ABOUT ME

EDUCATION AND RESEARCHER PROFILE

 2017

Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Doctoral of Philosophy (conducted with Prof. Philip Marriott)            

Thesis title: “Multidimensional gas chromatography with advanced mass spectrometry for phytoanalysis of plant essential oil”

 Jan–Mar 2017

University of Messina, Messina, Italy

PhD Research and Mobility Project (conducted with Prof. Luigi Mondello)  

Project title: “Untargeted metabolic profiling of Glycyrrhiza glabra with comprehensive two-dimensional liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry: Expanding the metabolic coverage”

2013

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

Master of Science (conducted with Prof. Bahruddin Saad)                              Thesis title: “Novel methods for the analytical determination of long chain fatty acids and vitamin E homologues in edible oil based products”

Sept–Dec 2012

Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France

MSc Research Attachment (conducted with Prof. Nicolas Brosse)   

Project title: “Supercritical fluid extraction and ultra performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) method for the determination of tocopherols and tocotrienols from palm oil fronds”

 2010

Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, Malaysia

Bachelor of Science (First Class Honours)    

Thesis title: “Optimization of prodigiosin production by Serratia marcescens grown in liquid pineapple waste medium and characterization of prodigiosin”

RESEARCH AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia              

Analytical Consultant for Perkin Elmer Australia          

Casual Research Fellow, Monash, University Australia    

Visiting Scholar, University of Messina, Italy     

Teaching Associate, Monash University, Australia    

Senior Chemist, Farmcochem Sdn. Bhd.     

Visiting Researcher, Université de Lorraine, France   

Teaching Assistant, Universiti Sains Malaysia    

Research Assistant, Universiti Sains Malaysia    

2018 – Current

2017 – 2018

2017

2017

2016 – 2017

2013

2012

2011 – 2012

2010

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

USM Sanggar Sanjung Award (Publication)            

Hadiah Sanjungan USM (Publication)                       

Chromaleont Young Scientist Travel Scholarship

Monash University (Australia) PPA Award                                        

Monash Graduate Scholarship    

Monash International Postgraduate Research Scholarship  

USM Sanggar Sanjung Award         

Chromaleont Travel Award        

American Chemical Society BOOST Travel Award       

USM Persada Kencana Award (Publication)        

USM Persada Kencana Award (Best Research)         

USM Fellowship                                                          

First Class Honours (BSc)                           

Dean’s Award                                   

2019

2019

2017

2017

2013 – 2017

2013 – 2017

2014

2014

2013

2013

2013

2011 – 2013

2010

2010

MEMBERSHIP

Member, Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (M/4939/8133/18)

TEACHING EXPERIENCES

Research Methodology in Chemistry (KUE 306)

Analytical Chemistry I (KAT 245)

Analytical Chemistry II (KAT 349)

Atomic Spectroscopy (KAA 502)

Separation Methods (KAA 505)

Analytical Chemistry Practical I (KUT 305)

Analytical Chemistry Practical III (KAE 348)

RESEARCH FUNDING

Fundamental Research Grant Scheme, Ministry of Higher Education Malaysia, RM160,949.00, 01/09/2019-30/11/2021

Short Term Research Grant, Universiti Sains Malaysia, RM31,500.00, 15/07/2018-14/10/2020