Department of Chemistry
Faculty of Science
 Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, W.Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

(Qualification), (Institution).

(Organisation), (Role), (Year), (Level).

  • The Royal Society of Chemistry, Member, 2014 to 2015, (International)

(Role), (Level), (Start date),(End Date).

  • Pengerusi Jawatankuasa Keselamatan Jabatan Kimia, Faculty, 20/08/2018 to 30/06/2020
  • Chief Auditor, Faculty, 20/03/2017 to 07/04/2017 (Audit Kendiri Keselamatan dan Infrastruktur)
  • Academic Advisor (Kimia Gunaan), Faculty, 10/01/2017 (Session 2016/2017)
  • UM Representative in POLYCHAR 2017 Conference, National, 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017 (Organizing committee)
  • Committee for PSAR 2016, Faculty, 01/11/2016 to 31/12/2016 (AJK Penyediaan Dokumen PSAR)
  • Auditor - Safety Faculty of Science, Faculty, 01/10/2016 to 31/10/2016 (Audit kendiri keselamatan)
  • Organizing committee of 2nd Asia Science Deans' Summit 2016, International, 27/01/2016 to 31/12/2016 (2nd ASDS 2016)
  • AJK Induk Akreditasi Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) untuk program BSc(Kimia), BSc (Kimia GUnaan) dan MSc(Kimia Analisis dan Analisis Beralatan), Faculty, 30/11/2015 to 31/12/2016
  • Committee member - AJK Promosi Program Fakulti Sains, Faculty, 01/10/2015 to 31/12/2017 (AJK Promosi Program Fakulti Sains)
  • Organizing committee 4th Federation of Asian Polymer Societies-International Polymer Congress 2015, International, 03/04/2015 to 30/12/2015 (Represent department of Chemistry, UM)
  • AJK Teknikal dan Penilaian Harga bagi Perolehan sehingga RM50k untuk Jabatan Kimia, Faculty, 26/02/2015 to 31/12/2020
  • Coordinator of Malaysia International Chemistry Olympiad, University Malaya, 21/04/2014 (International Chemistry Olympiad)
  • Coordinator of 2nd Chiba University - University Malaya Student Workshop, International, 03/09/2013 to 26/09/2014 (Continuation from 1st Chiba University (Japan) - University of Malaya Workshop 2013)
  • Safety committee in Chemistry Department, UM. , Faculty, 11/06/2013


  • Elastomers (Polymer blending)
  • Thermoplastic (PVC, plasticisers)
  • Adhesive,Coating and Ink (Alkyd, UV curable, environment friendly)


Article in Academic Journals

  • Saman, N.M., Ang, D.T., Shahabudin, N. et al. UV-curable alkyd coating with self-healing ability. J Coat Technol Res 16, 465–476 (2019). (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ming Yee Yong, Desmond Teck Chye Ang, Norazilawati Muhamad Sarih (2019), Novel natural rubber-based epoxy coating,Progress in Organic Coatings,135,105-113. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Saman, N., And, D.T.C., and Gan, S.N. (2018). Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil as a Green Alternative Healant in Development of Autonomous Self-Healing Materials. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 21(3), DOI 10.1007/s10924-018-1328-y (ISI-Indexed)

  • Mokhtar, N., Ang, D.T.C., and Phang, S.W. (2018) Microwave Absorption Properties of Polyaniline/Titanium Dioxide (PAni/TiO2) Doped with Different Types of Fullerenes. Macromolecular Symposia (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ramlan, S.N.A., Basirun, W.J., Phang, S.W., and Ang, D.T.C. (2017) Electrically conductive palm oil-based coating with UV curing ability. Progress in Organic Coating, 112, 9-17. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mokhtar, N., Ang, D.T.C. Ang, and Phang, S.W. (2017) Morphology, conductivity and microwave absorption behaviour of PANI nanocomposites after chemical treatment. Polymers & Polymer Composites, 25(7), 507-516. (ISI-Indexed)

  • Nurzahidah ROzaki, Seng Neon Gan, Desmond Teck Chye Amg (2016). Environmentally Friendly Oil-Modified Polyesters as Polymeric Plasticizers for Poly(vinyl chloride), Journal of Polymers and the environment (DOI 10.1007/s10924-016-0810-7) (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ang, D.T.C. 2015. Effect of reactive diluent of physicochemical and thermal properties of UV curable alkyd coating. Journal of Coatings Technology and Research (Accepted) (ISI-Indexed)

  • Desmond Teck-Chye Ang, Seng Neon Gan, & Yoke Kum Khong (2014). Palm oil-based compound as environmentally friendly plasticizer for poly(vinyl chloride). Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology. DOI:10.1002/vnl.21434 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khong, Y.K., Ang, D.T.C. & Gan, S.N. 2014. Ultraviolet-induced free radical reactions in ENR50/alkyd blend leading to significant increase in cross-linking. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics (DOI: 10.1177/0095244314526740) (ISI-Indexed)

  • Keisuke, K., Gan, S.N., Ang, D.T.C., Pandian, K.S., Phang,S.W. & Kuramoto, N.2013. Replacing platinum in a dye-sensitized solar cell. Society of Plastic Engineers. (Non-ISI/Non-SCOPUS)
  • Keisuke Kawata,Seng-Neon Gan,Desmond Teck-Chye Ang,Kavirajaa Pandian Sambasevam,Sook-Wai Phang,Noriyuki Kuramoto. 2013. Preparation of polyaniline/TiO2 nanocomposite film with good adhesion behavior for dye-sensitized solar cell application. Polymer Composites 34(11): 1884-1891 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ang D.T.C, Khong, Y.K., & Gan, S.N. (2012) Novel approach to enhance film properties of UV-curable alkyd coating using epoxidized natural rubber. Prog. Org. Coatings 76:705-711 (ISI-Indexed)

  • Ang, D.T.C. & Gan, S.N. (2012). Environment friendly UV curable resins from palm stearin alkyds. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 125 (S2): E306-E313. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ang, D.T.C. & Gan, S.N. (2012) Novel approach to convert non-self drying palm stearin alkyds into environmental friendly UV-curable resins. Progress in Organic Coating 73: 409-414. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ang, D.T.C. & Gan, S.N. (2012). Development of palm oil-based alkyd as UV curable coatings. Pigment and Resin Technology 41(5): 302-310. (ISI-Indexed)

(Project title), (Role), (From)-(Until), (Level), (Source).

  • Deriving Polycarbonate-solid Phase Sorbent From E-waste (optical Discs), Consultant, 2019 - 2021, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Synthesis And Characterization Of Novel Conjugated Polymer With Excellent Electromagnetic Properties, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, Postgraduate Research Grant (PPP) - Research, (National)
  • Environmentally-friendly Self-healing Coatings Derived From Vegetable Oils, Principal Investigator(PI), 2015 - 2017, MOSTI-Science Fund, (National)
  • Electrically Conductive Coatings Derived From Palm Oil, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Geran Penyelidikan Universiti Malaya (UMRG) - AFR (Frontier Science), (University)
  • Study On The Effect Of Polarity Of Polymeric Plasticiser On The Kinetics Of Thermodegradation Of Pvc, Principal Investigator(PI), 2014 - 2016, Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS), (National)
  • Palm oil based compound as an alternative to petroleum based plasticisers for PVC, Principal Investigator(PI), 2013 - 2014, Short Term Research Fund (Vote F)(PJP), (National)
  • Preparation of palm oil-based alkyd as UV curable coating coatings, Principal Investigator(PI), 2010 - 2012, Postgraduate Research Grant(PPP), (National)

(Name of Award), (Awarding Institution), (Year Awarded), (Level).

  • Ikm-Rsc Polymer Science Award 2013, Malaysian Chemical Society and Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013, (National)

(Title), (Event), (Date Presented), (Organiser), (Level).

  • Palm Oil-based Compound: Environmentally Friendly UV-Curable Resin and Polymeric Plasticizer for PVC , Production of biopolymer from 1,3-Dihydroxyacetone, 2014-06-11 to 2014-06-14, Zhejiang University of Technology, (International)
  • Palm oil- based alkyd as UV-curable resins, 16 Malaysian Chemical Congress, 2010-10-12 to 2010-10-14, Malaysia Institute of Chemistry, (National)
  • Enhancement of film properties of UV-curable alkyd coating using epoxidised natural rubber, Cambodian Malaysian Chemical Congress, CMCC 2012, 2012-10-19 to 2012-10-21, Cambodian Institute of Chemistry and Malaysian Institute of Chemistry, (International)
  • Self Healing Alkyd Coating, UM-NTU BILATERAL SYMPOSIUM ON ADVANCED MATERIALS 2018, 2018-08-13 to 2018-08-14, Faculty of Science UM, (University)

(Description), (Evaluation Activity),(Year).

  • Polymer Composites, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • Chemical Papers, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • Journal of Polymer Engineering, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, Article In Journal ,  (2019 - 2020)
  • Pigments and Resin Technology, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Progress in Organic Coatings, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Journal of Elastomers and Plastics, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Macromolecular Symposia, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, Article In Journal ,  (2018)
  • Materials and Design, Article In Journal ,  (2017)
  • MSc thesis, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • PhD Thesis, Thesis ,  (2016 - 2016)
  • Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • Progress in Organic Coatings, Article In Journal ,  (2014)
  • Pigment and Resin Technology, Article In Journal ,  (2013)
  • Journal of Industrial and Engineering, Article In Journal ,  (2013)
  • Pigment and Resin Technology, Article In Journal ,  (2012)

(Product Name), (Type), (Reference), (Year), (Level).

  • Palm oil based compound as environmentally friendly plasticisers for PVC, PATENT, PI 2013701781, 26/09/2013, (NATIONAL)

(Course Title), (Academic Session), (No of Student), (No of Contact Hours).

  • Polymer Chemistry 2, 2015/2016, 17, 56
  • CHEMISTRY PHYSICS I, 2013/2014(2), 11, 28
  • Material Chemistry, 2013/2014(1), 56, 14
  • PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II, 2013/2014(1), 10, 42