Faculty & Staff Newsletter
University of Massachusetts Amherst Distinguished Professor David Julian McClements and Professor Hang Xiao, both among the most highly cited researchers in the world, have won awards for their contributions to food science from the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). McClements award honors “preeminence in and contributions to the field of food technology,” and recognizes a lifetime of achievement. Xiao was given an award for food technology contributions that improved public health through nutrition. Both UMass Amherst food scientists will be formally recognized at the IFT’s annual meeting in June in New Orleans.