Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Chan Sook Wah


ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Lecturer I, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 10/02/2014 to present
  • SBS Club Co-Advisor, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2017
  • Module Coordinator of Food Chemistry, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 25/08/2014 to 31/12/2017
  • Module Coordinator of Food Preservation , School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 24/03/2014 to 31/12/2017
  • Leader of Food Product Development Camp, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 01/01/2016 to 31/12/2016
  • Module Coordinator of Seminar in Food Science and Nutrition, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 24/03/2014 to 31/12/2015
  • Module Coordinator of Food Processing, School of Biosciences, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, Taylor s University, 24/03/2014 to 31/07/2014
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Food Technology), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Food Science & Nutrition, UCSI UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Postgraduate Cert in Higher Education Teaching & Learning, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Malaysian Institute of Food Technologist , Annual Member, 2018 to 2018 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Functional foods (Natural products, functional foods, agricultural wastes, bioactives)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Food Chemistry, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Food Preservation, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2016)
  • Seminars in Food Science and Nutrition , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2015)
  • Community Service Initiative, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (01/2015)
  • Food Processing, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2014)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Article in Journals
2017
  • Low, P.Y., Chan, S.W. (2017). Application of red pitaya powder as a natural food colourant in fruit pastille. Jurnal Gizi Klinik Indonesia 13(3): 111-120.
     
2013
  • Chan, S.W., Mirhosseini, H., Farah, S.T., Tan, C.L., Tan, C.P. (2013). Stability of CoQ10-loaded oil-in-water (O/W) emulsion: Effect of carrier oil and emulsifier type. Food Biophysics. 8(4), 273-281. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Chan, S.W., Mirhosseini, H., Farah, S.T., Tan, C.L., Tan, C.P. (2013). Comparative study on the physicochemical properties of κ-carrageenan extracted from Kappaphycus alvarezii (doty) doty ex Silva in Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia and commercial κ-carrageenans. Food Hydrocolloids. 30(2), 581-588. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2009
  • Chan, S.W., Lee, C.Y., Yap, C.F., Wan Aida, W.M., Ho, C.W. (2009). Optimisation of extraction conditions for phenolic compounds from limau purut (Citrus hystrix) peels. International Food Research Journal 16(2), 203-213. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Optimization of pectin extraction from jackfruit rags and its application in food model system, Project Leader, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Selective recovery of amylase from Pitaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus) peels by using alcohol-salt aqueous two-phase system (ATPS), Co-researcher, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Optimization of pectin extraction from jackfruit rags and its application in food model system, Project Leader, 2017 to 2018 (Taylor's University)
  • Purification and characterization of charantin from Momordica charantia L. and its antidiabetic effects on alloxan-induced diabetic rats, Project Leader, 2015 to 2018 (National)
  • Application of Edible Coating for Shelf life Extension and Quality Retention of Pre-packaged Fresh-cut Mixed Fruits for Ready-to-blend Fruit Smoothie, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2016 (Taylor's University)
  • Application of red pitaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus) powder as a natural functional colorant in the food model system, Project Leader, 2015 to 2016 (Taylor's University)
  • Application of red pitaya (Hylocereus polyrhizus) powder as a natural functional colorant in the food model system, Project Leader, 2015 to 2016 (Taylor's University)
  • Purification and characterization of charantin from Momordica charantia L. and its antidiabetic effects on alloxan-induced diabetic rats, Project Leader, 2015 to 2018 (National)
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Ready-to-eat meal, Lioco Berhad, 01/12/2017 to 15/01/2018, Consultant  (Private/Industrial Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • Oh Jia Hui, Master by Research  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Utilization of cassava leaves in the development of nutritious snack as a source of calcium, The 15th Asean Food Conference 2017, 14/11/2017 to 17/11/2017, Vietnam Institute of Agricultural Engineering & Postharvest Technology (VIAEP) & Vietnam Association of Food Science and Technology  (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Comparative study of red pitaya natural colorant prepared via spray drying and freeze drying technique, 7th International Symposium on Wellness, Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition , 03/11/2016 to 04/11/2016, Department of Nutrition & Health, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada & HIMAGIKAFaculty of Medicine, Universitas Gadjah Mada (International)
  • Characterization of CoQ10-loaded -carrageenan microcapsules prepared using spray drying, International Conference on Halal Gums 2012, 05/12/2012 to 07/12/2012, UKM, MANIS, HALGUMS Sdn. Bhd., USM, MOA, Department of Fisheries Malaysia, Laras Travel & Tours Sdn. Bhd. (National)
  • Comparative study on physical properties of -carrageenan extracted from Eucheuma cottonii in Tawau, Sabah and commercial -carrageenan, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu 10th International Anual Symposium (UMTAS 2011), 11/07/2011 to 13/07/2011, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu (National)
OTHERS
  • Education for Sustainability: Addressing Sustainable Development Goals hrough Project -Based Learning Approach, 2nd International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals (ICSDG 2019), 30/07/2019 to 31/07/2019, South East Asia Sustainability Network (SEASN), Universiti Sains Malaysia (International)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • IFTSA Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Product Development Competition Third Prize, Competition, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), 2019 (Food Product Development Award)
  • Innovative Food Product Development by MIFT 2019 (Champion), Competition, Malaysian Institute of Food Technology (MIFT), 2019 (Food Product Development)
  • Anugerah Khas Menteri Pendidikan Malaysia: Rekabentuk Kurikulum dan Penyampaian Inovatif Tahun 2018 (AKRI 2018) Naib Johan, Education, Ministry of Higher Education, 2018 (Naib Johan in Pengalaman Pembelajaran Imersif Bersemuka)
  • International University Carnival on E-Learning Bronze Award, Education, International Islamic University of Malaysia, 2018 (Bronze Award)
  • Pecipta' 17 Bronze Award, Competition, Ministry of Higher Education, 2017 (Invention)
  • National Food Innovation & Product Development 2016 (NFIPD 2016) Silver Award, Competition, Universiti Teknologi Mara (UITM), 2016 (Food Product Development Competition)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Visitation to Ti-Ratana Welfare Society , 14/02/2014 to 14/02/2014 (Community)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Taylor s Curriculum Framework (TCF) Module Alignment Workshop, Research, 21/11/2018 to 22/11/2018 (University)
  • Office 365, Non research, 08/11/2018 to 23/11/2018 (University)
  • Reflection in Learning , Non research, 24/09/2018 to 24/09/2018 (University)
  • Basic Statistical Analysis using SPSS , Research, 31/07/2018 to 31/07/2018 (University)
  • Shimadzu HPLC Fractionation Training , Research, 08/02/2018 to 09/02/2018 (Department/School)
  • Asean Food Conference Vietnam 2017, Research, 14/11/2017 to 17/11/2017 (International)
  • Be Visible Through Research Expert Management System (REMS) , Research, 30/10/2017 to 30/10/2017 (University)
  • Innovative Assessment Strategies and Tools, Non research, 04/10/2017 to 04/10/2017 (Department/School)
  • Like Me, Share Me, Play Me, Research, 30/05/2017 to 30/05/2017
  • 10th MIFT Food Science and Technology Seminar 2017, Research, 17/03/2017 to 18/03/2017
  • Maximising Learning through Collaborative Classroom (X-Space), Research, 10/03/2017 to 10/03/2017
  • Creative Instructional Videos with Videoscribe & Powtoon, Research, 24/02/2017 to 24/02/2017
  • Shoot and Teach In 5 Minutes, Research, 19/01/2017 to 19/01/2017