The outstanding researcher and engineer

Dr Lee at the research lab

Academician Assoc Prof Ir Dr Lee Tin Sin from the Lee Kong Chian Faculty of Engineering and Science was chosen as the winner for the “Society of Chemical Engineers, Japan (SCEJ) Award for Outstanding Asian Researchers and Engineers 2018”.

Each year, the award is given to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of chemical engineering in Asia. The award gives recognition to outstanding researchers and engineers in academia and industry, who are under the age of 45 and who possess exceptional vision, achievement and contribute to significant chemical engineering research and technological developments in the field of chemical engineering. Dr Lee was nominated by The Institutions of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM) for the award early this year.

Dr Lee will be receiving his award at the award ceremony at the Asia Pacific Confederation of Chemical Engineering Congress 2019 (APPChE 2019) AT Sapporo Convention Centre, Japan. It will be held from 23 to 27 September 2019. Dr Lee will also be delivering an award lecture at the Congress.

Dr Lee, who is also actively involved in biopolymer, polymer nanocomposites, antimicrobial packaging and green polymer researches, was awarded the Young Engineers Award 2012 from IEM and was granted three Malaysian Patents. He currently serves as the Chairman of Chemical Engineering Technical Division of IEM and a Council Member of IEM. He was also invited to a television talk show for the “8TV Global Watch” to share his views about plastic recycling.

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