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Ms. LAU Hooi Hong

Senior Specialist I


Soft Materials (SOF) Department


2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634

Research Details

  • Nanoimprint lithography
  • Polyelectrolyte multilayers
  • Microencapsulations
  • Functional food
  • Biopolymer nanocomposites
  • Biopolymer nanoparticles
  • Functional surfaces
  • Metal oxides
  • Sensors
• Precision ellipsometry
• High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
• Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry Ion Trap Time-of-Flight (IT TOF)
• Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulphur (CHNS) element analyzer
• Scanning electron microscope (SEM)
• Atomic Force Microscope (AFM)
• X-ray Diffractometer
• Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometer
• Thermal gravimetric analyzer
• Temperature programmed analyzer
• Mass spectrometer
• Surface area and porosity analyzer

• 2018 − current: Microencapsulation of lactoferrin actives
• 2017 – 2019: Development of enhancement techniques for 3D structured light inspection
• 2016 – 2019: Improved healing in chronic leg ulcers via new technologies to determine specific, effective compression treatments
• 2016 – 2017: Antibody-targeted microcarriers for lung cancer therapy
• 2014 – 2016: Encapsulation technology for delivering food bioactives to the surface of the small intestine
• 2012 – 2015: An integrated and disposable sensing film for food quality control
• January 2012 – present: Research Specialist, Institute of Materials Research and Engineering
• April 2007 – Dec 2011: Associate Lecturer, Republic Polytechnic
  • MSc. in Materials Chemistry (University of Putra Malaysia)

  • Since 2008, Member of Singapore National Institute of Chemistry (SNIC)
  • 1. H.H. Lau, R. Murney, N.L. Yakovlev, M.V. Novoselova, S.H. Lim, N. Roy, H. Singh, G.B. Sukhorukov, B. Haigh, M.V. Kiryukhin. 2017. Protein-tannic acid multilayer films: a multifunctional material for microencapsulation of food-derived bioactives. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 505:332–340.
    2. H.H. Lau; E. Kilic; M. V. Kiryukhin. 2018. Biodegradable Multilayer Capsules for Functional Foods Applications. In: Y. Liu; X. J. Loh (ed) Polymer Capsules. Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd.
    3. H.H. Lau, C.P. Ooi, M.V. Kiryukhin. 2018. Biodegradable Protein-Tannic Acid Multilayers. In: M.C. Wythers (ed) Advances in Materials Science Research. Vol. 33. Nova Science Publishers.
    4. M. V. Kiryukhin, H.H. Lau, S.H. Goh, C. Teh, V. Korzh, A. Sadovoy. 2018. A membrane film sensor with encapsulated fluorescent dyes towards express freshness monitoring of packaged food. Talanta. 182: 187–192.

  • Sensing Sticker for Rapid and Remote Evaluation of Food Freshness, ID no. 201347, Singapore PCT

  • Last updated on : 08 Apr 2019 08:28 AM