News: Sablani

FEC Club wins the 2021 GPSA Excellence Award for Registered Student Organizations (RSO)

  The Graduate Student and Professional Organization (GPSA) at WSU has voted to present the 2021 GPSA Excellence Award to the FEC club. The Food and Engineering Club is comprised of graduate student members from the Food Engineering program and one faculty advisor (Dr. Shyam Sablani). These students conduct research in advanced thermal and non-thermal […]

Raspberry muffins may be in your future

March 01, 2021  |  WSU Insider Richland, WA Washington State University scientists have figured out a way to treat raspberries before they’re frozen so that they maintain their structure when thawed. The tart little berries are very delicate and freezing damages their cells. They turn to mush when baked and leak juice into the surrounding […]

Getting mac and cheese to Mars

September 24, 2019  |   WSU Insider By Scott Weybright, CAHNRS. Washington State University scientists have developed a way to triple the shelf life of ready-to-eat macaroni and cheese, a development that could have benefits for everything from space travel to military use. If human beings go to Mars, they need food. Food that won’t spoil […]

Graduate Student Wins IFT Poster Competition Award

November 13, 2018  |  Chicago, IL Pavitra Krishna Kumar, a PhD student in the Food Engineering emphasis area of Biological Systems Engineering won second place at the 2018 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Graduate Student Poster Competition. Her presentation was entered in the Refrigerated and Frozen Foods Division. Pavitra is advised by BSE faculty member Dr. Shyam […]

Food Engineering Students, Graduates, & Faculty Attend IFT 2018

August 2, 2018  |  Chicago, IL Students, former graduates and faculty from the Food Engineering Division participated in the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting and Food Expo 2018 at Chicago, IL, and won several awards and recognition, highlighting BSE and WSU. The IFT Annual Meeting is one of the events that every food […]

BSE Faculty Receive Awards

Congratulations to Dr. Joan Wu and Dr. Shyam Sablani who recently received 2018 CAHNRS Faculty Awards. Dr. Joan Wu – Excellence in Teaching Dr. Shyam Sablani – Excellence in Advising See @wsucahnrs post

Center of Excellence for Food Safety receives $1M Grant Continuation from USDA NIFA

Dr. Juming Tang, the Principal Investigator for the Center of Excellence for Food Safety, has received a $1M grant continuation for the grant’s second year from USDA NIFA. The four year, $4M grant, aims to accelerate technology transfer of microwave based food safety technologies by leveraging resources from the government, universities, and the food industry to […]

ASABE Student Mile Award

It is a pleasure to announce that at the 2016 ASABE Annual International Meeting in Florida, the graduate students of WSU BSE secured the “Student Mile Award” for the 2nd time consecutively. In addition, Ravi Kiran, was elected as ASABE IPC student officer.