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FST's Adjunct Professor Awarded International Food Security Award

The Department of Chemistry and by extension the Faculty of Science and Technology congratulates Professor Melvin Pascall, Adjunct Professor in the Food and Agro Processing Technology (FAPT) graduate programme at The UWI Mona who was awarded the prestigious Bor S Luh International Food Security Award. The award, given for his work done in advancing food security in the United States of America, the Caribbean, Africa, Latin America, Europe, and Asia was announced at the 2022 Institute of Food Technologists annual conference (IFT First) held between July 10 and 13 in Chicago, Illinois.

Professor Pascall is a Food Scientist from the Ohio State University. His area of expertise is food packaging with emphasis on integrity, modified atmospheric packaging, nano technology and plastics, migration/scalping, edible packaging, packaging material sanitization and food safety. “He has compiled an impressive 49-year career contributing to global food and nutrition security and his innovative approaches to food preservation and safety have made him a respected expert in his field. Pascall is a prolific author with a background in academia, industry, and government.” (IFT, 2022)

Congratulations Professor Pascall! The Faculty looks forward to continuing its collaboration with you.




Published on 14 Jul, 2022

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