Professor Gavin Walker

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Professor Gavin Walker was appointed as the Bernal Chair of Pharmaceutical Powder Engineering at the University of Limerick (Ireland) in 2012. He is also Visiting Research Professor of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University Belfast (UK), where he was formally Head of Chemical Engineering Teaching (2010-12). He is currently a principal investigator in the Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC), the Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Technology Centre (PMTC) and the Dairy Processing Technology Centre (DPTC).

His research interests include particle technology, granulation processes and materials engineering. He has published over 120 international journal papers on various aspects of chemical engineering and is associate editor of Chemical Engineering Journal and Chemical Engineering Research and Design. He was awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering ExxonMobil Fellowship in 2002 and Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship in 2009.

Bernal Chair of Pharmaceutical Powder Engineering
Department of Chemical and Environmental Science
Materials and Surface Science Institute
University of Limerick