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researcher , Engineering educator

Da-Wen Sun, Chinese engineering educator, researcher. Recipient 1st Natural Science prize Higher Education Commission, Guangdong, 1994, 3d Natural Science prize Science and Technology Commission, Guangdong, 1994, Food Engineer of Year award, IMechE, 2004.


Sun, Da-Wen was born on December 18, 1960 in Chaozhou, Guangdong, China. Son of Guangbin Sun and Younong Zheng.


Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, South China University of Technology, 1982. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering, South China University of Technology, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, South China University of Technology, 1988.


Lecturer South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 1988-1989. Research fellow University Stuttgart, Germany, 1989-1990. Research associate Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1990-1991, University Newcastle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England, 1991-1994.

Senior research associate University Sheffield, England, 1994-1995. Director FRCFT Research Group University College, Dublin, since 1995, lecturer, 1995-1999, senior lecturer, 1999—2003, chairman CIGR Internet service working group, secretary CIGR WG1 and EurAgEng SIG 12, professor, since 2003, chairman CIGR section VI.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board CIGR Journal Agricultural Engineering International (Merit award 2000). Editor-in-chief Food and Bioprocess Technology, An International Journal, former editor Journal Food Engineering. Guest editor Computers and Electronics.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Institution Mechanical Engineers (England, corporation), Institute Materials (England, corporation, E. Gaspar award 1991, PMDA award 1991), American Society Agricultural Engineering (corporation), International Institute of Refrigeration (corporation), Commission International Agricultural Engineering Section VI (chairman since 2002, merit award, 2000).


  • Other Interests

    Sports, gardening, travel, reading, internet.


Children: Angelina Meiling, Lan Lan, Yun Yun.

Guangbin Sun

Younong Zheng

Angelina Meiling Sun

Lan Lan Sun

Yun Yun Sun