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Denis Foster Chemistry/Chemical Engineering Award - Tertiary Level

Selection criteria
The quality of a paper submitted for Conference, based either on the thesis work of a University student, who is the senior author, or on the work done by a recent graduate (of < five years) employed in the sugar industry in a chemistry or chemical engineering field. In the case of the student, he/she should be a recent graduate, PhD student, or current undergraduate who has carried out a thesis on an Chemical or Chemical Engineering-based topic of relevance to the sugar industry.

Selection made by
After a review of eligible papers by the Secretary and Manufacturing Section members of the Publications Committee, consultation is then made with the Chairman and Secretary of the manufacturing Section for final selection.

Timing
Selection has to be done by the second day of Conference in order to allow time for engraving the presentation plaque and for advising the successful candidate.

Prize
An engraved plaque & $400.00, or as determined by the ASSCT Executive.

2017 Denis Foster Chemistry Award - Tertiary level was awarded to:

Harrison Slogrove, who was senior author of a paper titled: Modelling and experimental determination of the drying kinetics of bagasse fibre.