Microbiology Experts

Ryan Tay

Associate Professor
Chemical Engineering and Food Technology
National University of Singapore


PhD (Microbiology) National University of Singapore, Singapore Master of Science (Management of Technology) National University of Singapore, Singapore Bachelor of Science (Microbiology, Hon) National University of Singapore, Singapore

Research Interest

Baking Science and Technology: Bread, sweet dough, cakes, cookie and biscuits.   Asian Noodle Technology: Instant noodle, Hokkien noodle and wanton noodle.   Biofilm studies: Microbial contaminations in food industry.   Food Bioremediation and biovalorisation: Microbial/enzyme actions on food by-products.   Functionality and application of food ingredients: Emulsifiers, enzymes, and improvers.


  • Siti Norbaizura Md Zain, Steve H. Flint, Rod Bennett, and Hong-Soon Tay. (2016). Characterisation and biofilm screening of the predominant bacteria isolated from whey protein concentrate 80. Dairy Sci. & Technol., 96, 285-295.

  • Ng A. K, Lim Y-K, Tay H-S, Kwang R. W-S, and Hettiarachchi S.R. (2016). A Smart Recirculating Aquaculture System with NI CompactRIO and WSN. Editor’s Choice Awards, Engineering Impact Awards ASEAN/ANZ Regional Contest.

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