Edward D. Glass, Ph.D.

Edward D. Glass, Ph.D.

  • Retired Associate Professor of Food Science


  • Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University, Dairy Science with minor in Agricultural Economics, 1966
  • Thesis: An Evaluation of a Vehicle-Mounted Metering System for Farm Bulk Milk
  • B.S., The Pennsylvania State University, Dairy Manufacturing, 1956

Instructional Responsibilities ('62-'90)

  • Food Sci 200, Intro Food Science
  • Food Sci 211/311, Fundamentals & Processing of Dairy Products
  • Ag Econ 302, Food Marketing Field Trip
  • Dairy Sci 7, Creamery Management
  • Dairy Sci 26, Concentrated Milks
  • Coach of the Dairy Products Judging Team ('75-'87)
  • A principal lecturer in the Ice Cream Short Course
  • Lecturer in numerous dairy related conferences and workshops

Research Interests

Vehicle-mounted sanitary metering systems for the measurement of farm bulk milk. Developed the first vehicle-mounted system to receive approval as a commercial measurement device by the PA Bureau of Weights & Measures and the National Bureau of Standards.

Departmental Committees

Chairman, Undergraduate Program Committee, 1967-1990
Chairman, Scholarship & Awards Committee, 1967-1990
Chairman, Recruitment Committee, 1984-1990                  

Other Departmental Activities

  • Coordinator of student entry-level, coop and internship placements
  • Responsible for management oversight and financial solvency of the University Creamery                                                    


  • Recipient of the first Undergraduate Student Government Award for Excellence in Advising, 1985
  • Recipient of the College of Agriculture Award for Excellence in Advising, 1990

Professional Societies

  • Institute of Food Technologists