Vision Statement

To be a Global Leader in Advancing Trans‐disciplinary Approaches for Safe, Sustainable, and Healthy Foods through Innovative Research, Teaching and Outreach.

Mission Statement

  • To provide high-quality education and training to individuals preparing for careers in food science and technology in the food industry, academia, or government.
  • To conduct basic and applied research in food science and technology for the ultimate benefit of the food industry and consumers.
  • To provide assistance to the food industry through extension programs of the Department

Career Opportunities

  • Food Chemist
  • Food Product
  • Food Process and Packaging Design Engineer
  • Food Microbiologist
  • Food Safety Expert
  • Ingredient Development Scientist
  • Quality Control Supervision
  • Sensory Scientist
  • and many others!

Nebraska Innovation Campus

The Food Innovation Center is located on Nebraska Innovation Campus (NIC). NIC features a conference center, innovation studio, the Scarlet and Cream hotel, and the Mill Coffee and Bistro.