The Harris Award

2018 Harris Award nomination is open

Nominations are being accepted for suitable candidates from all persons or groups in the food science profession for the 2018 OSU Harris Award for Excellence in Food Science & Technology. Review of the nominations will begin after May 1, 2018. You may submit all nomination information, including an uploaded PDF of the candidates CV (optional), through this electronic submission form. You may also print this form or a format of your own choosing, but please include a letter of nomination with your nomination submission - the CV is optional.
The purpose of the Harris Award at The Ohio State University is to celebrate excellence in food science, food technology or related disciplines. The award consists of a $3,000 honorarium plus all travel expenses to interact with the faculty, staff and students of Ohio State. The annual Harris Award Celebration will highlight an address by the winner on the Columbus campus at a time most convenient for the awardee. Since 2004, The Ohio State University has recognized and celebrated excellence in and contributions to the discipline of food science with what can only be described as an incredibly impressive group of recipients who have outstanding careers in both industry and academia.  

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2017 Harris Award
Congratulations to Dr. Hamed Faridi who was selected as the 2017 Harris Award recipient. Dr. Faridi came to Ohio State to receive his award and to present a lecture on September 27th. Hamed and his wife Afsaneh spent part of their time here touring the facilities and meeting with faculty and students.