Hao Shi

PhD Student


Mr Hao Shi is a PhD candidate at the Macular Pigment Research Group (MPRG), Nutrition Research Centre Ireland, with over five years of research experience in the field of Food Science.

Hao graduated from Wuhan Polytechnic University (China) with both BSc and MSc Degree in 2018. During his postgraduate period, he was awarded with Excellent Master’s Thesis. Then he joined the National Nano-drug Engineering Research Centre as a research assistant for one year, where he participated in several projects for the developing of controlled delivery systems. Hao is co-author of 3 peer-review articles and is co-inventor in 3 patents.

In 2020 he joined Nutrition Research Centre Ireland (NRCI) as a PhD student to develop a carotenoid-enriched dairy product as a vehicle for carotenoids to improve human health.