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 Application

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

 

 

Feeds and Pet Food Extrusion

January 29 - February 3, 2017

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Fermentation and Separation for the Food & Drug Industry

February 26 - March 2, 2017

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Snack Food Processing
March 26-31, 2017

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85th Annual Oil Mill Operators

April 2017

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Trends in Margarine and Shortening Manufacture Non-trans Products

April 23-27, 2017

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27th Annual Membrane and Other Separations Technologies
May 14-18, 2017

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Vegetable Oil Frying: Live Demonstrations,

Oil Analyses, and Product Evaluation

May 21-23, 2017

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

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Extruded Pet Foods and Treats

July 10-13, 2017

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Aquaculture Feed Extrusion, Nutrition, and Feed Management
August 20-25, 2017

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Water Technologies: Process & Reuse Water, Wastewater, and Desalination
September 10-13, 2017

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

September 24-28, 2017

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Processing & Products of Vegetable Oil/Biodiesel

October 1-5, 2017
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Plant Operations & Process Engineering
October 15-18, 2017
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Vegetable Oil Extraction
November
5-9, 2017

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

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Biodiesel/Biofuel from Algae and Other Feedstocks

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