School of Engineering

Staff Profile

Dr Chris O'Malley

Lecturer

Background

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Lecturer
  • Deputy Degree Programme Director (Chemical Engineering UG Programmes)
  • Undergraduate Admissions Tutor (Chemical Engineering UG Programmes)
  • NSS Champion (Chemical Engineering)
  • Stu Brew - Head Brewer & Academic Lead

Qualifications

  • MEng (Hons) - 1st class, Chemical & Process Engineering (2004) from Newcastle University
  • EngD - Bioprocess Leadership (2009) from University College London
  • NTA - Newcastle Teaching Award (2011)
  • CASAP - Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Studies in Academic Practise (2013)

Awards

  • TEAs (2019) - Outstanding Contribution to Employability 

Memberships

  • Society of Chemical Industry (SCI)
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA

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Research

Research Interests

Bioprocessing, Data Analysis, Classification, Multivariate Statistics, Brewing

Other Expertise

Process Control, Process Optimisation, MATLAB

Recent Projects

EPSRC Industrial CASE with Northumbrian Water Group Ltd

EPSRC Industrial CASE with GlaxoSmithKline

Sustainable Brewing Design & Operation

Gin production in Northumberland

Stu Brew Europe's first Student Run Microbrewery

iTeach - Improving Teaching Effectiveness in Chemical Engineering Education

Mass Spectral Fingerprinting Project - A collaborative research project between Newcastle University, Lonza Biologics & the University of Kent, with the aim of looking at methods of improving the selection of highly producing cell lines during commercial monoclonal antibody production.

RealWire Project - A collaborative research project with RealWire investigating methods of improving relevance criteria within their press release distribution tool. 

Teaching

Undergraduate Teaching

CME1026 - Process Measurement, Dynamics & Control

CME2029 - Process Measurement, Dynamics & Control

CME3039 - Plant Design: Brewing Process Design

CME8120 - Advanced Design Project

CME8124 - Multivariate Methods

  

Postgraduate Teaching

CME8009 - Introduction to MATLAB & SIMULINK

CME8016 - Process Control Laboratory

CME8121 - Instrumentation and Measurement


Publications