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UCD Food Refrigeration and Computerized Food Technology

Cuisniú Bhia & Biatheicneolaíocht Ríomhairithe UCD

UCD Food Refrigeration & Computerised Food Technology (FRCFT) is an internationally recognized centre of excellence for food engineering research and education. The main research activities of UCD FRCFT include cooling, drying and refrigeration processes and systems, quality and safety of food products, bioprocess simulation and optimisation, and computer vision technology/hyperspectral imaging. Especially, innovative studies conducted by UCD FRCFT on vacuum cooling of cooked meats, pizza quality inspection by computer vision, and edible films for shelf-life extension of fruit and vegetables have been widely reported in national and international media. Up to now, UCD FRCFT has published over 800 papers and 15 books, including more than 400 refereed journal papers (h-index = 71).

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Director: Professor Da-Wen Sun
Tel: +353 1 7167342
Fax: +353 1 7167493 / 7167415
Postal Address: Food Refrigeration and Computerized Food Technology
University College Dublin
Agriculture & Food Science Centre
Belfield, Dublin 4

Professor Da-Wen Sun