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Dr. Rovina Kobun | Postharvest Award | Best Researcher Award

Senior Lecture atΒ  Food Security Research Lab, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, 88400, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia., Malaysia

Dr. Rovina Kobun, an accomplished food scientist 🌱, holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology πŸŽ“ (2018) from Universiti Malaysia Sabah. She specializes in food biotechnology, focusing on detecting food contamination. As Head of Programme in Food Science and Nutrition 🍲, her research aims for sustainable food solutions, currently exploring seaweed as a food coating source. With a decade of experience, she’s a Senior Lecturer πŸ“š and Advisor at the Institute of Food Technology 🌐, USA. Dr. Kobun’s interests lie in biotechnology, food coating, and nanotechnology. She’s recognized for her contributions, including the Malaysian Lord Technologist Award πŸ†. Notable publications include “Development and Characterization of Biosorbent Film from Eggshell/Orange Waste Enriched with Banana Starch” (2023). πŸ“š


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πŸŽ“ Education

Dr. Rovina Kobun obtained her Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biotechnology 🧬 (2013), Master of Science in Biotechnology πŸ₯Ό (2015), and Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology πŸŽ“ (2018) from Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’Ό Experience

πŸ” With a wealth of experience as an Advisor at the Institute of Food Technology in the USA and as a Senior Lecturer and Head of Programme at UMS, Dr. Kobun has been pivotal in advancing the field of food science. πŸ“Š Her roles include guiding international accreditation and conducting cutting-edge research while actively engaging in academic lecturing. πŸ“

πŸ”¬ Research Interests

πŸ”¬ Dr. Kobun’s research interests encompass food innovation, food security, and nanotechnology for material modification. 🍲 She is passionate about addressing critical issues in food science through her transformative initiatives. πŸ’‘

πŸ† Awards

πŸ† Dr. Rovina Kobun has been recognized for her significant contributions to the field, notably receiving recognition from the Malaysian Lord Technologist. 🌟 Her dedication to pioneering sustainable food solutions has garnered appreciation from both local and international communities. 🌱

Publications Top Notes

Heavy metal contaminants removal from wastewater using the potential filamentous fungi biomass: a review

Year: 2015

Citations: 294

Emoji: πŸ“š

3D food printing of as the new way of preparing food: A review

Year: 2020

Citations: 167

Emoji: πŸ–¨οΈ

Methods for the analysis of Sunset Yellow FCF (E110) in food and beverage products-a review

Year: 2016

Citations: 106

Emoji: πŸ“Š

A novel voltammetric method for the enhanced detection of the food additive tartrazine using an electrochemical sensor

Year: 2018

Citations: 101

Emoji: ⚑

A review of recent advances in melamine detection techniques

Year: 2015

Citations: 100

Emoji: πŸ”


Rovina Kobun | Postharvest Award | Best Researcher Award

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