Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science
Welcome to the Department of Nutrition and Food Science – established January 2005 upon a rich heritage of Aggie leadership in nutrition and food science. In creating the Department, the state of Texas and Texas A&M University recognized the importance of the disciplines of nutrition and food science in maintaining health and preventing diseases.
Creasy Receives College Teaching Award
Dr. Rebecca Creasy received the 2018 Marion Teaching Award, which is awarded to a professor who is an exceptional teacher and who has demonstrated outstanding mentorship to underclassmen in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Learn more about the award.
Food Science Students Win First Place in IFT College Bowl Regionals
Food Science students on the 2018 IFT College Bowl team won first place in the South Central Region competition. Learn more about the IFT College Bowl.
Food Science Student Wins Grand Innovation Challenge Award
Zahra Mohammad and her team received the Grand Innovation Challenge Award for her innovative idea to increase productivity and drought tolerance in wheat by using beneficial bacterial strains. This is a team-based completion; each team presents an innovative idea or solution to improve human feed, health, or environment. The winning team will go to Brazil in July for global completion.
Zahra Mohammad is a PhD candidate working under Dr. Alejandro Castillo. She has also received the 4th Annual International Livestock Forum Student Fellowships in January 2018.