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Dr. Oh Kai Siang is a Research Fellow in School of Engineering, Monash University Malaysia. His research focuses on greywater and water treatment, specializing in biopolymers and membrane technology. He has 5 years of lecturering experiences. Moreover, he completed the Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning (PGCHeTL) in Taylor’s University. He is actively involved in research, publications and secured internal and government research grant. His study and invention received recognition internationally. In particular, he obtained a bronze medal from PECIPTA 2017 for his invention of a decentralized greywater treatment system and Sustainable Development Goals International Innovation Awards (Outstanding Innovation and Silver Award in 2020 and Gold Award in 2021) .

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 6 - Clean Water and Sanitation
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Chemical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy, Development of chitosan/alginate/AgNP membrane for decentralized greywater treatment, Monash University Malaysia

Award Date: 28 Mar 2017

Chemical Engineering, Bachelor of Engineering (with Honours), Monash University Malaysia

Award Date: 16 Jul 2012

Research area keywords

  • Greywater treatment
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Bioremediation
  • Membrane Technologies
  • Polymeric Composite Membrane

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