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My Journey after graduation from WSU – FEC club presentation

November 7, 2019  | FEC Club

Former BSE/WSU graduate student, Dr. Sumeet Dhawan, visited the FEC club on November 7th, 2019 to give a seminar describing his experience working in a major Food Processing company after leaving WSU. Dr. Dhawan is a former graduate student of Dr. Shyam Sablani’s laboratory, in the Food Engineering section of BSE.

Dr. Sumeet Dhawan serves as a Scientist in Cooking Technologies for Nestlé Development Center based in Solon, Ohio. He also did a short assignment (6 months) with the company in their Silicon Valley Innovation Outpost based in San Francisco, CA to learn Design Thinking Methodologies and collaborating with Start-up’s across various Nestlé Business.  Sumeet serves as the Chair for the Lake Erie Institute of Food Technologist (IFT) chapter. He received his PhD in Food Engineering from Washington State University in 2013; and Bachelor in Biotechnology from PSG College of Technology, India.










Brian Bodah Joins NYSAES Leadership Team

Brian Bodah, BSYSE graduateBrian Bodah’s experience and success in agricultural research at WSU helped lead him to a place “where he envisions opportunities for NYSAES to continue its impact in New York and around the world.”

After graduating from BSYSE in 2013, Brian took a post as Director of WSU Pierce County Extension in Tacoma, and also went back to graduate school to earn his MBA at the U.W. Tacoma at the same time.  He graduated from the UWT last month, and also started his new post at Cornell as the Assistant Director of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station. Congratulations Brian!

[ Q & A with Brian on Cornell’s site ]

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