News - FST
At the end of July, Drs. Glen Fox and Charlie Bamforth were the keynote speakers in the "Chile-California Seminar: Strengthening the Local Brewing Industry". The webinar was an opportunity for exchange of experiences and collaboration between the UC Davis Brewing Program and brewers in Chile. Sponsors were the UC Davis Chile Life Sciences Innovation Center and CORFO.
Congratulations to FST undergrads Vincenza Priana, Vivian Wu, Illoisa Lambojon, and Aceline Chiu for their 2nd place win in the Ocean Spray Student Product Development Competition earlier this month! Their products were "Cranookie Butter" and "Cranbilantro", both pictured below.
Kudos to FST Specialist in Cooperative Extension and Research Director of the UC Davis Olive Center, Selina Wang, who has been awarded the 2021 Faculty Stewardship Award by the UC Davis Foundation.
Please welcome Food Science and Technology's newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Andrew Gravelle. Andrew comes to us from the University of Guelph, where he earned his Ph.D. in Food Science this year. His M.S. and B.S. degrees were in Biophysics, also at the University of Guelph, after which he was a Research Associate in Food Science for seven years, 2011-2017, just prior to his doctoral degree studies from 2018-2021.
Please join our department in welcoming our new Chair, Christopher Simmons. Chris is a Professor who joined Food Science and Technology in 2013. He earned his Ph.D. (as well as his B.S. and M.S.) in Biological Systems Engineering, UC Davis. After earning his Ph.D. in 2011, he was a postdoc at the Joint BioEnergy Institute in Emeryville for two years.