"Where Food Meets Science"

Learn the latest and greatest about Food Science and Technology


For questions regarding registration and/or parking permits, contact: Debby Yacas, ph: 541.737.6483

For general event questions, contact: Christina Hull, ph: 541.737.6485

Please join us for the annual Food Science and Technology Career Fair sponsored by the Food and Fermentation Science Club
February 18, 2020 | 4:30-6:00 pm | Wiegand Hall

Companies wishing to participate may REGISTER online and pay by credit card

For the $99 registration fee, participating companies receive:

  • A table/booth space to display their information and any branding/promotional materials they wish to provide.
  • Valuable networking and recruitment opportunities with students and alumni
  • Continued networking and social interaction with potential employees at the pizza party to be held in the pilot plant at 6:00 pm


Portland Seminar Series

OSU Food Science and Technology Extension Service is coming to Portland with a series of fun and informative food related seminars

Portland Seminar Series - 2019-2020 Season
Date Seminar Title Speaker
REGISTER Fall 2019 Seminars  
September 12 The science of dry-hopped beer Tom Shellhammer
October 10 Chemistry illuminated: bread, cheese, coffee, chocolate Andrew Ross
November 14 Careers in Food Science and Technology: a smorgasbord of possibilities Juan Cummings - Bridgetown Natural Foods; Jeb Hollabaugh - Union Wine Company; Taylor Johnson - Food Science undergraduate student; Sharon McFadden - Oregon Food Bank
December 12 The magic of cheese: a random journey through the history of cheese with detours around French AOC territory and Oregon's wonderful specialty cheeses Lisbeth Goddik
REGISTER Winter/Spring 2020 Seminars  
January 9 Myths and legends in distilled spirits Paul Hughes
February 13 Survival of the fittest: the microscopic world of winemaking James Osborne
March 12 Interesting foodborne outbreaks of Oregon Joy Waite-Cusic
April 9 Why chocolate, but not Brussels sprouts? Juyun Lim
May 14 Exploring the terroir of Willamette Valley Pinot noir Elizabeth Tomasino


For more information on the seminar series or Food Science and Technology please contact: Dr. Lisbeth Goddik, ph: 541.737.8322
For more information on seminar registration please contact: Debby Yacas, ph: 541.737.6483


Oregon State University Food Science and Technology Extension Service is coming to Portland with a series of fun and informative food related seminars. Register for your favorite seminars, don't miss the fun!

$15 per person, per seminar
REGISTER - FST Portland Seminars - Fall 2019
REGISTER - FST Portland Seminars - Winter/Spring 2020

* Already registered for a seminar but would like to edit your registration to add other seminars?
If you have any issues editing your registration, call our enrollment support expert Susan at 541.737.5759 for assistance.

Location and Time
OSU Portland Center
555 SW Morrison St., Suite 2100
Portland, OR 97204

At each seminar...
5:30-6:00 pm - social with refreshments and beverages
6:00-7:00 pm - seminar presentation

For February...
February 13, 2020 - Survival of the fittest: the microscopic world of winemaking

Dr. James Osborne, Associate Professor & Enology Extension Specialist

Join Dr. James Osborne for an exploration of the microscopic world of winemaking and learn how the microbial struggle for survival ultimately determines how a wine smells and tastes.