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MajomoFACULTY:                   SCIENCE
E-mail:                        majoumo.felicite@ubuea.cm
Secondary E-mail:     fmajoumo@yahoo.fr
Tel:                               677970898 / 655004121
GRADE:                       Lecturer

. Ph.D. (Inorganic Chemistry/Coordination Chemistry) 2004, University of Leipzig, Germany
Research Topic: Synthesis, Characterisation and Catalytic Properties of Metal Complexes with
Bulky Phosphanylamine Ligands. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Evamarie Hey-Hawkins
. DEA (Inorganic Chemistry) 1998, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
. M.Sc. (Inorganic Chemistry) 1997, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon
Research Topic: « Les Utilisations Pharmacologiques des Mineraux Argileux »
Supervisor: Prof.Daniel NJOPWOUO
. BSc. in Chemistry, 1995, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon.

Specialisation in Inorganic Chemistry/organometallic Chemistry: Design, synthesis and characterisation of phosphanylamines and organometallic compounds with novel reactivity and properties. Evaluation of catalytic activity of homogeneous catalysts. Synthesis and characterisation of air-sensitive compounds.
Research Interests: Design, synthesis and characterization of novel Inorganic, Organometallic and Coordination compounds. Evaluation of Catalytic and Magnetic properties of metal complexes with Oligophosphanylamines Ligands. Evaluation of Biological properties of metal complexes with Schiff Bases Ligands. Evaluation of coordination compounds using X-ray crystallography combined with spectroscopic methods.

I have supervised four MSc students
1. Synthesis, characterization and antibacterial activities of
transition metal (II) complexes of 2-acetylpyridine N(4)- ethyl thiosemicarbazone (2012)

2. Zn(II), Cu(II), Fe(III), Co(III) and Cd(II) Complexes of
Synthesis, Characterization and Anti-fungal Activity Studies (2014)

3. Coordination Chemistry and Bioactivity of some Transition Metal (II)
Complexes of a Schiff Base Derived from Isoniazid and 2-Hydroxybenzaldehyde (2015)

4. Synthesis and Characterization of Metal(II) Complexes with
N-, O-Donor Ligand Derived from 2-(Aminosulfonylbenzoyl)hydrazide (2015)

1. Synthesis, Crystal and Molecular Structure of Maganese(II) Complex of 2-AcetylpyridineN(4)ethylthio-semicarbazone F. Majoumo-Mbe, D. T. Nde, I. N. Mukoko, O. E. Ofiong, and E. N. Nfor, Commun. Inorg. Synth., 2016,
4, 5.

2. Hexaphosphanylamine Ligands: 1,1,4,7,10,10-Hexakis(diphenylphosphanyl) triethylenetetramine Complexes of Chromium, Molybdenum, and Tungsten
F. Majoumo-Mbe, L. Mendoza, P. Lönnecke, S. Gómez-Ruiz, and E. Hey-Hawkins, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2015, 641, 2306.

3. Synthesis, crystal structure and biological activity of 1-(phthalazin-1(2H)-one)[(Pyridin-2-yl)ethylidene]hydrazone and its cobalt (III) complex F. Majoumo-Mbe, E. N. Nfor, E. B. Sengeh, R. Njong and O. Ofiong, Commun. Inorg. Synth., 2015, 3, 40.

4. Synthesis, Crystal structure, and magnetic properties of bis(aqua)[μ-(terepthalato-kO,kO’)]copper(II) monohydrate [Cu(C8O4)(OH2)2]•H2O
E. N. Nfor, F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. T. Ndifon, E. O. Duke, E. N. Mainsah, O. E. Offiong, E. A. Eno, J. Solid State Chem., 2013, 201, 133.

5. Synthesis, crystal structure and antifungal activity of a Ni(II) complex of a new hydrazone derived from anti-hypertensive drug hydralazine hydrochloride
Emmanuel N. Nfor, Ahmad Husian, Felicite Majoumo-Mbe, Innocent N. Njah, Offiong E. Offiong, Suzan A. Bourne, Polyhedron, 2013, 63, 207.

6. Water-filled pseudo-nanotubes in Ag11.60H0.40[Cr(C2O4)3]4 • 15H2O: Synthesis, characterization and X-ray structure. M. M. Belombé, J. Nenwa, Y. A. Mbiamgue, G. Bebga, F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. Lönnecke, E. Hey-Hawkins, Inorg. Chim. Acta, 2009, 362, 1.

7. Hydrogen-bonded pillars of alterning chiral complex cations and anions: Synthesis, characterisation, X-ray structure and thermal stability of catena-{[Co(H2oxado)3] [Cr(C2O4)3] • 5H2O} and of its precursor (H3oxado)[Co(H2oxado)3](SO4)2 • 2H2O.
M. M. Belombé, J. Nenwa, Y. A. Mbiamgue, F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. Lönnecke, E. Hey-Hawkins, Dalton Trans. 2009, 4519.

8. Sterically demanding aminophosphines: Palladium and gold complexes of 1,2- bis(dimesitylPhosphanyl-amino) benzene.
F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. Lönnecke, and E. Hey-Hawkins, Z. Anorg. Allg. Chem., 2008, 634, 2385.

9. Oligomerisation of α-olefins by the dimeric nickel bisamido complex [Ni{1-N(PMes2)-2-N(μ-PMes2)C6H4-k3 N,N´,P,-k1 P´}]2 activated by methylalmoxane (MAO)
F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. Lönnecke, V. Volkis, M. Sharma, M. S. Eisen, E. Hey-Hawkins, J. organomet. Chem. 2008, 2603.

10. Bis(phosphanylamino)benzene ligands: a zinc(II) complex and an unusual nickel(I) complex with a Dewar-benzene-type Ni2P2N2 backbone
F. Majoumo-Mbe, O. Kühl, P. Lönnecke, I. Silaghi-Dumitrescu and E. Hey-Hawkins, Dalton Trans. 2008,

11. P,N Ligand: N,N,N’,N’-Tetrakis(diphenylphosphanyl)-1,3-diaminobenzene Complexes of Rhodium, Nickel and Palladium
F. Majoumo-Mbe, P. Lönnecke, E. V. Novikova G. P. Belov, E. Hey-Hawkins, Dalton Trans. 2005, 3326.

12. Polymerisations of ε–caprolactone and ß-butyrolactone with Zn-, Al- and Mg-based organometallic complexes F. Majoumo-Mbe, E. Smolensky, P. Lönnecke, D. Shpasser, M. S. Eisen, E. Hey-Hawkins, J. Mol. Cat. 2005, 240, 91.

Majoumo-Mbe graduated at the University of Yaounde I, Cameroon in 1995. In 2000 she started her Ph.D. with Prof. Dr. Evamarie Hey-Hawkins at the University of Leipzig (Germany). One of the great successes of her research project was the synthesis of new bulky phosphanylamines and the application of their metal complexes in catalysis.
In 2002 she worked on the Reactions of Phosphavinyl Grignard Reagent with some Aldehydes, in the frame of a DAAD program for doctoral student in the Research group of Prof. Dr. Cameron Jones, Cardiff University, United Kingdom.
After the Ph.D. in 2004, she worked as Research Assistant for one year at the Faculty of Chemistry and mineralogy, University of Leipzig.
In October 2005 she was recruited as Assistant Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry, University of Buea, Cameroon and since December 2008, she was promoted as Senior Lecturer of Inorganic Chemistry in the same University.
The Post-doctoral research stay at the University of Leipzig, in 2010 mainly involved the synthesis of new Oligophosphanylamines and the study of their coordination chemistry.
Her current research interest in the Properties of New Coordination Compounds resulted in her involvement with a number of research projects. She speaks English, French and German.

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