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Faculty & Staff Newsletter

January 2020

Professor David Julian McClements McClements Honored in Denmark

David Julian McClements, Distinguished Professor in food science, was honored Nov. 18 in Hillerød, Denmark, with the 2019 Nils Foss Excellence Prize for his pioneering work in food design and nanotechnology. The annual award, was established in 2016 to recognize a globally respected scientist for innovative research that leads to “remarkable improvements” in the quality, safety, nutrition and sustainability of food. The award includes a cash prize of $110,000, which McClements says he will use to move his research program into new directions.