About Us

Welcome to the Department of Food Science & Technology

Wiegand Hall, Home of the Department of Food Science & Technology. Click here for directions.Wiegand Hall | Oregon State University | 3051 SW Campus Way | Corvallis, Oregon | Directions to Wiegand Hall

Located within the College of Agricultural Sciences, the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST), one of the oldest established programs in the nation, offers undergraduate and graduate programs of study supported by 19 tenure and tenure-track faculty, a number of adjunct faculty, and 40 graduate students. Most faculty are housed in Wiegand Hall. Off campus facilities include the Food Innovation Center in Portland, Oregon and the Seafood Laboratory in Astoria, Oregon.

The Department's Learning Outcomes are integrated with its mission and long-range goals. Food Science and Technology has active research programs supported by more than $1.4 million in funding and offers M.S. and Ph.D. programs with specializations in:

  • Food Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Food Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Flavor Chemistry and Sensory Evaluation
  • Food Processing and Engineering
  • Enology (Winemaking)
  • Brewing Science
  • Dairy Processing
  • Seafood Science and Surimi
  • Value-Added Foods
  • By-product Utilization

General Department Contact Information:
Phone: 541.737.3131 | Fax: 541.737.1877 | Mailing address: 100 Wiegand Hall, Corvallis, OR 97331
Physical address: 3051 SW Campus Way, Corvallis, OR 97331 | Directions to Wiegand Hall

Academic Programs Information:
Linda Dunn
, Academic Programs Coordinator | Phone: 541.737.6486

FST Extension Services Information:
Debby Yacas, Extension Office Specialist | Phone: 541.737.6483