University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Engineering

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Choon Lai Chiang

Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering


  • workRoom BB20 BLOCK B
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
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Chiang Choon Lai, joined the University of Nottingham as Assistant Professor on August 16, 2004. He holds a Master's of Science in Chemical and Process Engineering at UKM and is a Graduate (Chemical) in The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia.

His research interest is in waste water treatment, drying and student learning style. Prior to his joining UNMC, he worked in Inti College. He obtained his professional recognition in higher education and now a fellow of the Higher Education Academy UK.Currently he is pursuing his PhD and is under the Manufacturing and Industrial Processes research division.

Teaching Summary

Choon Lai started his teaching since 2002. His teaching interests include Engineering Mathematics, Properties of Material, Mechanics and Chemistry.

He is currently teaching Chemistry and Study Skills.

Recent Publications

  • C L HII, S P ONG, C L CHIANG and AS MENON, 2019. A review of quality characteristics of solar dried food crop products IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science. 292, 012054
  • C.L. CHIANG, C.L. HII, S.P. ONG, S.S. LIM, T.J. TIONG and N. ROSLI, 2019. Enhancing classroom engagement through web-based interactive tools In: Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Research Day 2019. 218-220
  • CL HII, SP ONG, CL CHIANG, L DEPRETTO, CH PANG and DE TAN, 2019. Classroom design attributes: An investigation of staffs’ and students' preferences In: Proceedings of Mechanical Engineering Research Day. 216-217
  • CHING LIK HII, ABHAY S. MENON and CHOON LAI CHIANG, 2019. Drying Principles and Practices of Cocoa Beans. In: CHING LIK HII and FLÁVIO MEIRA BORÉM, eds., Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee 1st Edition. CRC Press. 21-46
  • CHIANG CHOON LAI, HII CHING LIK, ONG SZE PHENG, LIM SIEW SHEE, TIONG TIMM JOYCE, and NURZULAIKHA BINTI ROSLI, 2019. Improving classroom engagement by using Web-based interactive tools (wit) in undergraduate teaching In: Proceedings Teaching and Learning Innovation Festival 2019. 21-23
  • C.L. HII, A.S. MENON and C.L. CHIANG, 2018. Drying and Roasting of Cocoa and Coffee Beans. In: PRABHAT K NEMA, BARJINDER PAL KAUR and ARUN S. MUJUMDAR, eds., Drying Technologies For Foods: Fundamentals And Applications: Part-III NIPA.
  • HII, CHING LIK, MENON, ABHAY S., CHIANG, CHOON LAI and SHARIF, SUZANNAH, 2017. Kinetics of hot air roasting of cocoa nibs and product quality Journal of Food Process Engineering. 40(3), n/a-n/a
  • BETSY LEE GUAT POH, KASTURI MUTHOOSAMY, CHIANG CHOON LAI and OOI CHEL GEE, 2016. Assessing the Metacognitive Awareness among the Foundation in Engineering Students The IAFOR Journal of Education. Volume 4(Issue 2), 3
  • LEE, G. P. B, KASTURI, M., CHIANG, C.L. and GOH, B.H., 2015. A Marking Scheme Rubric: To Assess Students' Mathematical Knowledge for Applied Algebra Test. Asian Social Science. 11(24), 18-25
  • SZE PHENG ONG, CHOON LAI CHIANG, HWA JUN CHAN, MUN YEE CHIANG, STEPHANIE MEI YING CHEN and TZE HUI VUN, 2015. Physical Properties and Microstructure Changes in Guava (Psidium guajava L.) During Hot Air Drying In: 8th Asia-Pacific Drying Conference (ADC 2015).
  • C.L. HII, S. JANGAM, C.L. CHIANG and A.S. MUJUMDAR, eds., 2013. Processing and Drying of Foods, Vegetables and Fruits TPR group NUS, Singapore.
  • CHIANG CHOON LAI,, HII CHING LIK,, LAW CHUNG LIM and LAW MING CHIAT, 2013. Modelling of the Heat and Mass Transfer Kinetics of Cocoa Drying In: Malaysian International Cocoa Conference 2013.
  • LOONG, B.J., LOH, H.S., CHIN, J.K. and CHIANG, C.L., 2012. Surface biofunctionalisation of poly-dimethylsiloxane (PDMS) for immobilisation of antibody. In: The 3rd International Conference on Advances in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics (AMN2012). Dalian, China.
  • KAI-SENG KOH, JITKAI CHIN, JOANNA CHIA and CHOON-LAI CHIANG, 2012. Quantitative Studies on PDMS-PDMS Interface Bonding with Piranha Solution and its Swelling Effect Micromachines. 3(2), 427-441
  • KASTURI, M., LEE, GUAT POH BETSY and CHIANG, CHOON LAI, 2012. Enhancing Chemistry Learning with Moodle Application among Foundation Engineering Students - A survey on Students' Perception. In: The Asian Conference on Education Conference Proceedings 2012 220-235
  • CHIANG CHOON LAI and CHING LIK HII, 2012. Drying Aspects of Cocoa Beans during Primary and Secondary Processing In: International Conference on Agricuturural and Food Engineering 2012, “Bringing Engineering to Life”.
  • C. L. CHIANG and K. H. CHEAH, 2011. A New fabrication route for ceramic MEMS-based micropropulsion system - soft molding technique using submicron alumina particles and preceramic In: 62nd International Astranautical Congress, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • K. H. CHEAH, K. S. KOH and C. L. CHIANG, 2011. Progression on Development of ALl2O3-SiO2 ceramic MEMS-based monopropellant micropropulsion system In: 47th AIAA joint propulsion conference and exhibit, San Diego, US.
  • CHIANG, CHOON LAI and LEE, GUAT POH BETSY, 2011. Learning Styles of Foundation Engineering Students In: Fourth International Conference on Science and Mathematics Education.
  • CHIANG, CL, ONG, SP and LAW, CL, 2010. A review on ionic liquid for CO2 capture In: The 13th Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress (APCChE).
  • ONG, SP, CHIANG, CL and LAW, CL, 2010. Antioxidants content and optical properties of salak under different drying and pretreatment conditions In: The 17th International Drying Symposium (IDS). 896-904
  • HUL, S, NG, D.K.S, TAN, R.R, CHIANG, C.L and FOO , D.C.Y., 2007. Crisp and Fuzzy Optimisation Approaches for Water Network Retrofit Chemical Product and Process Modeling. 2(3),
  • TAN, R.R, FOO, D.C.Y, NG, D.K.S, CHIANG, C.L, HUL, S and KU-PINEDA, V., 2007. An Approximate mixed integral linear programming (MILP) Model for the Design of Water Reuse/Recycle Networks with Minimum Energy Asia Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering. 2(6), 566 – 574
  • CHIANG, C.L, HUL, S, NG, D.K.S, TAN, R.R and FOO, D.C.Y., 2006. A Linear Programming Model for Retrofit a Paper Mill Plant In: 2006 Symposium on Process System Engineering, 2006, Taiwan. (In Press.)

Faculty of Engineering

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
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