Staff Details

FIONA HOW NI FOONG

FIONA HOW NI FOONG
Designation: Assistant Professor
Kulliyyah Of Science
Kuantan
Extension: 5119
Email address: howfiona@iium.edu.my

Academic Qualification

  • Industrial Chemistry - Bachelor Degree , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
  • Synthesis - Doctor of Philosophy , Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)

Area of Specialisation

  • Material Engineering ~Crystal - Crystallography studies
  • Material Engineering ~Synthetic Materials - Biological activity studies of synthetic compounds
  • Application Of Mathematics And Statistics In Other Areas ~Biological And Medical Sciences - Bioassays studies of synthetic compounds
  • Inorganic Chemistry ~Transition Metal Chemistry - Synthesis and Characterization of Dithiocarbazate Derivatives ligands and their metal complexes
  • Analytical Chemistry ~Computational Chemistry - Correlation study and preliminary QSAR study

Professional Membership

  • 2013-2018 : Member of Editorial Board for Refereed Journal, Journal of Applied and Industrial Sciences
  • 2012-2017 : Member of Editorial Board for Refereed Journal, International Journals of Engineering & Sciences
  • 2012-2017 : Holding a Position in Academic Association, International Journals of Engineering & Sciences (IJENS Researchers Promotion Group)

Teaching Responsibilities

BASIC CHEMISTRY 2013/2014 2012/2013
FOOD TOXICOLOGY AND ASSESSMENT 2013/2014 2011/2012
NATURAL RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 2011/2012
ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II 2013/2014
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2012/2013
TOXICOLOGY 2010/2011

Research Projects

Completed

2012 -
In-Vivo Study: Investigation of burn wound healing properties with cucumber extract
2010 - 2012
Synthesis and Characterization of Heteroatom Ligand and Its Metal Complexes
2010 - 1970
Synthesis and Characterization of Multidentate Chelating Agent and Their Metal Complexes

In Progress

2014 - Present
Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Study of Metal Complexes Derived from Thymoquinone
2013 - Present
Polyamine Sulfur Conjugates: A Paradigm for Selective Drug Delivery to Cancer Cells via Polyamine Transport System
2012 - Present
Synthesis, Characterization and Biological Studies of Dithiocarbamates Derivatives and Their Transition Metal Complexes

Publications

Article

2013
Eupalitin from Asparagus falcatus (Linn.) has anticancer activity and induces activation of caspases 3/7 in human colorectal tumor cells. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research , 7 (20). pp.1401-1405.
2012
2,3,9,10,15,16-Hexaazatetracyclo[6.6.2.04,16.011,15]hexadecane dihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , 68 (8). pp.o2545-o2545.
2012
Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activity of Schiff base derived from S-methyldithiocarbazate and methylisatin. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 42 (2). pp.173-179.
2011
Dipotassium disulfanilamidate trihydrate. Acta Crystallographica Section E , E67 pp.m1071-m1071.
2011
The crystal structure and cytotoxicity of Centrosymmetric Copper(II) complex derived from S-methyldithiocarbazate with isatin. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (12). pp.1866-1871.
2011
4-Hydroxy-3-methoxybenzaldehyde-nicotinamide (1/1). Acta Crystallographica Section E Structure Reports Online , E (67). pp.o3168-o3168.
2011
Synthesis, characterisation and biological activities of 2-Methylbenzyl 2-(dipyridin-2-yl methylene)hydrazinecarbodithioate. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (4). pp.491-495.
2011
Synthesis, characterization and cytotoxic activity of S-benzyldithiocarbazate Schiff bases derived from 5-fluoroisatin, 5-chloroisatin, 5-bromoisatin and their crystal structures. Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 41 (12). pp.1630-1641.
2010
Synthesis, characterization and biological activities of 3-methylbenzyl 2-(6-methyl pyridin-2-ylmethylene)hydrazine carbodithioate and its transition metal complexes. Transition Metal Chemistry , 35 (7). pp.871-876.
2009
Synthesis and structure determination of s,s?-(Naphthalen-2-ylmethyl sulfanyl (1-p-tolyl-ethylidene) hydrazine . Journal of Chemical Crystallography , 39 (12). pp.894-897.

Book

2011
Research methodology in chemistry. IIUM Press , Gombak . ISBN 978-967-418-202-1.

Book Section

2011
Research methodology: an introduction. In: Research Methodology in Chemistry . IIUM Press , Kuala Lumpur , pp.1-5. ISBN 9789674182021.
2011
Good chemistry research. In: Research Methodology in Chemistry . IIUM Press , Gombak , pp.6-9. ISBN 9789674182021.

Conference or Workshop Item

2013
Synthesis and characterization of various type of Azines as potential bioactive agents. In: 2013 2nd International Conference on Environment, Chemistry and Biology (IPCBEE) , Stockholm, Sweden
2013
Nitrogen Sulfur Compounds - Cytotoxic study and their potential application. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition, IRIIE 2013 , Cultural Activity Centre (CAC) and KAED Gallery, IIUM
2012
Crystal structure of heterodonor ligands with their potential application. In: IIUM Research, Invention and Innovation Exhibition (IRIIE) 2012 , CAC IIUM