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Department of Food Science and Technology


Food Science and Technology News: July 2016 Highlights

  • Congratulations to Dr. Herbert Stone who has been selected as the 2016 Harris Award recipient. The 2016 Harris Award lecture will take place on Friday, October 28th in the Parker Food Science and Technology Building.
  • Farnaz Maleky’s research was recently featured in an article in Popular Science about making a healthier cream cheese. Click here to read the article.
  • The Department was well represented at the 2016 IFT Annual Meeting. We had over 35 students and faculty participating this year in some capacity that included, but not limited to, poster presentations, competition finalists, student leadership, moderators, and speakers. OSU FST award highlights during the meeting included:
    Mengyuan Fan placed 3rd in the Dairy Division poster competition
    Peipei Tang placed 2nd in the Fruits and Vegetable Division poster competition
    Mustafa Yesil placed 3rd in the Food Microbiology Division poster competition
    John Frelka placed 2nd in the Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Division poster competition
    Rebecca Liu placed 1st in the graduate student oral competition
    Menghan Shi and Megan Lu placed 3rd in the undergraduate research competition
    John Frelka received the IFTSA Excellence in Leadership Award
    Denny Heldman was given the 2016 Food Engineering Division Service award
    Ken Lee received a Phi Tai Sigma special recognition award
    Megan Hoehn and Anna Schmenk were awarded IFT Feeding Tomorrow scholarships

Upcoming Events

August 5                       2016 FST Summer Graduation Party

August 26                     Harnessing Consumers & Communities to Help Meet
                                    U.S. Food Waste Reduction Goals Conference and Webinar

Sept. 12-14                  Conference of Food Engineering (CoFE)

October 26-27              Survey of Flavor Science
                                      To register:  Survey of Flavor Science