Courses currently teaching at NUS
CM2111 – Inorganic Chemistry (from 2006) Semester II
CM5243 – X-Ray Crystallography – A Practical Approach (Elective
module with 10-30 graduate students). The course
was developed and taught every year from 1999.
Average class strength, 20-30 students. Semester
Courses Taught in the past NUS
CM5241 – Modern Analytical Techniques (Elective module with 25-50
graduate students) - with Professors Sam Li and
Lee Hian Kee, 1997 and 1998. Average class size
CM4214 – Structural Methods in Inorganic Chemistry (Elective module
with 25-50 graduate students). With Professors
Leung Pak Hing and Mok Kum Fun (1997 & 1998).
Taught full module every year from 1999 to 2003
and again from 2005. Average class size, 25-35
students. This includes tutorial sessions.
CM2111 – Co-teaching Inorganic Chemistry (Essential Module with
~200 undergraduate students). 1997-1999. Taught
the full module in the special term 2000.
Average class strength, 180-200 students. This
includes tutorial sessions containing a group of
CM1111 – Basic Inorganic Chemistry (Essential Module with ~ 400
undergraduate students), 2003 & 2004. Class size
on the average of 380-410 students
CM1101 Principles of Modern Chemistry (1998 &1999) – A class of
about 10 students per tutorial group.
CM1111 Basic Inorganic Chemistry (1999 & 2000) – A class of about
10 students per group.
CM2192 Experimental Physical Chemistry (1997 & 1998). Class size
CM2191 Experiments in Inorganic and Organic Chemistry (1999). Class
CM2111 Inorganic Chemistry Practicals (2001). Class size 60.
CM2101 Principles of Spectroscopy Practicals (2001). Class size 60.
CM3291 Advanced Inorganic and Organic Chemistry Experiments, 1998,
from 2000. Class size 60.
CM1111 Basic Inorganic Chemistry Practicals, 2003. Class size 60.
Educational Workshop Conducted:
Two-day Short Course in Small Molecule X-ray Crystallography at the
Institute of Chemical and Engineering Sciences,
Jurong Island, Singapore May 10-11, 2005.
Special Program in Science: Talk on ‘Symmetry in molecules and
crystals’ to a group of about 50 students on
March 8, 2005.
Organized a five-day workshop and training course on the
crystallographic software program SHELXTL by Dr.
Ludger Haming, Bruker AXS, Germany, October
16-20, 2000. More than 20 graduate students of
the department were given hands-on tutorials in
the X-Ray diffraction laboratory.
Undergraduate Scientific Essay Writing Projects: Under
the Science Foundation Module SFM
1100 twelve different projects were guided from
1997 to 2002 involving about 100 first year