Curriculum Vitae


Dr Neo Yun Ping

  • Lecturer I, Faculty of Health & Medical Sciences, 15/08/2014 to present
  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF AUCKLAND, -
  • Master of Science (Food Technology), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Food Studies), UNIVERSITI PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Malaysian Institute of Food Technologists , Professional Member, 2016 to 2017 (National)
  • Electrospinning; Food contact materials; Bioactive compounds
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Nutraceuticals & functional food, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Techniques in food/nutrition research, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • Food product development, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
  • Neo, Y. P., Ray, S., Perera, C.O. (2018). Fabrication of functional electrospun nanostructures for food applications. In: Handbook of food bioengineering. Vol 19: Role of materials science in Food Bioengineering (Grumezescu, A & Holban, A. M. ed). Academic Press, Massachusetts, United States, pp. 109-146.
Article in Journals
  • Neo, Y. P., Perera, C. O., Nieuwoudt, M. K., Zujovic, Z., Jin, J., Ray, S., et al. (2014). Influence of heat curing on structure and physicochemical properties of phenolic acid loaded proteinaceous electrospun fibers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 62(22), 5163-5172. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Neo, Y. P., Ray, S., Jin, J., Gizdavic-Nikolaidis, M., Nieuwoudt, M. K., Liu, D., & Quek, S. Y. (2013). Encapsulation of food grade antioxidant in natural biopolymer by electrospinning technique: A physicochemical study based on zein–gallic acid system. Food Chemistry, 136(2), 1013-1021. ISSN: 0308-8146 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Neo, Y. P., Swift, S., Ray, S., Gizdavic-Nikolaidis, M., Jin, J., & Perera, C. O. (2013). Evaluation of gallic acid loaded zein sub-micron electrospun fibre mats as novel active packaging materials. Food Chemistry, 141(3), 3192-3200. ISSN: 0308-8146 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Neo, Y. P., Ray, S., Easteal, A. J., Gizdavic-Nikolaidis, M., &Quek, S. Y. (2012). Influence of solution and processing parameters towards the fabrication of electrospun zein fibers with sub-micron diameter. Journal of Food Engineering, 109(4), 645-651. ISSN: 0260-8774 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Neo, Y.-P., Ariffin, A., Tan, C.-P., & Tan, Y.-A. (2010). Phenolic acid analysis and antioxidant activity assessment of oil palm (E. guineensis) fruit extracts. Food Chemistry, 122(1), 353-359. (ISI-Indexed)
Article in Proceeding
  • Neo, Y.P., Au, J. E., & Tan, K. L. Development of vegan patties for young adults as a source of calcium using tofu and tempeh. International Food Research Conference, 25-27th July 2017, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Perera, C. & Neo, Y.P. Electro-spinning as a novel encapsulation method for food applications. 15th International Conference on Food Processing & Technology, 27-29th October 2016, Rome, Italy. (ISI-Indexed)
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Biomaterial based nanofiber loaded with deferoxamine for as potential wound dressing for diabetic foot ulcer, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Development of electrospun zein-based active packaging materials functionalized by caffeic and p-coumaric acid, Project Leader, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Synthesis, structure and physico-chemistry properties of rhenium complexes with phenyl-pyridylpyrazole ligands., Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Isolation, identification and antioxidant activities of bound phenolic compounds in lion's mane (Hericium erinaceus) mushroom, Project Leader, 2015 to 2017 (Taylor's University)