Senior Lecturer
Process & Chemical Engineering
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
F: +353 21 490 3089
E: j.fitzpatrick@ucc.ie
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Powder Handling and Processing - Measurement of food powder properties; Food powder flowability; Mixing of food powders into water. Fermentation - Production of lactic acid from whey permeate: Evaluating the effect of nutrient supplementation. Particle Technology and Separations - Evaluation of the effect of agitation and fluid flow on the particle size distribution of whey protein precipitates and how this affects separation efficiency in a centrifuge. Energy and Environmental Engineering - Investigation of the application and energy saving potential of superheated steam (SHS) drying.Particle and Powder Technology: - Measurement of the properties of food and biological particles & powders; Powder caking and flowability; Particle breakage; Crystallisation and precipitation.

Scholarship of Teaching and Learning: - Learning outcomes; Role of lecturing in modern education; Implementation of sustainability and entrepreneurship in process engineering education.

Sustainable Process Engineering: - Energy from biomass

 

Book Chapters

 YearPublication
(2009)'Particulate and powder mixing'
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2009) 'Particulate and powder mixing' In: Cullen, P.J (eds). Food Mixing - Principles and Applications. London: Blackwell Publishing. [No details]
(2008)'Processing of food powders'
Ahrne, L., Chamayou, A., Dewettinck, K., Depypere, F., Dumoulin, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Meesters, G.; (2008) 'Processing of food powders' In: Aguilera, J.M., Lillford, P.J (eds). Food Materials Science. New York: Springer. [No details]
(2005)'Food powder flowability'
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2005) 'Food powder flowability' In: Konstance, R., Onwulata, C (eds). Encapsulated and Food Powders. Boca Raton: Marcel Dekker Publishers. [No details]
(2002)'Agitators in milk processing plants'
MacCarthy, D.A., Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Cronin, K.; (2002) 'Agitators in milk processing plants' In: H. Roginski, J.W. Fuquay and P.F. Fox (eds). Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences. [No details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

 YearPublication
(2011)'Is attending lectures still relevant in engineering education?'
Fitzpatrick, J., Cronin, K. and Byrne, E; (2011) 'Is attending lectures still relevant in engineering education?' [Full Text] [Details]
(2011)'Mathematical modelling of granola breakage during pipe pneumatic conveying'
Bas, N., Pathare, P.B., Catak, M., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Cronin, K., Byrne, E.P. ; (2011) 'Mathematical modelling of granola breakage during pipe pneumatic conveying' [Details]
(2010)'Comparing the caking behaviours of skim milk powder, amorphous maltodextrin and crystalline common salt'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Descamps, N., O'Meara, K., Jones, C., Walsh, D., Spitere, M.; (2010) 'Comparing the caking behaviours of skim milk powder, amorphous maltodextrin and crystalline common salt' [Details]
(2010)'Relationship between mechanical properties and shape descriptors of granules obtained by fluidized bed wet granulation'
Téllez-Medina, D.I., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Catak, M. and Cronin, K; (2010) 'Relationship between mechanical properties and shape descriptors of granules obtained by fluidized bed wet granulation' [Details]
(2010)'Discrete solution of breakage equation using Markov chains'
Catak, M., Bas, N., Cronin, K., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Byrne, E.P; (2010) 'Discrete solution of breakage equation using Markov chains' [Details]
(2010)'Markov chain modelling of fluidised bed granulation'
Catak, M., Bas, N., Cronin, C., Tellez-Medina, D., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J; (2010) 'Markov chain modelling of fluidised bed granulation' [Details]
(2009)'Investigation of the crystallization kinetics of dextrose monohydrate using insitu particle size and supersaturation monitoring'
Markande, A., Nezzal, A., Fitzpatrick, J., Aerts, L.; (2009) 'Investigation of the crystallization kinetics of dextrose monohydrate using insitu particle size and supersaturation monitoring' [Details]
(2009)'Making programme learning outcomes explicit for students of process and chemical engineering'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Byrne, E.P. and Kennedy D. ; (2009) 'Making programme learning outcomes explicit for students of process and chemical engineering' [Full Text] [Details]
(2009)'Chemical engineering in an unsustainable world; obligations and opportunities'
Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2009) 'Chemical engineering in an unsustainable world; obligations and opportunities' [Full Text] [Details]
(2007)'Glass transition and the flowability and caking of powders containing amorphous lactose'
Fitzpatrick, J. J. and Hodnett, M. and Twomey, M. and Cerqueira, P. S. M. and O'Flynn, J. and Roos, Y. H.; (2007) 'Glass transition and the flowability and caking of powders containing amorphous lactose' [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Particle properties and the design of solid food particle processing operations'
Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2007) 'Particle properties and the design of solid food particle processing operations' [DOI] [Details]
(2005)'Breakage model development and application with CFD for predicting breakage of whey protein precipitate particles'
Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Heffernan, S. P., Byrne, E. P. and Fitzpatrick, J. J.; (2005) 'Breakage model development and application with CFD for predicting breakage of whey protein precipitate particles' [Details]
(2010)'Application of CFD and breakage modelling for predicting the size reduction of protein precipitates during transport'
Zumaeta, N; Byrne, EP; Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2010) 'Application of CFD and breakage modelling for predicting the size reduction of protein precipitates during transport' [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Population balance modelling of protein precipitates exhibiting turbulent flow through a circular pipe'
Bas, N,Catak, M,Zumaeta, N,Fitzpatrick, JJ,Cronin, K,Byrne, EP; (2009) 'Population balance modelling of protein precipitates exhibiting turbulent flow through a circular pipe' [DOI] [Details]
(2008)'Breakage of protein precipitates flowing through orifices'
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E. and Fitzpatrick, J.J. ; (2008) 'Breakage of protein precipitates flowing through orifices' [Details]
(2008)'Application of A Novel Cake Strength Tester For Investigating Caking of Skim Milk Powder'
Fitzpatrick, JJ, O'Callaghan, E, O'Flynn, J; (2008) 'Application of A Novel Cake Strength Tester For Investigating Caking of Skim Milk Powder' [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Characterization of the fragmentation of protein aggregates in suspension subjected to flow'
N. Péron, N., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P., Rioual, F., Fitzpatrick, J.J. ; (2007) 'Characterization of the fragmentation of protein aggregates in suspension subjected to flow' [Details]
(2007)'Effect of Composition and Storage Conditions On The Flowability of Dairy Powders'
Fitzpatrick, JJ, Barry, K, Cerqueira, PSM, Iqbal, T, O'Neill, J, Roos, YH; (2007) 'Effect of Composition and Storage Conditions On The Flowability of Dairy Powders' [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Modelling Vortex Formation In An Unbaffled Stirred Tank Reactors'
Glover, GMC, Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2007) 'Modelling Vortex Formation In An Unbaffled Stirred Tank Reactors' [DOI] [Details]
(2007)'Predicting Precipitate Breakage During Turbulent Flow Through Different Flow Geometries'
Zumaeta, N, Byrne, ER, Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2007) 'Predicting Precipitate Breakage During Turbulent Flow Through Different Flow Geometries' [DOI] [Details]
(2006)'Effect of storage conditions on the wall friction characteristics of three food powders'
Iqbal, T. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) 'Effect of storage conditions on the wall friction characteristics of three food powders' [Details]
(2006)'Predicting precipitate breakage in a pipeline: effect of agitation intensity during precipitate formation'
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) 'Predicting precipitate breakage in a pipeline: effect of agitation intensity during precipitate formation' [Details]
(2005)'Assessment of flowability of spray-dried milk powders for chocolate manufacture'
Fitzpatrick, J., Barry, K., Delaney, C. and Keogh, K.; (2005) 'Assessment of flowability of spray-dried milk powders for chocolate manufacture' [Details]
(2005)'Influence of downstream processing on the breakage of whey protein precipitates'
Heffernan, S. P., Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Byrne, E. P. and Fitzpatrick, J. J.; (2005) 'Influence of downstream processing on the breakage of whey protein precipitates' [Details]
(2005)'Effect of vortex formation on powder sinkability for reconstituting milk powders in water to high solids content in a stirred-tank'
Schober, C. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2005) 'Effect of vortex formation on powder sinkability for reconstituting milk powders in water to high solids content in a stirred-tank' [Details]
(2005)'(Journal: Chemical Engineering and Processing) Food powder handling and processing: Industry problems, knowledge barriers and research opportunities'
Fitzpatrick, J.J. and Ahrné, L.; (2005) '(Journal: Chemical Engineering and Processing) Food powder handling and processing: Industry problems, knowledge barriers and research opportunities' [Details]
(2004)'Effect of powder properties and storage conditions on the flowability of milk powders with different fat contents'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Iqbal, T., Delaney, C., Twomey, T., and Keogh, M.K.; (2004) 'Effect of powder properties and storage conditions on the flowability of milk powders with different fat contents' [Details]
(2004)'Effect of temperature on the reconstitution of milk powder to high solids content in a stirred-tank'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Cuthbert, R.; (2004) 'Effect of temperature on the reconstitution of milk powder to high solids content in a stirred-tank' [Details]
(2004)'Flow property measurement of food powders and sensitivity of Jenike's hopper design methodology to the measured values'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Barringer, S.A., and Iqbal, T.; (2004) 'Flow property measurement of food powders and sensitivity of Jenike's hopper design methodology to the measured values' [Details]
(2003)'Impurity and cost considerations for nutrient supplementaion of whey permeate fermentations to produce lactic acid for biodegradable plastics'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Murphy, C., Mota, F.M., and Pauli, T.; (2003) 'Impurity and cost considerations for nutrient supplementaion of whey permeate fermentations to produce lactic acid for biodegradable plastics' [Details]
(2003)'Experimental investigation on the effects of shear, as a function of fluid flow and flow geometry, on the break-up of whey protein precipitates'
Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2003) 'Experimental investigation on the effects of shear, as a function of fluid flow and flow geometry, on the break-up of whey protein precipitates' [Details]
(2003)'Packaging strategies to counteract weight variability in extruded food products'
Cronin, K,Fitzpatrick, J,McCarthy, D; (2003) 'Packaging strategies to counteract weight variability in extruded food products' [DOI] [Details]
(2002)'Influence of shear on particle size and fractal dimension of whey protein precipitates: implications for scale-up and centrifugal clarification efficiency'
Byrne, E.P., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Pampel, L.W. and Titchener-Hooker, N.J.; (2002) 'Influence of shear on particle size and fractal dimension of whey protein precipitates: implications for scale-up and centrifugal clarification efficiency' [Details]
(2002)'The effect of WPC concentration on aggregate separation characteristics during isoelectric precipitation and fractionation'
Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2002) 'The effect of WPC concentration on aggregate separation characteristics during isoelectric precipitation and fractionation' [Details]
(2002)'Investigation of how agitation during precipitation, and subsequent processing affects the particle size distribution and separation of alpha-lactalbumin enriched whey protein precipitates'
Byrne, EP, Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2002) 'Investigation of how agitation during precipitation, and subsequent processing affects the particle size distribution and separation of alpha-lactalbumin enriched whey protein precipitates' [DOI] [Details]
(2002)'Food powder characteristics important to nonelectrostatic and electrostatic coating and dustiness'
Ricks, NP,Barringer, SA,Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2002) 'Food powder characteristics important to nonelectrostatic and electrostatic coating and dustiness' [Details]
(2002)'(Process Biochemistry): Malt combing nuts as a nutrient supplement to whey permeate for producing lactic acid by fermentation with lactobacillus casei'
Pauli, T., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2002) '(Process Biochemistry): Malt combing nuts as a nutrient supplement to whey permeate for producing lactic acid by fermentation with lactobacillus casei' [Details]
(2001)'(Process Biochemistry): Effect of manganese on Lactobacillus casei fermentation to produce lactic acid from whey permeate'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Ahrens, M., and Smith, S.; ; (2001) '(Process Biochemistry): Effect of manganese on Lactobacillus casei fermentation to produce lactic acid from whey permeate' [Details]
(2001)'Practical considerations for reconstituting dairy powders to high solids content in a stirred-tank'
Fitzpatrick,J.J., Weidendorfer, K., Weber, M., and Teunou, E.; (2001) 'Practical considerations for reconstituting dairy powders to high solids content in a stirred-tank' [Details]
(2001)'(Process Biochemistry): Influence of whey protein hydrolysate addition to whey permeate batch fermentations for producing lactic acid'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and O’Keeffe, U.; (2001) '(Process Biochemistry): Influence of whey protein hydrolysate addition to whey permeate batch fermentations for producing lactic acid' [Details]
(2000)'Reconstitution of dairy powders to high solids content in a stirred-tank: The effect of agitation'
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Weidendorfer, K., and Teunou, E.; (2000) 'Reconstitution of dairy powders to high solids content in a stirred-tank: The effect of agitation' [Details]
(2000)'How shear affects the fractal geometry of whey protein precipitates: implications for centrifugal separation'
Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) 'How shear affects the fractal geometry of whey protein precipitates: implications for centrifugal separation' [Details]
(2000)'Effect of storage time and consolidation on food powder flowability'
Teunou, E,Fitzpatrick, JJ; (2000) 'Effect of storage time and consolidation on food powder flowability' [Details]
(1999)'Effect of relative humidity and temperature on food powder flowability'
Teunou, E., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (1999) 'Effect of relative humidity and temperature on food powder flowability' [Details]
(1999)'An investigation into the effects of shear on the separation properties of whey protein precipitates. '
Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J; (1999) 'An investigation into the effects of shear on the separation properties of whey protein precipitates. ' [Details]
(1999)'Characterisation of food powder flowability'
Teunou, E., Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Synnott, E.C.; (1999) 'Characterisation of food powder flowability' [Details]
(1998)'Sludge processing by anaerobic digestion and superheated steam drying'
Fitzpatrick, J.J. ; (1998) 'Sludge processing by anaerobic digestion and superheated steam drying' [Details]
(1996)'Packaging-Related Problems With Sacks of Dairy Powder [B3989]'
Fitzpatrick, J. J.; O'Callaghan, D. J.; (1996) 'Packaging-Related Problems With Sacks of Dairy Powder [B3989]' [Details]
(1995)'Thermodynamic Analysis of the Energy Sving Potential of Superheated Steam Drying [B4672]'
Fitzpatrick, J. J.; Lynch, D.; (1995) 'Thermodynamic Analysis of the Energy Sving Potential of Superheated Steam Drying [B4672]' [Details]
(1995)'Process Modelling Considerations for the Production of Lactate From Whey Using Membrane Bioreactors Operated in Continuous and Cyclic Batch Modes [B4676]'
Fitzpatrick, J. J.; Engler, C.; Rosenau, J.; (1995) 'Process Modelling Considerations for the Production of Lactate From Whey Using Membrane Bioreactors Operated in Continuous and Cyclic Batch Modes [B4676]' [Details]
(1995)'Mass Balance Considerations for Chemical Recycling in Two Phase Aqueous Fractionation of Proteins [B4670]'
Fitzpatrick, J. J.; Engler, C. R.; (1995) 'Mass Balance Considerations for Chemical Recycling in Two Phase Aqueous Fractionation of Proteins [B4670]' [Details]
(1995)'Potential for Energy Saving and Effluent Reduction by Applying Superheated Steam Drying in Dairy Processing [B4674]'
Fitzpatrick, J. J.; Palmer, J.; (1995) 'Potential for Energy Saving and Effluent Reduction by Applying Superheated Steam Drying in Dairy Processing [B4674]' [Details]

Conference Publications

 YearPublication
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Hanley, K., Zumaeta, N, Byrne, E.P., Fitzpatrick J.J.; (2010) Application of CFD in predicting the breakage of protein precipitates during transport Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Hanley, K., Descamps, N., O'Meara, K., Jones, C., Walsh, D., Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2010) Influence of humidity cycling on the caking behaviour of three food powders Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Cronin, K., Catak, M., Hanley, K., Tellez-Medina, D.I., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J.; (2010) Probabilistic modelling of inter-particle collisions in a fluidised bed Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Tellez-Medina, D.I., O'Leary, K., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Cronin, K.; (2010) Comparision of fluidized spray granulation and fluidized hot melt granulation on the resulting granule properties Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Bas, N., Pathare, P.B., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Cronin, K., Byrne, E.P.; (2010) A physical based growth model for aggregated food products produced in a high shear mixer Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2010)Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology
Pathare, P.B., Bas, N., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Cronin, K., Byrne, E.P.; (2010) Attrition during pneumatic conveying of a granola breakfast cereal produced by fluidised bed granulation Sixth World Congress on Particle Technology [Details]
(2009)Eight World Congress on Chemical Engineering
Catak, M., Bas, N., Medina, D., Pathare, P.B., Cronin, K., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J.; (2009) Monte carlo simulation of fluidised bed granulation Eight World Congress on Chemical Engineering [Details]
(2009)Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration
Catak, M., Bas, N., Tellez-Medina, D., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Cronin, K.; (2009) Markov chain modelling for fluidised bed granulation Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration [Details]
(2009)Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration
Pathare, P.B., Bas, N., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Cronin, K., Byrne, E.P.; (2009) Effect of high shear granulation parameters on the production of a granola cereal aggregate Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration [Details]
(2009)Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration
Tellez-Medina, D., Byrne, E., Fitzpatrick, J., Catak, M., Cronin, K.; (2009) Relationship between mechanical properties and shape descriptors of wet granules Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration [Details]
(2009)2009 Northeast American Society of Engineering Education Conference
Byrne, E.P., Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2009) Sustainability in engineering programmes: the need for a holistic approach 2009 Northeast American Society of Engineering Education Conference [Details]
(2009)Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration
Bas, N., Pathare, P.B., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Cronin, K., Byrne, E.P.; (2009) Population balance modelling of granola breakage during pneumatic conveying Fourth International Symposium on Agglomeration [Details]
(2008)Fourth International Symposium on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids
Markande, A., Nezzal, A., Fitzpatrick, J., Aerts, L.; (2008) Investigation on the crystallisation of dextrose monohydrate using in-situ particle size and supersaturation monitoring Fourth International Symposium on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids [Details]
(2008)Fourth International Conference on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids
Descamps, N., Fitzpatrick, J.; (2008) Prediction of powder bulk flowability using water migration, glass transition and sintering kinetics Fourth International Conference on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids [Details]
(2008)Second International Symposium for Engineering Education
Fitzpatrick, J.; (2008) Telling your students about your programme learning outcomes Second International Symposium for Engineering Education [Details]
(2008)Workshop on Particle and Powder Technology as Applied to Foods, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals
Markande, A., Aerts, L., Nezzal, A., Fitzpatrick, J.; (2008) Dextrose monohydrate using in-situ particle size and supersaturation monitoring Workshop on Particle and Powder Technology as Applied to Foods, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals [Details]
(2008)Fourth International Symposium on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Descamps, N., O'Meara, K., O'Callaghan, E., O'Flynn, J.; (2008) A force displacement tester for investigating the caking of powders Fourth International Symposium on the Reliable Flow of Particulate Solids [Details]
(2008)Bulk Europe 2008 Conference
Descamps, N., Fitzpatrick, J.J., Palzer, S.; (2008) Prediction of caking based on water migration, glass transition and sintering kinetics Bulk Europe 2008 Conference [Details]
(2008)Seventeenth International Symposium on Industrial Crystallisation
Markande, A., Nezzal, A., Aerts, L. Fitzpatrick, J.; (2008) Estimation of dextrose monohydrate crystallisation kinetics using in-situ particle size and supersaturation monitoring Seventeenth International Symposium on Industrial Crystallisation [Details]
(2008)Workshop on Particle and Powder Technology as Applied to Food, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals
Descamps, N., Fitzpatrick, J., Palzer, S., Roos, Y.; (2008) Powder caking and glass transition Workshop on Particle and Powder Technology as Applied to Food, Nutraceuticals and Pharmaceuticals Massy, Paris, France, , 18-SEP-08 - 19-SEP-08 [Details]
(2007)PARTEC 2007
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2007) Effect of composition on the flowability and caking of dairy powders PARTEC 2007 [Details]
(2007)First International Symposium on Engineering Education
Fitzpatrick, J. and Byrne, E.; (2007) Do your students know the learning outcomes of your programme First International Symposium on Engineering Education [Details]
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology
Hodnett, M., Zumaeta, N., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Influence of glass transition on the adhesion of skim milk powder to a stainless steel surface . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology Orlando, Florida, USA, , 23-APR-06 - 27-APR-06 , pp.paper 70bo-* [Details]
(2006)Fifth International Conference on the Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Twomey, M., Cerqueira, P.S.M, Descamps, N., and Roos, Y.H.; (2006) Glass transition and the caking of food powders . In: * eds. Fifth International Conference on the Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids Sorrento, Italy, , 27-AUG-06 - 01-SEP-06 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Zumaeta, N., and Byrne, E.P.;; (2006) Teaching particle and powder technology in chemical engineering at University College Cork . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology Orlando, Florida, USA, , 23-APR-06 - 27-APR-06 , pp.paper 198a-* [Details]
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Effect of agitation intensity during the formation of whey protein aggregates on breakage rate under subsequent turbulent flow transportation . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology Orlando, Florida, USA, , 23-APR-06 - 27-APR-06 , pp.paper 120b-* [Details]
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Study of the effect of flow intensity and flow geometry on the breakage of whey protein aggregates using CFD . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology Orlando, Florida, USA, , 23-APR-06 - 27-APR-06 , pp.paper 42a-* [Details]
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Investigating the effect of pipe diameter contraction on the breakage of whey protein aggregates using CFD . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology Orlando, Florida, USA, , 23-APR-06 - 27-APR-06 , pp.paper 43e-* [Details]
(2006)International Symposium on Implementing Learning Outcomes
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Applying learning outcomes to a core module in chemical engineering International Symposium on Implementing Learning Outcomes [Details]
(2005)Seventh World Congress on Chemical Engineering
Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2005) Use of CFD and breakage models for predicting the breakage of whey protein precipitates . In: * eds. Seventh World Congress on Chemical Engineering Glasgow, Scotland, , 10-JUL-05 - 14-JUL-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2005)Seventh World Congress on Chemical Engineering
Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Heffernan, S., Byrne, E., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2005) Modelling protein precipitate breakage using CFD: Comparing the use of shear strain rate, turbulent eddy dissipation rate and turbulent kinetic energy as breakage variables . In: * eds. Seventh World Congress on Chemical Engineering Glasgow, Scotland, , 10-JUL-05 - 14-JUL-05 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2004)Second International Symposium on the Spray Drying of Milk Products
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Barry, K., Delaney, C., Keogh, K.; (2004) Assessment of the flowability of spray-dried milk powders for chocolate manufacture Second International Symposium on the Spray Drying of Milk Products [Details]
(2004)Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Ahrné, L.; (2004) Research challenges and opportunities in the production, handling and processing of food powders . In: * eds. Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food Montpellier, France, , 07-MAR-04 - 11-MAR-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2004)Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food
Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Peron, N., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2004) Effect of liquid flowrate and flow geometry on the breakage of whey protein precipitate particles . In: * eds. Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food Montpellier, France, , 07-MAR-04 - 11-MAR-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2004)Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Iqbal, T., Barry, K., and Delaney, C.; (2004) Comparison of the flowability of dairy powders and implications for silo design . In: * eds. Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food Montpellier, France, , 07-MAR-04 - 11-MAR-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2004)Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Murphy, C., Scully, K., and Pauli T.; (2004) Strategies for reducing the cost of nutrient supplement addition to fermentations for producing lactic acid from whey permeate . In: * eds. Ninth International Congress on Engineering and Food Montpellier, France, , 07-MAR-04 - 11-MAR-04 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2003)4th International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2003) Food powder handling and processing: Research challenges and opportunities . In: * eds. 4th International Conference on Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids Budapest, Hungary, , 27-MAY-03 - 30-MAY-03 , pp.2.69-2.74 [Details]
(2003)Waste 2003
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2003) Superheated steam drying and anaerobic digestion as an energy efficient means for processing wastewater sludge . In: * eds. Waste 2003 Sheffield, UK, , 01-JAN-03 - 01-JAN-03 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2002)Fourth World Congress on Particle Technology, 2002
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Weber, M., Schober, C., Weidendorfer, K. and Teunou, E.; (2002) Effect of viscosity and vortex formation on the mixing of powders in water to form high concentration solutions in stirred-tanks . In: * eds. Fourth World Congress on Particle Technology, 2002 Sydney, Australia, , 21-JUL-02 - 25-JUL-02 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2002)Fourth World Congress on Particle Technology, 2002
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Byrne, E.P.; (2002) Effect of agitation and acid-addition on the particle properties of whey protein precipitates that effect their centrifugal separation . In: * eds. Fourth World Congress on Particle Technology, 2002 Sydney, Australia, , 21-JUL-02 - 25-JUL-02 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2000)Eight International Congress on Engineering and Food, 2000
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Teunou, E.; (2000) Effect of storage conditions on the flowability of flour and whey permeate powders . In: * eds. Eight International Congress on Engineering and Food, 2000 Peubla, Mexico, , 09-APR-00 - 13-APR-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2000)Proc. 8th International Congress on Engineering and Food
Cronin, K., Abodayeh, K., Demir, A. D. & Fitzpatrick, J.; (2000) Probabilistic analysis of thermal processing of discrete solids . In: * eds. Proc. 8th International Congress on Engineering and Food Puebla, Mexico, , 01-APR-00 - 01-APR-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2000)8th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF8)
Manso, M.C., Oliveira, F.A.R. and Fitzpatrick, J.; (2000) Modelling ascorbic acid degradation in orange juice with added ascorbic acid . In: * eds. 8th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF8) Puebla, Mexico, , 09-APR-00 - 13-APR-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2000)Institution of Chemical Engineering Conference, 2000
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) Effect of shear and ageing time on the particle size distribution of precipitates formed during whey protein fractionation . In: * eds. Institution of Chemical Engineering Conference, 2000 Bath, UK, , 01-JAN-00 - 01-JAN-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
(2000)8th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF8)
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) Separation characteristics of precipitated whey proteins subjected to shear during and subsequent to precipitate formation . In: * eds. 8th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF8) Peubla, Mexico, , 09-APR-00 - 13-APR-00 , pp.*-* [Details]
(1999)Recents Progres en Genie des Procedes - Materiaux divises et poudres en industries alimentaires, 1999
Teunou, E., and Fitzpatrick, J.; (1999) Measurement of physical properties and flowability of tea powder . In: * eds. Recents Progres en Genie des Procedes - Materiaux divises et poudres en industries alimentaires, 1999 Compiegne, France, , 22-JUN-99 - 23-JUN-99 , pp.111-116 [Details]
(1997)Seventh International Congress on Engineering and Food, 1997
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Robinson, A.H.;; (1997) Potential of superheated steam for drying of foodstuff and food processing waste . In: * eds. Seventh International Congress on Engineering and Food, 1997 Brighton, UK, , 12-APR-97 - 17-APR-97 , pp.G9-G12 [Details]
(1997)Seventh International Congress on Engineering and Food, 1997
Duffy, A., O’Donnell, C., O’Callaghan, D., Payne, F., and Fitzpatrick, J.; (1997) Evaluation of an on-line NIR sensor to predict rennetted cheese curd firmness during coagulation . In: * eds. Seventh International Congress on Engineering and Food, 1997 Brighton, UK, , 12-APR-97 - 17-APR-97 , pp.A49-A52 [Details]
(1996)Fifth World Congress on Chemical Engineering, 1996
Fitzpatrick, J., and Robinson, A.; (1996) Application and energy saving potential of superheated steam drying in the food industry . In: * eds. Fifth World Congress on Chemical Engineering, 1996 San Diego, USA, , 14-JUL-96 - 18-JUL-96 , pp.*-* [Details]
(1992)American Institution of Chemical Engineering annual winter meeting, 1992
Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Engler, C.R.; (1992) Conceptual process design of commercial-scale protein separations from bioreactor broths . In: * eds. American Institution of Chemical Engineering annual winter meeting, 1992 Miami, USA, , 01-JAN-92 - 01-JAN-92 , pp.*-* [Details]

Conference Contributions

 YearPublication
(2007)International Symposium for Engineering Education,
Fitzpatrick, J.J. and Byrne, E.P., ; (2007) Do your students know the learning outcomes of your programme?. [Oral Presentation], International Symposium for Engineering Education, Dublin City University, Ireland , 17-SEP-07 - 19-SEP-07
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology,
Fitzpatrick, J.J., Zumaeta, N. & Byrne, E.P.; (2006) Teaching particle and powder technology in chemical engineering at University College Cork. [Oral Presentation], Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology, Florida, USA , 24-APR-06 - 27-APR-06
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology,
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P. & Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Investigating the effect of pipe diameter contraction on the breakage of whey protein aggregates using CFD. [Oral Presentation], Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology, Florida, USA , 24-APR-06 - 27-APR-06
(2006)International Symposium on Implementing Learning Outcomes,
Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Applying learning outcomes to a core module in chemical engineering. [Poster Presentation], International Symposium on Implementing Learning Outcomes, Cork, Ireland , 10-FEB-06 - 11-FEB-06
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology,
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P. & Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Effect of agitation intensity during the formation of whey protein aggregates on breakage rate under subsequent turbulent flow transportation. [Oral Presentation], Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology, Florida, USA , 24-APR-06 - 27-APR-06
(2006)Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology,
Zumaeta, N., Byrne, E.P. & Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2006) Investigating the effect of pipe diameter contraction on the breakage of whey protein aggregates using CFD. [Oral Presentation], Fifth World Congress on Particle Technology, Florida, USA , 24-APR-06 - 27-APR-06
(2005)Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation ISSEC Symposium – 2005,
Zumaeta, N., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2005) Predicting break-up pf protein aggregates using CFD: The effect of smooth-sharp transition and pipe length. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation ISSEC Symposium – 2005, University College Cork, Ireland , 20-MAY-05 - 21-MAY-05
(2005)7th World Congress on Chemical Engineering,
Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick J.J.; (2005) Use of CFD and breakage models for predicting the breakage of whey protein precipitates. [Oral Presentation], 7th World Congress on Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland , 10-JUL-05 - 14-JUL-05
(2005)7th World Congress on Chemical Engineering,
Zumaeta, N., Cartland-Glover, G.M., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick J.J.; (2005) Modelling protein precipitate breakage using CFD: Comparing the use of shear strain rate, turbulent eddy dissipation rate and turbulent kinetic energy as breakage variables. [Oral Presentation], 7th World Congress on Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, Scotland , 10-JUL-05 - 14-JUL-05
(2004)ISSEC (Irish Society for Scientific & Engineering Computation) Annual Symposium,
Péron, N., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2004) A population balance model to evaluate fragmentation in suspension of aggregates subjected to flow. [Oral Presentation], ISSEC (Irish Society for Scientific & Engineering Computation) Annual Symposium, University of Limerick , 21-MAY-04 - 22-MAY-04
(2004)Chocolate and Sugar Confectionary Workshop, Teagasc,
Fitzpatrick, J.J.;; (2004) Flowability of Milk Powders. [Invited Oral Presentation], Chocolate and Sugar Confectionary Workshop, Teagasc, Moorepark, Fermoy, Ireland , 24-FEB-04 - 24-FEB-04
(2004)Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation ISSEC Symposium – 2004,
Peron, N., Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2004) A population balance model to evaluate fragmentation in a suspension of aggregates subjected to flow. [Oral Presentation], Irish Society for Scientific and Engineering Computation ISSEC Symposium – 2004, limerick, Ireland , 21-MAY-04 - 22-MAY-04
(2003)33rd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Heffernan S.P., Byrne E.P. and Fitzpatrick J.J., and Cartland Glover, G. M.; (2003) Experimental investigation on the effects of shear, as a function of fluid flow and flow geometry, on the break-up of whey protein precipitates. [Oral Presentation], 33rd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-03
(2003)33rd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,
Iqbal, T., Barry, K., Cerqueira, P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2003) Effect of fat and lactose content on the cohesiveness of milk powders. [Poster Presentation], 33rd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, Cork, Ireland , 01-SEP-03 - 01-SEP-03
(2002)32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2002) Effect of WPC concentration on aggregate separation characteristics during isoelectric precipitation and fractionation. [Oral Presentation], 32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 19-SEP-02 - 20-SEP-02
(2002)32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Delaney, C., Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Iqbal, T.; (2002) Effect of storage conditions and particle size on the flowability of milk powders. [Oral Presentation], 32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 19-SEP-02 - 20-SEP-02
(2002)32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,
Heffernan, S.P., Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2002) Effect of WPC concentration on aggregate separation characteristics during isoelectric precipitation and fractionation. [Oral Presentation], 32nd Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Ireland , 19-SEP-02 - 20-SEP-02
(2002)Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,,
Delaney, C., Fitzpatrick, J.J., and Iqbal, T.; (2002) Effect of storage conditions and particle size on the flowability of milk powders. [Oral Presentation], Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,, UCC, Ireland , 19-SEP-02 - 20-SEP-02
(2002)World Congress on Particle Technology,
Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2002) Effect of agitation and acid addition on the particle properties of whey protein precipitates that affect their centrifugal separation. World Congress on Particle Technology, Sydney, Australia , 21-JUL-02 - 25-JUL-02
(2000)30th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,,
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) How shear affects the fractal geometry of whey protein precipitates: implications for centrifugal separation. [Oral Presentation], 30th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,, UCC, Ireland , 19-SEP-00 - 20-SEP-00
(2000)Thirtieth Annual Food Science & Technology Research Conference,
Fitzpatrick, J., Keane, M. and Enright, P.,; (2000) An Examination of the Strategic Marketing Implications of the Introduction of the Euro on Irish Food Companies. [Peer Reviewed Abstract], Thirtieth Annual Food Science & Technology Research Conference, University College Cork, Ireland , 19-SEP-00 - 20-SEP-00
(2000)30th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) How shear affects the fractal geometry of whey protein precipitates: implications for centrifugal separation. [Oral Presentation], 30th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 19-SEP-00 - 20-SEP-00
(2000)Research 2000:Stretching the Boundaries of Chemical Engineering, IChemE Conference,,
Byrne, E.P. and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (2000) Effect of shear and ageing time on the particle size distribution of precipitates formed during whey protein fractionation. [N/A], Research 2000:Stretching the Boundaries of Chemical Engineering, IChemE Conference,, Bath, England , 06-JAN-00 - 07-JAN-00
(1999)29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Teunou, E., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (1999) Assessment of food powder flowability by shear test techniques. [Oral Presentation], 29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 15-SEP-99 - 17-SEP-99
(1999)29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC,
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (1999) An investigation into the effects of shear on the separation properties of whey protein precipitates. [Oral Presentation], 29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Cork, Ireland , 15-SEP-99 - 17-SEP-99
(1999)29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,
Teunou, E., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (1999) Assessment of food powder flowability by shear test techniques. [Oral Presentation], 29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Ireland , 15-SEP-99 - 17-SEP-99
(1999)29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference,
Byrne, E.P., and Fitzpatrick, J.J.; (1999) An investigation into the effects of shear on the separation properties of whey protein precipitates. [Oral Presentation], 29th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Ireland , 15-SEP-99 - 17-SEP-99
(1996)26th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Ireland, 1996,
van Winden, W.A., and Fitzpatrick, J.;; (1996) Production of lactic acid from whey permeate: the economic effects of the addition of yeast extract. [Oral Presentation], 26th Annual Food Science and Technology Research Conference, UCC, Ireland, 1996, Cork, Ireland , 01-SEP-96 - 01-SEP-96

Published Reports

 YearPublication
(2010)ENGINEERING EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRESS.
Byrne, E., Desha, C., Fitzpatrick, J. & Hargroves, K.; (2010) ENGINEERING EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT: A REVIEW OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRESS. ISEE, Cork. [Full Text] [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2007UCC President's Award for Excellence in Teaching and Learning UCC
2004UCC Award for Research on Innovative Forms of Teaching and Learning UCC

Associations

 AssocationFunctionFrom / To
Institution of Engineers of Ireland Chartered Member30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-11
Institution of Chemical Engineers, UK Chartered Member30-DEC-99 / 30-DEC-11

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
University of Massachusetts Research assistant01-SEP-86 / 31-AUG-88
Texas A&M University Research / Teaching Assistant01-SEP-88 / 31-MAR-92
Teagasc - DPRC Moorepark Food Research Engineer01-JAN-93 / 30-APR-95
University College Dublin Postdoctoral Researcher01-MAY-95 / 31-OCT-95
University College Cork College Lecturer01-NOV-95 / 30-DEC-99

Education

 YearInstituionQualificationSubject
1997UCC DiplomaEnvironmental Science and Social Policy
2007UCC MATeaching and Learning for Higher Education
1986UCD BEAgricultural and Food Engineering
1988University of Massachusetts MScFood Engineering
1992Texas A&M University PhDAgricultural Engineering [Biochemical Engineering]

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2014Unit Operations and Particle Technology PE3002Unit Operations and Particle Technology
2014Safety and Environmental Protection I PE3918Safety and Environmental Protection I
2014Sustainability in Process Engineering PE3011Sustainability in Process Engineering
2014Safety and Environmental Protection I PE3008Safety and Environmental Protection I
2014Separations and Bioreactor Engineering PE4008Separations and Bioreactor Engineering
2014Bioprocess Engineering PE6008Bioprocess Engineering