Dr John J. FitzPatrick BE PhD MIChemE MIEI

Position: Senior Lecturer
T: 353 (0)21 490 3089
F: 353 (0)21 427 0249
E: j.fitzpatrick@ucc.ie
W: IRIS Profile

Education:

Ph.D in Agricultural Engineering (Bioprocess Engineering) 1992
Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA

Master of Science in Food Engineering 1988
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

Master of Arts in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education 2008
University College Cork

Bachelor of Engineering in Ag.&Food Engineering 1986
University College Dublin

Diploma in Environmental Science & Social Policy 1997
University College Cork

Professional Affiliations:

Corporate Member of the Institution of Engineers of Ireland, MIEI
Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK, MIChemE

Career History:

Senior Lecturer
Dept. of Process & Chemical Engineering, University College Cork
2008 - present

College Lecturer
Dept. of Process & Chemical Engineering, University College Cork
November 1995 - 2008

Post-Doctoral Researcher
Dept. of Agricultural & Food Engineering, University College Dublin
May - October 1995

Research Officer - Food Engineer
National Dairy Products Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork
January 1993 - April 1995

Research and Teaching Assistant
Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, USA
September 1988 - March 1992

Research Assistant
Dept. of Food Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
September 1986 - August 1988

Current Research Areas:

Particle and Powder Technology: - Measurement of the properties of food and biological particles & powders; Powder caking and flowability; Particle breakage; Crystallisation and precipitation.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: - Learning outcomes; Role of lecturing in modern education; Implementation of sustainability and entrepreneurship in process engineering education.

Sustainable Process Engineering: - Energy from biomass.

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