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Dr. Alexis Chon

Lecturer

Dr Alexis Chon graduated with a first-class honours in Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Philosophy, major in Materials Chemistry. She was the content consultant to provide academic consultation in the rollout of the free online portal for secondary students by the state government (Kedah). She has more than five years of teaching experience and has taught students at different levels, including secondary, diploma and undergraduate students.

Dr Chon is the chemistry/pharmaceutical chemistry module leader for our La Trobe University programmes and she is also supporting the chemistry subjects for the foundation diploma programme (FDLS).

She received several awards, including gold and silver medals in innovation exhibitions (2011-2012), gold medal for postgraduate & research (2015), outstanding graduate award (2015), outstanding student support (2016) and Best Lecturer Award (2018). She has more than eight articles published in peer-reviewed journals and has helped and supported students in a paper publication.

Aside from her responsibilities in teaching, Dr Chon contributes as Member of the Assessment Committee, and Ex-Officio of the Examination and Awards Board at PSB Academy.

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2015
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons), Universiti Putra Malaysia, 2009

Professional Experiences

  • Lecturer, PSB Academy, 2015 – present
  • Chemistry Content Consultant, Programme of Kedah E-tutor, 2015
  • Chemistry Lecturer, INTI International University & Colleges, 2014-2015
  • Postgraduate Mentor/Lab Teaching Assistant, 2009-2014, Home Tutor, 2012-2015

Publications

  • K.B. Tan, M.P. Chon, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq-Yap and S.K. Chen, P.Y. Tan, The Phase Equilibria of Bi2O3-CuO-Nb2O5 Ternary System, Ceramics International, 43 (2017) 4930-4936.
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, S.K. Chen, P.Y. Tan, Synthesis and Electrical Properties of Zn-substituted Bismuth Copper Tantalate Pyrochlores, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, 13(4) (2016) 718-725.
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, S.K. Chen, P.Y. Tan, Subsolidus Phase Equilibria and Electrical Properties of Pyrochlores in the Bi2O3-CuO-Ta2O5 Ternary System, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 675 (2016) 116-127
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, S.K. Chen, P.Y. Tan, Investigation of the Phase Formation and Dielectric Properties of Bi7Ta3O18, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 590 (2014) 479-485.
  • K.B. Tan, M.P. Chon, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, P.Y. Tan, Novel Monoclinic Zirconolite in Bi2O3-CuO-Ta2O5 Ternary System: Phase Equilibria, Structural and Electrical Properties, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 592 (2014) 140-149.
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, Synthesis and Impedance Studies of CuTa2−2xO6−5x Perovskites, Advanced Science Letters, 19 (2013) 992-996.
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, P.Y. Tan, Structural and Electrical Properties of Novel Pyrochlores in Bi2O3-CuO-Ta2O5 Ternary System, Ceramics International, 38 (2012) 4253-4261.
  • M.P. Chon, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, Y.H. Taufiq Yap, Preparation and characterization of new pyrochlore Bi1.5-xCuNb1.5+xO7+x, Journal of Solid State Science & Technology, 19 (2011) 175-189.
  • Chen Qiaojing, Kelly Tan Qian Lin, Nicole Sarah Yow Li-Wen, Sabrina Heng Cher Hui, Alexis Chon Mun Ping, Nanotechnology: a better treatment strategy for brain tumour? Journal of Young Investigator, 25 Issue 3 (2022), 33-47.
  • P.Y. Tan, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, S.K. Chen, O.J. Lee, M.P. Chon, Non-ferroelectric relaxor properties of BMN, Bi3.55Mg1.78Nb2.67O13.78 pyrochlore, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 816 (2020) 152576.
  • N. Rahman, K.B. Tan, Z. Zainal and M. P. Chon, Subsolidus Solution and Oxide Ionic Conductivity of Nd-substituted Bismuth Yttria Fluorites, Sains Malaysiana, 44 (2015) 1003-1009.
  • K.Y. Bak, K.B. Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, P.Y. Tan, M.P. Chon, Structural and Electrical Properties of Nb-substituted LiTa1-xNbxO3, Sains Malaysiana, 43 (2014) 1573-1582.
  • P.Y. Tan, K.B.Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, S.K. Chen and M.P. Chon, Phase Equilibria and Dielectric Properties of Bi3+(5/2)xMg2-xNb3-(3/2)xO14-x Cubic Pyrochlores, Ceramics International, 40 (2014) 4237-4246.
  • P.Y. Tan, K.B.Tan, C.C. Khaw, Z. Zainal, S.K. Chen and M.P. Chon, Structural and Electrical Properties of Bismuth Magnesium Tantalatepyrochlores, Ceramics International, 38 (2012) 5401-5409.