Travel Award 2017
Over 110 eligible applications, from 37 countries, including Europe, USA, New Zealand and Australia, etc., were evaluated by an international panel of experts, who ranked the applicants according to their CV and scholarly achievements, their research, the significance of the conference, and their career aspirations. On behalf of Editor-in-Chief of Foods, we are pleased to announce the winner of the 2017 Foods Travel Awards:
- The Junior Research Award winner is Dr. Nauman Khalid of Deakin University (Australia). His current research centers on the field of bioactive and functional food, lipid science, antioxidants, and so on.
- The PhD Award winner is Ajay Shivajirao Desai of Lincoln University (New Zealand). His current research centers on the field of food product development, food ingredient technology, starch-protein interaction and seafood processing.
We congratulate them on their excellent work and would further like to thank all applicants for their interesting and high quality contributions. We also wish to thank the Selection Committee members, Drs. Christopher J. Smith, Mario Estévez, Shridhar K. Sathe, Rotimi Aluko, Emilie Combet, Antonello Santini and Chrysoula Tassou, for their evaluation of the candidates.
The following referee has been selected by the Editor-in-Chief of Foods, Prof. Dr. Christopher J. Smith, to receive “Foods 2017 Outstanding Reviewer Award” for the quantity, timeliness and quality of her reviews in 2017. She will receive 500 CHF, an electronic certificate, and can publish one free paper in Foods for her outstanding review work.
Department of Soil, Plant and Food Sciences, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Italy