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WHEAT QUALITY & CARBOYHYDRATE RESEARCH

News

2017


Cassie Anderson receives Gamma Sigma Delta Graduate Research Award. Read the full article

Maneka Malalgoda receives AACCI Walter Bushuk Graduate Research Award in Cereal Protein Chemistry. Read the full article

 

2016


Hazila Khalid wins Poster Presntation Competition Award at the International Cereal and Bread Congress. Read the full article

Maneka Malaloda places third in poster competition at International Hydrocolloids Conference. Read the full article

Maneka Malaloda receives the AACCI Chales Becker Graduate Student Fellowship. Read the full article

Cassie Anderson places second in the AACCI Best Student Research Paper competition. Read the full article

 

2015


Hazila Khalid wins the "People's Choice Award" for best poster at the NC-213 annual meeting. Read the full article

Maneka Malalgoda wins the AACCI Best Student Research Poster competition. Read the full article

 

2014


Dr. Simsek was highlighted in Fargo Forum. Read the full article

Mihiri Mendis wins the AACCI Best Student Research Paper competition. Read the full article

Mihiri Mendis's paper is most viewed at AACC-I website. Read the full article

 

2013


Dr. Simsek was named the first Bert L. D'Appolonia Cereal Science and Wheat Technology Endowed Associate Professor. Read the full article

Mihiri Mendis received the prestigious AACCI Raymond J. Tarleton Graduate Fellowship for the 2013-2014 year. Read the full 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 full article

Dr. Simsek received the AACCI Young Scientist Research Award. Read the full article

 

2012


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. Read the article in Dakota Gold Magazine.
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Dr. Simsek gave "HRS Wheat Crop Quality" seminars in Central America. Click here for pictures

 

2011


Dr. Simsek received the NDSU College of Agriculture, 2011 Larson/Yaggie Excellence in Research Award."Read the full 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.

 

2010


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

 

2009


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 full article

The Wheat Quality Lab was featured in an article in Dakota Gold Magazine. Read the full article

Yu Zhang received 3rd place in the 2009 IFT Carbohydrate Division Paper Competition. Read more here

 

2008


Yu Zhang received 2nd place in the 2008 IFT RFFD Al Schwan Paper Competition.

 

Wheat Quality & Carbohydrate Research
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