American Meat Science Association

Dr. Surendranath Suman Named 2022 AMSA Distinguished Research Award Recipient

Apr 22, 2022

Dr. Surendranath Suman Named 2022 AMSA Distinguished Research Award Recipient

Headshot of Dr. SumanKearney, MO. April 22, 2022 – The American Meat Science Association (AMSA) is enthusiastic to announce Dr. Surendranath Suman as the 2022 AMSA Distinguished Research Award recipient. Dr. Suman will be honored during the 75th AMSA Reciprocal Meat Conference (RMC) awards presentation on June 14, 2022, in Des Moines, Iowa. The AMSA 75th 2022 RMC is co-hosted by Iowa State University, Kemin Food Technologies, the National Pork Board, and Hormel Foods Corporation.

“I am extremely fortunate to have outstanding students, extraordinary mentors, talented colleagues, and gifted collaborators, who profusely contributed to my success in research,” commented Dr. Surendranath Suman, Professor of Meat Science and University Research Professor at the University of Kentucky. “Serving as a mentor to numerous young meat scientists around the world and successfully fostering them to achieve their goals is the most satisfying and rewarding accomplishment in my career.”

The award was established in 1965 to recognize members with outstanding researchConagra Brands Logo contributions to the meat industry and is sponsored by Conagra Brands, Inc.

“The committee found the research work of Dr. Suman to be of high caliber and depth. The work is also applicable to the industry and should help produce better meat products,” said Dr. Shai Barbut, Committee Chair from the University of Guelph.

About the American Meat Science Association

The American Meat Science Association is a broad-reaching organization of individuals that discovers, develops, and disseminates its collective meat science knowledge to provide leadership, education, and professional development. 

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