David Cook is AB InBev Professor in Brewing Science at the University of Nottingham, UK and has more than 20 years of experience conducting research and teaching relating to brewing, analytical food chemistry and flavour technology. David is Course Director for the University of Nottingham’s innovative e-learning based Masters courses in Brewing Science, which are designed to be studied part-time as Continuing Professional Development courses for brewers and allied professionals. The Cook group specialises in applied research and interacts extensively with the malting and brewing sectors. Current research activity focuses on malting science and technology, beer flavour formation and stability and the reduction of primary energy usage in malting and brewing. Sustainable bioprocessing of raw materials and co-products is a further interest of the group.