2014 Student Recognition Banquet
Wednesday, April 16th 2014, The FDST honored the achievments of its graduate and undergraduate students at the annual Student Recognition Banquet. The banquet was held at the Lincoln Station in the Haymarket. Student Recruitment Coordinator, Charles Richardson, served as MC for the night. Awards were handed out by Department Head, Dr. Rolando Flores and Associate Vice Chancellor Ron Yoder. Dr. Bob Huktins, and representatives of IFT Aksarben also gave presentations.
Student Demo at IFT
Dr. Devin Rose along with Kristen McCarty, Food Laboratory Manager at C.W. Brabender® Instruments, Inc. will be collaborating on a student competition to create snacks using a single screw extruder live at th 2014 IFT in New Orleans (June 21-24).
C.W. Brabender® contributed a food grade, single screw, grooved barrel extruder and a cutting device plus any other equipment that might be needed for product formulation. C.W. Brabender® will host the students for this year's IFT and provide them an in-booth forum to explain their product, formulation, and steps in development as a means of giving UNL some well-deserved in-booth recognition at the IFT 2014 Food Expo.
The demo will be held at booth # 2718 at the 2014 IFT Food Expo to support the students' efforts, taste the winning recipe and watch the product being created right on the show floor.
Dr. Rose Awarded by AACCI
Dr. Devin Rose was awarded the AACCI Young Scientist Research Award by the American Association of Cereal Chemists International. The award is presented to an individual for outstanding contributions in basic and applied research to cereal science with the expectation that contributions will continue.
Dr. Flores named Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute Fellow
Dr. Rolando Flores, head of the Department of Food Science and Technology, and director of the Food Processing Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln was recently made a fellow of the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute. The Institute conducts research, policy analysis, and educational programs on more efficient use of water in agriculture. Dr. Flores is working on water utilization and optimization in food processing operations. More information about the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Institute is available at http://waterforfood.nebraska.edu.