Prof. Gavin Walker

Professor Walker holds the Bernal Chair in Pharmaceutical Powder Engineering at University of Limerick and is a Visiting Research Professor at Queen’s University Belfast. His interests are in pharmaceutical engineering, process engineering and mathematical aspects for materials processing.

Prof. Walker is Co-Director of SSPC the SFI research centre for pharmaceuticals,  Academic Lead of EI funded Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC), Academic Lead of EI funded Dairy Processing; Technology Centre (DPTC), Project Lead of SFI Funded Centre for Smart Manufacturing (CONFIRM), Director of H2020 MSCA Co-Fund PROCESS.

He has been awarded €35,000,000 as Principal Investigator on over 35 research projects on process engineering and advanced manufacturing from EU H2020, UK government, EPSRC, Irish Government, UK Charities and Industrial sources.

UCD Institute of Food and Health, Ireland