Please see REVISED SCHEDULE of the application for thesis/dissertation advisers and the MATRIX of advisers and topics in the revised link below.
MS ChE (thesis option) and PhD/DEng students admitted into the programs as of the First Semester 2015-2016 are required to apply for MS thesis or PhD/DEng dissertation advisers. NEW DEADLINE for Application is December 15, 2015. During the ChE 296.1 research talks, you have heard of the research thrusts of the different research laboratories in the Department. In addition, you are encouraged to look up the research profiles of faculty found on this website. Furthermore, prospective applicants are encouraged to discuss with faculty during their consultation periods.
Detailed instructions for applying are found in this link with the revised schedule and the matrix of advisers and topics: The Application for Thesis Adviser Process First Sem 2015-16_revised
The application form may be downloaded here: Application for Thesis/Dissertation Adviser
Dr. Ciara O’Sullivan, Director of the Nanobiotechnology and Bioanalysis Group (NBG) of the Department of Chemical Engineering in Universitat Rovira I Virgili (URV), Spain, will come and share with us her expertise in University of the Philippines – Diliman. She will also be visiting with her colleague, Dr. Ionis Katakis in NBG who will also be giving a talk.
“From base pairs to bedside: Addressing the future paradigm of medicine with molecular diagnostics”
Dr. Ciara K. O’Sullivan
ICREA Research Professor
Universitat Rovira I Virgili
on October 27 2015, Tuesday, 9 AM
Melchor Hall, College of Engineering, UP Diliman
“Scale Integration as a Means of Innovation in “Nano”science” and Portable Molecular Diagnostics: How and (most importantly) Why”
Dr. Ioanis Katakis
Universitat Rovira I Virgili
on October 28, 2015, Wednesday, 9 AM
Melchor Hall, College of Engineering
“Aptamers: Molecular tools for advanced analytical applications (in Medicine and Environment)”
Dr. Ciara K. O’Sullivan and Christian Adam Espiritu
PhD Chemical Engineering Student
ERDT and PCIEERD BCDA-funded Sandwich Program Scholar
on October 29, 2015, Thursday, 9 AM
Melchor Hall, College of Engineering
See the link for details:
Visiting Professor Lecture Series on Nanobiotechnology
Below is matrix of adviser-topic-advisee as of the mid-year 2015 term. MS students who are under the thesis option will need to apply for a thesis adviser when you have earned at least 12 units of course work. Otherwise you will be tagged as ineligible to enroll during registration for the term immediately after the term when you earned your 12th unit. Some advisers still have available slots below. Please see previous announcement for instructions on how to apply.
|Name of Adviser
||No. of AVAILABLE SLOTS
|Terence P. Tumolva
||Evaluating the performance of self-assembling hydrogel from biocellulose derivatives
||Charice Joy Pescos
||SPIK-ERDT topic or Nanofiber green composite using locally available plant fibers
|Jose C. Munoz
||Multi-scale modeling applications to pollutant removal using solid mass separating agent
|Bryan B. Pajarito
||Development of a cost-effective process for reclaiming waste rubber
||oxo-biodegradeable PE films from recycled waste oxo-biodegradable plastic bags
|Angela D. Escoto
||Topic is open for discussion
|Joey D. Ocon
||Non-noble Metal Electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution reaction (OER)
||Developing Filipino Body Mass Models based on Bio-electrical Impedance Analysis
||Oygen Reduction Reaction (ORR) Electrocatalysts for a Portable Metal-Air Battery
||Synthesis and Electrochemical Testing of Alcohol Vapor Sensors
||Karl Adrian Gandionco
||Glycerol Electro-oxidation Catalysts for Direct Liquid Fuel Cells
||Myron T. Alcanzare
The presentation slides of the Department Chair, Dr. Rizalinda de Leon, for the freshman parents’ orientation held in July 9, 2015 may be found here:
UPD BSChE Parents’ Orientation July 9 2015
The final undergraduate research adviser assignments (ChE 143-144) for AY 2015-2016 may be found here: Final ChE 143-144 (AY 15-16) Adviser Assignments
You may view the results of the First Round of Application for Undergraduate Research Advisers, as well as the list of available topics for the Second Round of Application here:
Results of the First Round of Application (ChE 143-144 AY15-16)
For pertinent deadlines and instructions for the Second Round of Application, refer to the previous announcement:
AY 2015-2016 Call for Applications for Undergraduate Research (ChE 143/144 Advisers)
All MS ChE (thesis option) and PhD ChE students who were admitted to their programs during the 2nd Semester of AY 2014-2015 are to apply for a research adviser. Those earlier admitted but do not yet have a thesis/dissertation adviser may also apply. Deadline for Online Applications is July 2, 2015.
Please carefully read and follow the Instructions on the Application for Thesis Adviser End of 2nd Semester 2014-15.
Editable forms for the Application for Thesis/Dissertation Adviser may be found in the FORMS section of this website (or click the above link).
The Matrix of Advisers and Topics_2_14-15 Jun18 is provided for your reference.
The application for undergraduate research (ChE 143/144) advisers AY 2015-2016 is now open. Last day for submitting applications online is on June 15, 2015.
Please read to the The Application for Research Adviser Process 2015-2016 for instructions and the schedule. For the topics per adviser, please refer to the Matrix of Topics and Advisers AY 2015-2016.
Fifth year/graduating students, graduate students, and faculty members who are interested to know about the MS and PhD courses offered in Yeungnam University (YU) in South Korea are invited to attend a short talk to be given by Prof. Jae-Jin Shim, Ph.D. of the School of Chemical Engineering.
Venue: Chemical Engineering Building
Room: Room A101
Date and Time: February 6, 2015 (4:00 P.M.)
There were a total of five (5) applicants for MS/PhD advisers during the First Semester 2014-2015 call. Below are the assignments based on the applications received and the deliberation of concerned advisers to whom students applied. Applicants are advised to initiate discussions with their respective advisers.
Advisee – Adviser
1. Denise Estelle Santiago (PhD) – Dr. Bryan Pajarito
2. Levi Miranda (PhD) – Dr. Maria Lourdes Dalida
3. Joanna Ancorda (MS) – Dr. Maria Lourdes Dalida with Asst. Prof. Patrick Ramoso
4. Rowena Carpio (PhD) – Dr. Rizalinda de Leon
5. Clare Garing (MS) – Dr. Bryan Pajarito