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Contact details +64 (09) 414 0800  ext. 43656

Prof Marie Wong PhD, BTech(Hons)


School of Food and Advanced Technology

Auckland Campus Leader

School of Food and Advanced Technology


Contact details

  • Ph: DDI +64 9 213 6656
    Location: 44.11, 44
    Campus: Albany


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (1998)
  • Bachelor of Technology (Honours) - Massey University (1984)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Food Technology and Engineering

Fruit and Vegetables

Fats and Oils

Extraction Processes

Dairy Science


Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Engineering (090000): Food Engineering (090802): Food Processing (090805): Food Sciences (090800): Food Sciences not elsewhere classified (090899)


Food Process Engineering

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Not Specified 0 1
Project Leader 2 56
Team Member 1 1

Completed Projects

Project Title: Behaviour of a-lactalbumin, b-lactoglobulin and k-casein upon addition of low concentrations of a reducing agent to skim milk

Date Range: 2012 - 2012

Funding Body: Use MINBIE -- Ministry of Science and Innovation

Project Team:

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

Massey Univeristy Auckland campus - BFoodTech(Hons) programme  - Process Engineering courses and Final Year Food Technology Projects

Massey University and Singapore Institute of Technology Joint BFoodTech(Hons) programme  - Process Engiineering Courses

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 7
Co-supervisor 3 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Nur Sharim - Doctor of Philosophy
    Fermentation Technology for Fish Sauce from New Zealand Raw Materials
  • Quan Yuan - Doctor of Philosophy
    Nano- and micro delivery systems for bioactive compounds by low energy emulsification methods

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2019 - Shuo Yang - Doctor of Philosophy
    Cellular changes during cold-pressed ‘Hass’ avocado oil extraction
  • 2019 - Liangjue Lin - Doctor of Philosophy
    A study on the mechanisms of calcium-induced gelation in skim milk
  • 2018 - Dayna McCormick - Doctor of Philosophy
    Vanilla Extract Improvement
  • 2017 - Noriza Ahmad - Doctor of Philosophy
    Beef Hydrolisis by Zyactinase Enzymes
  • 2014 - Nguyen Nguyen - Doctor of Philosophy
    The effects of systematically enhancing or inhibiting thiol-disulphide exchange reactions in milk systems on the protein interactions and the rheological properties of acid milk gels
  • 2009 - Hyunah Oh - Doctor of Philosophy
    High pressure-induced starch gelatinisation and its application in a dairy system
  • 2009 - Amy Overington - Doctor of Philosophy
    Concentration of dairy flavours using pervaporation

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