Senay Simsek is among the world's top cited scientists. Read the article
Cereal science graduate students Ana Magallanes López and Jayani Maddakandage Dona were honored for their research presentations at Cereals & Grains 2020 Online, the virtual annual meeting of the Cereals and Grains Association. Read the article
Edil Vidal Torres finishes second in the 2020 Caminos Thesis Competition sponsored by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education in partnership with Texas State University and funded through a grant provided by the USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture. Read the article
Senay Simsek receives the NC-213 U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium 2020 Andersons Cereals and Oilseeds Award of Excellence. Read the article
Ana Magallanes López wins People’s Choice Award for her poster presentation in the NDSU Graduate Student Showcase. Read the article
Ana Magallanes López ties for first place in the poster session of the third annual North Dakota State University Graduate Student Council Research Symposium. Read the article
Jane Snelling and Kaitlyn Peterson win awards with their presentations at the second NDSU Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta Faculty and Student Symposium. Read the article
Senay Simsek educates Philippine and Malaysian end-users about U.S. wheat. Read the article
Jayani Maddakandage Dona and teammate win second place in the Student Product Development Competition at the 2019 Cereals and Grains Association annual meeting. Read the article
Senay Simsek receives the 2019 Excellence in Teaching Award from the Cereals and Grains Association. Read the article
Senay Simsek and award winning Washington D.C. baker Jonathan Bethony are cooperating on research in Bethony’s bakery and in Simsek’s laboratory, including the work of graduate student Maite Alava Vargas, who will be researching the milling and nutritional profile of stone milled whole grain flour. Read the article
Senay Simsek receives the Eugene R. Dahl Excellence in Research Award from the NDSU College of Agriculture, Food Systems and Natural Resources. Read the article
Ana Magallanes López wins the “People’s Choice Award” for the best poster at the 2018 NC-213 U.S. Quality Grains Research Consortium Annual Meeting. Read the article
Wheat Quality researchers Senay Simsek, Kristin Whitney and Ana Magallanes López present research at the 4th International Association for Cereal Science and Technology Latin American Cereal Conference and the International Gluten Workshop in Mexico City. Read the article
Maneka Malalgoda and Kaitlyn Peterson are honored by the NDSU Chapter of Gamma Sigma Delta. Read the article
Jane Snelling is selected to participate in the Institute of Food Technologists Student Association 2018 Global Challenge. Read the article
Ana Magallanes-López and Maneka Malalgoda receive awards at the American Association of Cereal Chemists International meeting. Read the article
Wheat quality researchers demonstrat research techniques and projects they conduct to ensure that North Dakota wheat products are of the highest quality during the 2018 North Dakota Wheat Commission County Representatives meeting. Read the article
Wheat Quality researchers teach middle-schoolers about research. Read the article
Cassie Anderson receives Gamma Sigma Delta Graduate Research Award. Read the article
Maneka Malalgoda receives AACCI Walter Bushuk Graduate Research Award in Cereal Protein Chemistry. Read the article
Hazila Khalid wins Poster Presntation Competition Award at the International Cereal and Bread Congress. Read the article
Maneka Malaloda places third in poster competition at International Hydrocolloids Conference. Read the article
Maneka Malaloda receives the AACCI Chales Becker Graduate Student Fellowship. Read the article
Cassie Anderson places second in the AACCI Best Student Research Paper competition. Read the article
Hazila Khalid wins the "People's Choice Award" for best poster at the NC-213 annual meeting. Read the article
Maneka Malalgoda wins the AACCI Best Student Research Poster competition. Read the full article
Dr. Simsek was highlighted in Fargo Forum. Read the article
Mihiri Mendis wins the AACCI Best Student Research Paper competition. Read the article
Mihiri Mendis's paper is most viewed at AACC-I website. Read the article
Dr. Simsek was named the first Bert L. D'Appolonia Cereal Science and Wheat Technology Endowed Associate Professor. Read the article
Mihiri Mendis received the prestigious AACCI Raymond J. Tarleton Graduate Fellowship for the 2013-2014 year. Read the article
Dr. Simsek was featured in a research profile by NDSU Agricultural Experiment Station. View the profile
The wheat lab received new QTOF equipment which will improve food safety and disease research on wheat and barley. Read the article
Dr. Simsek received the AACCI Young Scientist Research Award. Read the article
Meliza Abeyratne received an Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach Academic Achievement Award at the annual NDSU Green and Golden Globe Diversity Awards.
Congratulations to Mihiri Mendis, whose abstract to AACCI has been selected as one of the finalists for the “2012 Best Student Research Paper Competition."
Graduation 2012 - Meliza Abeyratne and Kimberly Burgess were among the graduates. Click here for pictures
Dr. Simsek gave "Basics of Wheat Quality" seminars in the Philippines. Click here for pictures
Dr. Simsek gave "HRS Wheat Crop Quality" seminars in Central America. Click here for pictures
Dr. Simsek received the NDSU College of Agriculture, 2011 Larson/Yaggie Excellence in Research Award. Read the article
Dr. Simsek was awarded the NC213 Andersons Cereal and Oils Seeds, 2011 Early-in Career Award of Excellence.
Cereal Science paper is Cereal Chemistry Editor's Pick.
Dr. Simsek was part of a Wheat Quality Improvement Team that was sponsored by U.S. Wheat Associates. We visited Europe and North Africa during January 9-19, 2010. Click here for pictures
Bridget Mendoza, 2009 summer STEM intern, won first place for her presentation on July 23, 2009.
Dr Simsek's work on Food Hydrocolloids was featured in Food Navigator Magazine. Read the article
The Wheat Quality Lab was featured in an article in Dakota Gold Magazine.
Yu Zhang received 3rd place in the 2009 IFT Carbohydrate Division Paper Competition. Read the article
Yu Zhang received 2nd place in the 2008 IFT RFFD Al Schwan Paper Competition.