Dr. Normah Binti Awang
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Dr. Normah Binti Awang

Associate Professor
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Organomettalic Chemistry from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

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Dr. Normah Binti Awang is currently working as Associate Professor in Chemistry (Inorganic, Organic, Analytical and Physical), Water Quality and Air Quality Environmental Health and Industrial Safety Programme, School of Diagnostic Science and Allied Health at University Kebangsaan Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has received her PhD degree in Organ Metallic Chemistry, M.Sc. (by thesis) in Synthetic Inorganic and Organ Metallic Chemistry from the University Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2005 &, 1995 respectively. Her field of specialization includes synthetic inorganic and organometallic chemistry, air quality, water quality, instrumentation inorganic spectroscopic. Her research interest includes synthesis and characterisation of inorganic complexes as fundamental development in pharmaceutical. Dr. Normah Binti Awang is also pursuing Professional Membership i.e, Persatuan Sains Analisis Malaysia (ANALIS), member since 2008, Persatuan Mikrobiologi Malaysia, Persatuan Toksikologi Malaysia, Malaysian Society of Applied Biology. Dr. Normah BintI Awang received number of awards and honors includes Article Publication, Excellence-in-Service, Excellence in-Teaching and Research Award at university level. She also attended number of seminars, workshops and conferences. She published (48) articles in journals, (25) proceeding at national and international level, (1) book chapter, (4) articles in review, and (21) latest publication in research area. She supervised 54 students. 3 postgraduates students and 5 undergraduate students are currently in her supervision. She is also external examiner for 2 postgraduate students thesis and internal examiner for 25 undergraduate students thesis.

Area of Interest:

Synthetic Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organometallic Chemistry
Anticancer Research

Research Publications in Numbers


Selected Publications

  1. Khan, N., Y. Farina, L.K. Mun, N.F. Rajab and N. Awang, 2015. Syntheses, characterization, X-ray diffraction studies and in vitro antitumor activities of diorganotin(IV) derivatives of bis(p-substituted-N-methylbenzylaminedithiocarbamates). Polyhedron, 85: 754-760.
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  2. Khan, N., Y. Farina, L.K. Mun, N.F. Rajab and N. Awang, 2014. Triorganotin(IV) complexes with o-substituted arylhydroxamates: Synthesis, spectroscopic characterization, X-ray structures and in vitro cytotoxic activities. J. Organometallic Chem., 763-764: 26-33.
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  3. Khan, N., Y. Farina, L.K. Mun, N.F. Rajab and N. Awang, 2014. Syntheses, spectral characterization, X-ray studies and in vitro cytotoxic. J. Mol. Struct., 1076: 403-410.
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  4. Kamaludin, N.F. and N. Awang, 2014. Synthesis and characterization of organotin(IV) N-Ethyl-N-Phenyldithiocarbamate compounds and the crystal structures of Dibutyl- and Triphenyltin(IV) N-Ethyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamate. Res. J. Chem. Environ., 18: 99-107.
  5. Awang, N., Z.A. Aziz, N.F. Kamaludin and K.M. Chan, 2014. Cytotoxicity and mode of cell death induced by Triphenyltin(IV) compounds in vitro. OnLine J. Biol. Sci., 14: 84-93.
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  6. Awang, N., N.F.M. Alwi, S.H. Yaacob and I. Ishak, 2014. A study on exposure to air pollutants and their effects to the respiratory level among employees of Sentul Railway Electric Multiple Unit (EMU) depot. World Applied Sci. J., 29: 402-407.
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  7. Awang, N., H. Jumat, S.A. Ishak and N.F. Kamaludin, 2014. Evaluation of the Ex vivo antimalarial activity of organotin (IV) ethylphenyldithiocarbamate on erythrocytes infected with Plasmodium berghei Nk 65. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 17: 836-842.
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  8. Awang, N. and F. Jamaluddin, 2014. Determination of lead, cations and anions concentration in indoor and outdoor air at the primary schools in Kuala Lumpur. J. Environ. Public Health, Vol. 2014. .
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  9. Awang, N., N.A. Kosnon, H. Othman and N.F. Kamaludin, 2012. The effectiveness of organotin(IV0 Benzylisopropyldithiocarbamate compounds as insecticide against Aedes aegypti Linn (Diptera Culicidae) in laboratory. Am. J. Applied Sci., 9: 1214-1218.
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  10. Awang, N. and I. Baba, 2012. Diorganotin(IV) alkylcyclohexyldithiocarbamate compounds: Synthesis, characterization and biological activities. Sains Malaysiana, 41: 977-982.
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  11. Normah, A., K.N. Farahana, B. Ester, H. Asmah, N. Rajab and A.A. Halim, 2011. Cytotoxic and genotoxic effect of triphenyltin (IV) benzylisopropyldithiocarbamate in thymoma murine cell line (WEHI 7.2). Res. J. Chem. Environ., 15: 544-549.
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  12. Kamaludin, N.F., I. Baba, N. Awang, M.I.M. Tahir and 2011. (N-Butyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamato-κS)triphenyltin(IV). Acta Cryst., E67: m555-m556.
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  13. Awang, N., N.F. Kamaludin and A.R. Ghazali, 2011. Cytotoxic effect of organotin(IV) benzylisopropyldithiocarbamate compounds on chang liver cell and hepatocarcinoma HepG2 cell. Pak. J. Biol. Sci., 14: 768-774.
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  14. Awang, N., I. Baba, B.M. Yamin, M.S. Othman and N.F. Kamaludin, 2011. Synthesis, characterization and biological activities of organotin (IV) methylcyclohexyldithiocarbamate compounds. Am. J. Applied Sci., 8: 310-317.
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  15. Awang, N., I. Baba, B.M. Yamin, M.S. Othman and A. Abdul Halim, 2011. Synthesis, characterization and crystal structure of triphenyltin (IV) N-alkyl-N-cyclohexyldithiocarbamate compounds. World Applied Sci. J., 12: 630-635.
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