Overview of ICC Academy

The ICC Academy provides recognition to individuals from within the ICC membership who have made significant contributions to the work of the ICC and the furtherance of its aims and ideals, and to the profession of cereal science. The standard award of the Academy is in the form of a Fellowship. Further the ICC Academy may propose candidates for Honorary Presidency and recipients of ICC Medals and Awards. The ICC Academy is chaired by Jan-Willem van der Kamp.

The following awards were announced at the Whole Grain Summit 2017:

Clyde H. Bailey Medal - the most prestigious ICC Award, for outstanding achievements in the service of cereal science and technology, granted once per four years, was given to:

Kaisa PoutanenProf. Dr. Kaisa Poutanen, Research professor, VTT Technical Research Centre of  Finland

Based on her innovative and exceptional contributions to fundamental and more applied aspects on the relationship between cereal chemistry and nutritional and health effects as well her outstanding ability to initiate and lead collaborations between scientist and stakeholders within this important field

Fellowship of the ICC Academy - for significant contributions to cereal science and the aims and objectives of the ICC was given to

Ke BianProf. Ke Bian Professor and President, Henan University of Technology, China 

For his excellent achievements in grain science, education and his work of great international importance as Chair of the ISO Cereals and Pulses Committee as evidenced by the high level of activity of the Committee under his chairmanship

 

 

The following awards were announced at the 15th ICBC 2016:

Clyde H. Bailey Medal - the most prestigious ICC Award, for outstanding achievements in the service of cereal science and technology, granted once per four years, was given to:

Peter ShewryProf. Dr. Peter R. Shewry, Rothamsted Research, UK

Distinguished Research Fellow at Rothamsted Research and Professor of Plants and Health at the University of Reading, United Kingdom, for his outstanding research on wheat and other cereal grains, ranging from grain structure and functionality to molecular genetics.

See more details in his short biography.

 

Fellowship of the ICC Academy - for those who have made significant contributions to cereal science and the aims and objectives of the ICC was given to:

Elke ArendtProf. Dr. Elke Arendt, University College of Cork, Ireland

For outstanding activities in cereal related food and health research, notably in the area of gluten free foods and beverages.

See more details at www.ucc.ie/en/cerealscience.

 

Matthew MorellDr. Matthew Morell, International Rice Research Institute, Philippiness

for outstanding activities in cereal biochemistry and genetics research and research management

See more details at irri.org/about-us/our-people/management/matthew-morell.

 

Harald Perten Prize - for outstanding achievements in science, research, teaching or transmission of knowledge, which serve cereal sciences and technology - primarily recognizing practical applications in the areas of starch, gluten and enzymes, was given to:

Hamit KökselProf. Dr. Hamit Köksel, Hacettepe University, Turkey

He has covered areas of gluten, starch and enzymes in his long ambitious list of scientific papers and appearances. Being an active professor in Turkey and worldwide has also lead to extensive transmission of knowledge.

See more details in his short biography.

 
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