Press release 2015 (Buehler AG)
EFCE PRESS RELEASE 4/2014
The workshop is organised by the EFCE Section on Food in cooperation with the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna.
Co-chairmen: Dr. Volker Heinz (DIL) and Prof. Dr. Henry Jäger (BOKU)
ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
The EFCE Food Engineering Award will be granted to the three best presentations recognizing outstanding contributions in the area of food product and process engineering.
Nominations of excellent PhD candidates are sought. Documents of the candidates should be submitted by the supervisor to the scientific committee by email to until February 1, 2019.
The event is supported by the Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW) as well as by an Industry Board consisting of Nestlé, Bühler, Hipp, GNT and Elea.
The Julius Maggi Research Award, sponsored by Nestlé's Product Technology Centre in Singen, is a prize of 2,500 Euros which is awarded to the best scientific paper presented by a PhD student at the annual European Workshop on Food Engineering and Technology . Selection criteria of the international jury include the practical importance to the food industry, the high quality, and the presentation in a clear and convincing way. The winner and and runner-up are also invited to spend a week at the Nestlé Research Center in Switzerland. .
Winners of the Julius Maggi Research Award
The 3 top candidates were:
Two candidates received the second place:
17 selected PhD students from 12 European Countries, including Israel) were invited and hosted by Bühler (up to 500 / student for travel and accommodation expenses) after a rigorous review process of the applications received by the key food engineering professors. 14 European food engineering Professors were also present at the event. The 3 top candidates were:
This year’s Julius Maggi Research Award, sponsored by Nestlé PTC Singen, was given to Cornelia KOLLER from ETHZ for her project on ‘High-Pressure Micro-Foaming of Fat-Continuous Confectionary Systems’.
All 3 top candidates will be invited to present their work at a Nestlé Product and Technology Center.
Award winner: David LLOYD, University of Birmingham, UK
2nd price: Erika GEORGET, Leibniz University, Hannover, D
3rd price: Delphine HUC, National Research Institute of Science and Technology for Environment and Agriculture (IRSTEA), F
All 3 top candidates will be invited to the Nestlé PTC Singen, Germany, to present their results and to get insights into Nestle R&D activities.
Out of the top contenders of the previous PhD workshops 3 have meanwhile assumed professorships (Technion,IL; U. Osnabrück, D; U BOKU, Vienna,A)
|2012||Ms Katharina SCHOESSLER|
|2010||Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang KUEHNL|
|2009||Mr. Dan GOLDMAN|
|2008||Dr.-Ing. Kevin K. PARDEY|
|2007||Dr. Thomas KARBOWIAK|