Awards

Awards and Honors

Invited Speaker at ICEF11 International Congress on Engineering and Food, May, 22-26, 2011, Athens, Greece.

SWEDISH INSTITUTE SCHOLARSHIP, June – August 2008 Lund University, Department of Food Engineering, Lund, Sweden.

Tübitak NATO BAYG1, June-August 2005. University of California, Davis, CA.

Davidson Graduate Student Award, June 2000. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Outstanding Academic Achievement, April 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000. College of Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Recipient of the Graduate Student Travel Scholarship. July 1999. College of Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Outstanding Academic Achievement, April 1999. College of Agriculture, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Award from graduate student paper competition, Food Engineering Division of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), June 1997. Paper: “Development and validation of a mathematical model for cooking of shrimp”.

Recipient of an Academic Scholarship to pursue Masters and Ph.D. degrees in the USA, 1994. Turkish Ministry of National Education, Ankara, Turkey.

Recipient of “Ihsan Dogramaci Supreme Success Award”, 1992. College of Engineering, Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey (highest GPA among the graduates).