The Department of Food Science and Technology’s current strengths include specialized expertise in food science technologies, encompassing food chemistry, engineering, microbiology, and processing and unique access to a wide array of laboratories and pilot facilities.
Our core teaching and research facilities include commercial-scale electron beam food processing, NASA space food preparation and processing, and grain processing and baking. We work closely with government, academic and industry scientists to be responsive to their needs. Our faculty research labs and departmental core facilities provide unparalleled undergraduate and graduate student training. Our graduates are making solid contributions in government, academia, and private industry.
The Food Science & Technology Department is committed to excellence and our passion for creating Food Science for the Future.