Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

Contact Information

Pamela Montalban
Phone: 805-756-2660

Food Science & Nutrition Dept.
Cal Poly SLO
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407


Amount of Current Endowment

2012 Endowment – $113,727

Special Needs/Requests

Did you know that you can support education and possibly receive a tax deduction by donating new or used equipment? Below is a prioritized list of items the school needs:

1) Capper

2) Metal Detector

3) Soxhlet Extraction Unit – Fat Extraction

4) Kjeldahl Unit – Protein Extraction

5) Benchtop High Shear Mixers

6) Three  infrared thermometers

7) Benchtop Dishwasher

8) Water Filtration System or 5 gallon bottled water system- for sensory testing

9) Supertaster Test Kits

10) Aroma Kits

11) Price Guns for Labeling Sample Cups

12) Parallel Plate Rheometer

13) Differential Scanning Calorimeter

14) Gas Chromatography

15) High Pressure Liquid Chromatography

16) X-ray machine

17) Plate Reader

18) HHP Unit

19) Four Industrial dishwashers

Please email Jill Victorino ( if you are able to provide any of the above.

Upcoming Events


Cal Poly SLO Scholarship recipients, 2012:

  • Adam Yee
  • Malori Comer
  • Simon Zhoa
  • Shelby Chih