University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science

Tropical Environment







School / Department

Research fields

Chiew Foan Chin



  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Crop genetics, crop improvement
  • Molecular breeding, functional genomics,
  • Plant tissue culture, plant diversity
  • Molecular pharming of plant secondary products
  • Global protein changes in system biology

Christina Chin 


Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Project engineering management
  • LCA sustainability and environmental impact
  • Renewable energy policies and security
  • Battery storage SOC and SOH
  • Pollution management in river restoration, remediation and prevention programme

Christina Supramaniam



  • 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
Fang Yenn Teo 0000-0002-5529-1381 Civil Engineering
  • Environmental sustainability
  • Conservation planning
  • Urban sustainability
  • Climate and environmental change
  • Environmental disasters etc.
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
Joshua Yap 0000-0001-9951-3786 Foundation in Science
  • Cryobiology, cryopreservation
  • Conservation of plant genetic resources, plant diversity
  • Plant tissue culture, in vitro technologies
  • Seed science and technology
  • Plant-based drug discovery
Soon Yee Wong 0000-0002-5188-6329 Civil Engineering
  • Engineering geology
  • Slope engineering
  • Geotechnical engineering
Tomas Maul 0000-0002-3563-1115 Computer Science
  • Neural computation, neural networks
  • Deep learning
  • Computational neuroscience
  • Data science
  • Optimisation
Yousif Abdalla Abakar Suliman 0000-0002-7641-0263 Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Renewable energies, solar thermal, low speed wind
  • Biomass pyrolysis and gasification
  • Thermoacoustics, heat transfer
  • Aerospace propulsion systems
  • Energy harvesting and energy storage