Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The FST programme invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions in twelve areas at the level of assistant/ associate/ full professor.


NUS Department of Food Science and Technology – Singapore’s First

8 Aug 2019

NUS President Prof. Tan Eng Chye just announced the University’s approval of establishing the Department of Food Science and Technology (FST) in the Faculty of Science. He made the announcement on 8 August 2019 at the 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner of the FST Programme, during his speech as the Guest-of-Honour for the event. NUS FST Department shall be Singapore’s first Department of Food Science and Technology in the university sector. This signifies NUS’s strategic move in enhancing food science education and research that assume increasing importance to Singapore. Twenty year ago it was NUS that introduced Singapore’s first bachelor’s degree in FST and consequently established the FST Programme.


The Gut Microbiota, Dietary Fiber and Health

6-7 Aug 2019

Venue: S14-06-19, Seminar Room, National University of Singapore

The registration is closed.


FST 20th Anniversary Gala Dinner

6-930pm, 8 Aug 2019
Kent Ridge Guild House

Celebrating 20 glorious years of success!


FST 20th Anniversary Celebrations

To celebrate our NUS FST 20th Anniversary in 2019, we are holding a series of events to celebrate 20 years of excellence and to raise endowment fund to benefit our students.


Postgraduate students winning IFT awards

2-5 June 2019, New Orleans, LA, USA

Congratulations to Ms. ZHAO Xue and Ms. ZHOU Yige, current NUS FST PhD students under the supervision of Assistant Professor Dr. Yang Hongshun, for winning the 2nd Place of Graduate Research Competition at IFT Aquatic Food Products Division and 3rd place of Graduate Research Oral Competition at IFT Food Proteins Division, respectively at 2019 IFT Annual Meeting held at New Orleans, LA, USA, 2-5 June 2019.

Dr. Yang Hongshun chaired the graduate competition of IFT Aquatic Food Products Division this year. He was elected to chair the competition next year at IFT 2020 annual meeting in Chicago and be the Chair Designate for IFT Aquatic Food Products Division 2021-2022.



"Rising Stars in Texture Research" Award

Congratulations to Dr. Gao Jing, Research Fellow in Prof. Zhou Weibiao’s group, for being awarded one of the seven “Rising Stars in Texture Research” Awards by Journal of Texture Studies published by Wiley. Forming a part of 50 years celebration of Journal of Texture Studies (launched in 1969), these global awards are “to recognize the great contributions and achievements of food texture scientists” and “honour young texture researchers who are relatively in early stage of research career but have shown exceptional capability and potential to grow in texture research.” More details can be found in J Texture Stud. (2019) 50:187–192 DOI: 10.1111/jtxs.12442


Freshmen Orientation Camp 2019

8-10 July 2019

There is a 3D2N orientation camp from 8 to 10 July for all freshmen who are joining us in this Aug 2019. Please sign up by 23 June 2019 if you are interested. Enquiries contact: nusfstfoc@gmail.com Sign up at the "View Details" below.


Tharp & Young on Ice Cream

17-21 June 2019

The biennial Tharp & Young on Ice Cream short course will be conducted in NUS again in 2019.


Lunch Time Seminar

21 May 2019, 11am-12pm

Venue: S8-03-14, Executive Classroom, National University of Singapore


FST Charity Golf 2019

26 March 2019

20th Anniversary Celebrations

Thank you to our all donors and sponsors for your kind giving and support to FST Alumni Endowment Fund. The Charity golf event was a great success!


Giving to NUS FST

To celebrate our NUS FST 20th Anniversary in 2019, we have set up a FST Alumni endowment fund for bursaries to benefit needy students. Subnaming are allowed under this fund. We are appealing for donors to fund raise the SGD 250K target.


MSc in Food Science & Human Nutrition (by coursework)

Our MSc (coursework) in Food Science & Human Nutrition is slated for the inaugural intake for AY2018/19 Aug. Application link is now open.

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HUNGRY FOR KNOWLEDGE

Straits Times interview with Ms. Lew Wan Peng

What’s it like to embark on a postgraduate study of food and nutrition at NUS? Ms Lew Wan Peng,a full-time Master of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition at Food Science and Technology Programme, NUS, spills the beans.


Gold and Silver Awards at Global Food Science Student Competition 2018

14-18 November 2018, Wuxi, China

Congratulations to Mr. Zwe Ye Htut and Ms. Koh Hui Si Audrey, current PhD candidates under the supervision of Dr. Yuk Hyun-Gyun and Prof. Zhou Weibiao, respectively, for winning the Gold Award for Oral Presentation and the Silver Award for Poster Presentation, respectively, at the Global Food Science Student Competition 2018 held on 14-18 November 2018 in Wuxi, China.

Organised by Jiangnan University, 70 postgraduate students from over 60 universities in 36 countries participated in the competition. Under each of the two categories i.e. oral and poster presentations, one Gold Award, two Silver Awards and three Bronze Awards were presented.



Faculty Position

The NUS FST programme and A*STAR jointly invite application for faculty position, Director, Food Structure Engineering for Nutrition and Health.


Our FST Degrees are accredited

We have received accreditation by IUFoST (International Union of Food Science & Technology) for the Bachelor of Science (Food Science and Technology) and the Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Food Science and Technology) courses since 2013.


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