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Department of Food and Health Sciences

Academic Staff

TEACHING AREAS

  • Food Science and Processing
  • Food Testing and Quality Control
  • Food Packaging Materials and Application
  • Food Legislation and Safety

QUALIFICATIONS

2009 EdD in University of Western Australia
1991 MPhil in Food Science and Technology, University of Strathclyde
1983 BSc in Food Science and Nutrition, Fu Jen Catholic University

EMPLOYMENT

2018 - Present Faculty of Science and Technology, Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong
1994 - 2018 Dept. of Applied Science in the Institute of Vocational Education, Chai Wan
1987 - 1988 Maxim’s Caterers and Bakery Ltd
1986 - 1987 Sino-Wally Ham Manufacturing Co Ltd
1983 - 1986 Food and Beverage Dept for Nikko International

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES and AFFILIATION

2015 - Present Advisory Committee member for the Agriculture and Fisheries (ACAF) of the Hong Kong Government (HKSAR)
2011 - Present Honorable Adviser for the Hong Kong Food Professionals Association
2010 - Present Panel Member for the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department (FEHD) of the Hong Kong Government (HKSAR)
2010 - Present Specialist for the Food and Nutritional Science, Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic & Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ)
2010 - Present Food Category Technical Expert and Technical Assessor, Hong Kong Accreditation Service (HKAS)
2009 - Present Certification Committee Member of Hong Kong Organic Resource Centre Certification(HKORC managed by the Baptist University)
2000 - Present HACCP and ISO 22000 Technical Committee Member for Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA)
1998 - Present Fellow Member of Institute of Food Technologists, USA
1990 - Present Fellow Member of Institute of Food Science and Technology, UK

RESEARCH INTERESTS & SUBJECT SPECILISATION

  • New Ingredients in Food Processing
  • Innovation to Health Food Products
  • Mousse Food Development for Infants and Elderly
  • Latest Food Packaging and Its Application
  • Clean Label Food Manufacture
  • Food Traceability and Safety
  • Food Quality Assurance System and Certification

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND CONSULTANCY

  • More than a hundred of articles and interview scripts released by the multi-media on food science and food safety issues including TVB, ATV, RTHK, Now TV, (For instance : 學是學非, 動新聞..etc) ; newspapers such as Ming Pao, 東方日報, 太陽報 and South China Morning Post; magazines such as 選擇月刋, 壹週刋….. etc. since 2008 to present.
  • Numbers of consultancy projects have been conducted with the support of funding by the Hong Kong Industrial Department, Government since 2001, for “Cook Chill and Cook Freeze for Central Kitchen”; “Treasure Food and Zero Food Waste” in 2011.
  • Provided professional training course for Education Bureau of HK Government for Secondary School Teachers on ‘NSS Enriching Knowledge for the Technology and Living Curriculum Series: (4) Food Preservation in 2010, 2013 & 2014 respectively.
  • Three books namely as「越食越安心」, 增訂版「越食越安心」and 「食安解碼」were published in 2009, 2012 and 2017 respectively.