Oi Ming Lai

Oi Ming Lai

Lai Oi Ming is a Professor in Enzyme Technology from the Department of Bioprocess Technology, Faculty of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia. She is also a Research Fellow at the Institute of Bioscience, UPM. She is the coeditor of Healthful Lipids (AOCS Press) and lead editor of Palm Oil: Production, Processing, Characterization, and Uses (AOCS Press) book, author or co-author of more than 140 referenced SCI publications, more than 10 book chapters and the holder of 16 patents. She has led numerous research projects, completed two Technofund projects from MOSTI worth RM10.1 million and completed the building of a fully operational coenzyme Q10 production plant (API at 99% purity) and has commercialized two of technologies including the recent RemdiiTM Sensitive, targeting very dry and inflamed skin conditions. In 2008, she won WIPO’s (World Intellectual Property Organization) Best invention by Woman Award and was the recipient of the Top Research Scientists of Malaysia award from the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia in 2012. She is also on the Executive Council panel of Experts for Malaysian Laboratories for Academia-Business Collaboration (MyLAB).