Manjit Misra, Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering and Director of the Seed Science Center, was awarded the 2018 ASABE Sukup Global Food Security Award. Established in 2015 by Charles Sukup, President of Sukup Manufacturing Co. in Sheffield, Iowa, this endowed award recognizes the enhancement of food security by innovative engineering or the application of engineering in the production and distribution of food, including the storage and handling of grains, oilseeds, and other food products. The award is given annually to one recipient.
Misra will be presented the award during the 2018 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Detroit, Michigan on August 1, 2018. Misra was selected by his peers for this prestigious award.