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Biography

Conjoint Associate Professor Minh Nguyen is a Consultant to the Food industry in the Discipline of Applied Sciences, School of Environmental & Life Sciences. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Western Sydney.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Technology Sydney
  • Master of Science, University of New South Wales
  • Bachelor of Engineering, University of New South Wales

Research

Research keywords

  • Food engineering
  • Food packaging
  • Food processing

Research expertise

  • Food engineering, Food Processing, Membrane technology, Packaging.
  • Product and process development, in particular Membrane processes, Encapsulation and Functional foods, Clean Product.

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
090802Food Engineering65
090805Food Processing20
090804Food Packaging, Preservation And Safety15

Collaboration

Food engineering, Food Processing, Membrane technology, Packaging.

Product and process development, in particular Membrane processes, Encapsulation and Functional foods, Clean Product.

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Publications

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Chapter (1 outputs)

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2011Nguyen MH, 'Packaging systems for probiotic foods', Probiotic and Prebiotic Foods : Technology, Stability and Benefits to Human Health, Nova Science Publishers, Hauppauge, NY 467-479 (2011) [B1]

Journal article (48 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Truong BQ, Stathopoulos CE, Nguyen MH, Buckow R, 'Advances in High-Pressure Processing of Fish Muscles', Food Engineering Reviews, (2014)
2014Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Microencapsulation of Gac oil: Optimisation of spray drying conditions using response surface methodology', Powder Technology, 264 298-309 (2014)
2014Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Microencapsulation of Gac Oil by Spray Drying: Optimization of Wall Material Concentration and Oil Load Using Response Surface Methodology', Drying Technology, 32 385-397 (2014)
2014Tuyen CK, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Effect of Drying Pre-treatments on the Yield and Bioactive Content of Oil Extracted from Gac Aril', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 10 103-112 (2014)
2014Kha TC, Huan P-T, Nguyen MH, 'Effects of pre-treatments on the yield and carotenoid content of Gac oil using supercritical carbon dioxide extraction', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 120 44-49 (2014)
2013Vuong QV, Golding JB, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Preparation of decaffeinated and high caffeine powders from green tea', Powder Technology, 233 169-175 (2013) [C1]
2013Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Effects of Gac aril microwave processing conditions on oil extraction efficiency, and-├čcarotene and lycopene contents', Journal of Food Engineering, 117 486-491 (2013) [C1]
2013Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Parks SE, Stathopoulos C, 'Gac Fruit: Nutrient and Phytochemical Composition, and Options for Processing', FOOD REVIEWS INTERNATIONAL, 29 92-106 (2013) [C1]
2013Crino MA, Heenan CN, Nguyen MH, Stathopoulos CE, 'The stability of natural red/pink food colours in ultrahigh-temperature (UHT) products', JOURNAL OF THE SCIENCE OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURE, 93 2022-2027 (2013) [C1]
2013Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Phan DT, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Optimisation of microwave-assisted extraction of Gac oil at different hydraulic pressure, microwave and steaming conditions', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 48 1436-1444 (2013) [C1]
2012Vuong QV, Golding J, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Production of caffeinated and decaffeinated green tea catechin powders from underutilised old tea leaves', Journal of Food Engineering, 110 1-8 (2012) [C1]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2011Vuong QV, Stathopoulos C, Golding J, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Optimum conditions for the water extraction of L -theanine from green tea', Journal of Separation Science, 34 2468-2474 (2011) [C1]
2011Vuong QV, Golding J, Stathopoulos C, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Optimizing conditions for the extraction of catechins from green tea using hot water', Journal of Separation Science, 34 3099-3106 (2011) [C1]
2011Vuong QV, Stathopoulos C, Nguyen MH, Golding J, Roach PD, 'Isolation of green tea catechins and their utilization in the food industry', Food Reviews International, 27 227-247 (2011) [C1]
2011Kha TC, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Effects of pre-treatments and air drying temperatures on colour and antioxidant properties of Gac fruit powder', International Journal of Food Engineering, 7 1-17 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2010Bui VA, Vu LTT, Nguyen MH, 'Modelling the simultaneous heat and mass transfer of direct contact membrane distillation in hollow fibre modules', Journal of Membrane Science, 353 85-93 (2010) [C1]
2010Bui VA, Vu LTT, Nguyen MH, 'Simulation and optimisation of direct contact membrane distillation for energy efficiency', Desalination, 259 29-37 (2010) [C1]
2010Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Effects of spray drying conditions on the physicochemical and antioxidant properties of the Gac (Momordica cochinchinensis) fruit aril powder', Journal of Food Engineering, 98 385-392 (2010) [C1]
2010Vuong QV, Golding J, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Extraction and isolation of catechins from tea', Journal of Separation Science, 33 3415-3428 (2010) [C1]
2009Luu PH, Nguyen MH, 'Recovery and utilization of calcium from fish bones byproducts as a rich calcium source', Vietnam Journal of Science and Technology, 47 91-103 (2009) [C1]
2009Thanedgunbaworn R, Jiraratananon R, Nguyen MH, 'Vapour transport mechanism in osmotic distillation process', International Journal of Food Engineering, 5 Article 3 (2009) [C1]
2008Tran TH, Nguyen MH, Zabaras D, Vu LTT, 'Process development of Gac powder by using different enzymes and drying techniques', Journal of Food Engineering, 85 359-365 (2008) [C1]
2008Masamba KG, Nguyen MH, 'Determination and comparison of vitamin C, calcium and potassium in four selected conventionally and organically grown fruits and vegetables', African Journal of Biotechnology, 7 2915-2919 (2008) [C1]
2007Bui VA, Nguyen MH, Muller J, 'The energy challenge of direct contact membrane distillation in low temperature concentration', ASIA-PACIFIC JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, 2 400-406 (2007)
2007Chilvers CR, Nguyen MH, Robertson IK, 'Changing from epidural to multimodal analgesia for colorectal laparotomy: an audit', ANAESTHESIA AND INTENSIVE CARE, 35 230-238 (2007)
2007Thanedgunbaworn R, Jiraratananon R, Nguyen MH, 'Shell-side mass transfer of hollow fibre modules in osmotic distillation process', JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, 290 105-113 (2007)
2007Nguyen M-H, Price WE, 'Air-drying of banana: Influence of experimental parameters, slab thickness, banana maturity and harvesting season', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 79 200-207 (2007)
2007Thanedgunbaworn R, Jiraratananon R, Nguyen MH, 'Mass and heat transfer analysis in fructose concentration by osmotic distillation process using hollow fibre module', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 78 126-135 (2007)
2006Bui VA, Nguyen MH, 'The Role of Operating Conditions in Osmotic Distillation and Direct Contact Membrane Distillation - A Comparative Study', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 2 (2006)
2004Talwalkar A, Miller CW, Kailasapathy K, Nguyen MH, 'Effect of packaging materials and dissolved oxygen on the survival of probiotic bacteria in yoghurt', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 39 605-611 (2004)
2004Bui AV, Nguyen MH, 'Prediction of viscosity of glucose and calcium chloride solutions', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 62 345-349 (2004)
2004Bui VA, Nguyen MH, Muller J, 'A laboratory study on glucose concentration by osmotic distillation in hollow fibre module', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 63 237-245 (2004)
2003Nguyen MH, 'Alternatives to spray irrigation of starch waste based distillery effluent', JOURNAL OF FOOD ENGINEERING, 60 367-374 (2003)
2003Miller CW, Nguyen MH, Rooney M, Kailasapathy K, 'Novel apparatus to measure oxygen diffusion in gel-type foods', FOOD AUSTRALIA, 55 432-435 (2003)
2003Miller CW, Nguyen MH, Rooney M, Kailasapathy K, 'The control of dissolved oxygen content in probiotic yoghurts by alternative packaging materials', PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, 16 61-67 (2003)
2002Miller CW, Nguyen MH, Rooney M, Kailasapathy K, 'The influence of packaging materials on the dissolved oxygen content of probiotic yoghurt', PACKAGING TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE, 15 133-138 (2002)
1999Reddy GK, Nguyen MH, Kailasapathy K, Zadow JG, Hardham JF, 'Kinetic study of whey protein denaturation to assess the degree of heat treatment in UHT milk', JOURNAL OF FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-MYSORE, 36 305-309 (1999)
1999Nguyen MH, 'Food plant effluent treatment by membrane processes', FOOD AUSTRALIA, 51 210-211 (1999)
1997Nguyen MH, Khan MMA, Kailasapathy K, Hourigan JA, 'Use of membrane concentrated cottage cheese whey in ice-creams', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY, 52 75-78 (1997)
1997Zhuang Y, Zhou W, Nguyen MH, Hourigan JA, 'Determination of protein content of whey powder using electrical conductivity measurement', INTERNATIONAL DAIRY JOURNAL, 7 647-653 (1997)
1996Nguyen MH, 'Australian developments in membrane processing of liquid foods', FOOD AUSTRALIA, 48 232-233 (1996)
1992KAILASAPATHY K, HOURIGAN JA, NGUYEN MH, 'EFFECT OF CASEIN-CARRAGEENAN INTERACTIONS ON YIELD AND SENSORY QUALITIES OF COTTAGE CHEESE', FOOD AUSTRALIA, 44 30-& (1992)
1991REDDY KK, NGUYEN MH, KAILASAPATHY K, ZADOW JG, 'THE EFFECTS OF SOME TREATMENTS AND STORAGE TEMPERATURES ON UHT WHOLE MILK', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY, 46 57-63 (1991)
1988MITTAL SB, HOURIGAN JA, ZADOW JG, NGUYEN MH, 'BEHAVIOR OF UHT RECOMBINED AND UHT RECOMBINED LACTOSE HYDROLYZED MILK DURING STORAGE AT DIFFERENT TEMPERATURES', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY, 43 64-73 (1988)
1988BERRY SE, NGUYEN MH, 'HIGH-RATE ULTRAFILTRATION OF SOYMILK', DESALINATION, 70 169-176 (1988)
1988WHEELER SM, MCKAY B, NGUYEN MH, 'THE EFFECT OF EVAPORATION AND SPRAY-DRYING UPON TOTAL AND IONIC FLUORIDE CONCENTRATION IN MILK', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY, 43 1-5 (1988)
1984NGUYEN MH, 'SUITABILITY OF SWEET SORGHUM FOR ALCOHOL IN THE PACIFIC', ENERGY IN AGRICULTURE, 3 345-350 (1984)
1983HAWKE SJ, PANTER C, HAYES M, NGUYEN MH, 'SELECTION OF YEASTS FOR FERMENTATION OF SWEET SORGHUM JUICE TO ALCOHOL', FOOD TECHNOLOGY IN AUSTRALIA, 35 123-125 (1983)
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Conference (21 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Gac oil extraction and microencapsulation by spray drying', Book of Abstracts, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand (2014)

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2014Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'A storage study of encapsulated Gac oil powder', Program & Abstracts. 47th Annual AIFST Convention, Melbourne (2014)

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2013Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Gac fruit: Bioactive compounds, Processing and Utilizations', Proceedings of FABE 2013 International Conferences on Food and Biosystems Engineering, Skiathos Island, Greece (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2013Kha CT, Nguyen Minh H, Roach Paul D, Stathopoulos, 'Effects of formulations on Gac oil emulsion stability for microencapsulation', Proceedings of FaBE 2013, Skiathos Island, Greece (2013) [E1]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2013Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, Stathopoulos CE, 'Optimisation of encapsulation by spray drying Gac oil using whey protein concentrate and gum Arabic', Program & Abstracts. 46th Annual AIFST Convention, Brisbane (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2013Nguyen MH, Bui VA, Vu LTT, 'Superior quality tomato paste with high energy efficiency', 46th Annual AIFST Convention book of Abstracts, Brisbane (2013) [E3]
2013Truong QB, Buckow R, Nguyen MH, Stathopoulos C, 'Potential of High Pressure Processing for Fish Products', 46th Annual AIFST Convention 2013: Book of Abstracts, Brisbane (2013) [E3]
2012Kha CT, Phan DT, Nguyen MH, 'Traditional and industrial products from gac fruit', International Conference on Food Science and Nutrition 2012. Proceedings, Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia (2012) [E2]
2012Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Stathopoulos C, Roach PD, 'Optimisation of pretreatments prior to hydraulic press of Gac aril oil using response surface methodology', Program & Abstracts. 45th Annual AIFST Convention, Adelaide, SA (2012) [E3]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2011Nguyen MH, Bui VA, 'The DCMD-R as an energy efficient process', Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Engineering and Food (ICEF 2011), Athens (2011) [E1]
2010Nguyen MH, 'Concentration of food ingredients for environmental sustainability', Food Ingredients Vietnam 2010, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (2010) [E3]
2010Nguyen MH, Bui VA, Vu LTT, 'Status and developments of food concentration processes with minimum energy cost', Abstract Book. IUFOST 2010: 15th World Congress of Food Science & Technology, Cape Town, South Africa (2010) [E3]
2010Nguyen MH, 'A concept product: Banana syrup', R & D Forum: Profiting from Skin Blemished Bananas. Program, Cairns, QLD (2010) [E3]
2010Kha CT, Nguyen MH, Roach PD, 'Drying of Gac fruit aril for incorporation into foods', Abstract Book. IUFOST 2010: 15th World Congress of Food Science & Technology, Cape Town, South Africa (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2010Vuong QV, Nguyen MH, Golding J, Roach PD, 'Improving the efficiency of hot water extraction of theanine from green tea', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Perth, WA (2010) [E3]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2010Nguyen MH, Bui VA, Vu LTT, 'Developments in improving energy efficiency of food concentration processes', 43rd Annual AIFST Convention: Registration and Program, Melbourne, Vic (2010) [E3]
2009Vuong QV, Nguyen MH, Golding J, Roach PD, 'Development of a microwave-assisted water method for the extraction of green tea bioactive constituents', Proceedings of the Nutrition Society of Australia, Newcastle, NSW (2009) [E3]

Co-authors: Paul Roach

2007Bui VA, Vu L, Nguyen MH, 'Dynamic simulation and optimisation of direct contact membrane distillation in hollow fibre module', CHEMECA 2007: Academia and Industry Strengthening the Profession. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E1]
2004Nguyen MH, Durham RJ, 'Status and prospects for Cleaner Production in the dairy food industry', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF DAIRY TECHNOLOGY, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA (2004)
1996Nguyen MH, Prince RGH, 'A simple rule for bioenergy conversion plant size optimisation: Bioethanol from sugar cane and sweet sorghum', BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, SAPANCA, TURKEY (1996)
1994DURHAM RJ, NGUYEN MH, 'HYDROPHOBIC MEMBRANE EVALUATION AND CLEANING FOR OSMOTIC DISTILLATION OF TOMATO PUREE', JOURNAL OF MEMBRANE SCIENCE, SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (1994)
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Report (1 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Parks S, Nguyen MH, Gale D, Murray C, 'Assessing the Potential for a Gac (Cochinchin gourd) Industry in Australia', Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, 45 (2013) [R1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants1
Total funding$30,000

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2014 (1 grants)

Biodegradation of modified polystyrene$30,000
Funding Body: Rema Industries & Services Pty Ltd

Project Team
Doctor Tim Roberts, Doctor Steven Lucas, Mr Michel Lefebvre, Conjoint Associate Professor Minh Nguyen
SchemeRole
Research ProjectInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$30,00020142017
GNo:G1400783
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions5
Total current UoN PhD EFTSL1.6

For supervisions undertaken at an institution other that the University of Newcastle, the institution name is listed below the program name.

Current Supervision

CommencedProposed
Completion
ProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
20142018PhD (Food Science)Co-SupervisorImproving Yield and Quality of Bitter Melon Fruits (Momordica Charantia)
20132017PhD (Food Science)Principal SupervisorGAC Fruit Quality and Processing for Bioactives
20132017PhD (Food Science)Principal SupervisorHigh Pressure Processing (HPP) of Barramundi fish (Lates calcarifer)
20122016PhD (Food Science)Co-SupervisorImproving Production and Quality of Gac Fruits
20112015PhD (Food Science)Principal SupervisorGac Oil Extraction and Encapsulation by Spray Drying

Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2012PhD (Food Science)Co-SupervisorExtraction and Preparation of Bioactive Components from Green Tea
2010M Philosophy (Food Science)Principal SupervisorEffects of Different Drying Processes on the Physicochemical and Antioxidant Properties of Gac Fruit Powder
2008M Sc (Food Science) [CC] [R]Principal SupervisorEvaluation of the Quantities and Values of Byproducts of the Fish Processing Industry in Vietnam with Special Reference to the Utilization of Fish Bone
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Conjoint Associate Professor Minh Nguyen

Work Phone(02) 4348 4140
Cell / Mobile Phone0411791382
Fax(02) 4348 4145
Email
PositionConjoint Associate Professor
School of Environmental and Life Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaApplied Sciences
Office
08,
Science Offices,
Ourimbah
10 Chittaway Road
Ourimbah NSW 2258
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/minh-nguyen