Welcome to the Food Science Institute
From the Director, Dr. Curtis Kastner
Welcome to the Food Science Institute Website. 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 distance education programs and provides both research and technical assistance for the food industries. Approximately, 57 nationally and internationally recognized faculty from five colleges and 13 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.
Fall Semester 2014
The Fall semester for 2014 begins August 25, 2014. Welcome back students!
Student Welcome Tailgate
Kick off the Fall semester with some fun! Join the Food Science Institute and the Department of Animal Sciences and Industry for a "Welcome Back Tailgater." The event will be on the lawn of Weber Hall on August 26, 2014 starting at 5:15 p.m. Come join us!
College of Agriculture Watermelon Feed
The annual watermelon feed will be held Tuesday, September 2 on the lawn of Weber Hall starting at 6:15 pm. This event is sponsored by the College of Agriculture Student Council.