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DEPARTMENT OF FOOD SCIENCES

Dr. Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng

Email: soffalina@ukm.edu.my Phone: 03-8921-5991

Current Position: Dr.

Specialisation: Emulsi Makanan, Modifikasi Lemak dan Minyak (Food Emulsion, Fats and Oils Modification)

Biography:

Qualifications
BSc, MSc (UPM), PhD (Massey University, New Zealand)

Areas of Research

  • Development of Pickering emulsifier from agro-industrial waste
  • PUFA rich oil from microalgae
  • Upscaling extraction and deodorisation of fucoidan from Malaysian seaweed

Research/Consultation/Expansion

Consultation as Field Expert for Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka – Development of ‘Kamus Istilah Makanan’

Technical Committee for SIRIM – Malaysia Standard (MS) Working Group On Virgin Coconut Oil (WG/U/0-10)

Technical Committee for SIRIM – Malaysia Standard (MS) Beverages and beverages products (TC/U/5)

Technical Committee for SIRIM – Malaysia Standard (MS) Cocoa and Cocoa Products (TC/U/1)

Publications Journals

  1. 1. Aziz, N. S., Sofian Seng, N. S., Mohd Razali, N. S., Lim, S. J. & Wan Mustapha, W. A. 2019. A
    review on conventional and biotechnological approaches in white pepper production. Journal of
    the Science of Food and Agriculture 99 (6): 2665-2676
  2. Khorairi, A. N. S. A., Sofian Seng, N. S., Aziz, N. S., Kasim, K. F. & Mohd Razali, N. S. 2019. Kesan
    penambahan gam bendi (abelmoschus esculentus) pada emulsi minyak dalam air. Malaysian
    Applied Biology 48(2): 47-53
  3. Aziz, N. S., Sofian Seng, N. S. & Wan Mustapha, W. A. 2018. Functional properties of oleoresin
    extracted from white pepper (Piper nigrum L.) retting waste water. Sains Malaysiana 47(9):
    2009-2015.
  4. Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng, Salma Mohamad Yusop, Khairul Farihan Kasim,
    Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali. 2018. Functionality of Okra gum as a novel carbohydrate-based
    fat replacer in ice cream. Food Science and Technology Research 24(3): 519-530.
  5. Khorairi, A. N. S. A., Sofian-Seng, N. S., Aziz, N. S., Azali, N. A. N., Kasim, K. F. & Mohd Razali, N.
    S. 2018. Rheological properties of aqueous dispersions of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) gum.
    Malaysian Applied Biology 47(5): 189-196.
  6. Lee Wan Xuan, Chin Zhi Kei, Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2018. Changes in
    the physicochemical properties of goat-s milk during frozen storage. Undergraduate Research
    Journal for Food Sciences 2: 46 – 52.
  7. Afiqah Mohd Sabli, Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Nur Shafiqah Adnan & Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng.
    2017. Effect of seaweed (Kappaphycus alvarezii) powder addition as carbohydrate based fat
    mimetic in the production of low fat ice cream. Undergraduate Research Journal for Food
    Sciences 1: 76-83.
  8. Sofian-Seng, N.S., Golding, M., Goh, K., Janssen, P. and Lee, S.J. 2017. In situ enzymatic
    synthesis of polar lipid emulsifiers in the preparation and stabilisation of aerated food
    emulsions. Food Biophysics 12(3): 323-338
  9. S. S. Noor-Soffalina, S. Jinap, S. Nazamid and S. A. H. Nazimah. 2009. Effect of polyphenol and
    pH on cocoa Maillard-related flavour precursors in a lipidic model system. International Journal
    of Food Science and Technology 44(1): 168-180

Proceedings

  1. Abduljabar, M. K., Kasim, K. F., Ma’Radzi, A. H., & Seng, N. S. S. 2019. Recent advances in
    extraction of Clinachanthus nutans: a review. Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1424,
    No. 1, p. 012001). IOP Publishing.
  2. A J Nur, F K Khairul, M A Nuradibah & S S S Noor. 2018. Optimization of Diplazium esculentum
    extract using pressurized hot water extractor by Box-behnken design of experiments and its
    antioxidative behaviour. IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 429: 1 – 10

Book

  1. Nur Aina Yusob, Shirey Cheong Sze Lai, Ain Nadiah Sofiah Ahmad Khorairi, Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2018. Ciri-ciri fizikokimia krim putar yang diperbuat daripada santan. Dlm. Arnida Hani Teh, Lim Seng Joe, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Norrakiah Abdullah Sani, Razalee Sedek, Wan Aida Wan Mustapha & Zalifah Mohd Kasim (Pnyt.). Siri Penyelidikan Sains Makanan 2018, hlm. 8-11. Bangi: Fakulti Sains & Teknologi UKM.
  2. Nur Ain Nabila Azali, Lee Wan Xuan & Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2017. Ciri-ciri reologi ekstrak gam bendi. Dlm. Arnida Hani Teh, Lim Seng Joe, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Norrakiah Abdullah Sani, Razalee Sedek, Wan Aida Wan Mustapha & Zalifah Mohd Kasim (Pnyt.). Siri Penyelidikan Sains Makanan 2017, hlm. 19-22. Bangi: Fakulti Sains & Teknologi UKM.
  3. Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Nurdianah Shahrul-Amin & Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2017. Penggunaan gam bendi sebagai pengganti lemak berasaskan karbohidrat di dalam formulasi aiskrim. Dlm. Arnida Hani Teh, Lim Seng Joe, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Norrakiah Abdullah Sani, Razalee Sedek, Wan Aida Wan Mustapha & Zalifah Mohd Kasim (Pnyt.). Siri Penyelidikan Sains Makanan 2017, hlm. 81-84. Bangi: Fakulti Sains & Teknologi UKM.
  4. Syahirah Muhd Aminuddin, Nur Aina Yusob & Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2017. Kesan gam bendi terhadap kestabilan emulsi minyak dalam air. Dlm. Arnida Hani Teh, Lim Seng Joe, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Norrakiah Abdullah Sani, Razalee Sedek, Wan Aida Wan Mustapha & Zalifah Mohd Kasim (Pnyt.). Siri Penyelidikan Sains Makanan 2017, hlm. 48-51. Bangi: Fakulti Sains & Teknologi UKM.
  5. Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng & Arnida Hani Teh. 2017. Keselamatan Makanan, Nutrisi & Kelestarian Pertanian. Dlm. Marlia Mohd Hanafiah, Mohd Hanafy Gausmian, Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng & Mazlin Mokhtar (Pnyt.). Kelestarian Alam Sekitar: Amalan Hijau Menginspirasikan Kelestarian Masa Hadapan, hlm. 84-87. Bangi: Penerbit UKM.
  6. Marlia Mohd Hanafiah, Mohamed Yasreen Mohamed Ali & Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng. 2017. Kitaran alam semulajadi. Dlm. Marlia Mohd Hanafiah, Mohd Hanafy Gausmian, Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng & Mazlin Mokhtar (Pnyt.). Kelestarian Alam Sekitar: Amalan Hijau Menginspirasikan Kelestarian Masa Hadapan, hlm. 59-71. Bangi: Penerbit UKM.

Articles in Antologi/Chapters in Book

Monograph, Working Papers and Non-Periodical Publications

Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng. 2018. Goat’s Milk: Our Rasuls’ Diet. IMPACT Magazine - UKM-IIC 2018 Special Issue. November 2018.

Seminar

  1. Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng, Nuraninie Aiza Azahar & Zati Hanani Rashid Ridha. 2020. Physicochemical Properties of Okra Gum (Abelmoschus esculentus) Obtained at Different Aqueous Extraction Temperature. International Conference on Food and Applied Bioscience 2020. Chiang Mai, Thailand. 6- 7 February 2020.
  2. Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng, Nuraninie Aiza Azahar & Zati Hanani Rashid Ridha. 2019. Effect of Aqueous Extraction Temperature on Physicochemical Properties of Okra Gum (Abelmoschus esculentus). 2nd ICA Research Symposium 2019. Pagoh, Johor. 19-20 November 2019.
  3. Khorairi, A. N. S. A., Sofian Seng, N. S., Aziz, N. S., Kasim, K. F. & Mohd Razali, N. S. 2018. Kesan penambahan gam bendi (abelmoschus esculentus) pada emulsi minyak dalam air. International Halal Ecosystem Conference 2018. Marriott Hotel and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia. 13 - 15 November 2018
  4. Ahmad Khorairi, A.N.S., Sofian-Seng, N.S., Aziz, N.S., Azali, N.A.N., Kasim, K.F. and Mohd Razali, N.S. 2018. Rheological properties of aqueous dispersions of okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) gum. 15th Symposium of Malaysia Society of Applied Biology 2018. Hatten Hotel, Melaka. 29 June-1 July 2018.
  5. N. S. Sofian-Seng, N. S. Aziz and W. A. Wan Mustapha. 2017. Free Radical Scavenging Activity, Total Phenolic and Piperine Content of Pepper Retting Waste Water. International Malaysian French Scientific Conference 2017. Universiti Malaya, Kuala Kumpur. 18-19 Disember 2017.
  6. Sofian-Seng, N.S., Syed-Hussain, S.S. , Mansor, R., Kamaludeen, J., Ajat, M. 2017. Ghostly Sheep- Case Study. Sixth International Conference on Case Writing 2017. Mid Valley, Kuala Lumpur. 3-4 October 2017.
  7. Noor-Soffalina, S.S., Nurul Shahirah, A. and Afiqah, M.S. 2016. Potential of two selected hydrocolloids on the texture and sensorial properties of low fat ice cream.  International Conference on Medical Science Technology. Bangi, Selangor. 23-24 November 2016 (Oral)
  8. Sofian-Seng, N.S., Golding, M., Goh, K.T.T., Lee, S.J. and Janssen, P. 2014. Potential production of polar lipid in O/W emulsion through lipolysis by Rhizomucor miehei lipase. Food Structure and Functionality Forum Symposium, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. 30 March – 2 April 2014 (Oral)
  9. Sofian-Seng, N.S., Golding, M., Goh, K.T.T., Lee, S.J. and Janssen, P. 2013. Preparation, characterization and application of naturally derived polar lipids through lipolysis. FOOD for HEALTH Symposium, Palmerston North, New Zealand. 15 Nov 2013 (Oral)
  10. Sofian-Seng, N.S., Golding, M., Goh, K.T.T., Lee, S.J. and Janssen, P. 2012. Rhizomucor miehei lipase catalyzed lipolysis at the oil-water interface. New Zealand Institute of Food Science and Technology Annual Conference, Hamilton, New Zealand. 26 - 28 June 2012 (Oral)
  11. Jinap, S., Noor-Soffalina, S. S., Nazamid S. and Nazimah, S. A. H. 2007. Effect of Polyphenol and pH On Cocoa Flavour Precursors In a Lipidic Model System. 3rd International Conference on Polyphenol and Health, Kyoto International Conference Center, Kyoto, Japan. , 25-28th Nov 2007 (Poster)

Award

  1. Bronze Medal - Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng, Lim Seng Joe, Haslaniza Hashim, Hafeedza Abd Rahman. 2020. Spherification Experiment Kit. Karnival Inovasi Pengajaran & Pembelajaran UKM (K-NOVASI 2020). Hotel Tenera, Bangi. 5-6 Februari 2020.
  2. Gold Medal - Mohd Mokrish Md Ajat, Rozaihan Mansor, Lau Seng Fong, Nur Indah Ahmad, Sharifah Salmah Syed Hussain, Puteri Azaziah Megat Abdul Rani, Juriah Kamaludeen, Nur Mahiza Md Isa, Taznim Begam Mohidin, Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng. 2019. School Zoonotic Diseases Awareness Program. Stem Teaching Innovation Award. Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2019. Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) 21-23 February 2019.
  3. Silver Medal - Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng, Lim Seng Joe, Noorul Syuhada Mohd Razali, Haslaniza Hashim, Hafeedza Abd Rahman, Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Ain Nadiah Sofiah Ahmad Khorairi, Norefrina Shafinaz Md Nor, Mohd Ridzuan Atan, Salma Mohamad Yusop. 2019. Rise ‘n Science Experiment Kits. Karnival Inovasi Pengajaran & Pembelajaran UKM (K-NOVASI 2019). UKM, Bangi. 23-24 Januari 2019.
  4. Gold medal – Noor-Soffalina Sofian-Seng, Afia Saad Alhade, Nurul Shahirah Aziz, Seng Joe Lim and Arnida Hani Teh. 2017. Consumer Acceptability of Mayonnaise-Like Salad Dressing Prepared With Okra Gum As Fat Replacer (Mayokranaise). The 1st International Malaysia Indonesia-Thailand Symposium on Innovation and Creativity, UiTM Arau, Perlis. 26-27 July 2017.
  5. Pingat Emas – P&P Melalui Dana Wakaf Kem Sains. Karnival Inovasi Pengajaran & Pembelajaran UKM (K-NOVASI 2017). UKM, Bangi.15-16 Februari 2017.

Supervision

Undergraduate (Main supervisor):

  1. Nurul Shahirah Aziz. 2016. Potensi Gam Bendi Sebagai Pengganti Lemak Berasaskan Karbohidrat Di Dalam Penghasilan Aiskrim Rendah Lemak
  2. Afiqah Mohd Sabli. 2016. Kesan Penggunaan Serbuk Rumpai Laut (Kappaphycus Alvarezii) Sebagai Pengganti Lemak Berasaskan Karbohidrat Dalam Penghasilan Aiskrim Rendah Lemak
  3. Syahirah Mohd Aminudin. 2017. Kesan Gam Bendi Terhadap Kestabilan Emulsi Minyak Dalam Air
  4. Nurul Nadia Yasman. 2017. Pengoptimuman Proses Pengeringan Sembur Gam Bendi
  5. Nur Ain Nabila Azali. 2017. Ciri-Ciri Reologi Ekstrak Gam Bendi
  6. Nur Shafiqah Binti Adnan. 2018. Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Dan Sensori Keju Mozarela Yang Diperbuat Daripada Campuran Susu Kambing Dan Susu Lembu
  7. Nur Aina Binti Yusob. 2018. Ciri- Ciri Fizikokimia Dan Sensori Krim Putar Yang Diperbuat Daripada Santan
  8. Lee Wan Xuan. 2018. Perubahan Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Dan Mikrobiologi Susu Kambing Semasa Penyimpanan Sejuk Beku
  9. Nurdianah Binti Shahrul-Amin. 2018. Perbandingan Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Dan Mikrobiologi Susu Kambing Yang Dijual Di Selangor Selepas Penyimpanan Secara Penyejukan
  10. Shirey Cheong Sze Lai. 2019. Pembangunan Mayonis Rendah Lemak Menggunakan Pengganti Lemak Berasaskan Karbohidrat
  11. Chin Zhi Kei. 2019. Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia, Mikrobiologi Dan Sensori Kefir Air Kelapa
  12. Moy Pei Jia. 2020. Penggunaan Selulosa Daripada Sisa Agro-Industri Lada Putih Sebagai Pengemulsi Pickering
  13. Tan Hui Min. 2020. Kesan Hidrolisis Enzimatik Terhadap Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Serbuk Ulat Sutera

Postgraduate (Main supervisor):

  1. Afia Saad Alhade – 2017. Effect Of Okra Gum Usage As Fat Substitute In Mayonnaise (Coursework)
  2. Nuraninie Aiza Binti Azahar. 2019. Kesan Suhu Pengekstrakan Terhadap Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Lendiran Daun Jarum Tujuh Bilah (Pereskia Bleo)
  3. Zati Hanani Binti Rashid Ridha. 2019. Kesan Suhu Pengekstrakan Akueus Terhadap Ciri-Ciri Fizikokimia Gam Bendi (Abelmoschus Esculentus)

Administrative Services/Committee

Reports: Technical/Research/Consultation

Research Grant

Project Leader

  1. FRGS/1/2019/WAB13/UKM/02/1 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS). PUFA-rich lipids from Aurantiochytrium sp. SW1 microalgae. 01/09/2019 - 31/08/2022
  2. PRGS/2/2019/WAB01/UKM/02/1 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Pembangunan Prototaip (PRGS). Upscaled extraction and deodorization of fucoidan from Malaysian brown seaweed (Sargassum sp.) as premium functional food ingredient. 01/12/2019 - 30/11/2021
  3. GUP-2018-111- Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. Production of high Omega-3 fish oil from Jade Perch fish visceral waste. 15/11/2018 - 14/11/2020
  4. GGPM-2017-065 - Geran Galakan Penyelidik Muda. Development of natural Pickering emulsifiers from pepper (Piper nigrum) pericarp waste. 16/10/2017 - 15/10/2020

Project member

  1. FRGS/1/2019/STG03/UKM/03/3 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS). Detection of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) of A1 and A2 beta-casein alleles in Malaysian dairy cattle for healthier milk option. 01/09/2019 - 31/08/2021
  2. GUP-2018-114 - Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. Characterisation of phytochemical and in vitro antioxidant properties of Colubrina asiatica (Peria Pantai) extract and its effect on the shelf life quality of aerobic and vacuum packed cooked chicken meat. 15/11/2018 -         14/11/2020
  3. GUP-2018-119 - Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. Cocoa endophytic and cocoa plants microbiome: Effects on Combating human pathogens and fermentation process. 15/11/2018       - 14/11/2020
  4. GUP-2017-100 - Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. Toxicity, genotoxicity and antioxidant capacity of Ziziphus mauritiana (bidara) fruit supercritical fluid extract. 16/10/2017 - 15/10/2020
  5. GUP-2017-121 - Geran Universiti Penyelidikan. Chemical profile and therapeutic effects of Curcuma caecia extract for the treatment of diabetes in high fat diet induced Sprague dawley rats. 16/10/2017 -15/10/2020
  6. INOVASI-2018-004 - Dana Inovasi. Development of Innovative Coconut Oil-based Mayonnaise. 15/09/2018 - 14/03/2020
  7. AP-2017-002/1 - Projek Arus Perdana. Pembangunan modul diet Halalan Toyyiban mengikut perspektif Islam dan Sains. 01/09/2017 - 29/02/2020
  8. PRGS/1/2017/WAB01/UKM/02/1 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Pembangunan Prototaip (PRGS). Production of Pilot Scale Spray Dried Edible Bird`s Nest (EBN) Hydro-Biopeptide as Functional Ingredient. 15/08/2017 - 14/02/2020
  9. Completed FRGS/1/2016/WAB01/UKM/02/2 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS). ENHANCING THE PROCESS OF FRESH PEPPER RETTING VIA ENZYMATIC AND MICROBIAL FOR THE PREPARATION OF WHITE PEPPER. 01/08/2016 -    31/07/2019.
  10. Completed ST-2017-022 - Program STEM dan Minda. KEM SAINS UKM - FunChemUKMTm: Bridging University and Community Through Chemistry. 01/07/2017 - 30/06/2019
  11. Completed GS/1/2016/STG03/UKM/02/6 - Skim Geran Penyelidikan Fundamental (FRGS). In vivo digestibility and prebiotic effects of cellulose oligosaccharides from oil palm mesocarp fiber. 01/08/2016 - 31/01/2019
  12. Completed TD-2016-014 - Dana Penyelidikan Top Down (Jangka Pendek). Pembangunan Dana Wakaf Kem Sains. 01/01/2017 - 31/03/2018

Teaching

Undergraduate courses

  1. STKM1012 Basic Food Science and Nutritio
  2. STKM2322 Advance Food Chemistry Analysis Labarotary
  3. STKM2622 Advance Food Chemistry Analysis
  4. STKM3122 Food Ingredient and Biotechnology
  5. STKM3323 Scientific Communication
  6. STKM3914 Research Project I
  7. STKM4926 Research Project II
  8. STKM3113 Food Product Development
  9. STKP1033 Food and Lifestyle (CITRA)
  10. LMCW1022 Basic Entreprenership and Innovation (CESMED)
  11. LMCK2811 Social and Responsibility (CITRA)
  12. LMCK1331 Effective Communication (CITRA)

Postgraduate courses

  1. STKM6033 Sains Lemak dan Minyak
  2. STKM6043 Teknologi Konfeksi Gula dan Coklat
  3. STKM6322 Teknik Semasa Dalam Mikrobiologi Makanan
  4. STKM6323 Operasi Pemprosesan Makanan