IFT Announces 1998 Fellows

March 26, 1998

CHICAGO--Nine professional members of the Institute of Food Technologists' (IFT's) were selected as IFT Fellows this year. They will be honored at IFT's 1998 Annual Meeting and Food Expo in June.

Criteria for fellows include a minimum 10-year record of accomplishment in the field of food science and technology, professional membership in IFT for a minimum of 15 years, service to IFT, and activity in professional communications (publications, patents, lectures, advisory activities, media communications, etc.). The 1998 IFT Fellows are:
Wayne R. Bidlack, Ph.D., dean, College of Agriculture, California State Polytechnic University (Pomona)
Gloria Brooks-Ray, M.B.A., M.S., principal advisor for Codex Issues, Novigen Sciences, Inc. (Washington, DC)
John A. Carpenter, Ph.D., emeritus professor, Dept. of Food Science and Technology, University of Georgia (Athens)
Ken Lee, Ph.D., professor, Dept. of Food Science, The Ohio State University (Columbus)
William H. Root, Technical Sales, Purcell & Associates (San Ramon, CA)
Walter E.L. Spiess, Ph.D., Federal Research Centre for Nutrition (Karlsruhe, Germany)
Richard F. Stier, Ph.D., consultant (Emeryville, CA)
Marilyn A. Swanson, Ph.D., R.D., head and professor, Dept. of Nutrition and Food Science, South Dakota State University (Brookings)
Kenneth R. Swartzel, Ph.D., professor, Dept. of Food Science, North Carolina State University (Raleigh)


The fellows will be recognized at the Opening Event of IFT's Annual Meeting and Food Expo7 on Sat., June 20 at 8 PM in the Ballroom of the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
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Founded in 1939, IFT is a non-profit scientific society with 28,000 members working in food science, technology and related professions in industry, academia and government. As the society for food science and technology, IFT brings sound science to the public discussion of food issues.
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