Faculty and Staff

Reyes, Arquimides

Arquimides Reyes

Arquimides Reyes

Assistant Professor

Start Year: 2019

Animal and Food Science
Office: Animal Science Building
Phone: 715-425-3704



Ph.D. Colorado State University, Animal Science (Ruminant Nutrition, Meat Safety & Quality)
M.S. Angelo State University, Animal Science (Meat & Food Science)
B.S. Texas A&M University, Animal Science (Meat Science)

Courses Taught:

ANSC 211 Meat Animal Evaluation
ANSC 238 Meat and Meat Products
ANSC 367 Beef Production

Research Interests:

  • Pre-harvest Food Safety
  • Impact of management strategies on cattle efficiency and product quality
  • Processed meat and product development

Professional Activities:

  • American Registry of Professional Animal Scientist (Member)
  • American Society of Animal Science (Member)
  • American Meat Science Association (Member)


  • Beef Management Team (Co-Adviser) – The Beef Management Team is a professional group focusing on building the tomorrow’s beef industry leaders.
  • Competitive Meat Animal Evaluation Team (Co-Coach)


Arquimides A. Reyes, PhD, PAS, was born in El Salvador on a small dairy and beef farm. He attended Texas A&M University where he was involved in the Corps of Cadets and in the meats judging team. Arquimides started his career in the meat industry through consulting, buying and selling meat. He attended graduate school while working full time and completed a Master of Science in Animal Science with an emphasis in meat and food science from Angelo State University. He later attended Colorado State University where he completed his Ph.D. in Animal Science with an emphasis in ruminant nutrition, meat safety and quality.