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Associate Professor Kelvin Goh PhD

Academic Director, Singapore

Doctoral Supervisor
School of Food and Advanced Technology

Roles and Responsibilities

Associate Professor in Food Technology

Academic Director (Singapore campus)

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Contact details

  • Ph: +64-3569099 extn 86911 (NZ)
    Campus: Manawatu/ Singapore


  • Doctor of Philosophy - Massey University (2005)

Certifications and Registrations

  • Licence, Supervisor, Massey University

Research Expertise

Research Interests

- polysaccharide characterization and functionality

- novel polysccharides from NZ native plants, lactic acid bacteria, mushroom, seeds, etc

- Polysaccharide interactions with proteins and starches

- food systems with satiety function

- dairy foods e.g. yoghurt and ice cream


Health and Well-being, Future Food Systems

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Biological Sciences (060000):
Engineering (090000): Food Chemistry and Molecular Gastronomy (excl. Wine) (090801): Food Processing (090805): Food Sciences (090800): Food Sciences not elsewhere classified (090899):
Nanomaterials (100708): Nanotechnology (100700): Technology (100000)


- Isolation, purifications and characterization of polysaccharides

- Hydrocolloids and Emulsions

- Phase behaviour and microstructure of colloidal systems

- Protein-polysaccharide interactions

- Rheology, Light Scattering, Microscopy

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 0 2
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Consultancy and Languages


  • Chinese Mandarin
    Spoken ability: Average
    Written ability: Needs work

Teaching and Supervision

Teaching Statement

- Food Characterization and formulation

- Dairy foods e.g ice cream, yoghurt

Courses Coordinated

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 1 0
Co-supervisor 4 6

Current Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • Cai Ling Ang - Doctor of Philosophy
    De-structuring starch and their interactions in protein/ polysaccharide gels

Co-supervisor of:

  • Akshay Bisht - Doctor of Philosophy
    Processing and Characterization of functional products from Mamaku (Cyathia medullaris, tree fern)
  • Nurhazwani Salleh - Doctor of Philosophy
    Study on the interactions in milk protein-blackcurrant mixtures
  • Akila Srinivasagam Ramasamy Venkates - Doctor of Philosophy
    Digestion characteristics of grains and flours for breads of low glycaemic potency
  • Wensheng Lim - Doctor of Philosophy
    Broadening Dynamics of Mixed Colloidal Systems during Flow and Recovery

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Anynda Yuris - Doctor of Philosophy
    Interactions between wheat starch and Mesona chinensis polysaccharide
  • 2016 - Hwee Ming Teo - Doctor of Philosophy
    Development of novel nanoemulsions as delivery systems
  • 2016 - Noor Soffalina Sofian Seng - Doctor of Philosophy
    Preparation, characterisation and application of naturally derived polar lipids through lipolysis
  • 2015 - May Wee - Doctor of Philosophy
    Physico-Chemical Characterisation and Functionality of the Polysaccharide Extracted from the New Zealand Black Tree Fern, Cyathea medullaris (Mamaku)
  • 2011 - Oni Yuliarti - Doctor of Philosophy
    Isolation, Characterisation and Functional Properties of Pectin from Gold Kiwifruit (Actinidia chinensis cv. Hort16A)
  • 2010 - Anwesha Sarkar - Doctor of Philosophy
    Behaviour of milk protein-stabilized oil-in-water emulsions in simulated physiological fluids

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