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Associate Professor Dr. Grrace Ng Hui Suan

Associate Professor | Department of Food Science and Nutrition
Director, Centre of Excellence for Research, Value Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Academic Qualifications

PhD Bioprocess Engineering 
BSc (Hons) Biochemistry

Areas of Interest
Bioseparation Technology - Downstream Processing
Microalgae Fermentation and Biorefinery
Recovery and Bioactivities of Natural Products
Fermentation and Bioprocess Engineering
Professional Affiliation

  1. Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) - Associate Member
  2. Malaysian Society for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB) - Member
  3. Academic Excellence, Universiti Putra Malaysia Chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society - Member since 2007


  1. Ng, H. S., Wang, C., Tan, J. S., Lan, J. C. (2018) Purification of recombinant human serum albumin from transgenic Oryza sativa with a single-step aqueous biphasic system. Journal of Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, 84: 60-66
  2. Phoon, K. Y., Ng, H. S., Rabitah, Z., Yim, H. S., Mokhtar, M. N. (2018) Enrichment of minor components from crude palm oil and palm-pressed mesocarp fibre oil via sequential adsorption-desorption strategy. Industrial Crops and Products, 113: 187-195
  3. Ng, H. S., Chai, C.X.Y., Chow, Y. H., Loh, C. W. L., Yim, H. S., Tan, J. S., Lan, J. C. (2018) Direct recovery of Bacillus subtilis xylanase from fermentation broth with an alcohol/salt aqueous biphasic system. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering
  4. Wan, P.K., Lan, J. C., Tan, J. S., Yim, H. S., Ng, H. S. (2018) Recovery of intracellular ectoine from Halomonas salina cells with poly(propylene) glycol/salt aqueous biphasic system. Journal of Taiwan Institutes of Chemical Engineers, 82: 28-32
  5. Ng, H. S., Ooi, C. W., Mokhtar, M.N., Show, P.L., Ariff, A., Tan, J. S., Ng, E. P., Ling, T. C. (2013) Extractive bioconversion of cyclodextrins by Bacillus cereus cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase in aqueous two-phase system. Bioresource Technology, 142: 723-726
  6. Ng, H.S., Tan, C. P., Mokhtar, M. N., Ibrahim, S., Ariff, A., Ooi, C. W., Ling, T. C. (2012) Recovery of Bacillus cereus cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase and recycling of phase components in an aqueous two-phase system using thermo-separating polymer. Separation and Purification Technology. 89:9-15
  7. Ng, H. S., Tan, C. P., Chen, S. K., Mokhtar, M. N., Ariff, A., Ling, T. C. (2011) Primary capture of cyclodextrin glycosyltransferase derived from Bacillus cereus by aqueous two-phase system. Separation and Purification Technology. 81: 318-324