MEET BOB DELMORE
Interim Director of Undergraduate Programs
Dr. Bob Delmore is a professor in the Department of Animal Sciences at Colorado State University. In this role he teaches courses in Meat Science, Meat Processing and Food Safety. He also serves as one of the faculty members of the Center for Meat Safety and Quality to address national and global issues. Dr. Delmore works closely with the meat industry serving as Chairman of the North American Meat Association’s Education Committee and member of the Strategic Planning Committee. He is currently serving as the President of the American Meat Science Association. Dr. Delmore has received national recognition including Meat Processing Magazine’s Rising Star Distinction in March 2000, the American Meat Science Association Achievement Award in June 2007, and in 2009 was recognized by Meatingplace Magazine as one of nine up-and-coming industry leaders to watch over the next 20 years. Teaching has been an important part of Dr. Delmore’s career spending 9 years in the Animal Science Department at Cal Poly State University, San Luis Obispo. In 2012, Dr. Delmore received the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences’ highest Teaching Award, the Ocean Mist Farms Outstanding Teaching Award. In addition to teaching courses in meat science, meat safety and meat processing, Bob oversaw the University processing facilities and was instrumental in the design and construction of a new Meat Processing Center. Dr. Delmore was formerly the Vice President of Technical Services at Clougherty Packing Company (Farmer John). Bob was responsible for all aspects of Food Safety, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) systems, USDA-FSIS Regulatory Compliance, Quality Management, Chemistry and Microbiology Laboratories, Product Specifications, Research and Development, Customer Specification and Audit Requirements, and Animal Welfare and Handling. Bob and his wife Dr. Lynn Graves Delmore, also a well-regarded meat scientist, live in Wellington CO, with their two daughters Ainsley and Tessa.