Polymer Research Center (PORCE)



“Advanced Spectroscopic Solution with  FTIR & IR Microscope Techniques”

Date: 21 August 2019
Venue: Seminar room G0145, Chemistry building, Faculty of Science & Technology UKM

Organizer: Polymer Research Center (PORCE), Faculty of Science & Technology, UKM
In collaboration with: Nexus Analytics Sdn Bhd



Further enquiries, please contact:  Mdm. Azlin Mohmad Azman or Mdm Azwin Suryani Amran.

Tel : 03-8921 4984/5424, Email: azlin84@ukm.edu.my, Website: www.ukm.my/porce

Patrons:  Prof. Dr. Ishak Ahmad & Prof. Dr. Rusli Daik

Chairman:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azwani Shah Mat Lazim

Co-chairman:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Siti Fairus Mohd Yusoff
Secretary: Mdm. Azlin Mohmad Azman
Treasurer: Dr. Suria Ramli
Technical committee: Dr. Lim Seng Joe  & Mdm. Awzin Suryani Amran


Join us for a one-day dynamic seminar designed to provide valuable information about latest applications, new products, and trends in spectroscopy. Our experts in the field will show you how to get the most from your FTIR spectrometer; from sample handling to spectral interpretation and searching. These will benefits spectroscopy users from material research, analytical and QA/QC labs.



Joe Set (Application Scientist)
Fisher Scientific Singapore

Ms Joe Set has over 10 years of experience in supporting molecular spectroscopy applications and service. Prior to joining Thermo Fisher Scientific, she worked as an application chemist and service engineer for a distributor of Thermo Scientific molecular spectroscopy products. She was also a regional applications engineer in Agilent Technologies for four years. Joe has expertise in FT-IR, FT-NIR, Raman, UV/Vis and NMR spectroscopy, covering diverse industries including semiconductors, polymers, material science, pharmaceutical, food as well as academic research. Joe holds a BSc in chemistry and biology from University of North Carolina, USA and MSc from the University of Malaya.


What you will learn

  •       Fundamental to FTIR and its interpretation
  •       Information about latest application and trends in spectroscopy such as Micro-plastics, hyphenations TGA-IR and many more
  •      How FTIR Microscopy technique can assist to solve your toughest challenges
What you will experience
  •      Live demonstrations of FTIR main bench and FTIR microscopy technique
  •      Speak to our technical experts to help understanding challenging applications

Registration fees


Researchers:  RM100

Students:  RM70 (For an entitlement to a student rate, please show student ID during registration for verification.)

*Workshop fee is inclusive of details of program, refreshments and lunch.

 (Limited to 30 participants only)


Payment via Online Transfer

Account Name: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia

Account No: 8002234307

Bank Name: CIMB Bank Bhd

Bank Address: Lot 1.04 & 1.05, Level 1, Wisma UNIKEB, 43600 UKM Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Proof of payment must be send to azlin84@ukm.edu.my




Date: 21st August 2019, Wednesday

08.15 – 09.00 Registration & breakfast
09.00 – 09.15 Welcome note by PORCE, UKM
09.15 – 09.30 Introduction of Nexus Analytics
09.30 – 10.30 Fundamental of FTIR & General IR Interpretation
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 – 11.30 Latest Advancement of FTIR & its sampling techniques
11.30 – 12.15 Latest Advancement of IR Microscopy & its sampling techniques
12.15 – 02.30 Lunch Break
02.30 – 03.15 Sharing of FTIR applications from macro to micro samples – identification , quantitative,  chemical
                        mappings, etc
03.15 – 03.45 Q&A
03.45 – 04.15 Bench FTIR & Microscope system demo
04.15 – 04.30 Tea time & dismiss

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