The Hans Kaunitz Award recognizes students conducting excellent research related to AOCS interest areas.
Can you tell us about current research?
I am working on modification of plant proteins and improving their functional properties for food applications
What was your reaction when you learned you had won the award?
I felt honored. This is greatly appreciated. I am grateful to AOCS community and organization.
How has AOCS helped develop your career?
AOCS has helped me carve my research and future career in this cereal chemistry field and benefited me in pursuing my Ph.D. degree in grain science.
Meet the recipient of the Kaunitz Award and learn more about her research
Yanting (Tina) Shen is presenting her work on 'Modulating intermolecular interactions of pea protein isolate to improve its functional properties' at the 2021 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.