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UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering

UCD School of Biosystems and Food Engineering - Research Publications 2014/15

Below is the list of research publications for the School of Biosystems and Food Engineering in the academic year 2014/15




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Book Chapters

Dr Enda Cummins
Healy, M.G., Clarke, R., Peyton, D., Cummins, E., Moynihan, E.L., Martins, A., Beraud, P., Fenton, O. (2015) 'Resource recovery from sludge' In: Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis and Katerina Stamatelatou (eds). Sewage Treatment Plants: Economic Evaluation of Innovative Technologies for Energy Efficiency. London: IWA. , pp.139-162  
Ms Liana Drummond
Drummond, L. and Sun, D.-W. (2015) 'Modelling and Simulation of the Freezing Process' In: Calderon-Dominguez, Georgina (eds). Advances in Heat Transfer Unit Operations: Baking and Freezing in Bread Making. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press / Taylor & Francis.  
Dr Aoife Gowen
Burger, J., Gowen, A. (2015) 'Classification and Prediction Methods in Hyperspectral Imaging' In: Park, B (eds). Technology in Food and Agriculture. New York: Springer.  
Professor Colm O'Donnell
Cullen, PJ and O'Donnell, Colm P and Fagan, Colette C (2014) 'Benefits and Challenges of Adopting PAT for the Food Industry' In: CP O'Donnell, CC Fagan, PJ Cullen (eds). Process Analytical Technology for the Food Industry. New York: Springer. , pp.1-5  
O'Donnell, Colm P and Cullen, PJ (2014) 'Emerging PAT Technologies' In: C.P. O'Donnell, CC Fagan, PJ Cullen (eds). Process Analytical Technology for the Food Industry. New York: Springer. , pp.247-267  
Professor Da-Wen Sun
Drummond, L. and Sun, D.-W. (2015) 'Modelling and Simulation of the Freezing Process' In: Calderon-Dominguez, Georgina (eds). Advances in Heat Transfer Unit Operations: Baking and Freezing in Bread Making. Boca Raton, Florida, USA: CRC Press / Taylor & Francis.  


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Books Edited

Dr Enda Cummins
Cummins E and Curran T (Ed.). (2015) Biosystems Engineering Research Review 20. Dublin: UCD.  
Dr Tom Curran
Cummins, Enda J. and Curran, Thomas P (Ed.). (2015) Biosystems Engineering Research Review 20. Dublin: University College Dublin. Available Online  
Professor Colm O'Donnell
O'Donnell, Colm P and Fagan, Colette and Cullen, Patrick J (Editors) (Ed.). (2014) O'Donnell, Colm P and Fagan, Colette and Cullen, Patrick J (Editors). New York: Springer.  
Dr Eilín Walsh
Walsh, E., McDonell, K.P (Ed.). (2014) Aspects of using bio-fertilizers in the cultivation of energy crops. Saarbrücken, Germany: LAP - Lambert Academic Publishing.  


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Peer Reviewed Journals

Professor Francis Butler
Gonzales-Barron, U. and Butler, F. (2015) 'Risk of salmonellosis from the consumption of Irish fresh pork sausages'. International Journal of Computer Aided Engineering and Technology, 7 (2):287-299. Available Online  
Hunt, Karen and Butler, Francis and Jordan, Kieran (2014) 'Factors affecting staphylococcal enterotoxin C-bovine production in milk'. International Dairy Journal, 39 (1):41-46.  
Dr Enda Cummins
Tiwari U, Cummins E, Valero A, Walsh D, Dalmasso M, Jordan K and Duffy G (2015) 'Quantitative risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes contamination in raw and pasteurised milk cheese from farm to fork in Ireland'. Risk Analysis, 35 (6):1140-1153.  
Hasim S.A., Romero M.C., MorrisM.A., Cummins E., Kerry J.P. (2015) 'Effects of a combination of antimicrobial silver low density polyethylene nanocomposite films and modified atmosphere packaging on the shelf life of chicken breast fillets'. Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 4 :26-35.  
O¿Reilly A, Coffey R, Gowen A and Cummins E (2015) 'Evaluation of near-infrared chemical imaging for the prediction of surface water quality parameters'. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry, 95 (5):403-418.  
Hannon J, Kerry J, Cruz-Romero M, Morris M and Cummins E* (2015) 'Advances and Challenges for the use of Engineered Nanoparticles in Food Contact Materials'. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 43 :43-62.  
Clarke R and Cummins E (2015) 'Evaluation of 'Classic' and Emerging Contaminants Resulting from the Application of Biosolids to Agricultural Lands'. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 21 (2):492-513.  
Coffey R, Benham B, Krometis LA, Wolfe ML and Cummins E (2015) 'Assessing the Effects of Climate Change on Waterborne Microorganisms: Implications for EU and US Water Policy'. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 20 (3):724-742.  
Hasima SA, Romero MC,Ghoshal T,Morris MA, Cummins E and Kerry J (2015) 'Application of silver nanodots for potential use in antimicrobial packaging applications'. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 27 :136-143.  
Coffey R., Benham B., Kline K., Wolfe M. L. and Cummins E. (2015) 'Modelling the impacts of climate change and future land use variation on microbial transport'. Journal of Water and Climate Change, 6 (3):449-471.  
Dr Tom Curran
Prieto, M.A., Curran, T.P., Gowen, A., Vázquez, J.A. (2015) 'An efficient methodology for quantification of synergy and antagonism in single electron transfer antioxidant assays'. Food Research International, 67 :284-298. Available Online  
Dr Ger Jason Devlin
Amanda Sosa, Mauricio Acuna, Kevin McDonnell and Ger Devlin (2015) 'Managing the moisture content of wood biomass for the optimisation of Ireland's transport supply strategy to bioenergy markets and competing industries'. Energy, (86):354-368.  
Fionnuala Murphy, Ger Devlin and Kevin McDonnell (2015) 'Benchmarking Environmental Impacts of Peat Use for Electricity Generation in Ireland - A Life Cycle Assessment'. Sustainability Journal, (7):6376-6393. Available Online  
Amanda Sosa, Radomir Klvac, Enda Coates, Tom Kent and Ger Devlin1*. (2015) 'Improving Log Loading Efficiency for Improved Sustainable Transport within the Irish Forest and Biomass Sector'. Sustainability Journal, 7 (Special Issue):3017-3030. Available Online  
A. Sosa, M. Acuna, K McDonnell and G. Devlin (2015) 'Controlling Moisture Content and Truck Configuration to Optimise Biomass Supply Chains in Ireland'. Applied Energy, 137 :338-351.  
Murphy, F., Devlin, G., McDonnell, K. (2015) 'Greenhouse gas and energy based life cycle analysis of products from the Irish wood processing industry'. Journal of Cleaner Production .  
G. Devlin and R. Klvac (2014) 'How Technology Can Improve the Efficiency of Excavator Based Cable Yarding for Potential Biomass Extraction - A Woody Productivity Resource and Cost Analysis for Ireland'. Energies, 2014 (7):8374-8395. Available Online  
Dr Carlos Esquerre Fernandez
E. Achata, C. Esquerre, C.P. O'Donnell, A. Gowen (2015) 'A Study on the Application of Near Infrared Hyperspectral Chemical Imaging for Monitoring Moisture Content and Water Activity in Low Moisture Systems'. Molecules, 20 (2):2611-2621.  
Dr Colm Everard
G.D. Gillespie, C.D. Everard, K.P. McDonnell. (2015) 'Prediction of biomass pellet quality indices using near infrared spectroscopy'. Energy .  
Dr Aoife Gowen
A study on the application of near infrared hyperspectral chemical imaging for monitoring moisture content and water activity in low moisture systems. (2015) 'A study on the application of near infrared hyperspectral chemical imaging for monitoring moisture content and water activity in low moisture systems'. Molecules .  
Gowen, A.A. and Feng, Y. and Gaston, E. and Valdramidis, V. (2015) 'Recent applications of hyperspectral imaging in microbiology'. Talanta, 137 :43-54. Available Online  
Prieto, M.A., Curran, T.P., Gowen, A., Vázquez, J.A. (2015) 'An efficient methodology for quantification of synergy and antagonism in single electron transfer antioxidant assays'. Food Research International, 67 :284-298. Available Online  
Gowen, AA and Marini, F and Tsuchisaka, Y and De Luca, S and Bevilacqua, M and O'Donnell, C and Downey, G and Tsenkova, R (2015) 'On the feasibility of near infrared spectroscopy to detect contaminants in water using single salt solutions as model systems'. Talanta, 131 :609-618.  
O¿ Reilly, A., Coffey, R., Gowen, A., Cummins, E. (2015) 'Evaluation of near-infrared chemical imaging for the prediction of surface water quality parameters'. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry .  
Professor Nick Holden
Askari, M. S. Holden, N. M. (2015) 'Quantitative soil quality indexing of temperate arable management systems'. Soil and Tillage Research, 150 :57-67.  
Cui, J., Askari, M. S., Holden, N. M. (2015) 'Grassland soil C and N stocks under temperate livestock grazing'. Australian Journal of Soil Research, 53 :485-493.  
O'Rourke, S. M., Anger, D. A., Holden, N. M., McBratney, A. B. (2015) 'Soil organic carbon across scales'. Global Change Biology, 21 :3561-3574.  
Tuohy P., J. Humphreys, N. M. Holden, O. Fenton (2015) 'Mole drain performance in a clay loam soil in Ireland'. Acta Agriculturae Scandinavica Section B-Soil And Plant Science, 65 (Supplement 1):2-13.  
Cui, J. and Holden, N.M. (2015) 'The relationship between soil microbial activity and microbial biomass, soil structure and grassland management'. Soil and Tillage Research, 146 (PA):32-38. Available Online  
Askari, M.S. and O'Rourke, S.M. and Holden, N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil quality for agricultural production using visible-near-infrared spectroscopy'. Geoderma, 243-244 :80-91. Available Online  
Askari, M.S. and Cui, J. and O'Rourke, S.M. and Holden, N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil structural quality using VIS-NIR spectra'. Soil and Tillage Research, 146 (PA):108-117. Available Online  
Askari M.S., O'Rourke S.M., Holden N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil quality for agricultural production using visible-near-infrared spectroscopy'. Geoderma, 80 (91):243-244.  
Askari, M.S. and Cui, J. and O'Rourke, S.M. and Holden, N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil structural quality using VIS-NIR spectra'. Soil and Tillage Research, 146 (PA):108-117. Available Online  
Dr Kevin McDonnell
Sosa A., Acuna M, McDonnell K Devlin G (2015) 'Managing the moisture content of wood biomass for the optimisation of Ireland's transport supply strategy to bioenergy markets and competing industries'. Energy, 86 :354-368.  
Mac anBhaird, Hemmingway P, Walsh E, Maglinao A, Carpareda S, McDonnell K.P. (2015) 'Bubbling fluidised bed gasification of what straw-gasifier performance using mulllite as bed material'. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 97 :36-44.  
O'Flynn, M.G. and Finnan, J.M. and Curley, E.M. and McDonnell, K.P. (2015) 'Annually repeated traffic in delayed Miscanthusÿgiganteus harvests; effects on crop response and mitigation measures'. Soil and Tillage Research, 148 :133-141. Available Online  
Gillespie, G.D. and Everard, C.D. and McDonnell, K.P. (2015) 'Prediction of biomass pellet quality indices using near infrared spectroscopy'. Energy, 80 :582-588. Available Online  
Sosa, A. and Acuna, M. and McDonnell, K. and Devlin, G. (2015) 'Controlling moisture content and truck configurations to model and optimise biomass supply chain logistics in Ireland'. Applied Energy, 137 :338-351. Available Online  
Murphy F., Devlin G, McDonnell K (2015) 'Benchmarking environmental impacts of peat use for electricity generation in Ireland-A life cycle assessment'. Sustainability Journal, 7 (6):6376-6393.  
Murphy, F., Devlin, G., McDonnell, K. (2015) 'Greenhouse gas and energy based life cycle analysis of products from the Irish wood processing industry'. Journal of Cleaner Production .  
Dr Fionnuala Murphy
Murphy, F., Devlin, G., McDonnell, K. (2015) 'Greenhouse gas and energy based life cycle analysis of products from the Irish wood processing industry'. Journal of Cleaner Production .  
Murphy F., Devlin G, McDonnell K (2015) 'Benchmarking environmental impacts of peat use for electricity generation in Ireland-A life cycle assessment'. Sustainability Journal, 7 (6):6376-6393.  
Professor Colm O'Donnell
Kadam, Shekhar U. and O'Donnell, Colm P. and Rai, Dilip K. and Hossain, Mohammad B. and Burgess, Catherine M. and Walsh, Des and Tiwari, Brijesh K. (2015) 'Laminarin from Irish Brown Seaweeds Ascophyllum nodosum and Laminaria hyperborea: Ultrasound Assisted Extraction, Characterization and Bioactivity'. Marine Drugs, 13 (7). Available Online  
Kadam, Shekhar U and Tiwari, Brijesh K and Smyth, Thomas J and O'Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Optimization of ultrasound assisted extraction of bioactive components from brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum using response surface methodology'. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 23 :308-316.  
Kadam, Shekhar U and Tiwari, Brijesh K and O'Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Effect of ultrasound pre-treatment on the drying kinetics of brown seaweed Ascophyllum nodosum'. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 23 :302-307.  
Kadam, Shekhar U and Tiwari, Brijesh K and O'Connell, Shane and O'Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Effect of Ultrasound Pretreatment on the Extraction Kinetics of Bioactives from Brown Seaweed (Ascophyllum nodosum)'. Separation Science and Technology, 50 (5):670-675.  
Achata, Eva and Esquerre, Carlos and O'Donnell, Colm and Gowen, Aoife (2015) 'A Study on the Application of Near Infrared Hyperspectral Chemical Imaging for Monitoring Moisture Content and Water Activity in Low Moisture Systems'. Molecules, 20 (2):2611-2621.  
Zhao, Ming and Downey, Gerard and O'Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Dispersive Raman Spectroscopy and Multivariate Data Analysis To Detect Offal Adulteration of Thawed Beefburgers'. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 63 (5):1433-1441.  
Gowen, AA and Marini, F and Tsuchisaka, Y and De Luca, S and Bevilacqua, M and O'Donnell, C and Downey, G and Tsenkova, R (2015) 'On the feasibility of near infrared spectroscopy to detect contaminants in water using single salt solutions as model systems'. Talanta, 131 :609-618.  
Kadam, Shekhar U and Tiwari, Brijesh K and O'Donnell, Colm P (2015) 'Extraction, structure and biofunctional activities of laminarin from brown algae'. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50 (1):24-31.  
Cullen, Patrick J and Misra, NN and Han, Lu and Bourke, Paula and Keener, Kevin and O'Donnell, Colm and Moiseev, Tamara and Mosnier, Jean Paul and Milosavljevic, Vladimir (2014) 'Inducing a Dielectric Barrier Discharge Plasma Within a Package'. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 99 (1).  
Dr Sharon O'Rourke
S.M. O'Rourke, D.A. Angers, N.M. Holden, A.B. McBratney (2015) 'Soil organic carbon across scales'. Global Change Biology, 21 (10):3561-3574. Available Online  
Askari M.S., O'Rourke S.M., Holden N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil quality for agricultural production using visible-near-infrared spectroscopy'. Geoderma, 80 (91):243-244.  
Askari, M.S. and Cui, J. and O'Rourke, S.M. and Holden, N.M. (2015) 'Evaluation of soil structural quality using VIS-NIR spectra'. Soil and Tillage Research, 146 (PA):108-117. Available Online  
Professor Da-Wen Sun
J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun, X.-A. Zeng and D. Liu; (2015) 'Recent Advances in Methods and Techniques for Freshness Quality Determination and Evaluation of Fish and Fish Fillets: A Review'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (7):1011-1023.  
J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Recent Applications of Spectroscopic and Hyperspectral Imaging Techniques with Chemometric Analysis for Rapid Inspection of Microbial Spoilage in Muscle Foods'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14 (4):478-490.  
J.-L. Xu, C. Riccioli and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'An Overview on Nondestructive Spectroscopic Techniques for Lipid and Lipid Oxidation Analysis in Fish and Fish Products'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14 (4):466-477.  
Z. Zhang, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Zhu and L. Cheng; (2015) 'Enhancement of Crystallization Processes by Power Ultrasound - Current State-of-the-Art and Research Advances'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14 (4):303-316.  
Z. Xu, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Zhang and Z. Zhu; (2015) 'Research Developments in Methods to Reduce Carbon Footprint of Cooking Operations: A Review'. Trends in Food Science & Technology, 44 (1):49-57.  
A. Xie, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Xu and Z. Zhu; (2015) 'Rapid detection of frozen pork quality without thawing by Vis-NIR hyperspectral imaging technique'. Talanta, 139 :208-215. Available Online  
J. Ma, H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, W. Gao, J.-H. Qu and K.-Y. Ma; (2015) 'Application of Vis-NIR hyperspectral imaging in classification between fresh and frozen-thawed pork Longissimus Dorsi muscles'. International Journal Of Refrigeration-Revue Internationale Du Froid, 50 :10-18. Available Online  
Y.-C. Yang, Da-Wen Sun, N.-N. Wang and A. Xie; (2015) 'Real-time evaluation of polyphenol oxidase (PPO) activity in lychee pericarp based on weighted combination of spectral data and image features as determined by fuzzy neural network'. Talanta, 139 :198-207. Available Online  
Z. Xiong, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, A. Xie, Z. Han and M. Luo; (2015) 'Non-destructive prediction of thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS) value for freshness evaluation of chicken meat using hyperspectral imaging'. Food Chemistry, 179 :175-181. Available Online  
Xiong, Z.a and Sun, D.-W.a b and Xie, A.a and Han, Z.a and Wang, L.a (2015) 'Potential of hyperspectral imaging for rapid prediction of hydroxyproline content in chicken meat'. Food Chemistry, 175 :417-422. Available Online  
Y.-C. Yang, Da-Wen Sun and N.-N. Wang; (2015) 'Rapid detection of browning levels of lychee pericarp as affected by moisture contents using hyperspectral imaging'. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 113 :203-212. Available Online  
Y.-C. Yang, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, N.-N. Wang and Z. Zhu; (2015) 'Rapid detection of anthocyanin content in lychee pericarp during storage using hyperspectral imaging coupled with model fusion'. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 103 :55-65. Available Online  
Z. Xiong, Da-Wen Sun, A. Xie, H. Pu, Z. Han and M. Luo; (2015) 'Quantitative determination of total pigments in red meats using hyperspectral imaging and multivariate analysis'. Food Chemistry, 178 :339-345. Available Online  
J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Rapid Quantification Analysis and Visualization of Escherichia coli Loads in Grass Carp Fish Flesh by Hyperspectral Imaging Method'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 8 (5):951-959. Available Online  
J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, Q.-J. Wang and Y.-N. Chen; (2015) 'Suitability of hyperspectral imaging for rapid evaluation of thiobarbituric acid (TBA) value in grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) fillet'. Food Chemistry, 171 :258-265. Available Online  
Z.-H. Zhang, Q. Yu, X.-A. Zeng, Z. Han, Da-Wen Sun and R. Muhammad-Aadil; (2015) 'Effects of pulsed electric field on selected properties of L-tryptophan'. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50 (5):1130-1136. Available Online  
H.-J. He, D. Wu and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Nondestructive Spectroscopic and Imaging Techniques for Quality Evaluation and Assessment of Fish and Fish Products'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (6):864-886. Available Online  
Y. Tao and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Enhancement of Food Processes by Ultrasound: A Review'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (4):570-594. Available Online  
M.-S. Wang, X.-A. Zeng, Da-Wen Sun and Z. Han; (2015) 'Quantitative analysis of sublethally injured Saccharomyces cerevisiae cells induced by pulsed electric fields'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 60 (2):672-677. Available Online  
Z. Xu, Da-Wen Sun, X.-A. Zeng, D. Liu and H. Pu; (2015) 'Research Developments in Methods to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of the Food System: A Review'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (9):1270-1286. Available Online  
A. Pó?torak, J. Wyrwisz, M. Moczkowska, M. Marcinkowska-Lesiak, A. Stelmasiak, U. Rafalska, A. Wierzbicka and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Microwave vs. convection heating of bovine Gluteus Medius muscle: Impact on selected physical properties of final product and cooking yield'. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50 (4):958-965. Available Online  
Z. Xiong, A. Xie, Da-Wen Sun, X.-A. Zeng and D. Liu; (2015) 'Applications of Hyperspectral Imaging in Chicken Meat Safety and Quality Detection and Evaluation: A Review'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (9):1287-1301. Available Online  
Y.-Z. Feng, G. Downey, Da-Wen Sun, D. Walsh and J.-L. Xu; (2015) 'Towards improvement in classification of Escherichia coli, Listeria innocua and their strains in isolated systems based on chemometric analysis of visible and near-infrared spectroscopic data'. Journal of Food Engineering, 149 :87-96. Available Online  
Z.-W. Liu, X.-A. Zeng, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Han and R. M. Aadil; (2015) 'Synergistic effect of thermal and pulsed electric field (PEF) treatment on the permeability of soya PC and DPPC vesicles'. Journal of Food Engineering, 153 :124-131. Available Online  
A. Pó?torak, J. Wyrwisz, M. Moczkowska, M. Marcinkowska-Lesiak, A. Stelmasiak, U. Ulanicka, M. Zalewska, A. Wierzbicka and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Correlation between instrumental texture and colour quality attributes with sensory analysis of selected cheeses as affected by fat contents'. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 50 (4):999-1008. Available Online  
Y.-Y. Pu, Y.-Z. Feng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Recent progress of hyperspectral imaging on quality and safety inspection of fruits and vegetables: A review'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14 (2):176-188. Available Online  
H.-J. He and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Toward enhancement in prediction of Pseudomonas counts distribution in salmon fillets using NIR hyperspectral imaging'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 62 (1):11-18. Available Online  
Z. Xiong, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, Z. Zhu and M. Luo; (2015) 'Combination of spectra and texture data of hyperspectral imaging for differentiating between free-range and broiler chicken meats'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 60 (2):649-655. Available Online  
Q. Dai, J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, X.-A. Zeng and Z. Xiong; (2015) 'Potential of visible/near-infrared hyperspectral imaging for rapid detection of freshness in unfrozen and frozen prawns'. Journal of Food Engineering, 149 :97-104. Available Online  
R. M. Aadil, X.-A. Zeng, Da-Wen Sun, M. S. Wang, Z. W. Liu and Z. H. Zhang; (2015) 'Combined effects of sonication and pulsed electric field on selected quality parameters of grapefruit juice'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 62 (1):890-893. Available Online  
J.-H. Qu, J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, Q.-J. Wang and J. Ma; (2015) 'Discrimination of shelled shrimp (Metapenaeus ensis) among fresh, frozen-thawed and cold-stored by hyperspectral imaging technique'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 62 (1):202-209. Available Online  
J.-H. Cheng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Rapid and non-invasive detection of fish microbial spoilage by visible and near infrared hyperspectral imaging and multivariate analysis'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 62 (2):1060-1068. Available Online  
L. Wang, H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, D. Liu, Q. Wang and Z. Xiong; (2015) 'Application of Hyperspectral Imaging for Prediction of Textural Properties of Maize Seeds with Different Storage Periods'. Food Analytical Methods, 8 (6):1535-1545. Available Online  
H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma and J.-H. Cheng; (2015) 'Classification of fresh and frozen-thawed pork muscles using visible and near infrared hyperspectral imaging and textural analysis'. Meat Science, 99 :81-88. Available Online  
Y.-Y. Pu, Y.-Z. Feng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Recent progress of hyperspectral imaging on quality and safety inspection of fruits and vegetables: A review'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 14 (2):176-188. Available Online  
L. Wang, D. Liu, H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, W. Gao and Z. Xiong; (2015) 'Use of Hyperspectral Imaging to Discriminate the Variety and Quality of Rice'. Food Analytical Methods, 8 (2):515-523.  
N.-N. Wang, Y.-C. Yang, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu and Z. Zhu; (2015) 'Shelf-Life Prediction of ¿Gros Michel¿ Bananas with Different Browning Levels Using Hyperspectral Reflectance Imaging'. Food Analytical Methods, 8 (5):1173-1184.  
H.-J. He and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) 'Inspection of Harmful Microbial Contamination Occurred in Edible Salmon Flesh Using Imaging Technology'. Journal of Food Engineering, 150 :82-89.  
H.-W. Xiao, J.-W. Bai, L. Xie, Da-Wen Sun and Z.-J. Gao; (2015) 'Thin-Layer Air Impingement Drying Enhances Drying Rate of American Ginseng (Panax Quinquefolium L.) Slices with Quality Attributes Considered'. Food and Bioproducts Processing, 94 :581-591.  
H. Pu, A. Xie, Da-Wen Sun, M. Kamruzzaman and J. Ma; (2015) 'Application of Wavelet Analysis to Spectral Data for Categorization of Lamb Muscles'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 8 (1):1-16.  
Q. Dai, J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun and X.-A. Zeng; (2015) 'Advances in Feature Selection Methods for Hyperspectral Image Processing in Food Industry Applications: A Review'. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 55 (10):1367-1380.  
Z. Xiong, Da-Wen Sun, Q. Dai, Z. Han, X.-A. Zeng and L. Wang; (2015) 'Application of Visible Hyperspectral Imaging for Prediction of Springiness of Fresh Chicken Meat'. Food Analytical Methods, 8 (2):380-391. Available Online  
H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma, D. Liu and J.-H. Cheng; (2014) 'Using Wavelet Textural Features of Visible and Near Infrared Hyperspectral Image to Differentiate Between Fresh and Frozenâ¿¿Thawed Pork'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7 (11):3088-3099. Available Online  
D. Liu, J. Ma, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu, J.-H. Qu and X.-A. Zeng; (2014) 'Prediction of Color and pH of Salted Porcine Meats Using Visible and Near-Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7 (11):3100-3108. Available Online  
Feng, C.-H. and Drummond, L. and Sun, Da-Wen and Zhang, Z.-H.; (2014) 'Evaluation of natural hog casings modified by surfactant solutions combined with lactic acid by response surface methodology'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 58 (2):427-438. Available Online  
Feng, C.-H. and Drummond, L. and Zhang, Z.-H. and Sun, Da-Wen; (2014) 'Evaluation of innovative immersion vacuum cooling with different pressure reduction rates and agitation for cooked sausages stuffed in natural or artificial casing'. LWT -- Food Science and Technology, 59 (1):77-85. Available Online  
Iqbal, A. and Sun, Da-Wen and Allen, P.; (2014) 'An overview on principle, techniques and application of hyperspectral imaging with special reference to ham quality evaluation and control'. Food Control, 46 :242-254. Available Online  
Tao, Y. and Zhang, Z. and Sun, Da-Wen; (2014) 'Experimental and modeling studies of ultrasound-assisted release of phenolics from oak chips into model wine'. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 21 (5):1839-1848. Available Online  
Liu, D. and Wang, L. and Sun, Da-Wen and Zeng, X.-A. and Qu, J. and Ma, J.; (2014) 'Lychee Variety Discrimination by Hyperspectral Imaging Coupled with Multivariate Classification'. Food Analytical Methods, 7 (9):1848-1857. Available Online  
Tao, Y. and Wu, D. and Zhang, Q.-A. and Sun, Da-Wen; (2014) 'Ultrasound-assisted extraction of phenolics from wine lees: Modeling, optimization and stability of extracts during storage'. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 21 (2):706-715. Available Online  
H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma, D. Liu and J.-H. Cheng; (2014) 'Using Wavelet Textural Features of Visible and Near Infrared Hyperspectral Image to Differentiate Between Fresh and Frozen-Thawed Pork'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7 (11):3088-3099. Available Online  
D. Liu, H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, L. Wang and X.-A. Zeng; (2014) 'Combination of spectra and texture data of hyperspectral imaging for prediction of pH in salted meat'. Food Chemistry, 160 :330-337. Available Online  
J.-H. Cheng, Da-Wen Sun, H. Pu and X.-A. Zeng; (2014) 'Comparison of Visible and Long-wave Near-Infrared Hyperspectral Imaging for Colour Measurement of Grass Carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)'. Food and Bioprocess Technology, 7 (11):3109-3120. Available Online  
Dai, Q. and Cheng, J.-H. and Sun, D.-W. and Zeng, X.-A.; (2014) 'Potential of hyperspectral imaging for non-invasive determination of mechanical properties of prawn (Metapenaeus ensis)'. Journal of Food Engineering, 136 :64-72. Available Online  
Q. Dai, Da-Wen Sun, Z. Xiong, J.-H. Cheng and X.-A Zeng; (2014) 'Recent Advances in Data Mining Techniques and Their Applications in Hyperspectral Image Processing for the Food Industry'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 13 (5):891-905.  
C.-H. Feng, L. Drummond and Da-Wen Sun; (2014) 'Modelling the Growth Parameters of Lactic Acid Bacteria and Total Viable Count in Vacuum-Packaged Irish Cooked Sausages Cooled by Different Methods'. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 49 (12):2659-2667.  
Q. Dai, Da-Wen Sun, J.-H. Cheng, H. Pu, X.-A. Zeng and Z. Xiong; (2014) 'Recent Advances in De-Noising Methods and Their Applications in Hyperspectral Image Processing for the Food Industry'. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, 13 (6):1207-1218.  
H. Pu, Da-Wen Sun, J. Ma, D. Liu and M. Kamruzzaman; (2014) 'Hierarchical variable selection for predicting chemical constituents in lamb meats using hyperspectral imaging'. Journal of Food Engineering, 143 :44-52. Available Online  
S. Meng, Y. Ma, J. Cui and Da-Wen Sun; (2014) 'Preparation of corn starch-fatty acid complexes by high-pressure homogenization'. Starch-Starke, 66 (9-10):809-817. Available Online  
Dr Eilín Walsh
Seán T. Mac an Bhaird, Phil Hemmingway, Eilín Walsh, Amado L. Maglinao, Sergio C. Capareda, Kevin P. McDonnell (2015) 'Bubbling fluidised bed gasification of wheat straw - gasifier performance using mullite as bed material'. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 97 :36-44.  
Dr Mingjia Yan
Wiedemann, S, Murphy, C, Yan, M-J. (2015) 'Resource use and environmental impacts from Australian export lamb production: a life cycle assessment'. Animal Production Science .  
Wiedemann, S, McGahan, E, Murphy, C, Yan, M-J, Henry, B, Thoma, G, Ledgard, S. (2015) 'Environmental impacts and resource use of Australian beef and lamb exported to the USA determined using life cycle assessment'. Journal of Cleaner Production .  


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Conference Publications

Dr Enda Cummins
Coffey R, Benham B, Leigh Wolfe M Kline K and Cummins E (2015) Modelling of future adaptation measures to meet recreational water quality standards in freshwater systems ASABE annual meeting 2015, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, Paper 152181780  
Clarke R and Cummins E (2015) A quantitative risk ranking model to evaluate the environmental fate of classic and emerging contaminants in biosolid amended land and potential transport to drinking water SETAC Europe 25th Annual Meeting, 157  
Coffey R, Benham B, Leigh Wolfe M and Cummins E (2015) Predicting the effects of environmental change on microbial transport ASABE 1st Climate Change Symposium: Adaptation and Mitigation Conference, Chicago, Illinois,  
Dr Tom Curran
Gibbons, D., Curran, T.P., O'Dwyer, M. (2014) Developing GIS maps to monitor sewer blockage risk from fats, oils and grease (FOG) in Dublin city Science and Solutions for a Sustainable Environment 2014, UCD, Dublin, Available Online  
Professor Colm O'Donnell
Kadam, S.U., Pankaj, S.K., Tiwari, B.K., Cullen, P.J., O'Donnell, C. P. (2015) Effect of Incorporation of Seaweed Extract in Gelatin Based Film on Physic-Chemical and Bioactive Properties of Film 17th International Conference on Food and Agricultural Engineering, 20 - 21 July, Athens, Greece,  
C.P. O'Donnell, M Zhao. (2015) Potential of hyperspectral imaging to monitor cheese ripening American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Annual International Meeting, 26 - 29 July, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A,  
C. Esquerre, A. Gowen, G. Downey, C.P. O'Donnell (2015) Identification of NMR metabolite markers using Ensemble Monte Carlo Variable Selection (EMCVS) ICEF12 - 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food, 14 - 18 June, Québec, Canada,  
C. Everard, M.S. Kim, C.P. O'Donnell (2015) A handheld fluorescence imaging device to aid detection of milk residue on processing surfaces ICEF12 - 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food, 14 - 18 June, Québec, Canada,  
Kadam, S.U., Pankaj, S.K., Tiwari, B.K., Cullen, P.J., O'Donnell, C. P. (2015) Development of gelatin and caseinate films incorporated with seaweed extract 18th Gums & Stabilisers for the Food Industry Conference: Hydrocolloid functionality for affordable and sustainable global food, 23 - 26 June, Wrexham, UK,  
M. Zhao, V.P. Valdramidis, N.A. Valous, C.P. O'Donnell (2015) Coupled UV spectroscopy and in vitro microbial assessment of pyocyanin produced by Pseudomonas aeruginosa ICEF12 - 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food, 14 - 18 June, Québec, Canada,  
C.P. O'Donnell (2015) Development of process analytical tools for food processing International Journal of Food Science and Technology 50th Conference - The future of food innovation, nutrition and technology (Invited Presentation), 17-19 February, Lincoln, New Zealand,  
G. Keena, M. Zhao, D. O'Callaghan, C.P. O'Donnell, B. Perret, G. Corrieu, J Dumontel, and E. Arch (2015) SMART RIPE - Novel technology to improve the sustainability of the cheese ripening process 29th International Forum and Exhibition on Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC) Annual Meeting, 25 - 28 January, Washington, U.S.A,  
C.P. O'Donnell (2015) Development of PAT Tools for Dairy Processing 29th International Forum on Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC) Annual Meeting (Invited Presentation), 25 - 28 January, Washington, U.S.A,  
G. Downey, M. Zhao, C. O'Donnell (2015) The Role of Vibrational Spectroscopy in Brand Protection and Food Product Assurance 29th International Forum and Exhibition on Process Analytical Chemistry (IFPAC) Annual Meeting, 25 - 28 January, Washington, U.S.A,  
M. Zhao, C.P. O'Donnell, G. Downey (2014) Prediction of trans fatty acids in selected Irish dairy products using infrared spectroscopy The Ninth Cheese Symposium, 12 - 13 November, Cork, Ireland,  
G. Corrieu, B. Perret, J. Samelis, D. O'Callaghan, I. Llop, J. Dumontel, C.P. O'Donnell (2014) Sequential ventilation reduces the energy consumption of the cheese ripening rooms 28th Annual EFFoST / 7th Food Factory of the Future Conference, 26 - 28 November, Uppsala, Sweden,  
Professor Da-Wen Sun
Y-Y. Pu, Y-Z. Feng and Da-Wen Sun; (2015) Emerging Hyperspectral Imaging in Mapping the Moisture Content of Mango Slices During Microwave-Vacuum Drying 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12), Québec, Canada,  
Da-Wen Sun; (2015) Recent Advances in Hyperspectral Imaging Technology for Food Safety and Quality Control 12th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF12) (keynote speech), Québec, Canada,  
Da-Wen Sun; (2014) Recent Developments in Hyperspectral Imaging for Quality and Safety Evaluation of Agricultural and Food Products 18th World Congress of CIGR on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering ¿ Upgrading the Quality of Our Life (Keynote speech), Beijing, China,  
C.-H. Feng, L. Drummond, Da-Wen Sun and Z. H. Zhang; (2014) Evaluation of Natural Hog Casings Modified by Surfactant Solutions Combined with Lactic Acid by Response Surface Methodology and Sausage Performance Stuffed in Modified Casing during Immersion Vacuum Cooling 18th World Congress of CIGR on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering ¿ Upgrading the Quality of Our Life, Beijing, China,  
H. He and Da-Wen Sun; (2014) Emerging Hyperspectral Imaging for Rapid and Real-Time Monitoring of Main Spoilage Bacteria in Farmed Salmon Fillets 18th World Congress of CIGR on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering ¿ Upgrading the Quality of Our Life, Beijing, China,  
Z. Liu, X.-A. Zeng, Da-Wen Sun and Z. Han; (2014) Synergistic Effect of Thermal and Pulsed Electric Field Treatment on the Permeability of Vesicles ¿ A Cell Membrane Simulation 18th World Congress of CIGR on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering ¿ Upgrading the Quality of Our Life, Beijing, China,  
Y.-Y. Pu, Y.-Z. Feng, M. Kamruzzaman and Da-Wen Sun; (2014) Detection of Adulteration in Minced Lamb Meat using NIR Hyperspectral Imaging Hyperspectral Imaging and Applications Conference, Coventry, UK,  


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Other Publications

Dr Tom Curran
Thomas P. Curran and Dave Fanning (2015) Podcast - Fat Bergs - Interview on Dave Fanning Show. Radio Presentation. Available Online  


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