The Malaysian Journal of Chemistry (MJChem) is a double-blind peer reviewed Journal which was first published in 1999. It emerged as an open access Journal since 2001. It is published by the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (Institut Kimia Malaysia). 

Obtained e-ISSN: 2550-1658 in 2017 (previously ISSN: ISSN 1511-2292).

The Frequency of Publication: Biannual, as from 2016.


Mission Statement

The Malaysian Journal of Chemistry (MJChem) is the flagship publication of the Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (also known as Institut Kimia Malaysia) which aims to provide a publishing platform for scientific research findings in the fields of chemistry and chemistry-related areas.



The Journal publishes articles on the following categories: (i) Research Articles; (ii) Short Communications; (iii) Research Perspectives and (iv) Reviews.  Article contributions including but not limited to, the following topics will be considered for publication:

  • Analytical chemistry (Characterization and analysis)
  • Inorganic chemistry (Organometallic chemistry)
  • Materials chemistry (Solids, liquids, polymers)
  • Nuclear chemistry (Radioactivity, nuclear properties and processes, such as nuclear transmutation)
  • Organic chemistry (Structure, properties, composition, mechanisms and reactions of organic compounds)
  • Physical chemistry (Chemical thermodynamics, chemical kinetics, electrochemistry, statistical mechanics, spectroscopy and more recently astrochemistry)
  • Theoretical chemistry (Quantum mechanics, quantum chemistry, computational chemistry, computer programs).



Prof Peter Brimblecombe  (City University, Hong Kong)
Prof Geoffrey A. Cordell (Natural Product Inc.)
Prof Kyung Byung Yoon (Sogang University, Korea)
Prof Lee HianKee (NUS, Singapore)
Prof  Muhamad  Abdulkadir  Martoprawiro  (InstitutTeknologi Bandung, Indonesia)
Prof Sung Ho Kang (Hanyang University, Korea)
Prof Tomatsu Takahashi  (Hokkaido University,  Japan)
Prof SupawanTantayanon (Chulalonkorn University, Thailand)
Prof Andrew Whittaker (University of Queensland, Australia)
Assoc. Prof Amal Al-Aboudi (University of Jordan) 


Published articles: http://mjchemistry.ikm.org.my/