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Chemistry educator

Mohammed Jamil Maah, Malaysian chemistry educator. Achievements include cyclodimerization of phospha-alkynes; synthesis of phospa-alkene and transition metal complexes. Fellow Japan Society for Promotion of Science Japanese Government, 1991, Association Commonwealth Universities, 1999. Committee member Cooperative Shop, Kuala Lumpur, since 1980. Member Royal Society Chemistry (United Kingdom), Malaysia Islamic Science Academy.

Background

Maah, Mohammed Jamil was born on September 29, 1954 in Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia. Son of Maah Musa and Sawanah Noordin.

Education

Bachelor of Science with honors, University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1979. Master of Science, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Sussex, Brighton, England, 1987.

Career

Lecturer University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, 1980-1988, associate professor, since 1989, deputy director Center for Foundation Studies in Science, 1994-1996, director Center for Foundation Studies in Science, 1991-1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include cyclodimerization of phospha-alkynes. Synthesis of phospa-alkene and transition metal complexes.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) The Chemistry of Organophosphorous Compounds, 1990. Contributor articles to professional journals including Journal of the Chemical Society Chemical Communications, Heteroatom Chemistry.

Membership

Committee member Cooperative Shop, Kuala Lumpur, since 1980. Member Royal Society Chemistry (United Kingdom), Malaysia Islamic Science Academy.

Connections

Married Norlaili Haji Ahmad, March 17, 1984. 8 children.

father:
Maah Musa

mother:
Sawanah Noordin

spouse:
Norlaili Haji Ahmad