University of Nottingham Malaysia
Faculty of Science and Engineering

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Wai Hau Tung

MPharm Programme Director,


  • workRoom B1A04 B1 Block, Faculty of Science
    Malaysia Campus
    Jalan Broga
    43500 Semenyih
    Selangor Darul Ehsan
  • work+6 (03) 8924 8207
  • fax+6 (03) 8924 8018


BSc in Industrial Chemistry from University of Science, Malaysia.

Obtained PhD in Pharmaceutical Technology from School of Pharmacy, University of Science, Malaysia.

Teaching Summary

Currently teaching Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmacy and contributes to the following modules.


B31ESP Essential Skills for Pharmacist (Pharmaceutics Module Lead)

B32AAI Asthma, Allergies and Immune Diseases (Pharmaceutics Module Lead)

B32RED Renal and Endocrine Disorder (Module Convener, Pharmaceutics and ADME Lead)

B33RPE Research Project (external)

BSc in Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences

B31A08 Pharmaceutics 1: Physiochemical Science and Medicines Design

BP1M01 Practical Dispensing and the Science of Medicines Manufacture (Module Convener)

B32C07 Pharmaceutics 2: Pharmaceutical Technology

B32C08 Laboratory Studies in Pharmaceutical Sciences

B32D05 Biopharmaceutics

B33E01 Advanced Drug Delivery

B33F07 Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Project

Research Summary

Development and characterization of bioadhesive suppository and liquid suppository systems, method development and analysis of drugs in bioequivalence studies.

Recent Publications

Admission Tutor for MPharm

Web Champion

Chairperson for the Learning Community Forum (LCF) for the School of Pharmacy

  • IMOGEN ROBERTSON, TUNG WAI HAU, FARHEEN SAMI, MD SAJID ALI, VISHAL BADGUJAR, SHEIKH MURTUJA, MD SAQUIB HASNAIN, ABDULLAH KHAN, SHAHNAZ MAJEED, MOHAMMED TAHIR ANSARI, 2022. The science of resveratrol, formulation, pharmacokinetic barriers and its chemotherapeutic potential International Journal of Pharmaceutics.
  • HI CHIU, CAN CHE MOOD, NN MOHAMAD ZAIN, MR RAMACHANDRAN, N YAHAYA, NNS NIK MOHAMED KAMAL, WH TUNG, YK YONG, CK LEE, V LIM, 2021. Biogenic Silver Nanoparticles of Clinacanthus nutans as Antioxidants with Antimicrobial and Cytotoxic Effects Bioinorganic Chemistry and Applications.
  • V LIM, M MOHD NARAWI, HI CHIU, WH TUNG, JJ TAN & CK LEE, 2019. Selected Essential Oils as Repellents Against Aedes Aegypti: Validation of the Bioconstituents Using Gas Chromatograhy Journal of Essential Oil Bearing Plants.
  • HANAN NA, CHIU HI, RAMACHANDRAN MR, TUNG WH, MOHAMAD ZAIN NN, YAHAYA N AND LIM VG, 2018. Cytotoxicity of Plant-Mediated Synthesis of Metallic Nanoparticles: A Systemic Review International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
  • WAI HAU TUNG, KOK KHIANG PEH AND YVONNE TZE FUNG TAN, 2008. Development and characeterization of fast release bioadhesive suppository system containing diclofenac sodium In: School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia. (In Press.)
  • WAI HAU TUNG, KOK KHIANG PEH, YVONNE TZE FUNG TAN AND RUSLIZA BASIR, 2005. Effect of different drug-polymer preparation methods on physical and drug release properties of suppository In: Programme & Ab-stracts of The Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), The Equitorial Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. 35 (In Press.)
  • WAI-HAU TUNG, KOK-KHIANG PEH, YVONNE TZE-FUNG TAN AND RUSLIZA BASIR, 2004. Effect of carbopol 934P and polyvinylprrolidone K90 on the physical and bioadhesive properties of palm oil base suppository In: Abstracts of the Malaysia Pharmaceutical Society (MPS)-UiTM Pharmacy Scientific Conference 2004, Berjaya Times Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 55 (In Press.)
  • WAI HAU TUNG, KOK KHIANG PEH, YVONNE TZE FUNG TAN AND RUSLIZA BASIR, 2004. Development and charac-terization of different designs of suppository system In: Abstracts of the 20th Congress of Federation of Asian Pharmaceutical Association (FAPA), The Bangkok Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand. 99 (In Press.)
  • TUNG WH, PEH KK, YVONNE TAN TF, YAHAYA H, IRSAN AND OMAR I, 2003. Bioavailability Study and Pharmacokinetic Investigation of Cimetidine Tablet Preparations In: Programme & Abstracts of The Malaysian Society of Pharmacology and Physiology (MSPP), UKM Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 29 (In Press.)
  • WAI HAU TUNG, KOK KHIANG PEH, YVONNE TZE FUNG TAN AND RUSLIZA BASIR, 2002. Evaluation of hydrogenated palm kernel oil and coconut fat as suppository bases In: 4th IMT-GT UNINET Conference 2002, The City Bayview Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. 96-98 (In Press.)

Faculty of Science and Engineering

University of Nottingham Malaysia
Jalan Broga, 43500 Semenyih
Selangor Darul Ehsan

telephone: +6 (03) 8924 8000
fax: +6 (03) 8924 8001

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