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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.

FST Calendar

21Oct2017

Sensory Evaluation of Wine

Nestled in the Willamette Valley wine region, Oregon State University has a rich history of training wine industry leaders. Designed for novice and advanced wine connoisseurs alike,

14Nov2017

Willamette Valley Agriculture Expo

Largest Agriculture Expo in the Pacifici NW!  Over 175 exhibitors featuring over 140,000 square feet of exhibits.  Classes and CORE training, goods and services for the agriculture

15Nov2017

Willamette Valley Agriculture Expo

Largest Agriculture Expo in the Pacifici NW!  Over 175 exhibitors featuring over 140,000 square feet of exhibits.  Classes and CORE training, goods and services for the agriculture

16Nov2017

Willamette Valley Agriculture Expo

Largest Agriculture Expo in the Pacifici NW!  Over 175 exhibitors featuring over 140,000 square feet of exhibits.  Classes and CORE training, goods and services for the agriculture

09Dec2017

Sensory Evaluation of Sparkling Wine

Nestled in the Willamette Valley wine region, Oregon State University has a rich history of training wine industry leaders. Designed for novice and advanced wine connoisseurs alike, Sensory

09Dec2017

OSU Wine Tasting Weekend

Registration is open for a two-day exclusive SPARKLING WINE SENSORY course with OSU sensory scientist and international wine expert, Dr. Elizabeth Tomasino. This course includes a trip to 

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News and Announcements

OSU News Release

Nanofiber sutures promote production of infection-thwarting peptide

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Oct 18, 2017
Loading nanofiber sutures with vitamin D induces the production of an infection-fighting peptide, new research shows.… Read full story.
OSU News Release

Traveling photo exhibit featuring iconic images of Bob Dylan to be displayed at OSU

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Oct 18, 2017
A photo exhibit featuring iconic images of Nobel Prize winner singer-songwriter Bob Dylan by photographer Daniel Kramer will be on display at Oregon State University’s Fairbanks Gallery Oct. 26 through Nov. 30.… Read full story.