University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science








School / Department

Research fields

Asgar Ali



  • Food systems, crop production, horticulture
  • Food science and technology
  • Postharvest managment, supply chain for fruitsand vegetables, alternative management of diseases in crops
  • Edible coatings and packagings
  • Intelligent pacakagings, AI in postharvest system

Cheng Foh Le



  • Drug discovery (antibacterials, antfungals, anticancers)
  • High-throughput design and synthesis of therapeutic peptides
  • Pneumococcal seroepidemiology (serotyping, antibiotic profiling, clonal relationship)
  • Food waste recycling

Chiew Foan Chin



  • Sustainable agriculture, crop genetics, crop inprovement
  • Molecular breeding, funcitonal genomics
  • Plant tissue culture, plant diversity
  • Molecular pharming of plant secondary product
  • Global protein changes in system biology

Ching Lik Hii


Chemical and Environmental Engineering

  • Food processing
  • Drying
  • Transport phenomena
  • Bio-products, future food

Choon Lai Chiang


Foundation in Engineering

  • Food preservation
  • Drying

Christina Supramaniam

0000-0003-1604-1950 Biosciences
  • Sustainable palm oil
  • Environmental microbiology
  • Plant-microbe interaction, molecular phytopathology, soil microbiome
  • Biomass composting and industrial biotechnology

Chung Lim Law

0000-0003-1305-4537 Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial drying
  • Food processing, food preservation, food quality, food safety
  • Herbs, vegetables and fruits
  • Fluidisation
  • Modern agriculture, drone application
Festo Massawe 0000-0002-0744-4777 Biosciences
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Crop diversity, climate resilient crops, nutrient-dense crops, crop breeding
  • Innovation in agriculture, plantation crops
  • Environmental sustainability
Hoon Kiat Ng 0000-0002-4055-8151 Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Chemical kinetics modelling of diesel/biodiesel combustion
  • Biofuels production and combustion, engine testing
  • Parallel processing and neural network analysis of engine performance/emissions
  • Soil remediation using extraction and advanced oxidation processes (AOP)
  • Thermal system analyses, biomechanical system
Pau Loke Show 0000-0002-0913-5409 Chemical and Environmental Engineering
  • Food processing
  • Bioprocessing
  • Algea research
  • Bioproduct recovery
Shi Hui Cheng 0000-0003-3519-0951 Biosciences
  • Obesity, diabetes
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
  • Metabolomics application
  • Functional food
  • Antioxidant
Soma Mitra 0000-0001-7045-1550 Biosciences
  • Nutrient gene interactions
  • Obesity
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Soy and cancer
Tapan Kumar Nath 0000-0001-6436-1778 Environmental and Geographical Sciences
  • Community-based natural resources management, livelihoods
  • Agro-ecological practices (agroforestry, indigenous farming systems)
  • Traditional ecological knowledge, forests and sustainable development goals
  • Urban green space and health, forests and climate change
Winnie Yap 0000-0003-4596-6696 Biosciences
  • Transgenic technology
  • Plant micropropgation
  • Molecular pharming and plant secondary metabolites - new discoveries and evaluation of products
Yin Sze Lim 0000-0002-3135-1992 Biosciences
  • Microbial fermentation
  • Food microbiology and safety
  • Probiotic and prebiotic
  • Protein purification and proteomics
Yuh-Fen Pung 0000-0001-6195-3970 Pharmacy and Biomedical Science
  • Non-communicable diseases
  • Infections and immunity
  • Advanced materials and formulations
  • Natural products and medicinal chemistry
Zhi Xiang Ng 0000-0002-9423-7206  Biosciences
  • Antioxidant, biomarkers and risk factors for metabolic diseases
  • Food processing, functional food and medicinal plants
  • Molecular nutrition