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Sarah Willett, PhD Student

Degree Objective
PhD, Food Science

Educational Background
PhD Student
The University of Georgia

Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Technology
University of Wisconsin- Stout
Menomonie, WI

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PUBLICATIONS

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7094-319X

PRESENTATIONS

AOCS Oral Presentation with Dr. Casimir C Akoh, Orlando, FL – Spring 2017

Enzymatic Modification of Menhaden Oil to Incorporate Capric Acid

Awarded 2017 AOCS Biotechnology Division Student Best Paper Award, Third Place

AOCS Oral Presentation with Dr. Casimir C Akoh, Minneapolis, MN – Spring 2018

Enzymatic Modification of Menhaden Oil to Incorporate Caprylic and/or Stearic Acid

Awarded 2018 AOCS Biotechnology Division Student Best Paper Award, Second Place

IFT Poster Presentation with Dr. Casimir C Akoh, Chicago, IL – Summer 2018

Functional Characteristics of Organogels Prepared from Menhaden Oil-Based Structured Lipid with Phytosterol Blend or Sucrose Stearate/Ascorbyl Palmitate Blend

Nutraceutical and Functional Foods Division Student Research Paper Poster Competition Finalist

SCHOLARSHIPS:

John J. Powers Scholarship, 2017

Jazz Project Scholarship,  twice recipient

Margaret Pennington Swanson Scholarship Recipient

Dr. Karen Johnson Scholarship Recipient

Francis and Maryllis Oehlke Scholarship Recipient

Mary Thomsen Endowed Scholarship Recipient

University of Wisconsin-Stout Chancellor’s Scholarship, Twice Recipient

University of Wisconsin-Stout Graduate from Wisconsin Scholarship, Thrice Recipient

AWARDS

2015 University of Wisconsin-Stout Food Science Student of the Year

NCAA DIV III All-Academic Individual, twice recipient

University of Wisconsin-Stout Scholar Athlete