Curriculum Vitae

DR. SITI MUNIRAH BINTI SAHARIN

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Chemistry
    Faculty of Science
  • +603-79677022 Ext 2523

AREAS OF EXPERTISE


  • TRANSITION METAL CHEMISTRY
    Characterization of Molecules using Single Crystal X-Ray Crystallography
  • POLYMER COMPOUNDS
    Study of polymer complex formation mechanism using Wide Angle X-Ray Diffraction (WAXD) and Raman spectroscopy techiques

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • Doctoral Degree (PhD)
    Toyota Technological Institute Japan
  • BSc. Kimia Gunaan, UM (2007), (Kimia Gunaan)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES


  • Task Force Member
    14 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2023 (Department)
  • Task Force Member
    14 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2023 (Department)
  • Task Force Member
    18 Jul 2022 - 12 Mar 2023 (Faculty)
  • Task Force Member
    14 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2023 (Department)
  • Task Force Member
    14 Mar 2022 - 12 Mar 2023 (Department)
  • Coordinator
    01 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Head of Teaching and Learning Committee (2021/2022)
    18 Oct 2021 - 19 Sep 2022 (Faculty)
  • Task Force Member
    14 Mar 2022 - 17 Jul 2022 (Department)
  • Faculty of Science, Member of Teaching and Learning Committee (2020-2022)
    27 Mar 2020 - 26 Mar 2022 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Member of Task Force Visibility - Mobility (2020/2021)
    12 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Head of Teaching and Learning Committee (2020/2021)
    09 Sep 2020 - 28 Feb 2021 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Member of Task Force ALUMNI (2020/2021)
    12 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Industrial Training Coordinator (2020/2021)
    12 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Coordinator of Inorganic Chemistry II Laboratory (2020/2021)
    12 Oct 2020 - 11 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Member of Task Force ISO (2020/2021)
    12 Oct 2020 - 12 Oct 2021 (Faculty)
  • Industrial Training Coordinator (2017/2018), (2018/2019), (2019/2020)
    08 Nov 2017 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Secretary, Inorganic Section
    14 Feb 2019 - 13 Feb 2020 (Faculty)
  • Academic Advisory Panel (Applied Chemistry)
    14 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Committee, ISO of Chemistry Department
    04 Sep 2017 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Member of Task Force Perancangan dan Penambahbaikan Makmal (2019/2020)
    01 Jun 2019 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Faculty of Science, Chemistry Industry Liaison Officer (2019/2020)
    01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (Faculty)
  • Chemistry Department, Member of Task Force ALUMNI (2019/2020)
    18 Feb 2019 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Chemistry Department, Member of Task Force Visibility (2019/2020)
    18 Feb 2019 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Committee, Poster Competition, Chemistry Department
    22 Nov 2017 - 31 Aug 2020 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Coordinator of Inorganic Chemistry II Laboratory (2019/2020)
    08 Sep 2019 - 09 Sep 2020 (Faculty)
  • Department of Chemistry, Secretary of Inorganic Section (2019 - 2021)
    01 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020 (Faculty)
  • Faculty of Science, Chemistry Industry Liaison Officer (2019/2020)
    01 Mar 2019 - 31 Dec 2019 (Faculty)
  • Director, Career Day Faculty of Science 2019
    01 Mar 2019 - 01 Jun 2019 (Faculty)
  • Committee, the Mobility of Chemistry Department
    26 May 2017 - 31 Aug 2018 (Faculty)
  • Committee, The Inaugural Lecture
    03 Nov 2016 - 02 Nov 2017 (Faculty)
  • Sub-Committee Member, Mqf Framework 2016/2017
    05 Sep 2016 - 04 Sep 2017 (Faculty)
  • Acting Industrial Training Coordinator (2016/2017)
    12 Mar 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 (Faculty)

MEMBERSHIPS


  • MALAYSIAN CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC ASSOCIATION (MYCA), TREASURER
    2018 to 2020 (National)

AWARD AND STEWARDSHIP


  • UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA EXCELLENCE AWARDS 2017 - REWARD FOR UM STAFF - PHD GRADUATES 2016
    UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, 2017 (University)

PUBLICATIONS


Article in Journal
WoS
  1. Obaid, A., Jamil, A. K. M., Saharin, S. M., & Mohamad, S. (2021). L-cysteine capped silver nanoparticles as chiral recognition sensor for ketoprofen enantiomers. Chirality, 33(11), 810-823. doi: 10.1002/chir.23354
  2. Sarwar, A., Saharin, S. M., Bahron, H., & Alias, Y. (2021). Dual emissive dinuclear Iridium(III) azomethine complexes: Synthesis, luminescence, thermal stability and antibacterial studies. Journal of Luminescence, 233, 13. doi: 10.1016/j.jlumin.2020.117861
  3. Obaid, A., Jamil, A. K. M., Prabu, S., Saharin, S. M., & Mohamad, S. (2020). Spectroscopic studies for the inclusion complexation of ketoprofen enantiomers with beta-cyclodextrin. Spectrochimica Acta Part a-Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 241, 9. doi: 10.1016/j.saa.2020.118674
Others
  1. Obaid, A., Mohd Jamil, A. K., Prabu, S., Saharin, S. M. & Mohamad, S. (2020). Spectroscopic studies for the inclusion complexation of ketoprofen enantiomers with -cyclodextrin. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 241, 118674.
  2. Sarwar, A., Saharin, S. M., Bahron, H. & Alias, Y. (2020). Dual emissive dinuclear Iridium(III) azomethine complexes: Synthesis, luminescence, thermal stability and antibacterial studies. Journal of Luminescence. In Press.
  3. Sarwar, A., Saharin, S. M., Bahron, H., & Alias, Y. (2020). Synthesis, structures, luminescence and thermal stability of Visible/NIR emitting binuclear azomethine-Zn(II) complexes, Journal of Luminescence, (223), 117-227.
  4. Aisha Mohammed Al Abri, Siti Nadiah Abdul Halim, Nor Kartini Abu Bakar, Siti Munirah Saharin, Bibi Sherino, Hamid Rashidi Nodeh & Sharifah Mohamad (2019). Highly sensitive and selective determination of malathion in vegetable extracts by an electrochemical sensor based on Cu-metal organic framework. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B. DOI: 10.1080/03601234.2019.1652072
  5. Saharin, S. M.; Takahama, T.; Nonogaki, S.; Saito, K.; Tashiro, K. Polymer 2016, 89, 81-93.
  6. Takahama, T.; Saharin, S. M.; Tashiro, K. Polymer 2016, 99, 566-579.
  7. Saharin, S. M.; Takahama, T.; Nonogaki, S.; Saito, K.; Tashiro, K. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 8867-8876.
  8. Tashiro, K.; Kitai, H.; Saharin, S. M.; Shimazu, A.; Itou, T. Macromolecules 2015, 48, 2138-2148.
  9. Gwaram, N. S.; Mohd Ali, H.; Saharin, S. M.; Abdulla, M. A.; Hassandarvish, P.; Thong, K. L.; Chai, L. C.; Cher, L. O. J. Appl. Pharm. Sci. 2012, 2, 27-38.
  10. Gwaram, N. S.; Saharin, S. M.; Khaledi, H.; Mohd Ali, H. Acta Cryst. 2011, E67, m513.
  11. Saharin, S. M.; Khaledi, H.; Mohd Ali, H. Acta Cryst. 2010, E66, o2045.
  12. Alhadi, A. A.; Saharin, S. M.; Mohd Ali, H.; Robinson, W. T.; Abdulla, M. A. Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, o1373.
  13. Khaledi, H.; Saharin, S. M.; Mohd Ali, H.; Robinson, W. T.; Abdulla, M. A. Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, o1920.
  14. Khaledi, H.; Saharin, S.M.; Mohd Ali, H.; Robinson, W. T.; Abdulla, M. A. Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, o2585.
  15. Montazerozohori, M.; Habibi, M. H.; Amirnasr, M.; Saharin, S. M.; Mohd Ali, H. Acta Cryst. 2009, E65, m56.
  16. Reisi, R.; Saharin, S. M.; Misran, M.; Lo, K. M.; Ng, S. W. Acta Cryst. 2008, E64, m1103.
  17. Saharin, S. M.; Mohd Ali, H.; Robinson, W. T.; Mahmood, A. A. Acta Cryst. 2008, E64, o2357.
Article in Proceeding
  1. Saharin, S. M.; Tashiro, K. Polymer Preprints, Japan (2015) 64, 2D19.
  2. Saharin, S. M.; Takahama, T.; Tashiro, K. Polymer Preprints, Japan (2015) 64, 2G14.
  3. Saharin, S. M.; Takahama, T.; Tashiro, K. Polymer Preprints, Japan (2014) 63, 1317.
  4. Saharin, S. M.; Takahama, T.; Tashiro, K. Polymer Preprints, Japan (2014) 63, 5424.

ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL SERVICES


Evaluation
  1. (2022) Msc Dissertation Internal Examiner - Gan Chun Hau - 17021685, University, (Internal Examiner)
  2. (2022) Candidature Defence - Nor Afifah Sulaiman, University, (Internal Examiner)
  3. (2021) Internal Examiner: Candidature Defence : Ng Yin Zhuang (17028390/2), University, (Internal Examiner)
  4. (2021) Internal Examiner: Proposal Defence - Kenny Kai Ken Ting (S2002431/1), University, (Internal Evaluator)
  5. (2021) Internal Examiner - Proposal Defence - Nur Linahafizza Binti Mohd Noor (S2000691/1), University, (Internal Examiner)
  6. (2021) Internal Examiner - Proposal Defence - Siti Nuraqidah Zainal (17020629/4), University, (Internal Examiner)
  7. (2020) Internal Examiner, Candidature Defence, "Green Menthol-Based Low Transition Temperature Mixture As New Extractant Solvent For Vortex-Assisted Dispersive Liquid Phase Microextraction For Trace Analysis Of Pyrethroids By HPLC-DAD" (Siti Amira Binti Mat Hussin ) - SVA170049, (PhD), 2020 , (Internal Examiner)
  8. (2020) Internal Examiner, Candidature Defence, "Synthesis And Characterisation Of Carbon Monoxide Releasing Molecules (CORMs) As Bioactive Agent" (Lee Shiaw Xian) - 17029263/2 , (PhD), 2020 , (Internal Examiner)
  9. (2020) Internal Examiner, Candidature Defence, "Synthesis Of Rhodamine Chemosensors With High Selectivitiy And Sensitivity For Multiple Metal Ions (Nur Amira Solehah Binti Pungut) - 17014299/2, (PhD), 2020 , (Internal Examiner)
  10. (2020) Chairperson, Proposal Defence, "Properties Of Fluorophores In Biologically Relevant Phases Using Computational Approach" (Razil Bin Tahir) - 17043816/3, (PhD), 2020 , (Internal Examiner)
  11. (2018) Chairperson, Candidature Defence, " Development of Optical Nanobiosensor for Cancer Diagnostics " ( Chia Ying Yao ), (PhD), 2019 , (Chairperson)
  12. (2018) SOLID SOLUTION IN METAL ORGANIC COORDINATION POLYMER: TARGETTING DYNAMIC MOCP FOR MULTIPLE DOPING, MIXED VALENT AND CHARGE TRANSPORT APPLICATIONS (Hamisu Aliyu Mohammed) Candidature Defence, PhD, 2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  13. (2018) Internal examiner, Synthesis, Characterization and Encapsulation Studies of Organotins with Multidentate Ligands (Nur Adibah Mohd Amin, SGR150061), Dissertation, MSc, 2018. , (Internal Examiner)
  14. (2018) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, " NOVEL BINUCLEAR Ir (III) AND Rh (III) - N2O2 COMPLEXES; SYNTHESIS, CHARACTERIZATION AND PHOTOLUMINESCENCE STUDIES" (Aziza Sarwar ), (PhD), 2019 , (Internal Examiner)
  15. (2018) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, " ORGANOMETALLIC DRUGS IN THE TREATMENT OF MALARIA" (Gan Chun Hau), (PhD), 2019 , (Internal Examiner)
  16. (2018) Chairperson, Proposal Defence, " Advanced Strategies for Detecting Chloropropanols (a carcinogen) in Heat-processed Food" (Wang Siew Fang) - SVA170064, (PhD), 2019 , (Internal Examiner)
  17. (2018) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, " ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSING OF DOPAMINE BASED ON SOLID PHASE NANOCOMPOSITES" (Chang Yeet Hoong), (PhD), 2019 , (Internal Examiner)
  18. (2017) Internal Examiner, In-vitro bioaccessibility for health risk assessment of heavy metals in urban dust of Petaling Jaya, Malaysia: A Chemometric Approach. (Ibrahim Sani Shabanda), Candidature Defence (PhD), 2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  19. (2017) Internal Examiner, The Synthesis and Characterization of Molecular Cluster Precursor of Silver and Gold, (Nur 'Ain Abdul Halim) Proposal Defence (MSc), 2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  20. (2017) Internal Examiner, Spectrophotometric determination of veterinary antibiotic erythromycin thiocyanate residue in poultry meat, (Jessica Das) SCGS6189 Seminar, Semester 1, Session 2017/2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  21. (2017) Internal Examiner, The removal of crystal violet dye by using humic acid incorporated sol gel, (Jenny Chau) SCGS6189 Seminar, Semester 1, Session 2017/2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  22. (2017) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, " OTHE SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MOLECULAR CLUSTER PRECURSOR OF SILVER AND GOLD" (Syahrina Nur 'Ain Abdul Halim, (MSc), 2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  23. (2017) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, Solid Solution in Metal-Organic Coordination Polymers (MOCP): Targeting Dynamic MOCPs for Mixed Valent, Multiple Doping and Charge Transport Applications. (Hamisu Aliyu Mohammed), (PhD), 2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  24. (2017) Internal Examiner, Proposal Defence, " PHOTOELECTROCHEMICAL WATER SPLITTING STUDIES OF TRANSITION METAL CHALCOGENIDE THIN FILMS" (Choong Zheng Lin ), (PhD), 2018 , (Internal Examiner)
  25. (2016) Internal Examiner, Fabrication of Microfluidic Paper-based Analytical Device for Biomedical Applications. (Lim Wei Yin), Candidature Defence (PhD), 2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  26. (2016) Internal Examiner, Mas Amira Afzah bt. Mohd Kamel, SCES3181 - Final Year Project, Semester 2, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  27. (2016) Internal Examiner, Ch'ng Yun Yee, SCES3190 - Industrial Training, Semester 3, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  28. (2016) Internal Examiner, Amily Aileen bt. Zainal, SCES3181 - Final Year Project, Semester 2, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  29. (2016) Internal Examiner, Aziela Shafika bt. Sulaiman, SCES3181 - Final Year Project, Semester 2, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  30. (2016) Internal Examiner, Lee Chooi Lyn, SCES3190 - Industrial Training, Semester 3, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  31. (2016) Internal Supervisor, Lye Mei Chin, SCES3190-Industrial Training, Semester 3, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Supervisor)
  32. (2016) Internal Examiner, UV-Vis Spectrophotometric Determination of Caffeine Content From Selected Products, (Nur Lisa bt. Zaharin) SCGS6189 Seminar, Semester 2, Sesi 2016/2017 , (Internal Examiner)
  33. (2016) Internal Supervisor, Koh Cheang Ming, SCES3190 - Industrial Training, Semester 3, Session 2016/2017 , (Internal Supervisor)
Contribution to external organisation
  1. (2019) Simposium Kimia Analisis Malaysia SKAM33, Persatuan Sains Analisis Malaysia (ANALIS)
Contribution to event
  1. (2021) Appointed as Technical Committee and Webmaster of The Conference, International, (Event Organiser)

SUPERVISION


Under Graduate Students
  1. (2022) SIX3001 - Scientific Writing
  2. (2022) Industrial Training, Mohamad Zaheer Khan Bin Mohd Ali
  3. (2021) SID3004 - Industrial Training
Postgraduate Student
PhD/ Doctoral
  1. (2022) SPECTROSCOPIC STUDIES ON THE CHIRAL RECOGNITION OF KETOPROFEN ENANTIOMERS USING DIFFERENT SELECTORS, OBAID ASMA OMAR M
Master
  1. (2019) FLOW BEHAVIOUR OF LIQUID CRYSTALLINE PHASES OF BRANCHED CHAIN GLYCOLIPIDS, AZWA AMANINA BINTI MISLAN

TEACHING


Bachelor/First Degree
  1. (2022) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  2. (2022) SIC2016 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  3. (2022) SIC3001 - Inorganic Chemistry Iii
  4. (2022) SIC2017 - Practical of Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  5. (2021) SIC1002 - Inorganic Chemistry I
  6. (2021) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  7. (2021) SIC1007 - Inorganic Chemistry I
  8. (2018) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  9. (2018) SID2009 - Inorganic Industrial Chemistry
  10. (2018) SIC3018 - Special Topics in Chemistry
  11. (2018) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii (Practical Class)
  12. (2018) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  13. (2018) SID3001 - Advanced Inorganic Chemistry
  14. (2018) SCES3363 - Special Topics in Chemistry
  15. (2018) SCES2415 - Inorganic Industrial Chemistry
  16. (2017) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii (Practical Class)
  17. (2017) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii
  18. (2017) SIC2001 - Inorganic Chemistry Ii (Practical Class)
  19. (2017) SIC1002 - Inorganic Chemistry I (Practical Class)

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY ACTIVITIES


  • The Sentuhan Ilmu Bridging The Online Learning Divide (Bold) Programme - English Volunteer Tutor, (27 Jun 2022 - 31 Dec 2022) (National)
  • Examiner for Stpm Chemistry Paper 2 (2019), (24 May 2019 - 26 May 2019)
  • Examiner for Stpm Chemistry Paper 2 (2018), (04 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018)
  • Examiner for Stpm Chemistry Paper 1 (2017), (04 Dec 2017 - 15 Dec 2017)
  • Um Representative for National Stem Movements, (2016-2017), (17 Nov 2016 - 17 Nov 2017)

COURSE ATTENDED


Internal / External Course
INTERNAL COURSE
  1. PROGRAM TRANSFORMASI MINDA, Secara Dalam Talian (22 Feb 2021 - 25 Feb 2021)