Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Dr Mah Siau Hui


ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Products Chemistry, UNIVERSITY PUTRA MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Petroleum Chemistry, UNIVERSITY PUTRA MALASYSIA, Malaysia
  • PGCHeTL, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • American Chemical Society-Malaysia Chapter (Central Branch), Committee member, 2016 to 2019 (National)
  • Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Member, 2016 to 2019 (International)
  • Malaysian Institute of Chemistry (IKM), Member, 2014 to 2019 (National)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS), Member, 2014 to 2019 (International)
  • Society for Medicinal Plant and Natural Product Research (GA), Member, 2010 to 2019 (International)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Medical Chemistry
  • Natural Products Chemistry
RESEARCH INTEREST
(Research Area)
  • Structure-Activity Relationship: Design and synthesis of biologically active compounds
  • Isolation and structural elucidation of secondary metabolites from natural products
  • Oil palm research
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book Chapter
2018
  • Mah, S. H. (2018). Engaging Assessment Tools for the Twenty-First Century Students. In S. F. Tang & C. L. Lim (Eds.), Preparing the Next Generation of Teachers for 21st Century Education (pp. 175-193): IGI Global.
Article in Journals
2019
  • Kwong, H. C., Chidan Kumar, C. S., Mah, S. H., Mah, Y. L., Chia, T. S, Quah, C. K., Lim, G. K. & Chandraju, S. (2019) Crystal correlation of heterocyclic imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine analogues and their anticholinesterase potential evaluation. Scientific Reports. 9: 926 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H., Teh, S. S. & Ee, G. C. L. (2019) Comparative studies of selected Calophyllum plants for their anti-inflammatory properties. Pharmacognosy Magazine. 14(60): 135-139 (ISI-Indexed)
2018
  • Ali, A., Chong, C. H., Mah, S. H., Abdullah, L. C., Choong, T. S. Y. & Chua, B. L. (2018) Impact of storage conditions on the thermal and photo-stability of predominant phenolic constituents and antioxidant activity of dried Piper betle’s extracts. Molecules. 3(2): 484-499 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Then, L. Y., Chidan Kumar, C.S., Kwong, H. C., Mah, S. H., Loh, W.-S., Quah, C. K., Win, Y.-F., Chandraju, S. (2017) Radical scavenging potency of 2-(benzofuran-2-yl)-2-oxoethyl 3-(methyl/amino)benzoate: synthesis, crystal structure and Hirshfeld surface analysis. Zeitschrift für Kristallographie - Crystalline Materials. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/zkri-2017-2083. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Mah, S. H., Gouk, S. W, Voon, P. T., Ong, A. S. H. & Choo, Y. M. (2018) Effects of palm olein-olive oil blends on fat deposition in diet-induced obese mice. Journal of Food and Nutrition Research. 6(1): 39-48 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Zamakshshari, N. H., Ee, G. C. L., Daud, S., Teh, S. S. & Mah, S. H. (2018) Phytochemicals from Calophyllum depressinervosum. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 30(5): 975-978. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S. & Mah, S. H. (2018) Stability evaluations of different types of vegetable oil-based emulsions. Journal of Oleo Science. 67(11): 1381-1387 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ong, A. S. H., Choo, Y. M., & Mah, S. H. (2018). sn-2 hypothesis: A review of the effects of palm oil on blood lipid levels. Journal of Oleo Science, 67(6), 697-706. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ali, A., Lim, X. Y., Chong, C. H., Mah, S. H., & Chua, B. L. (2018). Optimization of ultrasound-assisted extraction of natural antioxidants from Piper betle using response surface methodology. LWT - Food Science and Technology, 89, 681–688. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ali, A., Lim, X. Y., Chong, C. H., Mah, S. H., & Chua, B. L. (2018). Ultrasound-assisted extraction of natural antioxidants from betel leaves (Piper betle): Extraction kinetics and modeling. Separation Science and Technology, 53(14), 2192–2205. (ISI-Indexed)
2017
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H. (2017) Evaluation of nitric oxide inhibition effect in LPS-stimulated RAW 264.7 macrophages by phytochemical constituents from Mesua beccariana, Mesua congestiflora, and Mesua ferrea. Medicinal Chemistry Research. 22(6): 1005-1018a (ISI-Indexed)
  • Lee, K. W., Zamakshshari, N. H., Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Mariam, S. (2017) Isolation and structural modifications of ananixanthone from Calophyllum teysmannii and their cytotoxic activities. Natural Products Research. DOI: 10.1080/14786419.2017.1367781 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ong, A, S. H., Mah, S. H. (2017) Recovery and Utilization of Palm Oil Mill Effluent Source as Value-Added Food Products. Journal of Oleo Science. 66(11): 1183-1191. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah S.H., Teh S.S., Ee G.C.(2017). Anti-inflammatory, anti-cholinergic and cytotoxic effects of Sida rhombifolia. Pharmaceutical biology, 55(1), pp.920-928 (ISI-Indexed)
  • See I., Ee G.C.L., Mah S.H., Jong V.Y.M., Teh S.S.(2017). Effect of Solvents on Phytochemical Concentrations and Antioxidant Activity of Garcinia benthamiana Stem Bark Extracts. Journal of Herbs, Spices and Medicinal Plants, 23(2), pp.117-127 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kwong H.C., Kumar C.S.C., Mah S.H., Chia T.S., Quah C.K., Loh Z.H., Chandraju S., Lim G.K.(2017). Novel biphenyl ester derivatives as tyrosinase inhibitors: Synthesis, crystallographic, spectral analysis and molecular docking studies. PLoS ONE, 12(2), pp. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Then L.Y., Chidan Kumar C.S., Kwong H.C., Win Y.-F., Mah S.H., Quah C.K., Naveen S., Warad I.(2017). Two closely related 2-(benzofuran-2-yl)-2-oxoethyl benzoates: Structural differences and C-H⋯O hydrogen-bonded supramolecular assemblies. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Crystallographic Communications, 73, pp.1087-1091 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Then, Li Yee; Kumar, C. S. Chidan; Kwong, Huey Chong; Win, Yip-Foo; Mah, Siau Hui; Quah, Ching Kheng; Naveen, S.; Warad, Ismail(2017). Steric repulsion and supramolecular assemblies via a two-dimensional plate by C-H center dot center dot center dot O hydrogen bonds in two closely related 2-(benzofuran-2-yl)-2-oxoethyl benzoates. ACTA CRYSTALLOGRAPHICA SECTION E-CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS, 73, pp.1227- (ISI-Indexed)
  • Le T.-X., Ho A.S.-H., Mah S.-H., Wong T.-W., Ong H.-C., Loh P.H.-M., Lim Y.-M.(2017). Chemical composition of essential oil of exudates of Dryobalanops aromatica. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 16(3), pp.621-625 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kwong H.C., Mah S.H., Chia T.S., Quah C.K., Lim G.K., Kumar C.S.C.(2017). Cholinesterase inhibitory activities of adamantyl-based derivatives and their molecular docking studies. Molecules, 22(6), pp. (ISI-Indexed)
2016
  • Teh S.S., Ee G.C.L., Mah S.H., Ahmad Z. (2016). Structure-activity relationship study of secondary metabolites from Mesua beccariana, Mesua ferrea and Mesua congestiflora for anti-cholinesterase activity. Medicinal Chemistry Research, 25(5), pp.819-823 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Le T.-X., Ho A.S.-H., Mah S.-H., Wong T.-W., Ong H.-C., Loh P.H.-M., Lim Y.-M. (2016). Determination of borneol and other chemical compounds of essential oil of Dryobalanops aromatica exudate from Malaysia. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, 15(6), pp.1293-1297 (ISI-Indexed)
  • See I., Ee G.C.L., Teh S.S., Mah S.H., Karjiban R.A., Daud S., Jong V.Y.M. (2016). A new benzophenone from Garcinia benthamiana. Records of Natural Products, 10(3), pp.355-361 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ong, Siew Ling; Mah, Siau Hui; Lai, How Yee (2016). Porcine Pancreatic Lipase Inhibitory Agent Isolated from Medicinal Herb and Inhibition Kinetics of Extracts from Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertner. Journal of Pharmaceutics. Doi: 10.1155/2016/8764274 (ISI-Indexed)
2015
  • Kumar C.S.C., Kwong H.C., Mah S.H., Chia T.S., Loh W.-S., Quah C.K., Lim G.K., Chandraju S., Fun H.-K. (2015). Synthesis and crystallographic insight into the structural aspects of some novel adamantane-based ester derivatives. Molecules 20(10), pp.18827-18846 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Karunakaran T., Ee G.C.L., Teh S.S., Daud S., Mah S.H., Lim C.K., Jong V.Y.M., Awang K. (2015). A new coumarin from stem bark of Mesua hexapetala. Natural Product Research, 30(14), pp.1591-1597 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah S.H., Ee G.C.L., Teh S.S., Sukari M.A. (2015). Calophyllum inophyllum and Calophyllum soulattri source of anti-proliferative xanthones and their structure-activity relationships. Natural Product Research 29(1), pp.98-101 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H.; Ee, Cheng Lian G.; Teh, Sin S. (2015). Cytotoxic xanthones isolated from the stem bark of malaysian bintangor trees, Calophyllum spp.. PLANTA MEDICA 81(16), pp.1403-1403 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S. & Sukari, M. A. (2015) Antiproliferative Xanthone Derivatives from Calophyllum inophyllum and Calophyllum soulattri. Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 28: 425-429 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee G.C.L., Teh S.S., Mah S.H., Jamaluddin N.A., Sahimi M.S.B.M., Ahmad Z. (2015). Acetyl-cholinesterase enzyme inhibitory effect of calophyllum species. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research 14(11), pp.2005-2008 (ISI-Indexed)
2014
  • Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Sukari, M. A. (2015) Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Sukari, M. A. (2014) Calophyllum inophyllum and Calophyllum soulattri source of antiproliferative xanthones and their structure-activity relationships. Natural Product Research. 29(1): 98-101. Natural Product Research. 29: 98-101 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H.; Ee, G. C. L.; Teh, S. S. (2014). Antiproliferative properties of xanthones from Calophyllum inophyllum and Calophyllum soulattri towards human cancer cell lines. PLANTA MEDICA, 80(16), pp.1443-1444 (ISI-Indexed)
2013
  • Ee G. C. L., Teh S. S., Mah S. H. & Sukari M. A. (2013) New Xanthone and Coumarin Derivatives from Chemical Constituents of Mesua beccariana. Research Journal of Chemistry and Environment. 17(8): 35-40 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ee G. C. L. & Mah S. H. (2013) Chemical Constituents and New Xanthone Derivatives from Mesua ferrea and Mesua congestiflora. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 25(15): 8780-8784 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Yong, Y. K., Lim, Y. M., Rahmani, M. & Ahmad, Z. (2013) In Vitro Cytotoxic, Antioxidant, and Antimicrobial Activities of Mesua beccariana (Baill.) Kosterm., Mesua ferrea Linn., and Mesua congestiflora Extracts. BioMed Research International. 2013: 517072 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H., Ee G. C. L. & Teh S. S. (2013) Chemistry and Cytotoxic Activity of Essential Oil from the Stem Bark of Calophyllum soulattri. Asian Journal of Chemistry. 25(15): 8831-8832 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Lim, Y. M. & Ahmad, Z. (2013) Cytotoxicity and structure-activity relationships of Xanthone Derivatives from Mesua beccariana, Mesua ferrea and Mesua congestiflora towards Nine Human Cancer Cell Lines. Molecules. 18(2): 1985-1994 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Yong, Y. K., Tan, J. J., Teh, S. S., Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Chiong, H. S. & Ahmad, Z. (2013) Clinacanthus nutans Extracts are Antioxidant with Anti-proliferative Effect on Cultured Human Cancer Cell Lines. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 2013: 462751 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Jamaluddin, N. A., Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Mah, S. H. & Sukari, M. A.(2013) A New Prenylated Xanthone from the Stem Bark of Calophyllum lowii. Journal of Science and Technology in the Tropics. 9: 143-147 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2012
  • Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Rahmani, M., Taufiq-Yap, Y. H., Go, R. & Mah, S. H. (2012) A New Furanoxanthone from Root Bark of Mesua ferrea. Letters in Organic Chemistry. 9(6): 457-459 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Rahmani, M., Lim, Y. M. & Go, R. (2012) Phylattrin, A New Cytotoxic Xanthone from Calophyllum soulattri. Molecules. 17(7): 8303-8311 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Lim Y. M. & Rahmani, M. (2012) Mesua beccariana (Clusiaceae), A Source of Potential Anti-Cancer Lead Compounds in Drug Discovery. Molecules. 17(9): 10791-10800 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Kwong, H. C., Mah, S. H., Lim, Y. M. & Rahmani, M. (2012) A New Benzophenone from Mesua congestiflora, an Inhibitor Against Human B Lymphocyte Cancer Cell Line. Phytochemistry Letters. 5(3): 545-548 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Kwong, H. C., Tahir, M. I. M. & Mah, S. H. (2012) rac-[3-Hydroxy-6,9-dimethyl-6-(4-methylpent-3-en-1-yl)-6a,7,8,9,10,10a-hexahydro-6H-1,9-epoxybenzo[c]-chromen-4-yl](phenyl)methanone. Acta Crystallographica Section E. E68: o1091-o1092 (ISI-Indexed)
2011
  • Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Rahmani, M., Taufiq-Yap, Y. H., Sukari, M. A. & Teh, S. S. (2011) A New Pyranoxanthone from Calophyllum soulattri. Molecules. 16(5): 3999-4004 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Mah, S. H., Ee, G. C. L., Rahmani, M., Yap, T. Y. H., Go, R. & Teh, S. S. (2011) A New Pyranoxanthone from the Stem Bark of Calophyllum inophyllum. Letters in Organic Chemistry. 8(6): 447-449 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Teh, S. S., Rahmani, M., Go, R. & Taufiq-Yap, Y. H. (2011) Soulamarin, A New Coumarin from Stem Bark of Calophyllum soulattri. Molecules. 16(11): 9721-9727 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Rahmani, M., Taufiq-Yap, Y. H., Teh, S. S. & Lim, Y. M. (2011) A New Furanoxanthone from the Stem Bark of Calophyllum inophyllum. Journal of Asian Natural Products Research. 13(10): 956-960 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Mah, S. H., Kwong, H. C., Teh, S. S., Tahir, M. I. M. & Silong, S. (2011) Caloxanthone C: A Pyranoxanthone from the Stem Bark of Calophyllum soulattri. Acta Crystallographica Section E. E67: o2607-o2608 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Ee, G. C. L., Teh, S. S., Mah, S. H., Rahmani, M., Taufiq-Yap, Y. H. & Awang, K. (2011) A Novel Cyclodione Coumarin from the Stem Bark of Mesua beccariana. Molecules. 16(9): 7249-7255 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Rahmani, M., Taufiq-Yap, Y. H., Go, R. & Mah, S. H. (2011) Pyranoxanthones from Mesua ferrea. Molecules. 16(7):5647-5654 (ISI-Indexed)
2010
  • Teh, S. S., Ee, G. C. L., Rahmani, M., Sim, W.C., Mah, S. H. & Teo, S. H. (2010) Two New Pyranoxanthones from Mesua beccariana (Guttiferae). Molecules. 15(10): 6733-6742 (ISI-Indexed)
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Effect of hybrid drying and extraction on antioxidant capacity and stability study of bioactive compounds of selected plant extracts, Co-researcher, 2018 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Sugar cane based polyurethane-LiTFSI solid polymer electrolyte for lithium-ion battery application., Co-researcher, 2017 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Systematic Studies on The Structural, Anti-Cholinesterase and Anti-Inflammatory Properties of Novel Adamantyl-Based Derivatives, Co-researcher, 2016 to 2019 (National)
  • Design, Synthesis, Biological Evaluation and Molecular Docking of Xanthone Analogues as Anti-cholinesterase and Anti-inflammatory Agents, Project Leader, 2015 to 2018 (National)
  • Stability of Piper betel leave extract as natural sources of antioxidant and antimicrobial agents in healthcare products, Co-researcher, 2015 to 2017 (Taylor's University)
  • Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of chemical constituents of Sida rhombifolia , Project Leader, 2015 to 2017 (Taylor's University)
  • Isolation and characterisation of immuno-modulatory properties of macluraxanthone , Co-researcher, 2014 to 2016 (Taylor's University)
  • Phytochemical Analysis and Biological Activities of Polygonum chinense and Sida rhombifolia, Project Leader, 2014 to 2015 (Taylor's University)
AWARDS AND STEWARDSHIP
(Name of Award/Stewardship),(Award Category),(Awarding Institution),(Year Awarded),(Type of Award)
  • President's Award 2017, Education, Taylor's University, 2017 (Excellence in Research and Innovation)
  • Early Career Chemist Travel Grant Award-International Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2015), Conference, Taylor's University, 2015 (Travel Grant)
  • Exemplary Meritorious Academic Staff Award (EMAS) 2015, Education, Taylor's University, 2015 (Innovations in Teaching & Learning)
  • National University Carnival on e-Learning 2015 , Education, Kementerian Pendidikan Malaysia, 2015 (Innovations in Teaching & Learning)
  • Bronze Medal, Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2012 (Innovations in Research)
  • Silver Medal, Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2012 (Innovations in Research)
  • Silver Medal, Exhibition/Invention, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), 2012 (Innovations in Research)
  • Travel Grant Award-International Congress on Natural products Research (ICNPR 2012), Conference, Taylor's University, 2012 (Travel Grant Award)