Press & Media Release

Driving the Future: Prof. Pau Loke Show Leads International Collaboration to Innovate Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Technology

Prof. Pau Loke Show, in collaboration with researchers from the University of Nottingham Malaysia, University Malaya, Xiamen University China, Nanyang Technological University, and Feng Chia University Taiwan, examines groundbreaking research on the high-energy lithium-ion batteries. Their findings, featured in the Journal of Cleaner Production, signal a promising path for a future powered by advanced battery technology. Please see more details in: Elevating Battery Performance with Nickel-Rich Cathodes Could Revolutionize Energy Storage Solutions – Khalifa University (ku.ac.ae)

Prof. Pau Loke Show and His Team Lead the Way with Microwave Plasma Tech for CO2 Conversion in Revolutionizing Carbon Conversion

Carbon capture and utilization technologies, aimed at transforming CO2 into valuable resources such as fuel, are important as CO2 emissions continue to rise around the world. Led by Prof. Pau Loke Show, a pioneering research team with researchers from Universiti Tenanga Nasional, Malaysia; Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and Central Queensland University, Australia is exploring the potential of microwave plasma technology for CO2 conversion. Their groundbreaking findings, published in top 1% journal (Applied Energy), showcases the simulation of a microwave plasma reactor model, providing crucial insights into optimizing this technology for practical use. Their findings reveal the significance of electron density and temperature in achieving efficient CO2 conversion. As Prof. Show emphasizes, amidst the urgency of carbon dioxide mitigation, plasma conversion stands as a promising frontier, offering a novel approach to address this global challenge. Please see more details in: Harnessing Microwave Plasma Technology for CO2 Conversion – Khalifa University (ku.ac.ae)

Prof. Pau Loke Show and Liyana bt. Yahya Unveiling Microalgae’s Carbon Capture Potential – A Promising Future of Sustainability

The collaborative efforts of Liyana bt. Yahya, Principal Researcher in Renewable Energy & Green Technology at TNBR, and Prof. Pau-Loke Show, President of International Bioprocess Association Malaysia and Algae Biotechnology Consortium explores the science behind microalgae’s carbon capture abilities in combating climate change with Energy Watch. Together, they shed light on the crucial role of microalgae in shaping a sustainable future amidst the climate crisis. Despite the challenges in commercializing microalgae technology without adequate support, Dr. Show emphasizes the importance of partnerships between academia, government, and industry. To address this, the TNBR Microalgae Research Project and the Algal Biotechnology Consortium are not only advancing research but also planning educational outreach initiatives. Through engagement with schools and universities, they aim to cultivate awareness and inspire the next generation of scientists and entrepreneurs in the realm of algae research, forging a path towards sustainable solutions.

Langkawi Meet Highlights Potential of Algae Biomass

ALGAE biomass stands as a promising energy-rich resource crucial for sustainable support. Recognizing the necessity for collaboration, a group of experts lead an algae biotechnology research endeavor, uniting algae researchers from across Asia. This collaborative effort, initiated by Prof Ir Ts Dr. Show Pau Loke, Associate Professor Dr. Ooi Chien Wei of the International Bioprocessing Society, Assistant Professor Dr. Chew Kit Wayne of Xiamen University Malaysia, and ChM Dr. Khoo Kuan Shiong of UCSI University, has evolved into the Algae Biotechnology Consortium (ABC). Comprising twelve local and private universities in Malaysia, fourteen international universities, one research institute, and three industry partners, ABC is dedicated to amplifying algae’s role in sustainable practices, including food and energy production, nutrition, bioproducts, cosmetics, and ecological conservation. This landmark initiative was unveiled at the 6th International Conference & Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research (POCER) 2022, held from June 9-11 in Langkawi. Prof Show is expressing optimism for ABC’s impact, highlighted algae’s potential as a renewable energy source and a sustainable alternative to conventional food crops. Emphasizing the consortium’s commitment to international collaboration and sustainable solutions, Prof. Show affirmed confidence in ABC’s ability to drive impactful change for a sustainable future.

Congratulations on the establishment of the Algae Biotechnology Consortium by Show Pau Loke: Vision for Sustainable Solutions!

Pau Loke Show described the challenges faced by algae research teams during the pandemic, including the loss and died of algae specimens due to campus closures. In response, Pau Loke and his team, comprising Khoo Kuan Shiong and Chew Kit Wayne, initiated an algae networking initiative, evolving into the Algae Biotechnology Consortium (ABC). ABC aims to preserve and exchange authentic algae strains globally, establishing an algae library collection. The consortium facilitates research and development in algae cultivation, biotechnology, storage, and identification, promoting sustainable practices and the utilization of algae for food, energy, nutrition, and ecological applications. Through education, outreach, and engagement, ABC seeks to advance algae’s role in creating a greener future and fostering a circular bioeconomy, emphasizing its potential in food production, environmental remediation, and high-value bioproducts.

Congratulations on the Establishment of the World’s 1st Algal Biotechnology Consortium! 

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The 6th International Conference and Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2022 (POCER 2022), hosted biannually by the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), is set to take place from June 9 to 11, 2022, in Langkawi. Co-organized by the Human Life Advancement Foundation (HLAF), Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM), UCSI University (UCSI), and the International Bioprocessing Society (IBPROCS), POCER serves as a crucial platform for scientists, policymakers, and industry leaders to engage in discussions on science, technology, and environmental research. With its theme “The Green Industrial Revolution of the Next Decade,” POCER 2022 anticipates over 300 participants from more than 100 institutions and 30 countries. The conference aims to foster knowledge sharing and collaboration between academia and industry, offering insights into both successful and unsuccessful industrial-based research endeavors. Moreover, POCER 2022 aligns with the “One Tourist, One Tree Campaign” in collaboration with the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA), promoting environmental conservation through tree planting activities. The highlight of this year’s event is the establishment of the world’s first Algae Biotechnology Consortium (ABC), comprising over 30 local and international institutions and industry partners. Initiated by Professor Ir Ts Dr. Show Pau-Loke, ABC focuses on advancing algae research for sustainable practices and aims to revolutionize various sectors including food, energy, nutrition, and ecological services. The organizing committee extends gratitude to all involved parties for their support in making POCER 2022 a success, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and engagement in driving environmental research forward.

Congratulations on the Establishment of the World’s 1st Algal Biotechnology Alliance!

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The 6th International Conference and Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research 2022 (POCER 2022), hosted biannually by the University of Nottingham Malaysia (UNM), is set to take place from June 9 to 11, 2022, in Langkawi. Co-organized by the Human Life Advancement Foundation (HLAF), Xiamen University Malaysia (XMUM), UCSI University (UCSI), and the International Bioprocessing Society (IBPROCS), POCER serves as a crucial platform for scientists, policymakers, and industry leaders to engage in discussions on science, technology, and environmental research. With its theme “The Green Industrial Revolution of the Next Decade,” POCER 2022 anticipates over 300 participants from more than 100 institutions and 30 countries. The conference aims to foster knowledge sharing and collaboration between academia and industry, offering insights into both successful and unsuccessful industrial-based research endeavors. Moreover, POCER 2022 aligns with the “One Tourist, One Tree Campaign” in collaboration with the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA), promoting environmental conservation through tree planting activities. The highlight of this year’s event is the establishment of the world’s first Algae Biotechnology Consortium (ABC), comprising over 30 local and international institutions and industry partners. Initiated by Professor Ir Ts Dr. Show Pau-Loke, ABC focuses on advancing algae research for sustainable practices and aims to revolutionize various sectors including food, energy, nutrition, and ecological services. The organizing committee extends gratitude to all involved parties for their support in making POCER 2022 a success, emphasizing the importance of collaboration and engagement in driving environmental research forward.

Malaysia Takes the Lead: Prof. Show Pau-Loke Announces the Formation of the Algae Biotechnology Consortium with Over 30 Instituions

Malaysia is poised to take the lead in establishing the world’s first Algae Biotechnology Consortium (ABC), a pivotal step towards fostering sustainability and reducing reliance on fossil fuels. Lead by Prof Dr. Show Pau-Loke from University of Nottingham Malaysia, ABC will unite over 30 local and international institutions alongside industrial partners. Prof Show highlighted Malaysia’s conducive environment and ample sunlight as advantageous for the consortium’s endeavors. Anticipated to make significant achievement in Malaysian communities, ABC aims to revolutionize various sectors globally, offering solutions for sustainable food, energy, and ecological practices. Concurrently, the 6th International Conference and Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research co-organized by UNM, will serve as a catalyst for ABC’s establishment. Through these initiatives, Malaysia emerges as a frontrunner in driving sustainable practices and fostering global collaboration towards a greener future.

The 6th International Conference on Environmental Research (POCER 2022) to be held in Langkawi in June

Initiated by Prof Dr. Show Pau-Loke, ABC will bring together over 30 local and international institutions along with industrial partners. Prof Show emphasized Malaysia’s favorable environment and abundant sunlight as conducive factors for the consortium’s activities. ABC’s mission to revolutionize various sectors globally, including sustainable food, energy, and ecological practices, is expected to have a significant impact on Malaysian communities. Concurrently, the 6th International Conference and Postgraduate Colloquium for Environmental Research co-organized by UNM, will play a vital role in facilitating ABC’s establishment. With a thematic focus on “The Green Industrial Revolution of the Next Decade,” Pocer 2022 aims to gather over 300 experts from 30 countries to discuss innovative green technologies. Additionally, Pocer 2022 collaborates with the Langkawi Development Authority (LADA) for the “One Tourist, One Tree Campaign,” reinforcing efforts for environmental conservation.

Congratulation to Dr. Show Pau Loke in Securing 2nd Runner-up in National Kesum Initiative at UKM, Malaysia!

Date: December 25, 2021

Title: UNM Chemical Engineering Academics Awarded Teaching & Learning Excellence Award

Date: December 16, 2021

Title: UNM Chemical Engineering Academics Awarded Professional Outreach and External Engagement Award

Date: November 3, 2021

Title: UNM Academics Among Top 2% Scientists Listed in The Stanford List

Date: June 23, 2021

Title: UNM Academic Wins International Special Award for His Work on Palm Oil Research

Date: November 25, 2020

Title: CEO and Key Academics Among Top 2% Scientists Listed in The Stanford List

ACADEMY OF SCIENCES MALAYSIA – ONLINE

Date: September 2, 2020

Title: The Malaysia APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education 2020 (ASPIRE 2020)

ZHEJIANG UNIVERSITY NEWS – ONLINE

Date: February 1, 2020

Title: ZJU-UNM Chemical Engineering Workshop 2020

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NEWS – ONLINE

Date: November 18, 2019

Title: First Recipient from Private University for the Young Scientist Award

Date: November 14, 2019

Title: Prize Giving Ceremony Celebrates Staff and Students

MAJALAH SAINS – ONLINE

Date: November 13, 2019

Title: Majlis Apresiasi Sains, Teknologi dan Inovasi MESTECC

THE SOCIETY FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY, JAPAN – ONLINE

Date: January 21, 2019

Title: The DaSilva Award 2018 – About the Winner

WUHAN UNIVERSITY NEWS – ONLINE

Date: December 17, 2018

Title: Professor Tau Chuan LING ad Dr. Pau Loke SHOW went on a Research Sharing Session

UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM NEWS – ONLINE

Date: September 19, 2018

Title: Dr Show Pau Loke becomes the First Malaysian to Win the DaSilva Award

CHONGQING UNIVERSITY NEWS – ONLINE

Date: April 28, 2018

Title: Academic Report of Associate Professor Pau Loke Show, University of Nottingham, Malaysia

ASIANSCIENTIST NEWS – ONLINE

Date: March 22, 2017

Title: Asia’s Rising Scientists: Show Pau Loke

Breaking Boundaries: Dr. Pau Loke Show’s Innovations in Protein Processing for Human Consumption

Professor Ir Ts Dr. Show Pau Loke is revolutionizing protein processing for human consumption through innovative research.His team has developed a groundbreaking technique to extract proteins efficiently from waste by-products using microorganisms. These proteins, essential for food security, are purified using a bio-separation method called liquid biphasic flotation, resulting in a highly efficient process. Beyond human consumption, their research extends to producing proteins for animal feed, utilizing expired milk to create cheese for livestock. Collaborating with partners from Japan, China, Taiwan, and local universities, as well as industry players, his work addresses real-world needs in the milk industry and healthcare sector. Dr. Show’s future plans involve refining the bioprocessing system and exploring applications in carbohydrates and lipids from microalgae. With a focus on sustainability and expanding research horizons, his vision encompasses enhancing food security and diversifying Malaysia’s livestock market.

Congratulations to Show Pau Loke on winning Young Chemical Engineer in Research Award!

The Institution of Chemical Engineers’ (IChemE) marked a decade of impactful presence in Malaysia with a grand celebration at the Le Meridien Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, during its annual Awards dinner. Acknowledging exceptional achievements within the Malaysian chemical engineering community, the event the event concluded the second leg of the Institution’s Global Awards programme. Among the distinguished honorees was Pau Loke Show from the University of Nottingham Malaysia, celebrated for his significant contributions to bioprocessing, evidenced by his impressive portfolio of over 33 journal publications.