Food Science graduate student honored

Posted: November 11, 2010

Ellen Mahan, a master's degree candidate in Food Science, received the Herbert Stone Award for Outstanding Presentation of Leadership from the Society of Sensory Professionals at the group's conference, Oct. 27-29.
Ellen Mahan

Ellen Mahan

Mahan, who is advised by John Hayes, assistant professor of food science, is from Milford, Mich. She was honored for her poster, "People Like Potato Juice and Chocolate Applesauce? The Importance of Using Nonsense Products in Online Panelist Screening Forms."

The mission of the Society of Sensory Professionals is to advance the field of sensory evaluation, including consumer research, and the role/work of sensory professionals for the purpose of sharing knowledge, exchanging ideas, mentoring and educating its members.