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Food Science Institute

216 Call Hall
1530 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5861 fax

Welcome to the Food Science Institute!

The Food Science Institute (FSI) was established in 2001 to integrate the expertise in food science across K-State. FSI facilitates the undergraduate, graduate, and online education programs and provides both research and technical assistance for the food industries. Approximately, 47 nationally and internationally recognized faculty from five colleges and 11 departments serve as teachers, mentors, researchers, and extension specialists in the following areas: food chemistry, food microbiology, food safety, veterinary medicine, cereal science, dairy science, meat science, food service, sensory analysis, food engineering, human nutrition, and product development. We look forward to assisting you in the area of food science.

What's New

Finalists announce for Three Minute Thesis

Eight graduate students will advance to participate in the final Three Minute Thesis Competition at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, in the K-State Alumni Center Banquet Room. Three Minute Thesis encourages graduate students to hone their science communication skills by learning to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance. Congratulations to Gabriela Magossi, master's student in Food Science, for being selected as a finalist! Good luck Gabriela! 

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Carol ShanklinCarol Shanklin to receive K-State Alumni Association's 2018 Flinchbaugh Family Wildcat Pride Award

Carol W. Shanklin, dean of Kansas State University's Graduate School and professor of dietetics, has been selected to receive the 2018 Flinchbaugh Family Wildcat Pride Award. The award honors a current or emeritus K-State faculty or staff member for his or her advocacy of alumni relations, with a special emphasis on support and participation in alumni programs that engage members of the Wildcat family.

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FDSCI ApparelLooking for some new purple clothing? Now is your chance to buy items with the FSI logo and also support FSI students! A portion of the proceeds from every item you purchase will go towards scholarships.

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