Palm Oil Processing

National Chemical Engineering Exposure Camp 2023

National Chemical Engineering Exposure Camp 2023
  • Date From 4th March 2023
  • Date To 5th March 2023
  • Price From RM55
  • Location Auditorium, Block U, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


National Chemical Engineering Exposure Camp (NCEEC) is a nationwide camp to introduce and deliver information to pre-university students on Chemical Engineering. NCEEC aims to assist students who are uncertain about their future pathways. This event is open to all students.

NCEEC 2023 is hosted by UM-IChemE Student Chapter, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia and recognised by the Ministry of Education, Malaysia. This event is a part of POPSIG-MPOC Palm Oil Educational Roadshow. It is supported by POPSIG in conjunction with MPOC.


  1. To introduce chemical engineering programme to the pre-university students
  2. To give exposure to the students about chemical engineering professions
  3. To facilitate the exposure to the student chapter and the Faculty of Engineering at UM


Hemavathi Silvamany, Senior Engineer, Sime Darby Plantation Research Sdn Bhd

Hemavathi has been with Sime Darby Plantation Research since 2018 as an Engineer at Value Creation section. She is a registered Associate Member of IChemE (AMIChemE) and Graduate Engineer with Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM).

Her responsibilities include research and development related to palm oil milling, automation, mechanisation of harvesting, sustainable and green technology, business collaboration and advisory. Her current projects focus on aqueous enzymatic oil extraction, edible oil quality characteristics and high value added products processing. Of such, projects of her involvement has been recognised with Sustainability Award and Oil Palm Award at IChemE Award 2020 nationally.

Hemavathi graduated from National University of Malaysia and earned a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering and Master of Science Degree, specialising in Chemical and Process Engineering. She is also attached to Chemical Engineering Department, National University of Malaysia as an Industrial Mentor for Process Plant Design Project.

The material presented in this webinar has not been peer-reviewed. Any opinions are the presenter's own and do not necessarily represent those of IChemE or the Palm Oil Processing Special Interest Group. The information is given in good faith but without any liability on the part of IChemE.


  • 4 March 2022: 09:00—21:40 MYT
  • 5 March 2022: 09:00—16:00 MYT


Day 1 - 4 March 2023

  • 09:00—10:15 
    Registration + check in

  • 10:15—10:30 
    Gathering participants at the venue for opening ceremony

  • 10:30—11:00 
    Opening ceremony

  • 11:00—12:00 

  • 12:00—14:00 

  • 14:00—14:45
    Exposure talk

  • 14:45—15:00

  • 15:00—15:45
    POPSIG session (Industrial talk 1)

  • 15:45—16:00

  • 16:00—17:30
    Station game

  • 17:30—19:30

  • 19:30—21:00
    Preparation for performance

  • 21:00—21:30

  • 21:30—21:40 
    Closing for Day 1

Day 2 - 5 March 2023

  • 09:00—10:00 

  • 10:00—11:30
    University tour

  • 11:30—11:40
    Virtual faculty tour

  • 11:40—14:00 

  • 14:00—14:45 
    Industrial talk 2

  • 14:45—15:00

  • 15:00—15:30 
    Closing ceremony

  • 15:30—16:00 
    Check out


The organiser and POPSIG proudly acknowledge the support provided by Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) on the Palm Oil Educational Roadshow. POPSIG has collaborated with MPOC on Palm Oil Educational Roadshow since 2019. MPOC is a corporate body with a mission to promote the market expansion of Malaysian palm oil and its product by enhancing the image of palm oil and creating better acceptance through awareness of various technological and economic advantages (techno-economic advantages) and environmental sustainability.

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