Awards Received by Food Science Faculty

Current and former members from the Department of Food Science are recognized internationally Purdue's World Food Prize Laureates Dr. Philip Nelson (2007), Food Science  Professor Emeritus and Dr. Gebisa Ejeta (2009), Agro

as experts in their fields. They are invited to travel around the globe to speak and present. 

Further proof of their excellence is in the awards and leadership positions they receive. 

Below is a list to name a few of those recognitions.










Photo by Tom Campbell, Ag Communications

Organization

Name of Award Name of Recipient(s)

​World Food Prize

​Laureate ​Philip Nelson

​Institute of Food Technologists

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President Philip Nelson
Bor S. Luh International Award
​Bruce Hamaker
​Carl Fellers Award ​Philip Nelson
​Fellows ​James BeMiller
* James Chambers
Philip Nelson
S. Suzanne Nielsen
Bruce Hamaker
​Industrial Achievement Award ​Philp Nelson
​International Award
​Arun Bhunia
Nicholas Appert Award
Philp Nelson
Research and Development Award
Arun Bhunia
Kevin Keener
Samuel Cate Prescott Award
​Mario Ferruzzi
​William Cruess Award ​S. Suzanne Nielsen
​W.K. Kellogg International Food Security Award
​Bruce Hamaker
​Minnesota Section Harold Macy Award
​James BeMiller
Kevin Keener
Philip Nelson

​American Association of Cereal Chemists

​President ​James BeMiller
​ ​ ​Alsberg-French-Schoch Award
​James BeMiller
Bruce Hamaker
​William F. Goeddes Award ​Bruce Hamaker

​American Chemical Society

​Melville Wolfrom Award
​James BeMiller

​American Egg Board

​Research Award ​Kevin Keener

​American Society of Nutrition

​Mary Swartz Rose Junior Investigator Award
​Mario Ferruzzi

American Society of Ag & Bio Engineers

​Nolan Mitchell Young Extension Award
​Kevin Keener

​Japanese Society of Applied Glycoscience

​Medal ​James BeMiller

​Purdue University

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​Agriculture Research Award ​Arun Bhunia
Mario Ferruzzi
Bruce Hamaker
Lisa Mauer
S. Suzanne Nielsen
​Agriculture Richard L. Kohls Early Career Award ​Haley Oliver
​Agriculture Team Award
​International Sorghum & Millet Team
Wine Grape Team
​Agriculture Graduate Educator Award ​Arun Bhunia
Bruce Hamaker
S. Suzanne Nielsen
​Agriculture Team Award
​International Sorghum & Millet Team
Wine Grape Team
​Mortar Board Helen B. Schleman Award ​S. Suzanne Nielsen
​Purdue Extension Sharvelle Award ​Kevin Keener
​Teaching Academy
​Lisa Mauer
​University Faculty Scholars ​James BeMiller
Arun Bhunia
Lisa Mauer
  

Through the years, many of our faculty have been recruited to become administrators at other universities, or have received administrative appointments at Purdue. Those, so honored, include:


John Floros, Dean, College of Agriculture, Kansas State University

Richard Linton, Dean, College of Agriculture, North Carolina State University

Mark Morgan, Head, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Tennessee

S. Suzanne Nielsen, Head, Department of Food Science, Purdue University

Rakesh Singh, Head, Department of Food Science & Technology, University of Georgia


* deceased