The Food Protein R&D Center (FPRDC) is an engineering process development, innovation, and training center, focused on adding value to diverse  biological materials, including oilseeds, grains, nuts, citrus, vegetables, waste biomass, waxes, petroleum and natural/botanical oils, liquid/fluid process streams, and water. We are part of the Texas A&M University System through the Texas Engineering Experiment Station.

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Student worker job applications are always welcome for consideration when or if positions exist.

 

Trends in Margarine and Shortening Manufacture Non-trans Products

April 26-30, 2015

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25th Annual Membrane and Other Separations Technologies
May 3-7, 2015

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Food Extrusion: Cereals, Protein & Other Ingredients** (Formerly Texturized Vegetable Protein and Other Soy Products)

August 16-21, 2015

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Functional Beverages: Sources, Identification, Extraction, Separation, and Purification

August 23-25, 2015

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Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition, and Feed Management
September 20-25, 2015
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Processing & Products of Vegetable Oil/Biodiesel

October 4-8, 2015
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Water Technologies: Process & Reuse Water, Wastewater, and Desalination
TBA 2015

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Vegetable Oil Extraction

November 8-12, 2015

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Food Protein: Sources, Extraction, Separation, Purification, Application

TBA 2015

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Biodiesel/Biofuel from Algae and Other Feedstocks

TBA

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Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion

January 31- February 5, 2016

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Fermentation and Separation for the Food & Drug Industry

TBA 2016

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Membrane Application in Beverage Industries
TBA 2016

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20th Annual Snack Foods Processing
March 13-18, 2016

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84th Annual Oil Mill Operators

TBA 2016

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Vegetable Oil Frying: Live Demonstrations,

Oil Analyses, and Product Evaluation

TBA 2016

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