Food engineering

Food engineering research focuses upon the design and optimisation of processes and equipment used to make foods. Research methods include the construction and analysis of prototype and pilot-scale equipment, and the formulation and solution of mathematical models of equipment and processes.

Research staff

Examples of research

  • Novel extraction, processing and preservation technologies
  • Food drying and concentration processes
  • Extrusion
  • Refrigeration applications and modelling
  • Membrane processing
  • Oil processing
  • Fouling mechanisms and their control

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