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Dr Richard Love

Senior Lecturer

School of Food and Advanced Technology

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Food Engineering

Food Science and Technology

Fruit and Vegetables



Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Engineering (090000): Food Engineering (090802): Food Packaging, Preservation and Safety (090804): Food Sciences (090800)


Food Engineering

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 11
Team Member 1 3

Current Projects

Project Title: Fibreboard Packaging MAUX1302

Date Range: 2013 - 2020

Funding Body: Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Project Team:

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Main Supervisor 3 1
Co-supervisor 1 2

Current Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • Abdulquadri Alaka - Doctor of Philosophy
    A Physical Model for Studying Airflow and Temperature Control in Refrigerated Reefer Containers with Pallets.
  • Nicolas Tapia Zapata - Doctor of Philosophy
    Design of Corrugated Fibreboard Packaging
  • Teck Ann Ong - Doctor of Philosophy
    The synthesis of chemically substituted starch products using extrusion processing

Co-supervisor of:

  • Nikhila Mary Vijay - Doctor of Philosophy
    A unified multi-compartmental CFD model of the post prandial human stomach

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Main Supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Jamal Olatunji - Doctor of Philosophy
    An Integrated Modelling Approach to Inform Package Design for Optimal Cooling of Horticultural Produce

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Michael Dixon - Doctor of Philosophy
    Modelling Biofilm Formation in a Dairy Wastewater Irrigation System
  • 2016 - Justin O'Sullivan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Significant factors affecting the forced -air cooling process of polylined horticultural produce

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