Food Science

This multidisciplinary degree program applies the basic sciences such as chemistry, biology, physics, and engineering to improve the quality, safety, and nutrition of food. Students receive training in areas such as food chemistry, food safety, nutrition, food processing and product development, in a supportive environment with mentorship and many opportunities for experiential learning. This degree has two tracks, science and technology and business and industry. However, all students complete a core food science curriculum, and an internship and then do additional courses in their track. Graduates have found employment with major food companies as well as federal and state agencies. Many have pursued graduate or professional studies.

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CONTACT:
Anthony Ananga, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Program Leader
Email: anthony.ananga@famu.edu
Phone: (850) 561-2310.

 

Food Science Faculty Profiles

 

Neil James

Neil James, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, Academic Programs
Neil.James@famu.edu 
(850) 599-8816

Jenelle Robinson

Associate Professor

Ph.D., Mississippi State University

Email: jenelle.robinson@famu.edu

Areas of Interest: culturally-relevant nutrition education pedagogy; body image; performing arts and nutrition education

Juzhong TanAssistant Professor

Ph.D., University of Georgia 

Email: Juzhong.Tan@FAMU.EDU

Areas of Interest: 1) Use innovative farming operations to improve productivity, profitability, and safety,  2) numerical simulation and experimental validation of food processing, 3) cold atmospherical plasma to improve food processing safety, 4) food waste product valorization to enhance the nutritional functionalities of foods, 5) use precision agriculture and artificial intelligence to improve food processing efficiency and determine the quality of foods. 

Contact Food Science Program

  • 1740 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Perry-Paige Building, Room 102
  • Tallahassee, FL 32307

(850) 561-2310