Irene Ling

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Lecturer

PhD (University of Malaya)
Email:ireneling@monash.edu
Telephone: Phone: +603 5514 6000
Ext: 46113 (DID: 5514 6113)
Room number: 4-8-41

  • Supramolecular chemistry (self-assembly)
  • Cystallography & crystal engineering
  • green chemistry
  • materials chemistry

Units taught

Subject codeSubject
CHM1052Chemistry Advanced II
  • Supramolecular chemistry (self-assembly)
  • Crystallography& crystal engineering
  • Advanced materials (carbon rich nanomaterials, fluorescent dyes)
  • Sensors
  • Green chemistry (organocatalyst)

Over 20 research and review papers have been published since 2005, primarily in the area of supramolecular chemistry and crystal engineering. She has been invited to give talks on her research at various Universities and Conferences abroad, which include Flinder’s University (2014), Monash University (2015) and The Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth, Hong Kong (2015).

Books

Das, V. K.; Woi, P. M.; Ling, I.; Zahid, N. I. M.; Seenivasagam, S., Dedicated to Chemistry-Captivating Lindau. Academy of Sciences Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2014

Book chapters

Sulfonato- and Phosphonatocalixarenes in Self-Assembly, Discrete Molecular Assemblies (Volume), Comprehensive Supramolecular Chemistry II, Elsevier

Scholarly Journals

I. Ling, M. Taha, N. A. Al-Sharji & O. K. Abou-Zied,  Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, 2017, 194, 36-44

I. Ling & C. L. Raston,  Coord. Chem. Rev., 2017, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccr.2017.11.004

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston,  RSC Advances, 2016, 6(104), 102695-102702.

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺGadolinium(III) mediated multi-component confinement of imidazolium cations in p-sulfonatedcalix[4]areneʺ CrystEngComm, 2016, 18, 4929-4937.

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, K. Sabah, R. Hashim, ʺEfficient Packing of Long Flexible bis-Imidazolium Cations in the Ubiquitous Bilayers of their p- Sulfonatocalixarene Saltsʺ CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 5841-5848.

M. Rahman, I. Ling, N. Abdullah, R. Hashim, A. Hajra. ʺOrganocatalysis by p-sulfonic acid calix[4]arene: a convenient and efficient route to 2,3- dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-ones in waterʺ RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 7755-7760.

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺControlling the organization of phosphonium cations relative to p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene anionsʺ CrystEngComm, 2015, 17, 1526-1530.

I. Ling, R. Hashim, K. Sabah, “Sugar thiacrown-ether appended calix[4]arene as a selective chemosensor for Fe2+ and Fe3+ ions”, RSC Adv., 2015, 5, 88038-88044.

I. Ling, B. W. Skelton, A. N. Sobolev, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston. ʺManipulating the conformation and interplay of p-sulfonated calix[4]arenes by lower rim tri- substitution with N'-cyanocarbamimidate groupsʺ CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 5159-5164.

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, R. Hashim,J. M. Harrowfield, ʺStereochemistry of cage amine complexes – probing the ligand conformational flexibility with hydrogen bondsʺ CrystEngComm, 2014, 16, 11058-11063.

I. Ling, A. N. Sobolev, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston, ʺMicelle to extended multicomponent bilayer systems involving decyl and dodecyl imidazolium and pyridinium cationsʺ, CrystEngComm, 2013, 15, 2888-2896

I. Ling, Ramiz A. Boulos, B. W. Skelton, A. N. Sobolev, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston, ʺConstructing Multicomponent Materials Involving Inclusion of Mono- and Bis- Imidazolium Cations in Gadolinium(III)‐p‐sulfonatocalix[5]arene Coordination Networksʺ, Cryst. Growth Des., 2013, 13, 2025–2035.

I. Ling, K. S. Iyer, C. S. Bond, A. N. Sobolev, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston, ʺSodium ion association via bridging water molecules for different charged p- phosphonated calix[4]arene bilayersʺ, CrystEngComm, 2012, 14, 8541-8546.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, M. S. Abdul Rahim, B. W. Skelton, L. T. Byrne, C. L. Raston, ʺAxially Aligned Confinement of 1,4-Bis(triethylammoniomethyl)benzene by Two p-Sulfonatocalix[4]arenesʺ, Aust. J. Chem. 2012, 65, 755–762.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, B. W. Skelton, C. L. Raston, ʺConformationally flexible p- sulfonated calix[5]arene binding with large bis-phosphonium cationsʺ, Cryst. Growth Des., 2012, 12, 1564−1570.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, B. W. Skelton, C. L. Raston, ʺInclusion controlled lanthanide– imidazolium functionalised carboxylate complexationʺ, Dalton Trans., 2012, 41, 4884–4889.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, B. W. Skelton, C. L. Raston, ʺSite specific Co(III) sarcophagine binding in multi-component phosphonium and p- sulfonatocalix[4]arene systemsʺ, Dalton Trans., 2011, 40, 10337-10344.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston, ʺp-Sulfonatocalix[4]arene and imidazolium zwitterion stabilised nano-arrays of fullerene C60 and C70ʺ, New J. Chem., 2011, 35, 1549–1555.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, L. T. Byrne, C. L. Raston, ʺSupramolecular architecture containing end capping bis-imidazolium cationsʺ, CrystEngComm, 2011, 13, 787-793.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺHirshfeld surface analysis of phosphonium saltsʺ, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 4321-4327.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, B. W. Skelton, C. L. Raston, "Hierarchical Assembly Involving Hydroxyethyl-substituted Imidazolium Cations and p-Sulfonatocalix[4]arenesʺ, Aust. J. Chem. 2010, 63, 1492–1496.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, C. L. Raston, ʺStructural diversity of multi-component self assembled systems incorporating p-sulfonatocalix[4]areneʺ, New J. Chem., 2010, 34, 1802–1811.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, L. T. Byrne, C. L. Raston, ʺSelective binding of imidazolium cations in building multi-component layersʺ, Chem. Eur. J., 2010, 16, 6973-6982.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺLanthanoid assisted self assembly of imidazolium cations in organic bi-layersʺ, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 1869–1875.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺp-Sulfonatocalix[4]arene– pyrrolidinium complexation in building multi-component layered arraysʺ, Cryst. Growth Des., 2010, 10, 1312-1318.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺMulti-component bi-layers featuring [1-octyl-2,3-dimethylimidazolium∩p-sulfonatocalix[4]arene] supermoleculesʺ, New J. Chem., 2010, 34, 414-419.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺCalixarene C8-imidazolium interplay as a design strategy for penetrating organic bi-layersʺ, CrystEngComm, 2010, 12, 573- 578.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, A. N. Sobolev, C. L. Raston, ʺConstructing Multicomponent Materials Containing Cavitands, and Phosphonium and Imidazolium Cationsʺ, Cryst. Growth Des., 2009, 9, 4497-4503.

I. Ling, Y. Alias, M. Makha, C. L. Raston, ʺWater solublisation of single-walled carbon nanotubes using p-sulfonatocalix[4]areneʺ, New J. Chem., 2009, 33, 1583-1587.

Y. Alias, I. Ling and K. Kumutha, ʺStructural and electrochemical characteristics of 49% PMMA grafted polyisoprene-LiCF3SO3-PC based polymer electrolytesʺ, Ionics, 2005, 11(5-6), 414-417.

Honours students (Present) 

  • Loh Sze Le

Third Year Project (Completed)

  • Teh Yang Shen
  • Loh Sze Le
  • Hong Xin Ru

Local Award

Award NameTan Sri Datuk Ong Kee Hui Postgraduate Chemistry Medal
Awarding Body (if applicable)Institut Kimia Malaysia
Year of Award 2010
Project titleSupramolecular Self-Assembly Strategies Involving Water Soluble Calixarenes (PhD Thesis)

Award NameUM Excellence Awards for Outstanding Achievement in the Category of PhD Completion Less Than 3 Years.
Awarding Body (if applicable)University of Malaya, Malaysia
Year of Award 2010
Project title 

Award NameSilver Medal - UMEXPO 2009
Awarding Body (if applicable)University of Malaya, Malaysia
Year of Award 2009
Project title 

Award NameTechnical Excellence Award (TBGA C90 Cu Low K Glob Material Development)
Awarding Body (if applicable)Freescale Semiconductor (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd
Year of Award 2007
Project titleRobust and sustainable process development in package encapsulation technology

International Award

Award Name66th Young Researchers - Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (Chemistry, 2013)
Awarding Body (if applicable)The Council and the Foundation for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
Year of Award 2013
Project title

Engagement with premier International Universities

PanelCollege of Science, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
RoleVisitor
Duration of membership - Month/Year2015, 2016
PanelMonash Ionic Liquids Group, Monash University Australia
RoleVisiting Post-doctoral
Duration of membership - Month/Year2015
PanelFlinders Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology, Flinders University Australia
RoleHonorary Visiting Scholar
Duration of membership - Month/Year2014
PanelCentre for Strategic Nano-fabrication, The University of Western Australia, Australia
RoleHonorary Visiting Post-doctoral
Duration of membership - Month/Year2010-2011
PanelCentre for Strategic Nano-fabrication, The University of Western Australia, Australia
RoleVisiting Scholar
Duration of membership - Month/Year2008-2010

Member of National Professional Bodies

PanelMaterials Research Society Singapore
RoleMember 
Duration of membership - Month/Year2009

Member of Professional Bodies

PanelAmerican Chemical Society
RoleMember 
Duration of membership - Month/YearCurrent

ACADEMIC/CORPORATE COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENTS

Local Presentations

  • 7th Asian Conference on Colloid and Interface Science, Kuala Lumpur, 2017 (Poster presenter)
  • 17th Electron Microscopy Society Malaysia Scientific Conference, Glenmarie Shah Alam, Dec 2008 (Poster presenter)
  • International Conference of Molecular Chemistry 2008, UM, Nov 2008 (Oral and Poster presenter)
  • Nano Sci-Tech Conference 2008, UiTM, Nov 2008 (poster presenter)
  • 31st International Electronics Manufacturing Technology Conference, Malaysia, 2006.
  • International Conference of Functional Materials and Devices, Malaysia, 2005 (Poster presenter)

International Presentations

  • 17th Asian Chemical Congress & 19th General Assembly, Melbourne, 2017 (Oral presenter)
  • The Collaborative Conference on Crystal Growth, Hong Kong, 2015 (Invited speaker)
  • First SQU International Chemistry Conference: Recent Trends in Drug Development, Muscat, Oman, 2015 (Poster presenter)
  • Centre for NanoScale Science and Technology - Flinders University Seminar, 2014 (Presenter)
  • 2011 Inorganic Conference of the Royal Australian Chemical Institute and the New Zealand Institute of Chemistry, Perth, Australia, 2011 (Poster presenter)
  • ICMAT & IUMRS, Singapore, June 2009 (Poster presenter)