Staff Information
Currently, our research group is fared by eight full-time faculty members and one post-doctoral researcher.
Prof. Dr. Ida Idayu Muhamad
Ph.D. Chem. Eng. (UMIST, UK)
M.Sc. Food Sci. & Tech. (USM)
B.Tech. Industrial Technology (USM)

Former Head of Research Group

Food security, smart biomaterials & packaging, bioactive delivery system
Dr. Eraricar Salleh
Ph.D. Bioprocess Eng. (UTM)
M.Sc. Biochem. Eng. (Birmingham, UK)
B.Eng. Chem-Bio Eng. (UTM)
Senior Lecturer
Antimicrobial food packaging, food microbiology and food safety
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dayang Norulfairuz Abang Zaidel
Ph.D. Chem. Eng. (DTU, Denmark)
M.Sc. Food Engineering (UPM)
B.Eng. Chem. Eng. (UMIST, UK)
Associate Professor
Enzyme food technology, nanotechnology, food hydrocolloids and rheology
Dr. Abdul Halim Mohd Yusof
Ph.D. Chem. Eng. (Duisburg-Essen, Germany)
M.Sc. Biochem. Eng. (UMIST, UK)
B. Eng. Chem-Bio Eng. (UTM)
Senior Lecturer
Membrane technologies and separation
Dr. Yanti Maslina Mohd Jusoh
Ph.D. Bioresource Eng. (McGill, Canada)
M.Sc. Food Engineering (UPM)
B.Eng. Chem. Eng. (UTM)
Senior Lecturer
Microwave heating for separation and food processing
Dr. Zanariah Hashim
Ph.D. Biotechnology (Osaka, Japan)
M.Sc. Biotechnology (Osaka, Japan)
B.Eng. Chem. Eng. (Nagoya, Japan)
Senior Lecturer

Head of Research Group

LC/MS-based metabolomics, multivariate data analysis, microbial fermentation
Dr. Daniel Joe Dailin
Ph.D. Bioprocess Eng. (UTM)
M.Sc. Bioprocess Eng. (UTM)
B.Eng. Chem-Bio Eng. (UTM)
Senior Lecturer
Fermentation technology and biomass utilization, bioprocess optimization
Dr. Norhayati Pa’e
Ph.D. Bioprocess Eng. (UTM)
M.Sc. Bioprocess Eng. (UTM)
B.Eng. Chem-Bio Eng. (UTM)
Fermentation technology and biomaterials
Dr. Nur Hidayah Zainan
Ph.D. Chemical Eng. (UPM)
M.Sc. Biotechnology-Biochemical Eng. (UIAM)
B.Eng. Biotechnology-Biochemical Eng. (UIAM)
Senior Lecturer
Subcritical water technology, microalgae cultivation and extraction.