Dr. Mark Fenelon, Teagasc, Ireland
Dr. Mark Fenelon is Head of the Food Programme at Teagasc Food Research Centre Moorepark, Fermoy, Co. Cork, Ireland and Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15, Ireland, he is also a Senior Principal Research Officer within Teagasc. Mark was appointed to his current position
as Head of the Food Programme in March 2015. Mark began is carreer as a research scientist at Teagasc in 2005. He graduated with a B.Sc. in Food Science and Technology from University College Cork, Ireland in 1994, a PhD in Food Science and Technology in 2000 and a Diploma in Process and Chemical Engineering in 2007. Mark worked in the Infant formula industry as a research scientist prior to taking up his role in Teagasc. His main research interests are in dairy chemistry and related dairy processes. Dr. Fenelon has expertise in rheology, protein - carbohydrate, protein - mineral interactions and associated instrumentation / analytical techniques. He has extensive pilot plant and processing experience in thermal and dehydration technology (spray drying) at both industrial and academic level.
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