Nana Y. Farkye, Ph.D.
Phone: (805) 756-6100
Office: Dairy Products Technology Center - Bldg# 18A, Rm#100D
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.
1980 - B.S., (Hons) University of Ghana, Legon
1985 - M.S., Utah State University
1986 - Ph.D., Utah State University
Three U.S. patents and three international patents on no-melt cheese and controlled-melt cheese technology.
Author of nine book chapters, nine encyclopedia articles, and numerous journal articles.
1999 Plant Science Faculty Excellence Award, Cal Poly College of Agriculture
DSCI 434 Cheese and Fermented Dairy Foods (4)