Oi Ming Lai

Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia


Oi Ming Lai is a Professor in enzyme technology from the Department of Bioprocess Technology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in biotechnology from the Universiti Putra Malaysia in 1999. She is the coeditor of Healthful Lipids (AOCS Press) and Leading Editor of Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Characterization, and Uses (AOCS Press). She is author or coauthor of more than 100 referenced SCI publications and more than 8 book chapters and the holder of 8 patents. She has taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in enzyme technology, food biotechnology, industrial biotechnology, and food biocatalysis. Her research program includes the development and improvement of structured lipids, upscaling and bioreactor designs and kinetics, and product diversification of various oilseed components and its by-products. She has won numerous professional awards including WIPO’s Best Invention by Woman Award in 2008 in Brussels, Belgium. She also sits on the Editorial Board of the Food and Bioprocess Technology journal and Peer J.

Biography Updated on 22 November 2012

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