Colette Fagan

CCF4Current Roles:

  • Director, Food Processing Centre
  • Lecturer in Food Processing



Academic Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Industrial Microbiology, University College Dublin (Ireland)
  • MSc(Agr) Engineering Technology, University College Dublin (Ireland)
  • PhD Biosystems Engineering, University College Dublin (Ireland)


  • Dairy processing
  • Cheese technology
  • Process control
  • Rapid sensing technologies


Colette joined the University of Reading in 2011. She lectures in food processing and food physics. She has worked closely with industry on a number of projects including optimisation of food processing operations and development of sensing technologies for improved processing control.

A list of Colette's publications can be found here

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