Assoc. Prof. Tom Curran is an Associate Professor and Vice Principal for Internationalisation in University College Dublin College of Engineering & Architecture. He is the Director of the MSc Environmental Technology degree programme. His research interests include waste management and air quality. He co-ordinated the EU Horizon 2020 Agrocycle project on recycling and valorising waste from the agri-food sector with partners in Europe and China. He was a Fulbright Scholar (TechImpact Award 2017-18) at North Carolina State University in the USA on a project to develop an advance warning system for sewer network blockages (fatbergs). He is a graduate of UCD’s Engineering programme, holding a BE in Agriculture and Food, MSc in Environmental Engineering and a PhD in Biosystems Engineering. He worked in production and environmental management in the food industry for a number of years before joining as faculty in UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering. His teaching centres on the application of environmental engineering in the agrifood and bioresource industries.