Assistant Professor Dr. Cheok Choon Yoong

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Assistant Professor Dr. Cheok Choon Yoong

Assistant Professor | Department of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering

Academic Qualifications

PhD Food Engineering
MSc Food Engineering
BEng Chemical Engineering
Dip Chemical Engineering

Areas of Interest
Extraction of bioactive compound from tropical plant materials.
Exploring the usage of tropical fruit wastes.

Research Grants

  1. Name of grant: PSIF
    Funder: UCSI University
    Project Title: Water Hardness Removal Using Cation Exchanger Prepared from Fruits Peels
    Durations: 24 Months
    Role: Main Researchers
    Amount: RM24700
    Status: Completed


  1. Cheok C. Y., Sulaiman, R., Manan, N. A., Zakora, A. J., Chin, N. L. and Hussain, N. 2018. Pasting and physical properties of green banana flours and pastas. International Food Research Journal 25(6): 2587-2594.
  2. Shaari, N. A., Sulaiman, R. and Cheok, C.Y. 2017. Rheological properties of native and modified corn starches in the presence of hydrocolloids. International Food Research Journal 24(5): 2082-2089.
  3. Choon Yoong Cheok, Babak Sobhi, Noranizan Mohd Adzahan, Jamilah Bakar, Russly Abdul Rahman, Muhammad Shahrim Ab Karim , Zulkafli Ghazali. 2017. Physicochemical properties and volatile profile of chili shrimp paste as affected by irradiation and heat. Food Chemistry, 216, 10-18.
  4. Choon Yoong Cheok, Noranizan Mohd Adzahan, Russly Abdul Rahman, Nur Hanani Zainal Abedin, Norhayati Hussain, Rabiha Sulaiman, Gun Hean Chong. 2016. Current Trends of Tropical Fruit Waste Utilization. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, DOI: 10.1080/10408398.2016.1176009.


  1. "Repetitive pulsed light treatment in extending shelf life of fresh-cut cantaloupe (Cucumis melo L. reticulatus cv. Glamour), 3-6 October 2017, Stadthalle Erding, Munich, Germany, 2nd Innovations in Food Packaging, Shelf Life and Food Safety Conference' "
  2. "ANTITUMORAL PROPERTIES OF XANTHONES FROM MANGOSTEEN (GARCINIA MANGOSTANA L.) HULL, Second International Conference on Science, Engineering & Environment, Osaka City, Japan, Nov.21-23, 2016, ISBN: 978-4-9905958-7-6 C3051 "