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.

News and Announcements

OSU News Release

New hydronium-ion battery presents opportunity for more sustainable energy storage

Feb 20, 2017
A new type of battery developed by scientists at Oregon State shows promise for sustainable, high-power energy storage. It’s the world’s first battery to use only hydronium ions as the charge carrier.… Read full story.
Rendering of proposed OSU-Cascades building

$5 million gift is largest in OSU-Cascades’ history, supports capital expansion

Feb 20, 2017
A $5 million gift to Oregon State University – Cascades will propel the university toward its next phase of capital development, which will include a second academic building for the growing campus. The gift from an anonymous donor represents the largest donation ever received by the Bend campus.… Read full story.