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Food and Biomaterial Engineering Research Group

Food and Biomaterial Engineering Research Group (FoBERG) is a research group that focuses on the areas of food and biomaterial engineering in the Faculty of Chemical & Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Professor Dr. Ida Idayu Muhamad, Head of Research Group, founded FoBERG in 2001. Initially, this group was composed of two staff and five students and now have grown to seven staff and more than 20 students.

FoBERG main laboratory is located in N29 Building, Lengkok Suria, Faculty of Chemical & Energy Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 81310, Skudai, Johor Bahru, Johor ,meanwhile our latest FoBERG R&D Cafe is located in N05 Building which placing our commercialized innovations and healthy food. Our members have been conducting studies in various Biopolymers/Biomaterial and Food Engineering fields, as demonstrated by our achievements in many publications and awards.

Focus Area:

  • Food processing,
  • Food technology and quality,
  • Product development,
  • Biopolymers,
  • Biocomposite materials

We welcome you to join our group to further your studies in the field of Food and Biomaterial Engineering, as well as for research collaboration and consultation. For further information, please contact us.