New Technology Research Team Leader, Campden BRI
After finishing his PhD in cold plasma technology Danny joined Campden BRI in 2012 where he has been in various roles since. Danny's main research interests have been in the field of emerging processing and preservation technologies for the food industry. He has knowledge in a range of emerging technologies including ohmic heating, power ultrasound, high pressure processing, Revtech processing, pulsed light, and ultraviolet light processing with a particular interest in cold plasma. Since 2018 Danny has been manging the new technologies research team that work on confidential project work focusing on the feasibility of emerging technologies, technology validation/challenge testing, technology scouting, training and consultancy on equipment process management. In addition to contract work Danny has active roles in innovative research projects funded through various funding schemes such as Innovate UK, FSA and European funded agencies. Danny sits on a BSI committee for UV‑C disinfection, is part of a the International UV associate Food and beverage task force and is an Industrial supervisor for a PhD focused on the development of cold plasma technology for continuous decontamination. Danny also manages a Campden BRI member funded research project "New technologies for food and drink manufacturing". This project monitors the latest developments with new food processing and preservation and conducts feasibility studies on suitable technologies.
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