4th International Conference of Chemical Engineering & Industrial Biotechnology
Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Energy Institute (Malaysia)
Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow (CARIFF)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
International Association of Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) and International Journal of Hydrogen Energy.
List of Sponsors
- Infrastructure University Kuala Lumpur (IUKL)
- SIRIM Measurements Technology Sdn. Bhd.
- Center of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow (CARIFF)
- Malaysian Chemical Engineering Technologies Sdn. Bhd. (MALCHEM)
- RGS Corporation Sdn. Bhd.
- CHEMPEX Sdn. Bhd.
- UMP Holdings Sdn. Bhd.
- F&B Kelisa Emas Enterprise
- Alpha Gas Solution Sdn Bhd
- Permula Chemicals Sdn. Bhd.
Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Number of Participants
A total of 225 participants from Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.
Professor Dr. Weeratunge Malalasekera
Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Loughborough University, United Kingdom
Professor Dr. (Neal) Tai-Shung ChungProvost’s Chair, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
National University of Singapore
Mr. Jan Peter Bredehoeft
BASF PETRONAS Chemicals, Malaysia
Professor Ir. Dr. Nor Aishah Saidina Amin
Faculty of Chemical and Energy Engineering
Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
- Mr. Murali Samudram
Corporate Group Services, Energy and Environment Engineer
Nestle Malaysia Sdn. Bhd.
The International Conference on Chemical Engineering & Industrial Biotechnology 2018 (ICCEIB2018) was organized by the Faculty of Chemical and Natural Resources Engineering, Universiti Malaysia Pahang in collaboration with Energy Institute Malaysia, Centre of Excellence for Advanced Research in Fluid Flow (CARIFF) and Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). In a significant milestone, this conference was also receiving strong support from the International Association of Hydrogen Energy (IAHE) and International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. The theme for ICCEIB 2018 is “Sustainable Technological Solutions for Industry and Society”. This conference is designed to disseminate the latest research findings and advances in the chemical engineering and industrial biotechnology area to society. Specifically, focusing on demand, supplies, storage, and transportation issues in food, energy, and water nexus. These areas have become high concerns to the private sector, researchers, academics, industrialists and policy makers. This conference attracted more than 220 participants from Malaysia, South Korea, Japan, United Kingdom, Australia, Russia, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and Sudan. The conference was successfully conducted from 1st – 2nd August 2018 in Seri Pacific Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The programme commenced with a very warm welcome from the chairman of the conference; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Cheng Chin Kui on 1st of August 2018 and then the 1st keynote speech was given by Prof. Weeratunge Malalasekera from University of Loughborough, UK with the title “Renewable energy and role of hydrogen as a future fuel”. The 2nd keynote speech was delivered by Prof. (Neal) Tai-Shung Chung from National University of Singapore. The title of the speech was “Sustainability by designing polymer membranes for water reuse, seawater desalination and osmotic power generation”. Then the official opening ceremony was started with the welcome address by Vice Chancellor of UMP, Professor Dato' Dr. Daing Mohd Nasir Bin Ibrahim. The conference was officiated by the Chief Secretary of Ministry of Education Malaysia, The Honourable Dato’ Dr. Mohd Gazali Abas.
The 3rd keynote speech was given by Mr. Jan Peter Bredehoeft from BASF Petronas, with discussion topic on “Energy optimization by BASF’s verbund concept”. We also had a speaker from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia as our 4th speaker which was Prof Ir. Dr. Nor Aishah binti Saidina Amin with the title of the speech was Photocatalytic Carbon Dioxide Reduction to Fuels in Monolith Reactor. The 5th keynote speaker was Mr. Murali Samudram with the title ‘Sustainability Strategies and Practice in Nestle Malaysia’.
The main conference program included over 230 selected oral presenters. The oral presentation consists of 5 keynotes and 225 oral presenters. Up to four parallel sessions were held on the following topics;
- Food and Biotechnology
- Energy Innovation
- Water and Environmental Engineering
- Advanced in Chemical Engineering