Dr Carol Lin's research team achieved spectacular results in the BioEnergy and Biorefinery Conference – Southeast Asia 2016 on May 30-June 1, 2016

Dr Carol Lin Sze-ki (Assistant Professor in SEE)’s research team won three awards, namely the BESS Achievement Award, the 2nd and 3rd prize of Poster Awards in the BioEnergy and Biorefinery Conference organised by the BioEnergy Society of Singapore (BESS) held in National University of Singapore on May 30-June 1, 2016.

Dr. Carol Lin awarded the BESS Achievement Award 2016 for her research in converting expired food and beverage waste to fructose.  Her PhD students Mr. Chong Li and Mr. Tsz Him Kwan received the 3rd and 2nd in poster awards for their posters titled ‘High efficiency succinic acid production from glycerol via in-situ fibrous bed bioreactor with an engineered Yarrowia lipolytica’ and ‘Techno-economic analysis of a food waste valorisation process for poly(lactic acid) production from food waste’.

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Figure 1. Mr. Chong Li (left), Dr. Carol Lin (middle) and Mr. Tsz Him Kwan (right) with the two award-winning posters.

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Figure 2. Dr. Carol Lin received award from Dr. Anli Geng (President, BioEnergy Society of Singapore).