News & Events

DPTC represented at the 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering

11th October 2017

Dr Mahsa Naghshineh, DPTC Researcher recently presented and had a poster – Effects of Processing Parameters and an Ultrasonic Nozzle on the Laboratory Scale Spray-Drying of Skim Milk: Optimisation by Response Surface Methodology – at the 10th Congress of Chemical Engineering in Barcelona. Picture shows Professor Harry Van Den Akker, Bernal Institute with Mahsa.

16th EuroFed Lipid Congress and Expo Calls for Papers

10th October 2017

DPTC RPO and Industry Members – Dr Seamus O’Mahony (UCC), Dr Sean Hogan (Teagasc), Dr Brian Murray (Kerry Ingredients), John Hunter (MTL) and Dr Anna Piterina (DPTC) are members of the Scientific Committee of the 16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress to be held in Belfast from 16-19 September 2018.  The Scientific Committee has started to […]

DPTC DCU Researcher wins Best Student Paper Award

3rd October 2017

Congratulations to Pillar 1 Researcher, Cristiani Eccher for winning Best Student Paper Award for her paper entitled ‘Modelling & Simulation as a Strategic Tool for Decision-Making Process in the Dairy Industry’.  This was presented at the International Conference on Decision Making in Manufacturing and Services held in Zakopane, Poland.

Calling for nominations for the Parsons Medal in the Engineering Sciences

23rd August 2017

The Irish Academy of Engineering are calling for nominations for The Parsons Medal in the Engineering Sciences for outstanding achievement in the field of Engineering Sciences.  Nominations are welcome from all sectors of Engineering including Academia, Industry, Business and Public Sector. Closing date for nominations is October 6th 2017.  For further details email:

Interested in getting a Dairy Technology and Innovation Postgraduate Certificate?

1st June 2017

DPTC Partner UCC, in association with Teagasc, has developed a part-time, blended-learning Postgraduate Certificate in Dairy Technology and Innovation. This level 9 qualification is part-time and will be delivered by block-release and on-line with a schedule to suit the seasonal nature of the Irish dairy industry. For more information contact Professor Paul McSweeney, Head, School […]

Career-FIT Call for Applicants at DPTC

22nd February 2017

Talented researchers are currently sought from across the globe to apply for EU/Enterprise Ireland Career-FIT post-doctoral programme, at DPTC.  This is an excellent development and training opportunity for experienced researchers to work with the DPTC, Ireland. For further details on this opportunity please contact Dr Abigail Pattenden, Funding Officer.    

DPTC Researcher to present at FoodInnova 2017

16th January 2017

The International Conference on Food Innovation, FoodInnova will take place on 31 January to 3 February 2017 in Cesena Italy. Aimed at renewing the debate on production and distribution of safe food in a sustainable way, the FoodInnova Conference will bring all sectors involved in food innovation together.  For further details check out  DPTC […]

DCU runs Simulation Modelling Workshop for Dairy Industry

26th October 2016

DPTC Industry partners attended a Simulation Modelling Applied to Supply Chain Workshop in UL on 19th and 20th October. The workshop, presented by DCU’s Dr John Geraghty and his colleagues Barbara Minardi-Kwiatkowska and Cristiani Eccher explored the important processes in the Dairy Supply Chain.

Best Poster Award Winner at DPTC

12th July 2016

Congratulations to Sonia Yadav, DPTC Researcher at Institute of Technology Tallaght on winning the prize for Best Poster Competition at the recent Euro Biosensors Conference in Valencia, Spain.

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