University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Engineering
     
  
 

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Sze Pheng Ong

Associate Professor,

Contact

  • workRoom CLG06 C Block
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
    Malaysia
  • work+6(03) 8924 8776
  • fax+6(03) 8924 8017

Biography

Dr. Ong is the Associate Professor of the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. She received her bachelor degree in Chemical Engineering (BEng Hons) from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in year 2005 and later worked as a technical support engineer in the gas industry before pursuing her PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Nottingham in year 2011. Currently, she also serves as the Vice-chair of Faculty Research Operating Group. Her research areas are mainly in industry drying, food microstructure, processing of phytochemicals and edible antioxidants, product development, process optimization and simulation.

Expertise Summary

  • Food processing & dehydration technology
  • Plant & food microstructure engineering
  • Phytochemical extraction and purification
  • Natural antioxidants processing
  • Modelling & simulation (food product quality)

Teaching Summary

Fundamentals of Process Control

Process Dynamics & Control

Computer System

Fats & Oils Processing Technology

Palm Oil & Oleochemicals

Research Summary

Current main research interest is to develop new food products (from raw farm materials ranging from fruits and vegetables to herbs) for health benefits and food diversification. She is also keen in… read more

Selected Publications

Current Research

Current main research interest is to develop new food products (from raw farm materials ranging from fruits and vegetables to herbs) for health benefits and food diversification. She is also keen in developing sustainable and green drying and food processing technologies in preserving foods as naturally as possible without compromising the delicacy and nutrition. In addition, her research areas also encompass the natural phytochemicals and antioxidants processing as well as sensory evaluation, microstructure assessment and predictive modelling development.

Faculty of Engineering

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

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8001

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