Our People » Gavin Walker



Office: AD0-020,
Analog Devices Build,
University of Limerick.

+353 61 233638

gavin.walker@ul.ie

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Module Coordinator for Sustainable Energy Processes CG4007
  • Chemical Engineering Design Project CG3097/CG4098
  • Chemical Engineering Research Project

Gavin Walker

Prof Walker holds the Bernal Chair in Pharmaceutical Powder Engineering at UL and is a Visiting Research Professor at QUB. His interersts are in pharmaceutical engineering, process engineering and mathematical aspects for materials processing, Prof Walker is Co-Director of SFI funded Synthesis and Solid State Pharmaceutical Centre (SSPC)

He has been awarded >€26,000,000 as Principal Investigator on >35 research projects on process engineering and advanced manufacturing from EU H2020, UK government, EPSRC, Irish Government, UK Charities and Industrial sources. His research team currently consists of 22 Post-docs and 12 research students focusing on engineering acepcts of pharmaceutical manufacturing.

Additional Links


Kurniawan, TA,Lin, YY,Tong, O,Albadarin, AB,Walker, G (2018) ‘BaTiO3/TiO2 composite-assisted photocatalytic degradation for removal of acetaminophen from synthetic wastewater under UV-vis irradiation‘. Materials Science In Semiconductor Processing, 73 :42-50.


Kuhs, M., Moore, J., Kollamaram, G., Walker, G., Croker, D. (2017) ‘Predicting optimal wet granulation parameters for extrusion-spheronisation of pharmaceutical pellets using a mixer torque rheometer’. International journal of pharmaceutics, 517 (1-2):19-24.