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Postdoctoral Scholar

The Bornhorst and Hess Labs in the Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering and the Department of Animal Science at the University of California, Davis seek applications for a Postdoctoral Scholar in the area of computational fluid dynamic modeling of complex fluid flows applied to microbiome analysis in gastrointestinal systems. The position is initially for 12-months at 100% FTE with potential of an extension based on performance.

For full consideration, please apply by 3/31/17

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Alumni Class Notes

Laureen Shihemi 2014, Bachelor of Science, Food science and technology.

Xueqi (Shirley) Li 2013, M.Sc., Food Science.

Kullanart Tongkhao 2011, Doctoral, Food Science.

Welcome to Food Science & Technology

The internationally recognized Food Science and Technology Department makes food healthier, tastier, and safer for consumers. Students complete a rigorous scientific curriculum that prepares them well for the numerous job opportunities available in the food industry or for graduate studies in the physical, chemical, and biological sciences and medicine.


Making News...

GermanProfessor Bruce German featured in Future Food Tech
Bruce German joins an international line-up of speakers on the panel "Monetizing the Microbiome: Challenges and Opportunities for Food & Health" at Future Food-Tech San Francisco, March 29-30.


Christine BruhnChristine Bruhn recognized by Walmart
Cooperative Extension Specialist Emerita Christine Bruhn was recognized as a "Food Safety Champion".


WinterDr. Carl Winter featured in Washington Post blog
Dr. Winter was interviewed about his research on toxicology of conventional produce vs. organic produce.


FST alum profiled in the New York Times
Henry Yeung, who was a graduate student in Christine Bruhn's lab, is featured in the New York Times' Job Market section. He's interviewed about his position as a sensory analyst for Driscoll's.


BamforthProfessor Charlie Bamforth on Science Friday radio
Dr. Bamforth's knowledge was sought by the producers of the national radio show to find out what carbonation bubbles are made of, how they form, and how the fizz in champagne stacks up against beer foam.


brewerySierra Nevada Brewing owners establish endowment in the FST Brewing Program.
Ken Grossman of Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and his wife, Katie Gonser, have presented UC Davis with a $2 million gift to support the campus' renowned brewing science program.


audienceSuccessful FST Research Symposium held on December 8
Congratulations to all of those who participated in the FST Research Symposium, and to the postdocs and graduate students who won "best poster" awards!


barileAssociate Professor Daniela Barile selected as a Chancellor's Fellow
Associate Professor Daniela Barile has been selected to be a 2016-17 Chancellor's Fellow!


journal coverFST Ph.D. candidate makes the cover of the Journal of Food Science
Ph.D. candidate Molly Spencer's research on a coffee taster's flavor wheel has made the cover of the Journal of Food Science.


NicoleStudent Advisor Nicole Rabaud wins prestigious award
Congratulations are in order for Nicole Rabaud, who won the Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Advising, New Advisor 2017 from the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Nicole is the supervising graduate advisor for the Departments of Viticulture & Enology and Food Science & Technology.


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