Lee Sin Yee

Scholarly Teaching Fellow
School of Science

lee.sinyee@monash.edu
+603 5515 9609
Room 4-8-33
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1542-3594

In 2014, Sin Yee graduated from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) with a major in Food Science and Technology. She was awarded by the faculty for her exemplary academic achievement and adoption of green technology in her final year project upon her graduation. Following that, she pursued her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in her alma mater in field of food technology.

She is a foodie. Food is her world. She loves walking down the aisles of grocery stores to see the new food products that are hitting the shelves while finding the ones that worth putting in her cart. She enjoys reading cookbook, cooking and baking in her free time because these habits could just spark her creativity on crazy food ideas, out of the blue.

She is deeply grateful and blessed for the rich learning environment that her teachers and lecturers had created for her in her learning path. The knowledge that they imparted to her has made her to believe in the value of knowledge sharing. To her, knowledge builds up on prior knowledge and it is never get isolated. Knowledge sharing helps her to get invaluable feedback from those more skilled or with different set of competences.

Feel free to connect with her as she enjoys conversation with people from different academic and research profiles.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Food Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2018
  • Bachelor of Food Science and Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2014

Expertise

  • Supercritical fluid technology (extraction, particle formation, encapsulation, co-precipitation)
  • Processing of natural products and polymers

Research Interests

Let’s discover the undiscovered!

Co-Teaching

  • CHM1051 (Chemistry 1 Advanced)
  • FST3850 (Food Product Development)
  • CHM2962 (Food Chemistry)

Book chapters

Lee, S.Y., Chia, S.L., Mohd Adzahan, N., Chong, G.H., 2017. Drying and dehydration of Pitaya fruits (Hylocereus spp.), in: Law, C.L., Hii, C.L., Jangam, S.V., Mujumdar, A.S. (Eds.), Processing and Drying of Tropical Fruits, ISBN 978-981-11-1967-5 Singapore, pp. 75-102.

Scholarly Journals

Lee, S.Y., Abdullah, L.C., Abdul Rahman, R., Abas, F., Chong, G.H., 2019. Stability and toxicity profile of solution enhanced dispersion by supercritical fluids (SEDS) formulated Andrographis paniculata extract. Braz. J. Chem. Eng. (Accepted to be published under Vol. 36, No.2, April-June 2019).

Lee, S.Y., Abdullah, L.C., Abdul Rahman, R., Abas, F., Chong, G.H., 2019. Role of polymers as crystal growth inhibitors in coprecipitation via solution-enhanced dispersion by supercritical fluids (SEDS) to improve andrographolide dissolution from standardized Andrographis paniculata extract. J. Drug Deliv. Sci. Technol. 50, 145-154.

Lee, S.Y., Abdullah, L.C., Abdul Rahman, R., Abas, F., Chong, G.H., 2018. Solution enhanced dispersion by supercritical fluids (SEDS): An approach in particle engineering to modify aqueous solubility of andrographolide from Andrographis paniculata extract. Chem. Eng. Res. Des. 138, 176-189.

Lee, S.Y., Abdullah, L.C., Abdul Rahman, R., Abas, F., Chong, G.H., 2018. Solution enhanced dispersion by supercritical carbon dioxide (SEDS) co-precipitation as a propitious strategy for “bottom-up” Andrographis paniculata powder production with improved dissolution. Front. Pharmacol. Conference abstract: International Conference on Drug Discovery and Translational Medicine 2018 (ICDDTM’18) “Seizing Opportunities and Addressing Challenges of Precision Medicine”.

Lee, S.Y., Fu, S.Y., and Chong, G.H., 2015. Ultrasound-assisted extraction kinetics, fatty acid profile, total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of green solvents’ extracted passion fruit oil. Int. J. Food Sci. Technol. 50, 1831-1838.

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