Department of Food Science and Technology


    Food is one of the basic needs of life, while science and technology brings positive advancement to human condition. Philosophy of Food Science and Technology programme is to contribute innovatively to advancement in the nation food sector through postharvest processing of agricultural product to ensure food and nutritional security; and produce competent Food Scientist and Technologist who are empowered with technological and entrepreneurial skills that enhance problem solving through workable research, job creation and self-employment in food sector of the nation and internationally.

    This shall be achieved through quality and outstanding teaching, scientific and societal values, research and community development.


    The objectives of the programme are to:

    1. train students to understand/study the composition and behaviour of agricultural food material under diverse processing and storage conditions; and capable to apply the knowledge in production of safe and nutritious foods;
    2. trained students capable of introducing new innovation and apply appropriate technology to process, preserve and package food for reduced drudgery, postharvest loses and food security;
    3. train students who are competent to maintain and design food process equipment and innovatively develop locally made equipment for food production; and
    4. ultimately, produce graduate with expertise and technological competency to establish and manage food industries, provide and formulate policy leading to food security; and able to transfer knowledge in food related higher institutions of learning.


    View Course Information: B.Tech Food Science and Technology


    Names and Cadres of Lecturers in the Department





    Dr. O.A. Oladeji

    Lecturer II/ Acting HOD


    Dr. C.O. Ogidi

    Lecturer I


    Mrs. A. Faturoti

    Assistant Lecturer

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    About OAUSTECH

    Olusegun Agagu University of Science and Technology (OAUSTECH), Okitipupa was established by the Ondo State government in 2008. It was initially named as Ondo State University of Science and Technology (OSUSTECH).

    It is a technology-based institution, which aims at providing the needed manpower training for industrial and technological development of Ondo State and Nigeria as a whole.

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      P.M.B. 353, Okitipupa,
      Ondo State, Nigeria
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