Welcome to the Department of Food Science and Technology

The Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University is one of the nation’s oldest establishedFST Cherry logo with phrase Taste Your Success! programs. With world-class faculty, research and facilities, we prepare students to be industry leaders.

Our department is a key player in OSU’s drive to build healthy communities, a sustainable planet and a thriving economy.

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Science Pub Corvallis

New brews: Hops, barley and the future of craft beer

Speaker: Tom Shellhammer, Oregon State University Department of Food Science and Technology.

Hop-forward beer styles, such

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

OSU revives winter formal dance as part of OSU150 celebration

Jan 22, 2018
The winter formal dance, a tradition for decades at Oregon State University that all but disappeared in recent years, is being revived later this month.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Big energy savings: OSU researchers build the world’s smallest electro-optic modulator

Jan 22, 2018
Researchers have designed and fabricated the world’s smallest electro-optic modulator, which could mean major reductions in energy used by data centers and supercomputers.… Read full story.