Mar 16, 2021
Congratulations to Dr. Luis Rodriguez-Saona on receiving the 2021 Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award. His collaborative research team also included Christopher Ball from the ElectroScience Laboratory and Vimal Buck from the Center for Design and Manufacturing Excellence. This award recognizes their dedication to advancing collaborative research at the Ohio State University.
Mar 15, 2021
Congratulations to our newly selected Food Science and Technology Peer Mentors for the 2021-2022 academic year: Rachel Barrett, Betsy Cunningham, Jenny Cong and Cameron Rich. They will be joining existing members Gabriella Gephart, Meegan Gould, Kirsten Lower, Melanie Petitti, Lydia Tantalo and Emily Thimmes. The FST Peer Mentor Program pairs upper-class students with new first-year and transfer students to ease their transition into their major and to the Columbus campus.
Mar 3, 2021
If you’re a faculty member in CFAES and are thinking about applying for the national Food Systems Leadership Institute (FSLI), Sheryl Barringer has some advice for you.
Barringer, who is professor and chair of the CFAES Department of Food Science and Technology, recently completed FSLI’s intensive leadership development program.
Mar 2, 2021
This month's DEI Faculty and Staff Spotlight features Dr. Melvin Pascall who is a professor in the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST). Dr. Pascall currently serves as a member of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee in FST. He has also served on the CFAES DEI Committee from 2015 to 2017 and the Promotion and Tenure (P&T) Committee at the departmental level where he was the Procedure Oversight Designee (POD) during 2018.
Feb 19, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Twenty-five seniors have received the most prestigious undergraduate award at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES).
The Distinguished Senior Award honors top graduating seniors on the Ohio State Columbus campus who exemplify the CFAES mission in areas such as academics and scholarship, research and innovation, service and involvement, and influence and leadership.
Feb 5, 2021
Congratulations to the Food Science, Food Business Management, and Culinary Science students who were named to the 2020 Autumn Semester Dean’s List.
To qualify for this recognition, these students completed a minimum of 12 graded credit hours with a GPA of 3.5 or higher for the Autumn 2020 semester.
Jan 26, 2021
Research team develops method to screen for taste and smell loss
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Scientists have proposed that using a cheap and simple product – hard candy – to screen for the loss of taste and smell in populations at risk for COVID-19 exposure may help detect probable positive cases in otherwise asymptomatic people.
Jan 22, 2021
David Kasler received the Innovation Award during the 2021 CFAES Awards celebration. David works as a research engineer in Dr. Ahmed Yousef's lab and has been instrumental in their work ozonating eggs for commercialization. The Innovation Award is given to someone who or has developed and/or participated in project initiatives and/or process operations improvements that enhance CFAES, Extension, ATI or OARDC and its mission.
Jan 22, 2021
By the CFAES News Team.
COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) has announced three faculty members as its 2020–2021 Distinguished Professors of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, recognizing the excellence of their work in the college’s three missions—teaching, research, and outreach and engagement—and the significant impact they have had in their fields.
Dec 31, 2020
Dr. Chris Simons received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to develop a novel test to independently assess smell and taste function in individuals who are at high risk for contracting COVID-19. The National Institutes of Health has awarded over $107 million to support new, non-traditional approaches and reimagined uses of existing tools to address gaps in COVID-19 testing and surveillance.