darsh Wasan, Ph.D., Motorola Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and Vice President for International Affairs, IIT
  • Dr. Richard McDonald, Ph.D., Director, Division of Food Processing and Technology, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
  • Dr. C. Robert (Bob) Carlson, Ph.D., Dean, IIT School of Applied Technology and Chair, Department of Information Technology and Management

Congratulations again to Xuebin, Yancui (YC)and Yue -- Well done!

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