COUNCIL OF IKM AND ITS DIVISIONS / COMMITTEES 2023/2024

The Institute is managed by a 15-members Council elected from its membership with the Director General of the Department of Chemistry Malaysia as the Registrar. The President, Vice President, Honorary Secretary, Honorary Treasurer, Honorary Assistant Secretary, Honorary Assistant Treasurer are elected annually from among the Council Members.

The Council also establishes a number of Divisions / Committees to ensure the smooth operation and management of the Secretariat and various activities. Members of the Council are appointed as a Chairpersons of these Divisions / Committees.

President Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh
Vice President Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria
Registrar ChM Halimah Binti Abdul Rahim (effective 25 January 2023)
Hon. Secretary ChM Chang Hon Fong
Hon. Treasurer ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam
Hon. Asst. Secretary Prof. ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching
Hon. Asst. Treasurer ChM Dr Yang Farina Abdul Aziz
Council Members DCP(R) Assoc. Prof Dato’ ChM Dr Yew Chong Hooi
Dato’ ChM Dr Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Datin ChM Maimonah Sulaiman
ChM Marhayani Binti Md. Saad
ChM Li Hui Ling
ChM Ts Damien Khoo Yiyuan
Asst. Prof ChM Dr Yvonne Choo Shuen Lann
Academician ChM Dr Ho Chee Cheong
Prof ChM Dr Rusli Daik
Council Members (Co-opted) ChM Dr Nurul Huda Binti Abd Karim
Assoc. Prof ChM Dr Fatimah Salim
Council Members (Co-opted) – Chairman of IKM Branches Northern branch – Dato’ ChM Dr Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Southern branch – ChM Yap Fei Ching
Sarawak branch – ChM Dr John Chan Sung Tong
Sabah & FT Labuan branch – ChM Dr Jenny Lee Nyuk Len
Perak branch – Asst Prof ChM Dr Wong Lai Peng
Terengganu branch – ChM Teo Chook Kiong
Pahang branch – ChM Dr Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere

COMMITTEES & CHAIRPERSONS

Administration & Finance

Administration & Finance Committee ChM Chang Hon Fong (Chairperson) & ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam (Co-Chair)
Malam Kimia 2023 Organizing Committee Prof. ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching
ICPAC Bali 2023 Organizing Committee Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh
9th Network of Inter-Asian Chemistry Educators (9NICE) Conference 2023 Organizing Committee Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh
16th Asian Conference on Analytical Sciences (ASIANALYSIS) 2023 Organizing Committee ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam (Chairperson) & Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria (Co-Chair)
Benevolent Fund Committee DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr Yew Chong Hooi

Publications

Berita IKM: Chemistry in Malaysia Editorial Board Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria
Malaysian Journal of Chemistry Editorial Board Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria

Professional Affairs & Development

Professional Affairs Committee Academician ChM Dr Ho Chee Cheong
Membership Committee ChM Halimah Binti Abdul Rahim
Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh
Examination Board Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria (Chairperson) & ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam (Co-Chair)
IKM Professional Centre Development Committee ChM Chang Hon Fong
Investigation Committee DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr Yew Chong Hooi (Chairman)
Prof. ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching
Dato’ ChM Dr Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris
Disciplinary Committee ChM Halimah Binti Abdul Rahim (Chairperson)
Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh
Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria
ChM Dr Yang Farina Abdul Aziz
ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam
Laboratory & Quality Assurance Committee Laboratory Excellence Award
ChM Li Hui Ling (Chairperson)
Dato’ ChM Dr Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim Bin Mas Haris (Co-Chair)

Chemical & Occupational Safety & Health

ChM Marhayani Binti Md. Saad

IKM HQ & Branches

IKM HQ Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh (soontk@ikm.org.my)
IKM Northern Branch Committee Dato’ ChM Dr Hj Mas Rosemal Hakim bin Mas Haris (rosemalharis@gmail.com)
IKM Southern Branch Committee ChM Yap Fei Ching (rachelyap0609@gmail.com)
IKM Sarawak Branch Committee ChM Dr. John Chan Sung Tong (johnchan@chemsain.com)
IKM Sabah & FT Labuan Branch Committee ChM Dr Jenny Lee Nyuk Len (jennylee1318@yahoo.com)
IKM Perak Branch Committee Asst Prof ChM Dr Wong Lai Peng (wonglp@utar.edu.my)
IKM Terengganu Branch Committee ChM Teo Chook Kiong (tchookkiong@petronas.com)
IKM Pahang Branch Committee ChM Dr Awis Sukarni Bin Mohmad Sabere (awissabere@iium.edu.my)

Academic & Industrial Divisions / Network

Division of Inorganic & Bioinorganic Chemistry (DIBC)
ChM Dr Yang Farina Abdul Aziz, Chairperson (yfarina@gmail.com)
ChM Dr Nurul Huda Binti Abd Karim, Co-Chair (nurulhuda@ukm.edu.my)
Division of Analytical Chemistry (DAC)
ChM Dr Malarvili Ramalingam (malar@kimia.gov.my)
Division of Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry (DOBC)
Datin ChM Dr Zuriati Zakaria, Chairperson (zuriatiz@gmail.com)
Assoc. Prof ChM Dr Fatimah Salim, Co-Chair (fatimah2940@uitm.edu.my)
Division of Physical & Theoretical Chemistry (DPTC)
Asst. Prof ChM Dr Yvonne Choo Shuen Lann (yvonnechoosl@gmail.com)
Division of Polymers & Materials Chemistry (DPMC)
Prof. ChM Dr Rusli Daik (rusli.daik@ukm.edu.my)
Division of Green & Sustainable Chemistry (DGSC) Prof. ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching (joon.c.juan@gmail.com)
Division of Food Science and Nutrition (DFSN)
Datin ChM Maimonah Sulaiman, Chairperson (maimonahsulaiman@gmail.com)
ChM Li Hui Ling, Co-Chair (lhling@kimia.gov.my)
Division of Forensic Chemistry (DFC) DCP(R) Assoc. Prof. Dato’ ChM Dr Yew Chong Hooi, Chairperson (drych23@gmail.com)
Datin ChM Maimonah Sulaiman, Co-Chair (maimonahsulaiman@gmail.com)
Malaysian Young Chemists Network Prof. ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching (joon.c.juan@gmail.com)

Committees

Committee on Chemistry Education & Community (CCEC) Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh (soontk@ikm.org.my)
Committee on Chemistry & Industry (CCI) ChM Ts Damien Khoo Yiyuan (damienkhoo@gmail.com)
     Committee on Chemistry Invention & Innovation (CCII) / 
Kimia Invensi dan Inovasi Malaysia (KI2M)
Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh (soontk@ikm.org.my)