Senior Fellow, Academy of Sciences Malaysia
Academician Tan Sri Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr Augustine S.H. Ong is a graduate of University of Malaya (B.SC. Hons First Class, M.Sc.) and University of London King’s College (Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry).
He is the founder President of the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS) since 1987 and still is the Society’s President. He is recognised both nationally and internationally in the field of Lipid Chemistry and was elected as Chairman of the group, International Society for Fat Research (ISF) in 1997. He is the founder President and still is the President of the Malaysian Oil Scientists’ and Technologists’ Association.
Tan Sri has a plethora of awards to his name. Some of these are the Senior Fellow of the Academy of Sciences, Malaysia; Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London; Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences; Tokoh Inovasi, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM); Emeritus Professor at University Science Malaysia (USM); Palm Oil Industry Leadership (PILA) Award; Hon. Doctor of Science, Universiti Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP); Hon. Doctor of Science at the University of Nottingham; Merdeka Award for Health, Science & Technology; Pioneer in Tocotrienol Research from The Oxygen Club of California; Anugerah Tokoh Akademik Negara; Distinguished Science Alumni Award from National University of Singapore; Fellow, King’s College, London; International Federation of Inventors’ Associations (IFIA); and Grand Gold Medal & Certificate for Altruistic Promotion of Inventors. He is a cited Scientist, particularly in the book, Southeast Asian Personalities of Chinese Descent: A Biographical Dictionary.
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