Spectroscopy | VistaMilk

Spectroscopy is the study of the absorption and emission of light and other radiation by matter. Different instruments exist which use different light regions, like mid-infrared spectroscopy or near-infrared spectroscopy. These monthly meetings focus on presenting the novelties of this sector, from the utilization of novel statistical methods, to the equations to predict novel traits. In particular this group focuses on latest research in agriculture, from the analyses of soil, to food, passing through grass, and milk and animal traits predictions.

The meetings are online, on the last Tuesday of each month, from 14.00 to 15.00 GMT.

Upcoming meetings

There will be no meeting in the month of April, but you can check out our Spectroscopy and Chemometrics workshop, on the 27th and 28th of April.

Find more info here.

Past meetings

Date Speaker Affiliation Presentation title
29th March 2022 Giovanni Buonaiuto

PhD student in Veterinary Science, University of Bologna

“Application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy to predict detailed composition of Total Mixed Ration and rumen fluid” – Watch the recorded meeting here.

22nd February 2022 Dr. Felipe Bachion de Santana Teagasc “Vibrational spectroscopy in tandem with chemometrics/machine learning can be used for soil analysis” – Watch the recorded meeting here.
25th January 2022 Dr. Alessandro Ferragina Teagasc “FT-MIR predictions and genetic study of milk technological properties” – Watch the recorded meeting here.
30th November 2021 Dr. Saeed Shadpour University of Guelph, Canada “Predicting dry matter intake and methane emission in Canadian Holstein dairy cattle using milk MIR data and artificial neural networks” – Watch the recorded meeting here.

If you are interested in being added to the group mailing list, and to be updated on the future events, please contact maria.frizzarin@ucdconnect.ie