Department of Food Science Virtual STAR Orientation

Welcome to food science at purdue!

This page contains information for incoming students in the Department of Food Science at Purdue University. We are excited you will be joining us this fall and we look forward to helping you pursue your next giant leap as a Purdue Boilermaker! Below is a welcome video from our Department Head, Dr. Senay Simsek and video from three of our Food Science Envoys regarding their favorite parts about our program.  

Contact Us

Patrick Tiffany 
745 Agriculture Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907
(765) 494-7700


department head welcome video 

envoys' favorites

food science advising team


Patrick Tiffany

Senior Academic Advisor


Dr. Haley Oliver

Faculty Mentor for Class of 2026


Dr. Carlos Corvalan

Faculty Mentor for Class of 2026