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Professor Da-Wen Sun

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Da-Wen Sun

Full Professor Of Food And Biosystems Engineering
School of Biosystems and Food Engineering
01 716 7342
University College Dublin, School of Biosystems and Food Engineering, Agriculture and Food Science Belfield Dublin 4

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Professor Da-Wen Sun is an Academician of six academies including Royal Irish Academy, Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe), Polish Academy of Sciences, International Academy of Food Science and Technology, International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, and International Academy of Refrigeration. He is also the Founding President of International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE), Honorary President of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR), and the Editor-in-Chief of "Food and Bioprocess Technology". Scientific Publication Metrics: • Web of Science h-index = 96, SCOPUS h-index = 101, Google Scholar h-index = 111 • Essential Science Indicators' Highly Cited / Hot Papers in Field = 68 (July 2019) (Ranked 1st place in Agricultural Sciences in the World) • Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) Highly Cited Researcher in the last 4 consecutive years (2015- 2018) Academic Awards: • Highly Cited Researcher 2018, by Clarivate Analytics • Full Member (Academician) of International Academy of Refrigeration, 2018 • Honorary Doctorate Degree by Universidad Privada del Norte, Peru, 2018 • Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences (the highest lifetime honour bestowed by the Polish government), 2017 • Highly Cited Researcher 2017, by Clarivate Analytics • Founding President of International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 2016 • Fellow of International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 2016 • Highly Cited Researcher 2016, by Clarivate Analytics • CIGR Section VI Recognition Award, 2016, by CIGR Section VI (for my great contribution to the achievements of CIGR Section VI) • CIGR Honorary President, 2016, by CIGR • CIGR Merit Award, 2016, by CIGR (awarded for my outstanding leadership in food engineering in the world). • Highly Cited Researcher 2015, by Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) • IAEF Lifetime Achievement Award, 2015, by International Association of Engineering and Food (IAEF) (This award is given to recognize exceptional serving experts of food engineering for their life long contribution and international impact on the progress of food engineering) • The Frozen Food Foundation Freezing Research Award, 2013, by International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) (This is the first time that this prestigious award was presented to a scientist outside the USA) • You Bring Charm to the World Award, 2013, by Hong Kong based Phoenix Satellite Television (This award is to recognise those Chinese individuals or teams who have in the past year made the most significant and influential contributions to the world in various fields including science and technology, culture and arts, and sports. Other award recipients included the 2012 Nobel Laureate in Literature and the Chinese Astronaut Team for Shenzhou IX Spaceship. A total of 7 individuals and 3 teams were honoured in 2013) • Fellow of International Academy of Food Science and Technology, 2012 • Member of Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe), 2011 (functioning as European Academy of Humanities, Letters and Sciences, Academia Europaea is one of the most prestigious academies in the world) • Member of Royal Irish Academy, 2010 (the highest honour that can be attained by scholars and scientists working in Ireland) • CIGR Fellow Award, 2010, by CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering - formerly International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) (the title of Fellow is the highest honour in CIGR, and is conferred to individuals who have made sustained, outstanding contributions world-wide, and that continue to improve the outcomes of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering profession) • Fellow of Institution of Engineers of Ireland (Engineers Ireland), 2009 • CIGR Recognition Award, 2008, by CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) (in recognition of my distinguished achievements as top one percent of Agricultural Engineering scientists around the world) • AFST(I) Fellow Award, 2007, by Association of Food Scientists and Technologists (India) (the only Fellow awarded in 2007) • CIGR Merit Award, 2006, by CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) (awarded for my outstanding leadership in postharvest technology and process engineering). • President’s Research Fellowship, 2004/2005, by University College Dublin • Food Engineer of the Year Award, 2004, by The Institution of Mechanical Engineers, UK • Fellow of Institution of Agricultural Engineers, UK, 2002 • Who’s Who in Engineering and Science, 2000 - • CIGR Merit Award, 2000, by CIGR (International Commission of Agricultural Engineering) (awarded for my significant contribution to food engineering worldwide). • President’s Research Award, 2000/2001, by University College Dublin • Who’s Who in the World, 1999 - • President’s Research Award, 1998/1999, by University College Dublin • The 1st Prize of Science and Technology Achievement Award, 1995, by South China University of Technology, China (awarded for best PhD thesis in South China University of Technology). • The 3rd Prize of Natural Science Award, 1994, by the Science and Technology Commission of Guangdong Province, China (awarded for my PhD degree research). • The 1st Prize of Natural Science Award, 1994, by the Higher Education Commission of Guangdong Province, China (awarded for my PhD degree research). • E. Gaspar Award, 1991, by The Plastics and Rubber Institute, UK (awarded for high standard plastic processing technology based on my MEng degree research). • Plastics Machinery Distributors’ Association Award, 1991, by The Plastics and Rubber Institute, UK (awarded for best paper based on my MEng degree research published in Plastics, Rubber and Composites Processing and Applications). Academic Appointments: • Professor (Personal Chair) of Food and Biosystems Engineering, National University of Ireland – Dublin (University College Dublin) (please visit http://www.ucd.ie/sun/) • Director, Food Refrigeration & Computerised Food Technology (FRCFT) Research Group, National University of Ireland – Dublin (University College Dublin) (please visit http://www.ucd.ie/refrig/) • Founding President of International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (iAABE) • Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Food and Bioprocess Technology • Honorary President of International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR) • Series Editor of Contemporary Food Engineering book series (CRC Press / Taylor & Francis) • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Food Process Engineering (Blackwell, SCI Source Journal) • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization (Springer) • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Ocean University of China (SCI Source Journal) • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Polish Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of Recent Patents on Food, Nutrition & Agriculture (Bentham Science) • Member, Editorial Advisory Board of The Open Agriculture Journal (Bentham Science) • Vice Chairman, Editorial Board of International Journal of Agricultural and Biological Engineering • Honorary Vice-President of CIGR • Honorary Chair of CIGR Section VI (Postharvest Technology and Process Engineering) • Europe and Africa Regional Director of Association of Overseas Chinese Agricultural, Biological and Food Engineers (AOCABFE) • Symposium Chairman of "CIGR Section VI International Symposium" series: 1st - Oct 2004, Beijing, China; 2nd - April 2006, Warsaw, Poland; 3rd - Sept 2007, Naples, Italy; 4th - Aug/Sept 2008, Iguassu Falls City, Brazil; 5th - Aug/Sept 2009, Potsdam, Germany; 6th – April 2011, Nantes, France; 7th – November 2012, Stellenbosch, South Africa; 8th – November 2013, Guangzhou, China; 9th – November 2015, Auckland, New Zealand;...... • Visiting Professor of Zhejiang University, China • Visiting Professor of Shanghai Jiaotong University, China • Visiting Professor of China Agricultural University, China • Editor of Journal of Food Engineering (Elsevier, SCI Source Journal), 2005-2007 • Member, Editorial Board of Journal of Food Engineering (Elsevier, SCI Source Journal), 2007-2012 • Member, Editorial Board of Czech Journal of Food Sciences (SCI Source Journal), 2005-2011 • President of CIGR, 2013-2014 • Member of CIGR Presidium, 2011-2016 • Member of CIGR Executive Board, 2006-2016 • Chair of CIGR Section VI (Postharvest Technology and Process Engineering), 2002-2006 Professional Membership: • FMIAR – Full Member (Academician) of International Academy of Refrigeration, 2018 - • MPAN – Foreign Member of Polish Academy of Sciences (Polska Akademia Nauk, PAN), 2017 - • FiAABE – Fellow of International Academy of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, 2016 - • FIAFoST – Fellow of International Academy of Food Science and Technology, 2012 - • MAE – Member, Academia Europaea (The Academy of Europe), 2011 - • MRIA – Member, Royal Irish Academy, 2010 - • FIAgrE – Fellow, Institution of Agricultural Engineers, UK, 2002 - • FIEI – Fellow, Institution of Engineers of Ireland (Engineers Ireland), 2009 - 2014 • CEng – Chartered Engineer, 1994 - 2007

DEGREES

  • BSc
    South China University of Technology
  • MSc
    South China University of Technology
  • PhD
    South China University of Technology
  • CEng
    Engineering Council UK
  • FIAgrE
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  • FIEI
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  • MRIA
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