Awards and Honors
Congratulations to Dr. Susan Ebeler, who has been granted the Honorary Research Lecture this year at the 70th Annual National Conference of the American Society for Enology and Viticulture (ASEV)!
ASEV's website explains, "the honorary research lecturer is granted to an individual with a current national or international reputation in his or her field of research who is also actively involved in scientific research."
Mackenzie Batali is a 2nd year graduate student in FST. She recently learned that she won a spot in the Grad Slam Top 10. The Grad Slam is an annual contest in which master’s and Ph.D. students across UC campuses – in disciplines ranging from hard sciences to humanities – compete to sum up their research for a general audience. Students should present the significance and fundamental points of their work at UC Davis in a clear, direct, and interesting manner.
BAE department graduate student and ASABE CA/NV Public Relations Chair Tyler Barzee was awarded the first ever William and Nongkarn Chancellor Graduate Fellowship. Barzee, who is specializing in the fields of Bioenvironmental Engineering and Environmental Biotechnology received this $4,000 award in support of his research. He is interested in bioprocessing technologies that can be applied to reduce the environmental footprint of humanity, especially by harnessing the energy and nutrients embodied in organic wastes.