Dr. Yalun Arifin is currently a faculty member and the head of Food Business and Technology at Prasetiya Mulya University, Indonesia. Previously, he worked as academic and research staff in several universities in Indonesia, Australia, and Malaysia. He teaches several units in Chemical Engineering, Food Technology, and Biotechnology. His research and interest are in food bioprocess engineering, metabolic engineering, and algae biorefinery. Dr Yalun developed superior microbial strain and optimum fermentation system for producing bioplastic material from sucrose fermentation during his PhD research in Australia. His research in metabolic engineering and bioprocess continued for obtaining superior microorganism for utilization of agricultural by-products to obtain biofuel and bioproducts. Also, he has been conducting research and industrial cooperation in algae Spirulina cultivation and extraction to obtain high value product.


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