Protein and Food Technology Unit
Research officers

+603-87694441 [email protected]

DR. NOOR LIDA HABI MAT DIAN
Head of Unit
Protein and Food Technology

  • QUALIFICATION
    • Ph.D. (Enzyme & Food Biotechnology), UPM, Malaysia
    • MSc Food Science & Technology, UKM, Malaysia
    • BSc Food Science & Nutrition, UKM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Modification of palm-based oil for food application (blending and/or chemical & enzymatic interesterification and/or fractionation).
    • Application and formulation of palm-based oil and palm-based micronutrients for foods and dietary supplements.
    • Microencapsulation of palm-based oil.
    • Structured lipids via enzymatic esterification.
    • Characterisation of physical and chemical of oils and fats

+603-87694490 [email protected]

DR. SIVARUBY KANAGARATNAM
Senior Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • PhD in Engineering (Mechanical, Materials and Manufacturing), University of Nottingham (Malaysia Campus)
    • Masters in Chemical Engineering Science, University of Malaya
    • Bachelors in Biochemistry and Microbiology, University Putra Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Palm oil based solid fractions as structural material in food formulations such as margarines, dairy fat substitutes, butter oil substitutes, animal fat substitutes and shortenings.

+603-87694440 [email protected]

WAN ROSNANI AWG ISA
Senior Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • MSc. Food Processing & Technology, UPM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Ice cream and whipped cream technology
    • Mayonnaise and salad dressing
    • Emulsion technology
    • Rheology analysis

+603-87694449 [email protected]

RAFIDAH ABD. HAMID
Senior Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • BSc. Food Science & Technology, UPM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Microencapsulation of oil soluble palm micronutrients

+603-87694447 [email protected]

NORAZURA AILA MOHD HASSIM
Senior Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Chocolate & Confectionery

+603-87694838 [email protected]

NUR HAQIM ISMAIL
Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • MSc (Food Science), UKM, Malaysia
    • BSc (hons) Science and Food Technology, UiTM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Bakery products
    • Cheese analogue

+609-4512122 [email protected] Energy and Protein Centre, MPOB Keratong Research Station, KM 137 Lebuhraya Segamat-Kuantan, Bandar Tun Razak, 26900 Muadzam Shah, Pahang

WAN NOORAIDA WAN MOHAMED
Group Leader of Energy and Protein Centre (EPC)

  • QUALIFICATION
    • B. Eng. (Hons) Chemical Engineering, UTM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Animal feed formulation using FORMAT Software
    • Animal feed production
    • Proximate analysis (moisture content, ash, crude protein, crude fibre, gross energy, oil content)
    • Broiler performance study

+609-4512146 [email protected] Energy and Protein Centre, MPOB Keratong Research Station, KM 137 Lebuhraya Segamat-Kuantan, Bandar Tun Razak, 26900 Muadzam Shah, Pahang

‘Abidah Md Noh
Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • MSc (Chemical Engineering), UKM, Malaysia
    • B. Eng (Biochemical), UKM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Bioconversion of biomass
    • Bioprocess technology
    • Animal feed
    • Animal nutrition

+609-4512147 [email protected] Energy and Protein Centre, MPOB Keratong Research Station, KM 137 Lebuhraya Segamat-Kuantan, Bandar Tun Razak, 26900 Muadzam Shah, Pahang

NUR ATIKAH IBRAHIM
Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • Master of Science (Animal Feed Technology), UPM, Malaysia
    • BSc. Biomedical Sc, UPM, Malaysia


  • AREAS OF RESEARCH
    • Animal Nutrition

+609-4512145 [email protected]

Dr. Saminathan Poothan Mookiah
Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • Ph.D in Applied Microbiology, UPM, Malaysia
    • M.Sc Applied Microbiology, UPM, Malaysia
    • B.Sc (hons.) Conservation Biology, UMS, Malaysia



+609-4512148 [email protected]

Muhammad Amirul Asraf Fuat
Research Officer

  • QUALIFICATION
    • Master of Engineering Technology (Chemical Engineering), UniKL, Malaysia
    • Bachelor of Chemical Engineering Technology (Hons.) in Bioprocess, UniKL, Malaysia