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Chemistry educator

Nordin Haji Lajis, Malaysian chemistry educator. Chairman Asian Symposium on Medicinal Plants, Spices, and Other Natural Products, Melaka, Malaysia, 1974; member Malaysian Translators' Association, Kuala Lumpur, since 1987; member committee Parent-Teachers Association of Convent School, Kajang, Malaysia, 1987-1992. Member Natural Products Society Malaysia (president since 1994), Government Officers Golf Club.

Background

Lajis, Nordin Haji was born on March 3, 1952 in Paya Dalam, Melaka, Malaysia. Son of Lajis H. Amin and Sarminah H. Sidik.

Education

Bachelor of Science, National University Malaysia, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1979.

Career

Tutor University Pertanian Malaysia, Serdang, 1974-1979, lecturer, 1979-1987, head department chemistry, 1986-1988, 91, associate professor, 1987-1993, deputy dean faculty of science, since 1991, professor chemistry, since 1993. National point of contact representative United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization-Regional Network for Chemistry for National Products in Southeast Asia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, since 1987, executive secretary, 1990-1994. Chairman National Committee for United Nations Educational, Kuala Lumpur, since 1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbook) Kimia Organik-Konsep dan Pendekatan, 1992, Sintesis Organik, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman Asian Symposium on Medicinal Plants, Spices, and Other Natural Products, Melaka, Malaysia, 1974. Member Malaysian Translators' Association, Kuala Lumpur, since 1987. Member committee Parent-Teachers Association of Convent School, Kajang, Malaysia, 1987-1992.

Member Natural Products Society Malaysia (president since 1994), Government Officers Golf Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Sailing, motorcycle-riding, jogging, jungle-tracking.

Connections

Married Rohaini Mustaffa, June 14, 1976 (divorced February 15, 1987). Children: Adriana, Ahmad Hakim.

father:
Lajis H. Amin

mother:
Sarminah H. Sidik

spouse:
Rohaini Mustaffa

child:
Adriana Lajis

child:
Ahmad Hakim Lajis