Department of Viticulture and Enology
Cliff (Runze) Yu
Assistant Professor of Viticulture
Ph.D. Horticulture & Agronomy (Specialty: Viticulture), University of California, Davis
M.S. Viticulture & Enology, California State University, Fresno
Office: Viticulture & Enology Building #216
Brief Introductory Statement
Dr. Yu joined the Department of Viticulture and Enology faculty in the fall of 2021 as an Assistant Professor of Viticulture. Prior to this appointment at Fresno State, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Oakville Station at the Department of Viticulture and Enology, UC Davis.
His primary research focuses include berry/wine flavonoid composition as affected by abiotic stress, vineyard cultural practices, vineyard mechanization, and precision viticulture. He teaches introduction to viticulture and wine grape production in the Fresno State Department of Viticulture and Enology.
Fall Semester courses: Viticulture 106 - Winegrape Production; Vit 162T (Vit 15) Introduction to Viticulture