Assoc. Prof. Dr. Winai Dahlan

Director of Chulalongkorn University Halal Science Center
Vice Chairman of Central Islamic Committee of Thailand
Member of National Reform Council for Education

Muslim or Islamist are majority of world’s population consisting of people from many different nationalities which accounted for more than 1.5 billion lives around 50 countries around the world. With Kitchen of the World as Thailand’s approach to the world, Halal food or food for Muslim is one of the country’s most important concerns. Therefore, standardization of Halal food production to be consistence with standards such as, Islamic standard and Codex is considered extremely crucial for Thailand to thrive in this field of industry and becoming an excellent exporter of Halal products.

The First Establishment of the Halal Science Center in the World

The Halal Science Center Chulalongkorn University was established by Associate Professor Dr.Winai Dahlan’s initiation in January 1995 originating from a small Science laboratory at the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences with an aim to develop Halal forensic science to provide safety assurance to both Muslim and non-Muslim consumers.

Resources

  • Buildings
    Halal Science Center is located in Chulalongkorn University’s area covering 2,000 square meters in the area. Furthermore, there are also offices in Pattanee and Chiangmai.
  • PersonnelOut of 56 staff, 20 are qualified scientists and 95 percent of the employees are Muslim.
  • Tools
    The faculty are equipped with forensic laboratory qualified with ISO/IEC 17025-2005 standard which are installed with various advanced technologies such are, LC/MS-Triple quadrupole, LC/MS-ESI, GC/MS/MS, ICP, FTIR-HTS-XT, real time-PCR, zonal-UC, HPLC-UV, GC-FID and many more.

The missions of Halal Science Center are:

  • To be equipped with laboratory with advanced and standardized scientific analysis tools.
  • To provide analysis service of detection of prohibited contaminant and substance (Harom and Nayis) used in Halal food production processes.
  • To explore new techniques and tools for Halal product analysis.
  • To create record of raw materials, chemical substances and products for the benefit of industries and consumers.
  • To create website which serves as informer of knowledges for Halal industry and consumer.
  • To provide scientific support for Halal standard institutes and Islamic organization operating in Halal certification services.
  • To provide advices for industries and restaurants that produce Halal products using Halal-GMP/HACCP system.
  • To provide training for entrepreneur, consumer and the general public.

 

 Remark: Training of scientific knowledges for entrepreneur, consumer and the general public including training and Halal-GMP/HACCP system preplacement for factory is a free service that Halal Science provides for national.

Muslim or Islamist are majority of world’s population consisting of people from many different nationalities which accounted for more than 1.5 billion lives around 50 countries around the world. With Kitchen of the World as Thailand’s approach to the world, Halal food or food for Muslim is one of the country’s most important concerns. Therefore, standardization of Halal food production to be consistence with standards such as, Islamic standard and Codex is considered extremely crucial for Thailand to thrive in this field of industry and becoming an excellent exporter of Halal products.

First Halal Science Institute Establishment

Chulalongkorn University Halal Science Center began with Dr. Winai Dahlan’s idea in January 1995 in a small laboratory of Chulalongkorn University’s Faculty of Allied Health Sciences starting from the development of forensic halal science that aims to help protecting both Muslim and non-Muslim consumers. The institute was commemorated as the World’s First Halal Science Department.

Since established, the center has continued to improve in both science, technology and innovation, hence expanded its scope to many more Halal science branches. Therefore, the center was awarded with multiple multi-national awards. With their commitment, the institute is aiming to improve the safety of world’s Muslim’s body and soul by following the motto “Religion rights, Science supports”

missions of Halal Science Center are

  • To be equipped with laboratory with advanced and standardized scientific analysis tools.
  • To provide analysis service of detection of prohibited contaminant and substance (Harom and Nayis) used in Halal food production processes.
  • To explore new techniques and tools for Halal product analysis.
  • To create record of raw materials, chemical substances and products for the benefit of industries and consumers.
  • To create website which serves as informer of knowledges for Halal industry and consumer.
  • To provide scientific support for Halal standard institutes and Islamic organization operating in Halal certification services.
  • To provide advices for industries and restaurants that produce Halal products using Halal-GMP/HACCP system.
  • To provide training for entrepreneur, consumer and the general public.

Remark: Training of scientific knowledges for entrepreneur, consumer and the general public including training and Halal-GMP/HACCP system preplacement for factory is a free service that Halal Science provides for national.