Department of Chemistry

The Department of Chemistry, University of Malaya, is one of the departments within the Faculty of Science. At the moment, the Departmental workforce consists of 63 academic staff and 47 support staff who are involved in either technical or clerical support roles.

The Department offers two undergraduate programs, namely the Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) and Bachelor of Science (Applied Chemistry).

Presently, the department has 50 academic staff, several of  whom are from abroad. Apart from teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate degree levels, the staff also conduct quality research in fundamental and applied chemistry. Although the academic staff have different research interests, they adhere to the same philosophy in solving chemical-related problems and in the development of expertise in chemistry. In addition to the undergraduate programme, the department also offers MSc by research and coursework; and PhD programmes.

Since her establishment, the department has produced many MSc and PhD graduates who assume high positions in both government and private organisation locally and internationally.

Vision & Mission
  • "Menjadi pusat pendidikan dan penyelidikan sains yang cemerlang dan berperanan memaju dan menyebarkan ilmu serta memenuhi agenda pembangunan sahsiah dan sosio-ekonomi negara".
  • "Matlamat Fakulti Sains adalah untuk menjadi sebuah organisasi yang proaktif dalam mengembang dan membangunkan ilmu melalui pengajaran serta penyelidikan asas dan gunaan. Fakulti Sains beriltizam menghasilkan graduan yang kompeten dalam bidang pengkhususan masing-masing, berdaya saing, inovatif, beretika dan mampu memberi khidmat kepakaran kepada negara dan diperingkat antarabangsa."
Head of Department

Name: Prof. Dr. Aziz Bin Hassan
Designation: Professoraziz
Department: Department of Chemistry
Faculty: Faculty of Science
Tel. No: (Office)(03)7967 4249
Fax No: +603-7967 4193
E-mail Address: ahassan@um.edu.my
ResearcherID Link : http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-8292-2010
Address(Office) : Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA

Organization Chart
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Achievement

Professor Dr. Rauzah Hashim


• Women Scientist Award, UM Excellence Awards 2014, University of Malaya, 2014 (UNIVERSITY)

• Award of Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM), Academy Science Malaysia, 2014 (NATIONAL)

• Gold Medal (Lamellar Assemblies of Glycolipids New Optimization Approach for Advanced Biotech-Materials), Ekspo Penyelidikan, Rekacipta & Inovasi , University of Malaya, 2006, (UNIVERSITY)

• Gold Medal, 33rd. International Exhibition of Invention, New Techniques and Products, I.TEX Geneva, 2005, (INTERNATIONAL)

• Gold Medal (Branched Chain Glycolipids for High Technology Surfactant and Liquid Crystal Applications), IPTA R&D Expo, MOHE, 2005, (NATIONAL)

Address
Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science,
University of Malaya,
50603 Kuala Lumpur
MALAYSIA


Phone number: +603-79674252
Fax number: +603-7967 4193
Email: ketua_kimia@um.edu.my
Map to Department of Chemistry
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Last Update: February 15, 2017