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Wilbur Curtis Co. Supports UC Davis Coffee Center

DAVIS, Calif.; July 12, 2017­ – Wilbur Curtis Co., an industry leader in the design and manufacturing of coffee-brewing equipment, has pledged $250,000 to the University of California, Davis, to support the university’s expanding Coffee Center. The donation is the Read More ...

SCA Announces New Brewing Fundamentals Research at UC Davis

Recognizing the need to update this science, the Research Center of the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) is teaming up with the recently established UC Davis Coffee Center to embark on a 2-year project to re-evaluate the scientific assumptions, measurement tools, Read More ...

Arabica Coffee Genome Sequenced

  The first public genome sequence for Coffea arabica, the species responsible for more than 70 percent of global coffee production, was released today by researchers at the University of California, Davis. Funding for the sequencing was provided by Suntory Read More ...

Peet’s Coffee Pledges $250,000 to Advance Coffee Research

Associate professor William Ristenpart talks with Sabrina Perell, community regional development major, and Kyle Phan, an undeclared major, about the taste of their brew during a UC Davis “Design of Coffee” class in 2015. UC Davis is now establishing a Read More ...

ABC 10 Reports on Coffee Lab Grand Re-Opening

Local news station ABC10 joined the CHMS Department on Friday, October 23 to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Coffee Lab in 126 Everson Hall, home to the popular course ECM 1 The Design of Coffee.  Click here to watch Read More ...

Grand Re-Opening of the Newly Renovated Chemical Engineering Coffee Lab

Please join the CHMS Department in celebrating the grand re-opening of the coffee lab, now newly renovated to handle over 500 students per quarter!  The coffee lab, where the incredibly popular course ECM 1 The Design of Coffee is held, is in Read More ...

Engineering a Better Cup of Coffee: The Textbook

CHMS Professors Kuhl and Ristenpart have published a textbook to accompany their highly popular course ECM 1: The Design of Coffee.  The textbook, titled The Design of Coffee: An Engineering Approach, introduces chemical engineering to the layperson through the lens of making Read More ...