UC Davis’ Design of Coffee a bold blend of engineering and coffee culture

From abc10.com

The Design of Coffee class at the University of California, Davis is the first of its kind.

There is quite literally nowhere else in the world that is doing the type of caffeine-fueled research that is currently going on at the UC Davis Coffee Center and Undergraduate Coffee Lab.

That’s really saying something, considering just how popular coffee—and espresso, and lattes, and specialty drinks—are in the world. Even at the number one university in the nation for agriculture, wine and viticulture tends to take center stage.

“Coffee has not had that,” said Professor William Ristenpart, who began the Design of Coffee class with Professor Tonya Kuhl. “There’s nowhere really in the country that has a focused, academic effort on coffee.”

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