This department intends to pursue the realization of the goals of the RIFST in areas of creation, transfer and commercialization of technology of food industry machineries, enjoying expert academic staff members who specialize in the fields of mechanics, materials and electronics in addition to utilizing equipped, technical and pilot researches

The activity areas of this department are as follows:

·         Designing and prototyping food systems, applying novel technology in food  industry

·         Optimizing energy consumption in food industry

·         Utilizing solar energy for food processing  

·         Designing systems and devices to detect or control food contaminants

·         Applying information technology in producing food products from farm to fork

·         Surface engineering(coating and corrosion) in food industry