FST Archived News

Archived News

Two Postdoctoral Positions in Biometeorology and Remote Sensing to work on the Grape Remote sensing Atmospheric Profile & Evapotranspiration eXperiment (GRAPEX) Ahmad Hakim February 22, 2018

We are seeking two highly motivated, organized, and dynamic scientists to fill Postdoctoral Researcher positions in biometeorology and remote sensing at the University of California, Davis (UCD) to work on the Grape Remote sensing Atmospheric Profile & Evapotranspiration eXperiment (GRAPEX).

Assistant Project Scientist in the area of yeast characterization Ahmad Hakim March 05, 2018
The Department of Food Science and Technology is recruiting for an Assistant Project Scientist in the area of yeast characterization. A PhD in microbiology, applied bioscience or a related field is required.
UCD researchers awarded $790,000 from Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research Andrea Thompson December 04, 2017
The grant's focus aims to save energy by finding alternate means of drying in food production. One of Dr. Spang's specialty areas is energy efficiency.
Student Spotlight: Undergrad Kyla Broderick Andrea Thompson December 04, 2017
Kyla Broderick is a 4th year food science major and U.S. history minor from San Diego. Her interest in food science began when she read a newspaper article about plant-based meat.
Course Profile: FST 198 - Food Law and Regulations Andrea Thompson November 27, 2017
This Spring the Food Law and Regulations course will be offered again by Professors Bwalya Lungu and Ned Spang.
Food Tech Club students tour Renaissance Food Group Andrea Thompson November 22, 2017
Students toured GH Foods in Sacramento, which is the flagship fresh-cut processing facility of the Renaissance Food Group.
Food Tech Club Student Demo Focused on Pie Andrea Thompson November 22, 2017
With a focus on learning how shortening affects gluten, students made crusts (and fillings) in the spirit of the season.
Dr. Ned Spang’s PhD student Izzy Castner wins AASHE Campus Sustainability Research Award Andrea Thompson November 13, 2017
The award recognized work presented in a paper titled "The Nitrogen Footprint Tool Network: A Multi-Institution Program to Research and Reduce Nitrogen Pollution".
How FST Grad Student Ryan Dowdy Fights Climate Change Andrea Thompson November 08, 2017

Ryan Dowdy's research could revolutionize California's food and agriculture industry while simultaneously fighting climate change. The fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Food Science graduate group works with Assistant Professor Christopher Simmons to convert biological food waste into electricity.

FST Grad Student Irene Yim's Mission to Improve Food Safety Andrea Thompson November 08, 2017

Grad student Irene Yim was recently profiled on the Grad Studies website. Read about her research in food safety that's supported by her professional cooking background.

Dr. Alyson Mitchell elected Fellow of ACS Andrea Thompson September 01, 2017
Professor Alyson Mitchell is a newly elected Fellow of the American Chemical Society!