Our People » Daniel Granato

L1 008 Lonsdale Building

University of Limerick




M.Sc in Food Technology,

PhD in Food Science – Experimental Nutrition

PhD in Food Chemistry

Post-Doctoral research concluded at Wageningen University (Netherlands) and State University of Ponta Grossa (Brazil).

Research and Teaching Interests

Antioxidants, phenolic compounds, cell-based methods, analytical methods, functional foods are research topics of interest. Teaching activities dor under and post graduate students include Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Statistical methods in food Research.

Daniel Granato

Currently, Daniel Granato works as an Associate Professor in Food Science and Health at the Faculty of Science and Engineering – University of Limerick, is an Adjoint Professor at the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Turku and at the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Helsinki (Finland).

His research projects are related to Circular economy in food systems, Chemometrics and Process/Product optimization, development and bioactivity of dairy foods. He has supervised more than 90 B.Sc., MBA, M.Sc., and PhD candidates.

Daniel is the Scientific Editor of Food Chemistry (IF=6.30), Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety (IF=9.91) and Journal of Food Science (IF=2.48) and has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles in high-impact journals, 21 book chapters, 6 books, and 5 technological patents cited for over 10,000 times. Granato has acquired a considerable amount of external funding in different countries – €5M €. He has been a Highly Cited Researcher since 2018 and was recently listed on the 2021 Clarivate top 1,000 most highly cited researchers. globally 

Additional Links

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tzo8_ZQAAAAJ&hl=pt-PT