Coffee College

U.C. Davis gets serious about the science of roasting and brewing

Coffee College
Engineering professor William Ristenpart was inspired by an amazing coffee in British Columbia to launch a course on the science of coffee brewing at U.C. Davis. (Courtesy of UC Davis)
From the Mar 31, 2022, issue

The University of California, Davis, is known as one of the leading schools for enology in the U.S., but for nearly a decade it has also applied a similar rigor to coffee. Led by professor and chemical engineer William Ristenpart, the program teaches students how to perfect the science of roasting beans and brewing coffee.

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