Devandran Apparasamy

Devandran Apparasamy

  • Senior Teaching Fellow
  • Head - Department of American Degree Transfer Programme
Department of American Degree Transfer Programme


Devandran Apparasamy holds a MSDM and MSc in Applied Chemistry and Instrumental Analysis and a BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry from the University of Malaya, Malaysia. He has been teaching chemistry for the past nine years in the American Transfer Degree Program at the School of American Education (SAE), Sunway University, and is involved in various social work in India and Malaysia under J-Charity with SAE students. Prior to teaching, he has four years of experience in the chemical industry (chemical research and laboratory work). In 2012, he directed a corporate video for the Malaysia Paralympics team as a documentary. His research interests are in sustainability studies.

Academic & Professional Qualifications

  • MSc in Analytical Chemical and Instrumental Analysis, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2007)
  • BSc (Hons) Applied Chemistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2004)

Research Interests

  • Human behaviour
  • Sustainability studies

Notable Publications

  1. Apparasamy, D., Sim, T. Y., & Naidu, D. (2015, June). Improving faculty and students communication and engagement through Facebook. Paper presented at the 10th eLearning Forum Asia (eLFAsia 2015), SIM University, Singapore.
  2. Sim, T. Y., Naidu, D., & Apparasamy, D. (2014). Improving students engagement through social media: A case study of a private university in Malaysia using Facebook. International Journal of e-Education, e-Business, e-Management and e-Learning, 4(6), 396-409.