Purdue's World Food Prize Laureates Dr. Philip Nelson (2007), Food Science  Professor Emeritus and Dr. Gebisa Ejeta (2009), Agro

Awards Received by Food Science Faculty

​Current and former members from the Department of Food Science are recognized internationally 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.

 

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
S. Suzanne Nielson

​Fellows

​James BeMiller
James Chambers
Philip Nelson
S. Suzanne Nielsen
Bruce Hamaker
Brian Farkas

​Industrial Achievement Award

​Philp Nelson

​International Award

​Arun Bhunia

Nicholas Appert Award

Philp Nelson
Jozef Kokini

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

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​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

McCormick Science Institue Research Award

Kee-Hong Kim

ASN – Korean Society of Nutrition Award

Kee-Hong Kim

American Society of Ag & Bio Engineers

​Nolan Mitchell Young Extension Award

​Kevin Keener

International Association for Food Protection

Larry Beuchat Young Researcher Award

Haley Oliver

Maurice Weber Laboratorian Award

Arun Bhunia

GMA Food Safety Award

Purdue’s Center for Food Safety Engineering

​Japanese Society of Applied Glycoscience

​Medal

​James BeMiller

U.S. Department of Agriculture

National Excellence in College and University Teaching

S. Suzanne Nielsen

​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
S. Suzanne Nielsen
Haley Oliver

​University Faculty Scholars

​James BeMiller
Arun Bhunia
Lisa Mauer
Kee-Hong Kim

Murphy Undergraduate Teaching Award

S. Suzanne Nielsen
Haley Oliver



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


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