Centre for Agriculture and Food Research

Name
Email 
Faculty/Institution
Research Focus
Research Area (keywords)
Azida Illyani Binti Anas
azida@utar.edu.my
FSc
Agriculture
Farm management, precision agriculture
Chai Tsun Thai
chaitt@utar.edu.my
FSc
Biochemistry
Phytochemicals/medicinal herbs, bioactive peptides/proteins, antioxidants
Chan Mun Yee
chanmy@utar.edu.my
FSc
Biochemistry
Bioremediation, enzymes
Chang Chew Cheen
changcc@utar.edu.my
FSc
Natural products, Chemical synthesis
Phytochemicals, medicinal chemistry, Mannich bases
Chang Ying Ping
changyp@utar.edu.my
FSc
Food Science
Food compositional analysis, applied enzymology, food polymer science, prebiotic activity, agro-based by-product valorization
Chee Huei Phing
cheehp@utar.edu.my
FSc
Dietetics/ Nutrition
Diet/ food and diseases
Chow Yit Lai
chowyl@utar.edu.my
FSc
Chemical biology of plant metabolites
Bioactive alkaloids, lipid metabolism, disease mechanism, C. elegans
Ee Kah Yaw
eeky@utar.edu.my
FSc
Functional food
Phytochemicals, proteins, peptides, biophysical properties, functional properties
Gideon Khoo
gideonkhoo@utar.edu.my
FSc
Aquaculture, Genetics, Biodiversity & Environmental Biology
Larviculture and embryonic development of aquatic species, population and genetic diversity studies, genetics of ornamental fish species.
Goh Wei Lim
wlgoh@utar.edu.my
FSc
Molecular ecology and evolutionary genetics
Plant and animal genotyping, phylogenetics, population genetics; Southeast Asian bamboos, edible-nest swiftlets
Ha Sie Tiong
hast@utar.edu.my
FSc
Chemistry, Liquid Crystals
Synthesis of Liquid Crystalline Compounds
Heng Mei Hsuan
hengmh@utar.edu.my
FSc
Soil science 
Soil science, microbiology, plant pathology
Kwong Phek Jin
kwongpj@utar.edu.my
FSc
Agriculture, Assisted Reproductive technology
Animal breeding, embryology, Functional food for reproductive health 
Lee Kok Chang
leekc@utar.edu.my
FSc
Fermentation and enzyme technology
cellulase, xylanase, filamentous fungi, agricultural-based biomass waste, fermentation
Lim Boon Hoe
bhlim@utar.edu.my
Fsc
Rubisco engineering
Rubisco, protein engineering, molecular biology, cyanobacteria, algae
Lim Chan Kiang
cklim@utar.edu.my
Fsc
 
 
Lim Shun Jinn
lsjinn@utar.edu.my
Fsc
Operation Research, Pure Math
Data envelopment analysis, Algebra
Lim Tuck Meng
ltmeng@utar.edu.my
FSc
Organic Chemistry
Radical Chemistry, electrochemistry, spectroscopy
Loh Pek Chin
lohpc@utar.edu.my
FSc
Molecular & agricultural microbiology
Biofertilizer, plant-microbe interactions, biocontrol of plant diseases, ribosome biogenesis
Loo Joo Ling
loojl@utar.edu.my
LKC FES
Aquaculture Nutrition, Aquaculture Engineering
Innovative Aquafeed, nutrigenomics, feed processing, recirculating aquaculture system, aquaponics
Lye Huey Shi 
lyehs@utar.edu.my
FSc
Functional food
Probiotics, phytochemical, food products development 
Michelle Ng Yeen Tan
ngyt@utar.edu.my
FSc
Microbiology and protein Purification
Endolysin, Effects of microplastics in food chain
Nor Ismaliza Mohd Ismail
ismaliza@utar.edu.my
FSc
Molecular biology, enzyme and protein  
Endolysin, aquaculture effluent treatment  
Nurdiyana Aqilah Binti Roslan
aqilahr@utar.edu.my
FSc
 
Rumen microbiology, rumen fermentation, small ruminants
Ong Mei Kying 
ongmk@utar.edu.my
FSc
Food Preservation, Postharvest Technology
Sensory evaluation, agrifood preservation, new product development, underutilised plant and animal species
Ong Siew Teng
ongst@utar.edu.my
FSc
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry
Chemistry, adsorption studies
Ooi Ai Lin
ooial@utar.edu.my
FSc
Aquatic ecology
Aquatic biodiversity & ecology, plankton, hydroponics & aquaponics system
Phoon Lee Quen
phoonlq@utar.edu.my
FSc
Molecular genetics
Genetic markers, disease interaction, gene expression, genome selection
Phuah Eng Tong
phuahet@utar.edu.my
FSc
Fats and Oils Technology, Functional Food, Kinetic Modeling
Fats and Oils, Simulation and Kinetic Modelling
Sim Kooi Mow
simkm@utar.edu.my
FSc
Natural products chemistry, medicinal chemistry and Organic synthesis
Biological activity of indole alkaloids, 1,2,4-triazole Schiff bases, N-acylhydrazones and 1,3,4-Oxadiazoles
Tan Ji
jtan@utar.edu.my
FSc
Agricultural biodiversity
Taxonomy, macroalgae, arachnology, molecular phylogenetics, microbiology
Tan Yen Nee
tanyn@utar.edu.my
FSc
Food Microbiology, Functional Food
Food Microbiology, Natural product extract and bioactivities, Functional Foods and nutrition
Tee Chong Siang
teecs@utar.edu.my
FSc
Plant tissue culture and plant transformation
Tissue culture of herbs, ornamentals and fruit crops
Teo Kah Cheng
teokc@utar.edu.my
FSc
Microbiology
Food microbiology and Medicinal chemistry
Teoh Chaiw Yee
cyteoh@utar.edu.my
FSc
Aquaculture
feed formulation, aquaculture nutrition, aquatic disease, aquatic product development, fatty acid metabolism
Tey Lai Hock
teylh@utar.edu.my
FSc
 
 
Tong Pei Sin
tongps@utar.edu.my
FSc
Agriculture, biodiversity
Plant growth, forestry
Wong Fai Chu
wongfc@utar.edu.my
FSc
Biochemistry
Enzymes, Medicinal Herbs, Proteins, Peptides, Bio-assay
Wong Hann Ling
hlwong@utar.edu.my
FSc
Molecular biology & agricultural biotechnology
Biofertilizer, plant-microbe interactions, biocontrol of plant diseases, Agrobacterium-mediated plant tranformation
Wong Wey Lim
wongwl@utar.edu.my
FSc
Agriculture, Biological Control, Parasitology
Biological control in agriculture, diseases in aquaculture, functional morphology
Yip Foo Win
yipfw@utar.edu.my
FSc
Chemistry, Soil science n etc
Chemistry, Inorganic, organometallic, bio-inorganic, soil science and etc

Associate Members:
Eddy Cheah Seong Guan
cheahsg@utar.edu.my
FSc
Microbiology
Microbiology, medical microbiology, mycobacteriology, antibacterial agents, bacteriophages
Lisa Ong Gaik Ai
ongga@utar.edu.my
FSc
 
 
Tan Gim Cheong
tangc@utar.edu.my
FSc
 

Last update: 01/02/2021