EBS1: Fundamentals of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
In EBS1, students design and build prototypes for different biological systems engineering design projects. Some examples of recent student prototypes are shown below!
Food dehydrator designed and built by EBS1 students for sustainable food preservation.
Algae bioreactor designed and built by EBS1 students
Algae bioreactor designed and built by EBS1 students with 3D printed rotors for increased agitation.
FST110L: Food Processing Laboratory
In this food science course, students get hand on experiences in food processing, at the bench and pilot scale.
Professor Gail Bornhorst talks with students about what the temperature measurements mean from jars of tomato sauce.
Preparing cans with tomato sauce to determine the temperature profile during thermal processing to assess the product safety and quality.
Utilizing food dyes to study mixing processes during baking of food products.