- Programme Leader BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science Lecturer in Chemistry
- School of Science & Computing -Dept of Science
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Dr. Michael Breen is a lecturer in the Department of Chemical and Life Sciences in WIT and is the programme leader for the BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Science. Dr. Breen obtained a BSc. (First Class Hons) in Chemistry at UCD, before completing a PhD in Physical Chemistry at Waterford Institute of Technology (in conjunction with the Materials and Surface Science Institute at the University of Limerick). Since joining WIT in 2000, Michael has lectured at both undergraduate and postgraduate level in areas such as chemistry, environmental science and agricultural science.
Research Group : Eco Innovation Research Group►
Dr Breen’s current research interests include the application of surfactants to the area of ‘Green Chemistry’ and investigating the extraction of antioxidants from waste streams. Michael is a member of the GIFT (Green Innovation and Future Technologies) research team and also part of the EIRC (Eco-Innovation Research Centre) in WIT.
Lecturer in Chemistry (WIT) since 2004. Programme leader for Leader BSc. (Hons) in Agricultural Science for the past 5 years. Currently teaching modules in physical organic chemistry, environmental chemistry and advanced topics in physical chemistry. Nominated for WIT Teaching Excellence Award 2015.