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Dr Melati Khairuddean
BSc. (Hons.) – Chemistry
Universiti Sains Malaysia 1989
MSc. – Organic Chemistry
Universiti Sains Malaysia 1999
PhD – Organic Chemistry/Material Science
Kent State University, Ohio, US 2008

Tel: 604-6533560
Fax: 604-6574854
Email: melati@usm.my

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Research Team

Postgraduate

Main Supervisor

• Nor Shuhada Ab Rahim (MSc – Dec 2009) – Phytochemical and biological study of Garcinia atroviridis Griff.
• Nadia Rosli (MSc – Feb 2010) – Phytochemical and biological study of Garcinia hombroniana
• Norhana Mohamed – Synthesis and characterization of some new liquid crystal molecules with fire retardant properties
• Heng Rui Xiong – Synthesis and characterization of some new glycerol-based liquid crystal molecules
• K. Thamarai A/P Kuriaya – Synthesis and Structural Characterization of a Water Soluble Host and Its Complexation Studies With Series of Selected Guest

Co-supervisor

• Mohamed Ali Abdunnabi Alwahsh (PhD: 1 Aug 2009 – 31 July 2014) – Natural Product
• Tan Wen Nee (PhD: 1 Dec 2009 – 30 Nov 2014) – Phytochemical Studies On Garcinia Atroviridis Griff.
• Shangeetha A/P Ganesan (PhD: 1 Feb 2010 – 31 Jan 2015) – Transesterification of Waste Oils and Fats Using Heterogeneous Catalyst Generated From Industrial Wastes
• Chan Yi Chen (MSc: 1 Jan 2010 – 31 Dec 2012) – Syntheis and Anion Binding Study of Acenapthenequinone-Based Macrocyclic Ligands
• Surentran Somasunram (MSc) – Simultaneous Methods of Converting Oil With High FFA (Free Fatty Acids) Into Biodiesel


Undergraduate (KUE 309 – Final year project)

• Faziela Razali (Sem 2, 2008/09) – Synthesis and Characterisation of Some Potential Liquid Crystal Compounds With Schiff Base Unit
• Noor Aizan Md Saad (Sem 2, 2008/09) – Synthesis, Characterisation and Mesogenic Identification of Some New Compounds With Azomethine Unit
• Chen Seah Weng (Sem 1, 2009/10) – The Synthesis and Characterization of Some Intermediates for Glycerol-based Liquid Crystal Molecules
• Wan Filzah Ruzamil (Sem 1, 2009/10) – Molecules With Potential Liquid Crystal Properties – Synthesis, Characterization and Mesophase Behaviour
• Siti Noreha Ibrahim (Sem 1, 2009/10) – The Synthesis and Characterization of 4-(4-Chlorobenzylideneamino)Phenyl Dodecanoate and 4-(4-Chlorobenzylideneamino)Phenyl Palmitate
• Siti Safrini Rahini Shafie (Sem 1, 2009/10) – Synthesis and Characterization of 4-(4-Nitrobenzylideneamino)Phenyl Dodecanoate and 4-(4-Nitrobenzylideneamino)Phenyl Palmitate
• Chin Pei Pei (Sem 1, 2010/11) – Glycerol-based Liquid Crystal Molecules – Synthesis, Characterization and Mesophase Identification (in progress)
• Alice Wong Yee Yen (Sem 1, 2010/11) – Synthesis, Characterization and Mesophase Behaviour of the Glycerol-based Liquid Crystal Molecules (in progress)
• Pauziah Ku Yusoff (Sem 1, 2010/11) – Schiff base Intermediates – Synthesis, Characterization and Their Liquid Crystal Properties (in progress)
• Puteri Iszreen Megat Aznir (Sem 1, 2010/11) – Synthesis and Characterization of Liquid Crystal Intermediates Derived From Vanillin Unit (in progress)

 

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