Mei Fong Chong

University of Nottingham, Malaysia


Mei Fong Chong received her Ph.D. degree in modeling, simulation, and design membrane‐based palm oil mill effluent (POME) treatment plant from pilot plant studies, in 2007, at the University of Science, Pulau Penang, Malaysia. She is an Associate Professor of chemical and environmental engineering at the University of Nottingham, Selangor, Selangor, Malaysia Campus, Semenyih, Selangor, Malaysia, and is the Deputy Head of research for the Environmental Research Division. She is also a Professional engineer registered with the Board of Engineer Malaysia (BEM), a Member registered with the Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM), an Affiliate Member of Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE), and a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. She has led and managed many interdisciplinary researches nationally and internationally. Her research interests involve wastewater treatment, renewable energy, and membrane separation. She is currently leading several projects including palm oil mill effluent treatment, membrane reactor for biodiesel production, and adsorption of boron from industrial wastewater. She is an active author, with one book and two book chapters and more than 40 international and national papers. Moreover, she serves as an industrial consultant for various projects and also serves as the editorial board member for three international journals. In 2009, Dr. Chong won the gold medal for the Water Innovation Awards. She is also the winner of the Presidential Award of Excellence and Presidential Award of Excellence Special Merit Award recognized by the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM). Her research work also received recognition from the Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (WinSET) Working Group from the University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK, in 2012.

Biography Updated on 14 November 2013

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