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Undergraduate Program

Senior Project Opportunities

Senior projects are completed by all Cal Poly undergraduate students. Selection and completion of a project are done under faculty supervision. Projects are typical of problems which graduates must solve in their fields of employment. Students can contact faculty directly to discuss project ideas and possibilities.

Title & Contact Information Courses
Faculty Member : Phillip S. Tong : Profile Picture Phillip S. Tong, Ph.D.
DPTC Director

Office: DPTC, Bldg. 18A-100A Phone: (805) 756-6102
Dr. Tong's current research interests include bioseparation processes, Frozen dessert technology, Dairy chemistry & technology. His teaching interests are in the chemistry and technology of dairy foods and related subjects, food engineering, new food product development, and short courses and symposia for the dairy foods industry.

Faculty Member : Nana Y. Farkye, : Profile Picture Nana Y. Farkye, Ph.D.

Office: DPTC, Bldg. 18A-100D
(805) 756-6100
Dr. Farkye's areas of specialization are dairy chemistry and technology, cheese technology and ripening, and dairy fermentations. His recent interests are in the areas of specialty cheeses, Hispanic cheeses, cheese flavor development, dairy fermentations, and food enzymology.

Faculty Member : Rafael Jimenez-Flores, : Profile Picture Rafael Jiménez-Flores, Ph.D.

Office: DPTC, Bldg. 18A-100C
Phone: (805) 756-6103

Main interest academically has been the chemistry of milk proteins, their structure, function and interaction with other components.