BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -- An assistant professor in South Dakota State University's Dairy Science Department has won a national award.
Hasmukh Patel is the recipient of the 2013 American Dairy Science Association's Foundation Scholar Award in dairy foods.
Patel has been recognized for his work in research and development related to dairy ingredients, the development of new products and quality assurance for dairy and other food products.
Patel joined the Dairy Science Department at SDSU last year. He teaches classes in dairy chemistry, analysis and products processing.