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Wu Receives Top Pan-American Award

Vivian Chi-Hua Wu, associate professor of microbiology and food safety at the University of Maine, has won a 2012 Bimbo Pan-American Nutrition, Food Science and Technology Award.

The award recognizes the best research projects in the fields of nutrition, food science and technology throughout the Americas.

Wu will receive $5,000 for her technology project, “A piezoelectric immunosensor for specific capture and enrichment of viable pathogens by quartz crystal microbalance sensor, followed by detection with antibody-functionalized gold nanoparticles.”

A scientific jury of researchers and experts chose Wu’s project the best of 107 entries.

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