Tom Shellhammer

Special guest

Dr. Shellhammer is the Nor’Wester Endowed Professor of Fermentation Science in the Department of Food Science and Technology at Oregon State University where he leads the brewing science education, research and outreach programs. He is recognized globally for his brewing research which investigates hops and beer quality and the origins of hop aroma and flavor in beer. At OSU he teaches courses about brewing science and technology, beer and raw materials analyses, and the history, business, and technology of the wine, beer and spirits industries. Dr. Shellhammer received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Davis in 1996. During the 2008-2009 academic year while on sabbatical leave from OSU he worked at the Technical University of Berlin as a Fulbright Scholar and Alexander von Humboldt Fellow. Dr. Shellhammer has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters and over 130 professional presentations. During 2016 – 2018 he serves as the President of the District NW MBAA, from 2014 2015 he was the President of the American Society of Brewing Chemists, and since 2007 he has served on the Board of Examiners for the Institute of Brewing and Distilling.

Tom Shellhammer has been a guest on 10 episodes.