David Schroeder is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Food Science at Purdue University. David has been chosen to be one of only one hundred students in the U.S. to receive a fellowship from the Department of Homeland Security. These DHS Scholars are utilizing their research experiences to limit the vulnerabilities of terror attack, in this case, specifically addressing the needs to safeguard our food supply. David applied for this recognition as an undergraduate student and did an internship with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California.
David, while pursuing his Master’s degree in the Department, was a member of the second class that further developed the Food Defense Simulation. His official position allowed him to bring a unique perspective to the simulation.
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