Palm Oil Processing

Virtual Event: University Roadshow @ USM

Virtual Event: University Roadshow @ USM
  • Date From 20th April 2022
  • Date To 20th April 2022
  • Price Free of charge, open to all
  • Location Online. Duration: 2.5 hours


The virtual event is organised by USM Chemical Engineering Student Society (ChESS) and supported by POPSIG. The roadshow aims to provide an understanding about the palm oil industry through a virtual site tour to IOI Edible Oils Sdn Bhd, Malaysia.


Michael Ng Foo Yuen, Assistant Manager, Science, Environment and Sustainability Division, Malaysian Palm Oil Council

Michael Ng graduated from Universiti Sains Malaysia with a Degree in Applied Science (Biology) in 2002 and has now over 17 years of experience in managing environment and sustainability-based programs related to the petrochemicals and palm oil industry. At MPOC, his current focus is primarily on palm oil sustainability certification, palm oil carbon footprint, Indirect Land Use Change (iLUC), biomass utilisation and biodiversity conservation. He was involved in the national MS2530 standards review efforts as a committee member in the MSPO Technical Committee.

Yung Yen Li, Quality Assurance and Quality Control Manager, IOI Edible Oils Sdn Bhd

ChM Yung Yen Li is a Professional Chemist registered with the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry. She also leads the R&D team which is developing processes for 3MCPDE and GE mitigation; MOSH and MOAH minimization in refined oils; new product development as well as process improvement. She also oversees issues pertaining to food safety. She has published several peer-reviewed articles related to environmental pollution, food contamination and sustainable practices in the edible oil industry.


14:00—16:30 MYT


  • 14:00—14:15 
    Opening ceremony

  • 14:15—14:45 
    Presentation by Michael Ng Foo Yuen, MPOC

  • 14:45—15:15 
    Virtual site tour to IOI Edible Oils Sdn Bhd by Yung Yen Li

  • 15:15—15:45 
    Question-and-answer session 

  • 15:45—15:50
    Photography session

  • 15:50—16:00 
    Quiz session

  • 16:00—16:10
    Prize giving ceremony

  • 16:10—16:30
    Closing ceremony


POPSIG gratefully acknowledges the support provided by Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) that has supported POPSIG educational roadshow since 2019.


The presentation will be delivered via WebEx.

You are advised to join the event at least ten minutes before the scheduled start time, to allow for your computer to connect.

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