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Wai Fun Leong, Ph.D.

  • Teaching Laboratory Support Specialist
Wai Fun Leong, Ph.D.
212 Erickson Food Science Building
University Park, PA 16802
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Work Phone: 814-867-1378

Education

  1. Ph.D., University Putra Malaysia, Food Technology, 2010
  2. B.S., University Putra Malaysia, Nutrition & Community Health 2004

Research Interests

  • Nanodispersion and emulsion system
  • Functional food compounds
  • Oxidation in complex system

Publications

Leong, W.F., Yaakob, C.M., Lai, O.M., Long, K., Misran, M., Tan, C.P. (2009). Optimization of processing parameters for the preparation of phytosterol microemulsion by the solvent displacement method. J. Agric. Food Chem, 57 (18): 8426–8433.     

Leong, W.F., Cheong, K.W., Lai, O.M., Long, K., Yaakob, C.M., Misran, M., Tan, C.P. (2011). Response surface modeling of processing parameters for the preparation of phytosterol nanodispersions using emulsification-evaporation technique. J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc, 88:717- 725.

Leong, W.F., Yaakob, C.M., Lai, O.M., Long, K., Nakajima, M., Tan, C.P.(2011). Effect of sucrose fatty acid esters on the particle characteristics and flow properties of phytosterol nanodispersions. J Food Eng, 104:63-69. 

Leong, W.F., Lai, O.M., Long, K.., Yaakob, C.M., Misran, M., Tan, C.P. (2011). Preparation and Characterization of Water-Soluble Phytosterol Nanodispersion. Food Chem. 129: 77-83.