Dr PJ Cullen, Dublin Institute of Technology
Future Technologies for the Food, Pharma and Environmental Sectors
Advanced manufacturing involves the use of technology to improve products and/or processes. This talk will discuss the benefits of using technology to link the sciences from both the research funding and industrial impact perspectives. Examples of Process Analytical Technologies for improved process monitoring and control will be outlined including Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy, multi-point NIR spectroscopy and particle/crystal imaging for the dairy and pharma sectors. Hyperspectral imaging of the environment using drones will also be detailed. Examples of Cold Plasma technologies for food, water and medical treatment will be outlined as examples of future process technologies.
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Dr PJ Cullen is a principal investigator at the Dublin Institute of Technology. He has been awarded over 10M euros in research funding which supports a team of 7 postdoctoral fellows and 18 PhD students. He is a collaborator in the Enterprise Ireland led Dairy, Meat and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centres set up to support competitive advantages of Irish manufacturing industry. He has co-authored 140 journal articles and edited 6 books. He is currently a member of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland’s (FSAI) scientific committee.
DATE: Tuesday, 14 March 2017
VENUE: MSG-025 MSSI Building Extension
TEA/COFFEE WILL BE AVAILABLE AT 11h45
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