The R.S. Jane Memorial Award is presented annually by the Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering to a person, who, while residing in Canada has made an exceptional achievement to the field of chemical engineering or industrial chemistry.
Levente L. Diosady is professor of food engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Toronto. His current research interests include oilseed processing, membrane processes, and micronutrient fortification of food. He is the author of 150+ refereed publications, 17 patents. He supervised 100+ graduate students. 17 of his students and PDF’s are professors on four continents.
He is a Fellow of the Chemical Institute of Canada, the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology, the American Oil Chemists Society, International Academy of Food Science and Technology, The Hungarian and the Canadian Academies of Engineering and the Royal Society of Canada. He received the Officers’ Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit, the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal, and is a member of the Order of Ontario, the province’s highest civilian honour. He is an Officer of the Order of Canada.