My Profile


QUALIFICATION:
B. Eng (Hons) Dinstintion in Chemical Engineering, UKM, 2004;
Ph. D. in Membrane Technology/ Membrane Technology for Environmental Pollution Control, USM, 2008
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Professional Engineer, Board of Engineers Malaysia (BEM)
Corporate Member, The Institution of Engineers, Malaysia (IEM)
Associate Member, Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)
Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)
Director of Industrial Linkage (Northern Region), 2014-2016, 2018-2020, ACS- Malaysia Chapter.
Director of Northern Branch, 2016-2018, ACS – Malaysia Chapter.
Executive Committee, 2017-2018, the Institution of Engineers Malaysia (Penang Branch)
 
CURRENT ADDRESS:
School of Chemical Engineering, Engineering Campus, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Seri Ampangan, 14300 Nibong Tebal, S.P.S., Penang, Malaysia.

ROOM NO.: 2.20 (School of Chemical Engineering)
OFFICE CONTACT NO.: +604-5996425 
EMAIL ADDRESS: chcpleo@usm.my; leochoepeng@yahoo.com



WORKING EXPERIENCE
Process Technology Development Engineer in Intel Product (M) Sdn. Bhd. (2004)
Tutor/Research Officer in Universiti Sains Malaysia (School of Chemical Engineering, 2005 - 2007) 
Lecturer in Monash University (School of Engineering, Sunway Campus, 2008 - 2010)
Visiting Lecturer in Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (December 2008)
Visiting Engineer, Penchem Technologies Sdn. Bhd. (2013-2014)
Senior Lecturer in Universiti Sains Malaysia (2010-2016)
Associate Professor in Universiti Sains Malaysia (School of Chemical Engineering, 2016-present)
Adjunct Professor in Ton Duc Thang University (Vietnam, 2018-2021)

CONSULTATION
Co-consultant: One day intense and professional course on membrane synthesis, characterization and lab demonstration, Petronas Research Sdn. Bhd. 26/11/2014.
Co-consultant: Indah Water Konsortium (IWK) Sdn. Bhd., Development of a pre-treatment system of the RO membrane using serially connected two stage fiber filters to reuse STP effluents (Contract No.: PED/DCDS/CDU/LOA/UKM/003/12), 2012-2013.