Paul B McNulty

DATE, CITIZENSHIP and PLACE of BIRTH

22 March 1940; Irish; Tuam, Co Galway, Ireland.

WEBSITES

EDUCATION

  • University College Dublin, Ireland, (1961-1965), BE (Agricultural and Food Engineering).
  • The Ohio State University, (1966-1968), MSc (Dairy Technology), Flow characteristics of reconstituted low heat non fat dry milks of various concentrations.
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, (1968-1972), PhD (Food Science), Factors affecting flavour release and uptake in O/W emulsions.

EMPLOYMENT

  • 1957-1961: Bank official, Bank of Ireland, Dublin.
  • 1965-1966: Plant Engineer, DairyGold Foods, Mallow, Co Cork.
  • 1972-1979: Lecturer, Agricultural and Food Engineering, University College Dublin, Ireland..
  • 1979-2005: Professor and Department Head, (Agricultural and later) Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin.
  • 2005-Present: Emeritus Professor, Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin.

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

  • Institution of Engineers of Ireland;
  • American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers;
  • Institute of Food Technology, Chicago.

MAIN RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Physical properties of biological materials;
  • Biosystems engineering.

POST-RETIREMENT

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Food and Bioprocess Engineering, Springer, New York, 2009-present.

SAMPLE PUBLICATIONS

  • P B McNulty, N M Holden (Editors) (1996-2008): Biosystems Engineering Research Review, University College Dublin (annual publication ) ISSN 1649-2226 (previously AgriFood Engineering Research Review.)
  • McNulty, P B & Flynn, D G, 1977 Force deformation and texture profile behaviour of aqueous sugar glasses. J Texture Studies 8: 417-431.
  • McRandal, D M. & McNulty, P B Mechanical and physical properties of grasses. Trans ASAE 23: 816-821, 1980 (ASAE Paper Award 1981).
  • P B McNulty (1987) "Flavour Release: Elusive and Dynamic," in Food Structure and Behaviour, pp 245-258, Academic Press, 1987.
  • P B McNulty, P M Grace, Agricultural Mechanization and Automation in Knowledge for Sustainable Development An Insight into the Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems. Paper 14.2, pp 33-57, 2002, UNESCO, Paris/EOLSS Publishers, Oxford.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Jun 1968: Awarded plaque and cheque for $100 for presenting the best scientific paper in Dairy Manufacturing at 63rd Annual Meeting, American Dairy Science Association, Columbus, Ohio in June 1968.
  • Jul 1981: Received ASAE Paper Award (1981) in recognition of authorship of a contribution to agricultural engineering literature of exceptional merit, "Mechanical and Physical Properties of Grasses," Trans. ASAE 23: 816-821, 1980.
  • Sep 1988: President, CIGR (International Commission on Agricultural Engineering), 1989- 1991.
  • Sep 1997: Honorary theme Editor of Section 5.11 Agricultural Mechanisation and Automation for the UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems, 1998- 2002.
  • Aug 2014: Outstanding Reviewer for 2013 Publication Year - Biological Engineering Division, ASABE (American Society of Agricultural? and Biological Engineers.)