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Mihiri Mendis Awarded AACCI Graduate Fellowship

Mihiri Mendis was awarded the prestigious Raymond J. Tarleton Graduate Fellowship by the American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI).
Mihiri Mendis Awarded AACCI Graduate Fellowship

Mihiri Mendis

Mihiri Mendis was awarded the prestigious Raymond J. Tarleton Graduate Fellowship by the American Association of Cereal Chemists International (AACCI).  She will receive a $2500 award for the 2013-2014 year and will be presented with a certificate at a future meeting.  Mendis is a Ph.D. candidate in Cereal Science.  Her advisor is Dr. Senay Simsek, associate professor in wheat end quality.

The purpose of the AACCI fellowship program is to encourage graduate research in grain-based food science and technology.  Fellowships are supported by endowment funds of the AACCI Foundation.  The Raymond J. Tarleton graduate fund was established to help worthy students achieve education in the grains field.  Tarleton served as Executive Vice President of AACCI for 41 years.

AACC International is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing the knowledge and understanding of cereal grain science through research leadership, education, superior technical service, and advocacy.

Source: http://www.aaccnet.org/

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