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Graduate Students' Awards

  • Alexander Chouljenko - First place ($1,000) for presenting “Effects of Vacuum Tumbling with Chitosan Nanoparticles on the Shelf Life of Cryogenically Frozen Shrimp” at the 2015 IFT- Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Division graduate student paper competition.
  • Arranee Chotiko - Second place ($750) for presenting “Development of A Combined Low-Methoxyl-Pectin and Rice-Bran-Extract Delivery System to Improve the Viability of Lactobacillus plantarum at Gastrointestinal Conditions” at the 2015 IFT-Biotechnology Division graduate student paper competition.
  • Luis Alfaro - Finalist (second place) for presenting “Development of chitosan oligosaccharides powder and its effect on the quality of shrimp” at the 2015 American Association of Food Scientists for the Indian Subcontinent (AAFIS) Division) graduate student paper competition.
  • Daniel Finkenaur - Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, won the first place of $1500 for presenting "A development of lyophilized alginate microcapsules coated with egg white protein for enhancing viability of Lactobacillus reuteri" at the 2015 IFT undergraduate student paper competition.
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – 2011 American Oil Chemist Socitey Honored Student Award, to attend the 2011 Annual Meeting & Expo in Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Mr. Luis Espinoza – first place, 2011 IFT-Refrigerated and Frozen Foods division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effect of cryogenic and air blast freezing on pathogenic bacteria load associated with oysters and the quality of oyster meat."
  • Ms. Fathima Mohideen – second place, 2011 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effects of blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) extract on lipid oxidation during spray drying of microencapsulated salmon oil."
  • Mr. Jose Daniel Estrada – fourth place, 2011 IFT- Dairy Foods division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Developing a plain stirred yogurt fortified with fish oil and vitamin E."
  • Ms. Srijanani Sundararajann – first place ($350), 2010 IFT-Refrigerated and Frozen Foods division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effect of green tea glazing on lipid oxidation of shrimp (Litopenaeus setiferus) during 35-days of frozen storage".
  • Ms. Yuting Wan – second place ($350), 2010 IFT- IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Developing a microencapsulated menhaden fish (brevoortia tyrannus) oil powder with soluble rice bran fiber."
  • Mr. Luis Espinoza – finalist, 2010 IFT-Refrigerated and Frozen Foods division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effects of energy removal rate during freezing on the quality of catfish fillets."
  • Mr. Jianing Pu – finalist, 2010 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Lipid oxidation and astaxanthin degradation rates of menhaden oil containing shrimp (Litopenaeus setiforus) astaxanthin."
  • Mr. Jose Daniel Estrada – finalist, 2010 IFT- IFT- Dairy Foods division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effect of microencapsulated fish oil on the characteristics of strawberry yogurt".
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – awarded 2010 Tom Quinn & Associates Scholarship ($250), Louisiana Gulf Coast Section of the IFT Paper Presentation Award. Presentation entitled "Developing microencapsulated fish oil powders from purified menhaden oil (Brevoortia patronus) using emulsion systems containing protein and polysaccharides."
  • Mr. Kevin Mis Soval – awarded 2010 Central Analytical Laboratory Scholarship ($300), Louisiana Gulf Coast Section of the IFT Paper Presentation. Presentation entitled "Effect of drying agents and the spray drying temperatures on the nutritional and physical properties of cantaloupe (Cucumis melo) juice powder."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – won 2010 Institute of Food Technologists Procter & Gamble Scholarship ($2,500).
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – 2009 Barkate Scholarship ($1000), Department of Food Science, Louisiana State University.
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – finalist, 2009 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled " Functional and rheological properties of catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) skin hydrolysates."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – finalist, 2009 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Evaluating apparent viscosity and oxidation rates of unrefined menhaden oil (Brevoortia tyrannus)."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – finalist, 2009 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Purifying menhaden fish oil (Brevoortia tyrannus) using a combined activated alumina and activated earth adsorption process."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – finalist, 2009 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effect of different extraction processes on the chemical and physical properties of red salmon oil (Oncorhynchus nerka)."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – Louisiana Gulf Coast Section of the 2009 IFT Graduate student Paper Presentation Award ($300). Presentation entitled "Functional and rheological properties of catfish (Ictalurus punctatus) skin hydrolysates."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – first place ($600), 2009 Pacific Fisheries Technologists student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Effect of the extraction methods on chemical, nutritional, thermal, and rheological properties of red salmon oil (Oncorhynchus nerka)."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – finalist, 2008 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled" Developing a microencapsulated fish oil powder from purified red salmon oil (Oncorhynchus nerka)."
  • Ms. Huaixia Yin – awarded Central Analytical Laboratory Scholarship ($300), 2008 Louisiana Gulf Coast Section of the IFT. Presentation entitled" Developing a microencapsulated fish oil powder from purified red salmon oil (Oncorhynchus nerka)."
  • Mr. Jiaqi Huang – first place, 2007 IFT-Aquatic Food Products division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Purifying red salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) oil using a combined neutralization and adsorption process."
  • Mr. Jiaqi Huang – third place, 2007 IFT-Food Packaging division graduate student paper competition. Presentation entitled "Gas permeability of chitosan film and its effect on lipid oxidation of skinless pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) fillets during 8-month frozen storage."
  • Mr. Jiaqi Huang – semi-finalist, 2006 IFT Student Association/Phi Tau Sigma/Proctor & Gamble Graduate Student Paper Competition. Presentation entitled "Pollock skin protein hydrolysates coatings affect yield and lipid oxidation of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) fillets during frozen storage."
  • Mr. Jiaqi Huang – second place, 2006 IFT-Aquatic Food Products graduate student paper competition ($300). Presentation entitled "Pollock skin protein hydrolysates coatings affect yield and lipid oxidation of pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) fillets during frozen storage."
revised: 03-Jan-2017 13:18