Awards

Promotion and Tenure to Dr. Luo

During the Board of Trustees Meeting today (April 28, 2021), the Board voted to approve Dr. Luo’s promotion to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Nutritional Sciences, in the College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources, effective August 23, 2021. Congratulations to Dr. Luo on reaching a significant milestone in his academic career! Read the celebration message from Provost here.

Excellence Awards Featured on UConn Today

TheĀ College of Agriculture, Health, and, Natural Resources (CAHNR) held their annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on March 31, 2021 honoring, faculty, students, and alum for their contributions to the College, research, and community. Faculty and students from the Department of Nutritional Sciences have received multiple awards in 2020 and 2021. Our department holds the largest number of awards among eight academic departments in the college. From our lab, Jingyi Xue won the CAHNR Graduate Student Research and Creativity Award in 2021, and Dr. Luo was awarded the Donald M. Kinsman Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2020. Please read the story at UConn Today here.

Teaching Award to Dr. Luo

Congratulations to Dr. Luo on receiving 2020 Donald M. Kinsman Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Resources/Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture. This award recognizes faculty members who have demonstrated a strong teaching methodology and interest in students and strategies for advancing the learning process.

The World’s Most Highly Cited Researcher

Dr. Luo has been recognized by Web of Science as the most Highly Cited Researchers in 2019 across the globe, ranked among top 1% by citations! Please read the News @ UConn Today. There are only seven University of Connecticut professors who have received this recognition, and Dr. Luo is the only one from the College of Agriculture, Health and Natural Recourses.

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IFT Awards to Qiaobin and Wusigale

  • Congratulations to Qiaobin Hu for wining the third place in the Nutraceutical & Functional Foods Division during 2019 IFT Graduate Student Poster Competition.
  • Congratulations to Wusigale for wining the third place in the Food Engineering Division during 2019 IFT Graduate Student Poster Competition as well as the “Best Graduate Paper Award” in the North American Jiangnan University Alumni & Friends Association during 2019 IFT.