Research Groups

Green Materials Laboratory

PUBLICATIONS

2014

  1. T. P. Tumolva, J. P. M. L. Alonzo, K. M. Guerrero and D. C. B. Pua, “Characterization of Saccharum spontaneum in natural fiber reinforced polymer (NFRP) using xylanase as coupling agent”. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal (ISSN: 1656-5916), Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 14-32.a
  2. J. M. Aberilla, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Comparative study of lifetime prediction methods from thermal analysis of furan resin”. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal (ISSN: 1656-5916), Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 46-53.
  3. T. P. Tumolva, R. A. Apayla and A. M. Dolor, “Degradation Behavior of CFB Fly Ash Filled Unsaturated Polyester Composites under Acidic Environment”. Advanced Materials Research (ISSN: 1662-8985), Vol. 1051, pp. 268-272.a

2013

  1. Kubouchi, M., Tumolva, T. P. and Shimamura, Y., “Chapter 6: Biofiber-Reinforced Thermoset Composites”, in Polymer Composites (eds S. Thomas, K. Joseph, S. K. Malhotra, K. Goda and M. S. Sreekala), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527674220.ch6.

2012

  1. T. Tumolva, M. Kubouchi and S. Aoki, “Development of furan-based green composites”. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal (ISSN: 1656-5916), Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 35-45 (2012).

2011 and earlier

  1. Terence Tumolva, Masatoshi Kubouchi, Saiko Aoki and Tetsuya Sakai, “Long Sugarcane and Abaca Fiber Reinforcements for Bagasse Green Composites: Alkali Treatment and Mechanical Properties”. Materials Science and Technology (ISSN: 1347-4774), Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 37-44 (2011).
  2. Terence Tumolva, Masatoshi Kubouchi, Saiko Aoki and Tetsuya Sakai, “Effect of Fiber Loading on the Mechanical Strength of NFR Hybrid Composites”. ASEAN Journal on Chemical Engineering (ISSN 1655-4418), Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 22-27 (June 2010).

CONFERENCE PAPERS

2015

  1. T. P. Tumolva, J. H. S. Dayrit and R. P. G. Erice, “Mathematical modeling and simulation of microencapsulated n-octadecane in urea-melamine-formaldehyde shell for latent heat storage.” Proceedings of the 2015 International Congress on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences (ICCBES). 7-9 May 2015, Kyoto, Japan.a
  2. J. M. G. Vasquez and T. P. Tumolva, “Synthesis and characterization of a self-assembling hydrogel from water-soluble cellulose derivatives and sodium hydroxide/thiourea solution.” Proceedings of the 2015 International Congress on Chemical, Biological and Environmental Sciences (ICCBES). 7-9 May 2015, Kyoto, Japan.
  3. T. P. Tumolva, J. B. Bantigue, K. R. P. Fernandez and M. P. D. D. Malicse, “Mechanical strength of unsaturated polyester resin filled with CFB fly ash and ligninocellulosic waste”. Proceedings of the 76th Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Convention. 18-21 February 2015, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.a

2014

  1. R. P. Bual and T. P. Tumolva, “2^3 Factorial Design for the Determination of Significant Parameters in Acidolysis of Polyfurfuryl Alcohol Resin”. Proceedings of the 7th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference. 21-22 November 2014, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
  2. R. D. Guerrero, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Synthesis of Furfural from Coconut Shells for Furfural-Acetone Resin Production”. Proceedings of the 7th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference. 21-22 November 2014, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
  3. R. D. Guerrero, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Synthesis of Furfural from Coconut Shells and Husk”. Proceedings of the 7th AUN/SEED-NET Regional Conference on Materials Engineering (RCME 2014). 11-12 November 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  4. H. Tanaka, M. Kubouchi, T. P. Tumolva and S. Aoki, “Curing Mechanism of Furan Resin by Adding Hydrogen Peroxide for High Performance Furan Based NFRPs”. Proceedings of the 21st Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2014). 28-30 October 2014, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
  5. T. Tumolva, R. A. Apayla and A. M. Dolor, “Degradation Behavior of CFB Fly Ash Filled Unsaturated Polyester Composites under Acidic Environment”. Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Green Materials and Environmental Engineering (GMEE 2014). 21-22 September 2014, Hong Kong.a

2013

  1. R. D. Guerrero, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Synthesis of Furfural from Coconut (Cocos nucifera) Shells via Acid Hydrolysis”. Proceedings of the 6th Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering (ISSN 2094-3237). 2-3 December 2013, Manila, Philippines.
  2. R. P. Bual and T. P. Tumolva, “A Degradation Study of Polyfurfuryl Alcohol Resin under Acidic Environment”. Proceedings of the 6th Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering (ISSN 2094-3237). 2-3 December 2013, Manila, Philippines.
  3. T. Tumolva, A. Almanzor and V. J. Lamasan, “A Study on the Degradation Behavior of Polyurethane Resins in Nitric Acid”. Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Biological, Medical and Chemical Engineering (BMCE 2013). 1-2 December 2013, Hong Kong. Published by DEStech Publications, Inc., ISBN: 978-1-60595-144-7.a
  4. R. D. Guerrero, T. P. Tumolva, M. Kubouchi, “Acid-Catalysed Hydrolysis of Coconut Shells as an Agricultural Residue: Evaluation of Furfural Production”. Proceedings of the 6th ASEAN Civil Engineering Conference (ACEC) and the 6th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference (AEEC). 21-22 November 2013, Bangkok, Thailand.
  5. T. P. Tumolva, J. F. L. Abrea III, K. R. D. Cerezo, and L. C. C. Cruz, “Effect of Treated and Untreated Fiber Loading on the Mechanical and Morphological Properties of Water Hyacinth Fiber/ Orthophthalic Unsaturated Polyester Composites”. Proceedings of the 20th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2013). 12-13 November 2013, Manila, Philippines. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.a
  6. R. D. Guerrero, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Furfural Synthesis by Acid Catalysis from Agricultural Residues in the Philippines”. Proceedings of the 20th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2013). 12-13 November 2013, Manila, Philippines. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.
  7. R. P. Bual and T. P. Tumolva, “A Degradation Study of Polyurethane and Polyfurfuryl Alcohol Resins under Acidic Environment”. Proceedings of the 20th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2013). 12-13 November 2013, Manila, Philippines. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.
  8. H. Tanaka, M. Kubouchi, S. Aoki and T. P. Tumolva, “Application of furan resin to green composites and the effect of peroxide on furan resin curing”. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Composites Materials (ICCM-19). 28 July – 2 August 2013, Montreal, Canada.
  9. T. Tumolva, J. Ortenero and M. Kubouchi, “Characterization and treatment of water hyacinth fibers for NFRP composites”. Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Composites Materials (ICCM-19). 28 July – 2 August 2013, Montreal, Canada.
  10. Rodel D. Guerrero and Terence Tumolva, “Synthesis of furfural from agricultural residues found in the Philippines for local furfural production“. Proceedings of the 2nd ERDT Congress (ISSN: 2094-2516). 14 June 2013, PICC, Manila.
  11. Ronald P. Bual and Terence Tumolva, “A degradation study for the acid recycling of polyurethane and polyfurfuryl alcohol resins“. Proceedings of the 2nd ERDT Congress (ISSN: 2094-2516). 14 June 2013, PICC, Manila.
  12. T. Tumolva, R. Guerrero, M. Kubouchi, “Production of Furfural Using Local Agricultural Biomass in the Philippines”. Proceedings of the 5th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Biotechnology. 23-24 January 2013, Bandung, Indonesia.

2012

  1. R. D. Guerrero, E. P. Belostrino, M. L. H. Lagura, B. J. Y. Uy, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Synthesis of Furfural from Locally Available Agricultural Residues in the Philippines“. Proceedings of the 19th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2012). 7-8 November 2012, Bali, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.a
  2. J. M. O. Aberilla, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Determination of Non-Isothermal Kinetic Parameters of Furan Resin“. Proceedings of the 19th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2012). 7-8 November 2012, Bali, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.
  3. R. P. Villa, J. K. C. N. Agutaya, T. P. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Thermal Degradation Kinetics and Lifetime Estimation of Orthophthalic Unsaturated Polyester Resins“. Proceedings of the 19th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2012). 7-8 November 2012, Bali, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.
  4. J. K. C. N. Agutaya, Z. M. Bernardo, L. A. T. Fernando, T. D. T. Salmo and T. P. Tumolva, “Effect of Temperature and Type of Inorganic Acid in Acidolysis of Epoxy and Polyurethane Thermosetting Resins“. Proceedings of the 19th ASEAN Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE2012). 7-8 November 2012, Bali, Indonesia. ISBN: 978-602-9494-30-3.a
  5. H. Tanaka, M. Kubouchi, S. Aoki and T. Tumolva, “Improvement of Mechanical Properties and Evaluation of Durability of Natural Fiber-Reinforced Furan Resin”. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Green Composites (IWG-7). 28-30 August 2012, Hamamatsu City, Japan.
  6. J. Ortenero, T. Tumolva and M. Kubouchi, “Water Hyacinth Fiber-Reinforced Green Composites”. Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Green Composites (IWGC-7). 28-30 August 2012, Hamamatsu City, Japan.

a Undergraduate project