Dr Jorge Oliveira

Dr Jorge Oliveira

Dr Jorge Oliveira BE PhD Ceng MIEI MIChemE MIFT

Position: Senior Lecturer
T: 353 (0)21 490 2006
F: 353 (0)21 427 0249
E: j.oliveira@ucc.ie



 Current Activities

Jorge Oliveira is senior lecturer of chemical engineering at UCC. He is also active in industrial consultancy and is currently scientific adviser in the Sensory Research Ltd company in Cork, and member of the board of director of the Ernesto Morgado SA company in Portugal (rice milling and ready-meal manufacturer).


Career History

Jorge Oliveira was Teaching Assistant at the Catholic University of Portugal (College of Biotechnology) in Portugal between 1984 and 1989. He was appointed Assistant Professor in 1989 and was Associate Professor from 1994 to 1998 at this Institution, as well as Head of Projects & Development of the Inter-University Institute of Macau in 1997-1998. He was a founding Partner of "Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovaçao, S.A." (Portuguese Society for Innovation, private consultancy company) and senior business consultant at this company. He has been with UCC since 1999, first as Visiting Professor at the Department of Food Science, Food Technology and Nutrition, University College Cork from 1999 to 2002, and then in its current position of senior lecturer. 


Research Interests

  •  Product Design Engineering and Affective Product Design.
  • Kinetics of quality and safety factors in bioprocesses, including predictive shelf life modelling.

  • Process modelling and optimisation, including Taguchi analysis and Quality by Design.

  • Engineering methods for packaging design of perishable products.


Some research indicators (data June 2013):

• peer-reviewed communications: 94 (of which 74 in the ISI database)

• communications in international conferences/congresses: 111

• citations in the Web of Science, ISI, database: 665

• PhD supervisions: 18

• MSc/MEngSc supervisions: 6

Dr. Jorge Oliveira

IRIS Profile

Process and Chemical Engineering

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