Jennifer joined CyberColloids in October 2007 after completing her PhD with Professor E.R Morris and Professor D. Mulvihill of UCC and Professor A Foegeding of NCSU on biopolymer mixtures.
Her research interests include novel fibres, particularly those produced from plant waste materials. She has managed several projects on fibre process development, characterisation and application. Jennifer has a keen interest in prebiotics and their development, and has been the principle scientist involved in a long term project focused on novel fibres for digestive health. Jennifer provides training to companies in the areas of hydrocolloid chemistry, rheology and applications