Welcome to the BFTV Cluster

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bae digester

UC Davis Professor Ruihong Zhang shovels fresh table scraps from San Francisco restaurants into the biogas energy plant on the UC Davis campus.

fst potatoes

UC Davis senior food science major Lizhu Li uses a magnifying glass and ruler to measure the heat transfer penetration depth on a potato during a food processing lab class.

BFTV Cluster is the administrative cluster supporting:

Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering

  • Biological Systems Engineering is the biology-based engineering discipline that integrates life sciences with engineering in the advancement and application of fundamental concepts of biological systems from molecular to ecosystem levels. Within this discipline (also called biological engineering), our faculty emphasize a range of research areas including agricultural production/natural resources, biotechnology engineering, and food engineering. More...

Department of Food Science and Technology

Department of Textiles and Clothing

Department of Viticulture and Enology

txc tree wrap

Megan Streeter, a UC Davis textiles and clothing major, knits on her tree sleeves during Professor Ann Savaeau's Design 70 class, 'Introduction to Textile Design Structures'.

ven winery

Graduate students Mike Penn and Bret Hogan work on getting their Rodger fermenter working during the Viticulture 124 'Wine Production' class.