Biological and agricultural engineering graduate student wins ASABE competition

Laura Hill, a food engineering Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, was awarded first place in the Ph.D. category of the 2012 Boyd-Scott Graduate Research Award competition held at the 2012 Annual American Society of Biological and Agricultural Engineers (ASABE) meeting in Dallas.
The three students who scored the highest in the written competition were invited to participate in the oral competition that defined placements during the meeting July 30.
Hill won the award for her entry, “Development of Beta-cyclodextrin Inclusion Complexes Containing Essential Oils (trans-Cinnamaldehyde, Eugenol, Cinnamon Bark and Clove Bud Extracts) Singly and in Combination for Antimicrobial Delivery Applications.”