Food Scientist Recognized with International Award
Dr. Jeffrey Swada — Assistant Professor, Director of Food Science, and Academic Advisor in the Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition – was named a recipient of the 2019 Emerging Leaders Network Award by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
These words were conveyed in a letter from the IFT 2018-2019 President Michele Perchonok, PhD, CFS:
“IFT strives to honor the best and brightest, those who are making significant contributions to advance the science of food. You are impacting our profession and future generations with your contributions, and are helping to ensure a safe and sustainable global food supply. You have been nominated and selected by your peers, and we look forward to recognizing and celebrating your achievements!
On behalf of IFT, I want to thank you for your dedication to the profession, and once again, congratulations. I look forward to celebrating with you at IFT19.”
The award includes full registration for this year’s IFT Conference as well as the pre-conference Emerging Leader Network (ELN) program, 5 nights hotel accommodations, individual recognition at the Awards Ceremony and through all IFT communication channels, 3 mentoring sessions with an IFT Fellow or member of the Board of Directors, and the opportunity to serve as a 2020 ELN Peer Mentor.
From Dr. Swada’s colleagues: “This award is a great honor and VERY well deserved!”