- Chemical and Bioprocess engineering of 35 years in chemical engineering unit operations, advances in Downstream operations, enhanced oil recovery in oil and gas engineering.
- Biochemical and bioprocess engineering.
- Food engineering.
- Green chemical engineering and technology.
- Biomass, bioenergy, and bioprocess engineering; high value products from agro-waste, downstream operations of oil and gas engineering, and enhanced oil recovery.
- Enzyme engineering and design of enzyme encapsulated reactors.
- Waste to wealth.
- Fermentation technology.
- Biofuels design and construction of biodiesel plant.
- Educator: Designing of academic programs to enhance academic development. Working with Ph.D. Graduates in Time Management and Administrative skills.
PROFESSIONAL HONORS /AWARDS-EXPO/EXHIBITION
Award of Excellence” University Malaysia Sabah”-Consecutively for six years-2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015.
Visiting Professor at Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Visiting scientist at Food Engineering Departmet, Cornell University, USA.
Gold Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2015 for “Bio lubricant production” under innovation category. 2015
Gold Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2014 for “Modeling of Free fatty Acid in the using Response Surface Methodology with Six Sigma” under research category. 2014
Silver Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2014 for “Process using Response Surface Methodology with Six Sigma”. Under research category. 2014
Silver Medal Award-2014, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS For “Lactic acid from cabbage waste”. Under research category.
IJARST Best Researcher Awards-2013, International Journal of Advanced Research in Science and Technology (IJARST), India. 2013
Outstanding Intellectuals-2013, International Biographical Centre, St Thomas’ Place, Ely, CB7 4GG Great Britain
Marquis Who’s Who-2013, LLC, 430 Mountain Ave, Suite 400, New Providence, NJ, 07974, USA.
Silver Medal Award-2013, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2013 for “Modeling of Carbon Formation in the Steam Reformer in Methanol Plant using Response Surface Methodology with Six Sigma”.
Bronze Medal Award -2013, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2013 for “Production of Lactic Acid from Kitchen Garbage by using Lactobacillus.”
International Man of the Year 2000-2012 (IBC), Cambridge, UK.
“Scientific Award excellence” 2011 from American Biography Institute.
Research award for journal publications “University Malaysia Sabah”-2011
UNESCO Consultant, E-learning on Energy, 2010-11
World Leading Scientist-2010- International Biographical Centre (IBC), Cambridge, UK
Indian Institute of Chemical engineers distinguished Speaker Award-2009-India
Gold medal award in the Industrial equipment category.Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX 2009), MAY 15-17, 2009, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur.EngSeng Chan, Boon Beng Lee, PogakuRavindra. The LCP (Lee-Chan-Pogaku) Method: A new technique for surface tension determination of liquids.
Silver Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2007 for “Free flowing herbal extract”
Silver Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2007 for “Natural starch beads”.
Silver Medal Award, Competition of Invention and Innovation, UMS 2007 for “Simplest high productivity hydro-gel micro droplet production system”.
Rotary Club, Likas, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, USA: Senior member(Life member) No.9900162488.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, USA: Member (2001-2002)
Sustainable Development Solutions Network
A Global initiative for the United Nations, USA; Member
Bioprocess Network, Australia Member
The Institution of Engineers (0025-IM-62014), Malaysia: Member (2014-2015)
International Engineering and Technology Institute, China Senior Member (No. 2015110505)
Engineering Council of India: Senior Member(Life member)
Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers ; Life member
Indian Society for Technical Education; Life member
The Institution of Engineers, India; Diploma of Associate Member- AM 52454(1986)
Institute of Water Resource Society, India: Life member
Food Scientists and Technologists, India; Life member
Federation of Asian Biotech association, India; Life member
Sustainable Energy & Environment Forum Net Work of Excellence(NOE) (Forum consisting of 20 Asian Countries for Sustainable Energy & Environment development, HQ-Kyoto University, Japan) Coordinator
Macau association to Promote Exchange between Asia, pacific and Latin America. Macau’; NOE coordinator