TECH EXPERT
Dr Heng Kiang Soon

Dr Heng Kiang Soon

Lecturer

Republic Polytechnic

EXPERTISE:
Foods - Product Design & Development, Prototype Build, Test & Verification/Clinical Trials
LOCATION:
Singapore

BIOGRAPHY

Dr Heng Kiang Soon has 15 years of experience in the industry as a nutritionist and in the academia as researcher and lecturer. Currently, he is a lecturer at the School of Applied Science, Republic Polytechnic. His research interests are in nutraceutical and functional food development with emphasis on translating laboratory-based discoveries into novel products with effective health promoting and therapeutic effects. He has been collaborating with various companies in the research and development of food products. He is also experienced in diet and nutritional clinical studies, extraction and analysis of plant bioactive compounds, as well as shelf life studies of food products.

He has published and presented more than 15 research papers and participated in book publication around human nutrition and health. As a nutrition educator, he is also passionate in promoting healthy diet and nutrition to the community.  

Dr Heng holds a PhD in Nutritional Science and MSc in Community Nutrition from Universiti Putra Malaysia. 

PORTFOLIO

Development of Functional Foods from Underutilised Soy Okara
  • Developed technology in okara fibre solubilisation that transforms the fibres into functional ingredients

  • Formulated functional soy cream cheese, sliced soy cheese and soy cream soup products from okara


Expertise Provided
  • Foods - Product Design & Development, Prototype Build
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