2016

Hannibal Brooks

University: Mississippi State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor:  Dr. Martin Wiedmann
Project: Characterization of psychrotolerant behavior in Paenibacillus spp.


Malcolm Brooks

University: Mississippi State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Carmen Moraru
Project: Forward osmosis concentration of milk


Kabreshia Cheatom

University: Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Terry Acree
Project: Defining the odor image of the potato chip


Kenton Hipsher

University: Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Major: Biology
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Randy Worobo
Project: Tracking postharvest spoilage of strawberry products from the field through the end of shelf life


Yiling Ke

University: Oklahoma State University
Major: Food Science
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Elad Tako
Project: In vivo assessment of the effects of phytochemicals (pectin, petic-oligosaccharides, arbinana and starch) on the intestinal brush border membrane functionality and beneficial bacteria populations


Kate Pinsley

University: Montclair State University
Major: Biochemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Olga Padilla-Zakour
Project: Developing a sports drink from Greek yogurt by-product: Where there's a will, there's a whey


Melissa Rooney

University: Lawrence University
Major: Chemistry
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Gavin Sacks
Project: Qualitative study of reduced aromas in wine using gas chromatography-olfactometry