August 28, 2017 Choy Sin, Lee

Designation/Title : PhD, Lecturer 
Department: Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, School of Pharmacy 
Tel: 03-27317471
Fax: 03-86567229   
E-mail: choysin_lee@imu.edu.my

Education and Training

Doctor of Philosophy, Chemistry University of Malaya 2008
BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry University of Malaya  2003

 

Research interests:

  • Organic Synthesis
  • Polymer
  • Bioactive Oleochemicals

Research projects/grants:

National Research & Development Grants:

  • Principal investigator for “Synthesis and antifungal activity of metal incorporated polyesteramide from used frying oil” funded by Malaysian Toray Science Fund (RM25,000) (Dec 2011-Dec 2013).
  • Principal investigator for “Production of biocompatible and biodegradable waterborne porous polyurethane scaffolds from palm oil-based polyester polyol and cellulose nanocrystals for tissue engineering” funded by MOHE Exploratory Research Grant Scheme 2012 (RM50,000)
  • “Preparation of a palm oil-based lipid nanoparticle topical formulation containing griseofulvin for treating tinea”, funded by Malaysian Palm Oil Board Graduate Students Assistantship Scheme.
  • “Metal-incorporated polyester and polyester-amide coating: Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial studies”, funded by Malaysian Palm Oil Board Graduate Students Assistantship Scheme
  • “Palm oil-based polyesteramide as functional material for solid dispersion”, funded by Malaysian Palm Oil Board Graduate Students Assistantship Scheme.
  • External co-investigator for “Synthesis of biocompatible polyurethane”, funded by UMRG 2012 [Chuah Cheng Hock (UM), Cheng Sit Foon (UM), Lee Choy Sin (IMU)]

Supervision of Postgraduates (MSc/PhD)
(Last 5 years – 2012-2017)

  • Synthesis of palm oil-based polyol for the production of polyurethane adhesive for wood bonding (Collaborative MSc project with UM)-Mr Ang Khoon Poh (2010-2013).
  • Preparation of a palm oil-based lipid nanoparticle topical formulation containing griseofulvin for treating tinea (MSc project, IMU & MPOB)-Miss Tan Yann Jean (October 2011-current).
  • Synthesis of biocompatible polyurethane (Collaborative PhD project with UM)-Mr Ng Wei Seng (2013-current).
  • Metal-incorporated polyester and polyester-amide coating: Synthesis, characterisation and antimicrobial studies (MSc project, IMU & MPOB)-Mr Chua Bing Wei (2013-current).
  • Palm oil-based polyesteramide as functional material for solid dispersion (MSc project, IMU & MPOB)- Miss Wong Wei Seng (2013-current).
  • Production of biocompatible and biodegradable waterborne porous polyurethane scaffolds from palm oil-based polyester polyol and cellulose nanocrystals for tissue engineering (MSc project)-Miss Yeoh Fang Hoong (2013-current).

Professional affiliations:

  • Malaysian Oil Chemists’ and Technologists’ Association

Academic Awards:

  • Excellence Award for Early completion in PhD Research (University of Malaya)

Recent publications 
(last 5 years – 2012 -2017)

Journal

  • Ang K.P., Lee C.S., Cheng S.F.and Chuah C.H. (2014) Polyurethane Wood Adhesive from Palm oil-based Polyester Polyol. J Adhesion Sci. & Techn. In press
  • Ang K.P., Lee C.S., Cheng S.F.and Chuah C.H. (2013) Synthesis of Palm oil-Based Polyester Polyol for Polyurethane Adhesive Production. J. Appl. Polm. Chem. 131 (6): 39967
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