Dr. Greg Aldrich Receives the ASAS Corbin Companion Animal Biology Award from the American Society of Animal Science
July, 2019 – Dr. Greg Aldrich is the recipient of the 2019 ASAS Corbin Companion Animal Biology Award, presented to her Thursday, July 10, during the Companion Animal Nutrition Session, at the 2019 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting held in Austin, Texas
Greg Aldrich received his PhD in animal nutrition from the University of Illinois in 1995 and joined the Iams Company. He has held positions in Kemin Industries and Menu Foods. In 2003 he started Pet Food & Ingredient Technology, Inc., which has provided support to more than 175 pet food, ingredient, and equipment companies. He writes a monthly column Petfood Industry Magazine with more than 165 articles. In 2012 Aldrich joined Kansas State University as a Research Associate Professor. He teaches courses in Pet Food Processing, Companion Animal Nutrition, and the Graduate Seminar. His research focuses on the effect processing has on safety, nutrition, and shelf-life of modern pet foods. Since 2012 he has published 14 peer reviewed manuscripts, one book chapter, and 63 abstracts, and presented at 85 conferences and industry events. He continues to provide technical support to the industry, serves on numerous corporate boards, and provides commentary on issues of industry importance.
The ASAS Corbin Companion Animal Biology Award recognizes a distinguished individual who has shown excellence in research and/or teaching in companion animal biology. This award is sponsored by Mars Petcare.