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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

Chemical trickery corrals ‘hyperactive’ metal-oxide cluster

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Dec 8, 2016
Key metal-oxide clusters have been isolated in water, allowing the impeccable control over atoms that’s required to manufacture small features in electronic circuits.… Read full story.

Study finds less fragmentation in muzzleloading and black powder cartridge rifles

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Dec 8, 2016
Traditional bullets for muzzleloading rifles and black powder rifle cartridges fragment less upon impact and may leave far fewer lead fragments in game than a modern rifle bullet.… Read full story.