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Food Science Seminars

The Food Science seminars are scheduled every Thursday during fall semester and every Tuesday during spring semester. Unless otherwise noted, seminars are held at 3:35 pm in Room 131, Food Science building, Athens. Varied topics of interest are presented by speakers from academia, government and industry. The schedule below is updated as information becomes available. In addition to regularly scheduled seminars, special seminars and Food Science graduate student defenses are listed. All seminars are open to the public. Degree award dates of alumni from our department are noted in parentheses.

Fall 2018




Aug 16

Dr. Rakesh Singh, University of Georgia
Welcome and Departmental Policy Review

Aug 23

Chandler Christoffel, UGA Library Liaison

Library Resources at UGA

Aug 30

John Shields


Sept 6

Jun Jin


Sept 13


Sept 20

Tim Oliver, OSI Jobs  

Sept 27


Oct 4


Oct 11


Oct 18


Oct 25


Nov 1



Nov 8



Nov 15



Nov 29



Dr. Mark Harrison has been selected as the 2017 Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award recipient from International Association of Food Protection (IAFP). The award is in recognition of his many years of outstanding service to the public, IAFP, and the Food Industry.  Congratulations, Dr. Harrison!

Food Science & Technology Alumni & Friends Reception Chicago, IL at The Bellwether 07/16/2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Visit with CAES Food Science and Technology alumni and friends during the Institute of Food Technologist Expo in Chicago. A brief department update will be provided by Dr. Rakesh Singh, CAES Food Science and Technology department head.

CAES Orientation 2.0 Athens, GA at Conner Hall 08/16/2018 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM

Start the semester off right by attending Orientation 2.0. There will be free T-shirts, ice cream sundaes and popcorn for freshman and new transfer students, as well as the opportunity to ask questions to a student panel and network with professors and clubs.

Ag Dawg Kickoff Athens, GA at Livestock Instructional Arena 08/29/2018 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students and those interested in learning about CAES activities are invited to attend the Ag Dawg Kickoff hosted by the UGA CAES Alumni Association. Ag Dawg Kickoff will be held on the Four Towers lawn. Students receive free dinner and prizes. CAES student organizations and programs will have information available for students. Students should bring their UGA ID card.

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