INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PURE AND APPLIED CHEMISTRY (IUPAC)The Institute became a National Adhering Organisation (NAO) of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) in 2009. IKM members involved in Committees / Divisions of IUPAC for 2020/2021 term are:
Committee on Chemistry Education (CCE) - Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh (Titular Member)
Committee on Chemical Research Applied to World Needs (CHEMRAWN) - Datuk ChM Dr Soon Ting Kueh (National Representative)
Division II: Inorganic Chemistry - Prof ChM Dr Yang Farina Abdul Aziz (National Representative)
Division IV: Polymer - Prof ChM Ts Dr Melissa Chan Chin Han (Titular Member)
Division VI: Chemistry and the Environment - Assoc Prof ChM Dr Juan Joon Ching (National Representative)
Division VII: Chemistry and Human Health - Prof ChM Dr Sharon Teh Geok Bee (Titular Member)
Committee on Chemistry and Industry (COCI) - Prof ChM Dr Khozirah Shaari (Associate Member)IKM takes an active part in a number of IUPAC activities such as the IUPAC International Year of Chemistry (IYC). The Institute has organized the 18thIUPAC Conference on Chemical Research Applied to World Needs (CHEMRAWN XVII) with the theme on "Bioenergy" in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from September 27-29, 2011 & 24th IUPAC International Conference on Chemistry Education (ICCE) 2016.