Dr. Tay Meng Guan

Dr. Tay Meng Guan

Senior Lecturer
Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia

Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Durham University, U.K.

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Dr. Tay Meng Guan is currently working as Senior Lecturer at University Malaysia Sarwak, Malaysia. He completed his Ph.D. in 2010 from Durham University Durham, UK. He also spent some years as Lecturer at INTI College Malaysia. Currently, he is pursuing 08 post-graduates students. He has received the number of grants and honor including 1st runner up of paper presentation and also received the Gold award in Pure and Applied Science category. He has 10 publications under his name and had 06 proceedings. His prior work experience includes the Internal Auditors, Program Coordinator by the Vice Chancellor and Dean of Faculty of Resource Sciences and Technology University Malaysia, Sarwak. He has also examined 09 postgraduates thesis. He is the editorial board member of many national and international research journals.

Area of Interest:

Chemical Compound
Organic Chemistry
Material Chemistry

Selected Publications

  1. Teo, K.Y., M.H. Tiong, H.Y. Wee, N. Jasin and Z.Q. Liu et al., 2017. The influence of the push-pull effect and a π-conjugated system in conversion efficiency of bis-chalcone compounds in a dye sensitized solar cell. J. Mol. Struct., 1143: 42-48.
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  2. Tay, M.G., M.H. Tiong, Y.Y. Chia, S.H.C. Kuan and Z.Q. Liu, 2016. A way to improve luminescent efficiency of bis-chalcone derivatives. J. Chem., Vol. 2016. 10.1155/2016/3608137.
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  3. Tay, M. G., T. Lokanathan, K.T. Ong, R.A. Abu Talip and Y.Y. Chia, 2016. Structural prediction of Bis(di-p-anisole)-1,4-azabutadiene-bis [triphenylphosphine] ruthenium(II) using 31P NMR spectroscopy. Int. J. Inorgan. Chem., Vol. 2016. 10.1155/2016/7095624.
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  4. Sieck, C., M.G. Tay, M.H. Thibault, R.M. Edkins and K. Costuas et al., 2016. Reductive coupling of diynes at rhodium gives fluorescent rhodacyclopentadienes or phosphorescent rhodium 2,2’‐biphenyl complexes. Chem. Eur. J., 22: 10523-10532.
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  5. Shuib, F.N.S., A. Husaini, A. Zulkharnain, H.A. Roslan and T.M. Guan, 2016. Optimization of physiochemical parameters during bioremediation of synthetic dye by Marasmius cladophyllus UMAS MS8 using statistical approach. Scient. World J., Vol. 2016. 10.1155/2016/8296239.
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  6. Muradi, N.A., A. Husaini, A. Zulkharnain, H.Z. Roslan and M.G. Tay, 2016. Optimisation of remazol brilliant blue R dye decolourisation and laccase enzyme production by using Marasmius cladophyllus respond surface methodology. Malaysia Applied Biol. J., 46: 139-146.
  7. Kuan, S.H.C., M.G. Tay and C. Liu, 2016. Synthesis of palladium(II) diimine complexes and their catalytic potential in sonogashira cross coupling reaction. Chem. Data Collections, 3: 8-14.
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  8. Jefferson, E.E., D. Kanakaraju and M.G. Tay, 2016. Removal efficiency of ammoniacal nitrogen from palm oil mill effluent (POME) by varying soil properties. J. Environ. Sci. Technol., 9: 111-120.
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  9. Steffen, A., R.M. Ward, M.G. Tay, R.M. Edkins and F. Seeler et al., 2014. Regiospecific formation and unusual optical properties of 2,5‐bis (arylethynyl) rhodacyclopentadienes: A new class of luminescent organometallics. Chem. Eur. J., 20: 3652-3666.
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  10. Sivasubramanian, D.S. and M.G. Tay, 2014. The study of the reaction of morpholine with 4-bromobenzaldehyde in the presence and absence of copper(I) iodide. Borneo J. Resour. Sci. Technol., 4: 77-82.
  11. Chia, Y.Y. and M.G. Tay, 2014. An insight into fluorescent transition metal complexes. Dalton Trans., 43: 13159-13168.
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  12. Thibault, M.H., M.G. Tay, A.S. Batsanov, J.A.K. Howard and T.B. Marder, 2013. Oxidative addition of (bromoethynyl)benzene to κ2-acetylacetonato bis(trimethylphosphine)rhodium(I). J. Organometallic Chem., 730: 104-107.
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  13. Tay, M.G., Z. Ngaini, M.A.M. Arif, N.M. Sarih, W.M. Khairul, S.P. Lau and E. Enggie, 2013. Complexation of bis-2-(benzylideneamino)phenol to cobalt(II) and zinc(II) and their spectroscopic studies. Borneo J. Resour. Sci. Technol., 3: 26-34.
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  14. Rahamathullah, R., W.M. Khairul, H. Salleh, H.K. Adli, M.I.N. Isa and M.G. Tay, 2013. Synthesis, characterization and electrochemical analysis of V-shaped disubstituted thiourea-chlorophyll thin film as active layer in organic solar cells. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8: 3333-3348.
  15. Ngaini, Z., D.A.H. Ho, H. Hasnain, W.S.H.W. Zulkiplee, M.G. Tay, N. Sahari and N.S. Nordin, 2013. Synthesis and antibacterial studyof aspirin-chalcone derivatives. Borneo J. Resour. Sci. Technol., 3: 52-57.
  16. Khairul, W.M., M.F. Yusof, R. Rahamathullah, A.I. Daud and S.M. Jasmanm et al., 2013. Single molecule thin film featuring disubstituted thiourea (TU) doped with chlorophyll as potential active layer in photovoltaic cell. Int. J. Electrochem. Sci., 8: 8175-8190.
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  17. Steffen, A., M.G. Tay, A.S. Batsanov, J.A.K. Howard and A. Beeby et al., 2010. 2,5-Bis(p-R-Arylethynyl)-rhodacyclopentadienes: Unprecedented intense fluorescence denying the presence of a heavy atom. Angew. Chem., 49: 2349-2353.
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  18. NG, P.F., T.W. Sam, M.C. Feng, C.B. Yeoh and M.G. Tay, 2004. Synthesis and spectroscopic characterization of cholesteryl hydrogen phthalate and its derivatives. Indian J. Chem., Sec., 43: 1939-1943.
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  19. Lim, P.E,, M.G. Tay, K.Y. Mak and N. Mohamed, 2003. The effect of heavy metals on nitrogen and oxygen demand removal in constructed wetlands. Sci. Total Environ., 301: 13-21.
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