Ben Cusack is an engineering research MSc student in the University of Limerick. He is conducting this degree as part of RFA2 Project 2.2 in the Dairy Processing Technology Centre, based in the Bernal institute in University of Limerick. He graduated with a first class honours BSc in Technology Management in UL as part of the class of 2021. He received the Kemmy Business School Outstanding Graduate award for finishing top of his class. His research interests include process optimisation and sustainable processing. He also has industrial experience working in quality management in the medical devices industry.