Research

Research Group:  Polymer Materials for Energy Research Laboratory - Poly(MER) Lab

Research Interests:  Experimental and computational research on sustainable polymer materials for carbon capture,
                                    hydrogen production and electrochemical energy systems



Research Involvement
 

Jun 2021 – May 2023             Project Leader (PH)

                                                Project Title: Development of High-performance and Low-cost Membrane Electrode Assembly for

                                                                     Alkaline Fuel Cell based on Ion/Electron Dual Conducting Catalyst Layers

                                                Funding: Philippines DOST – China MOST Joint Research Program

 

Jan 2020 – Jun 2021              Principal Investigator

Project Title: Density Functional Theory Study of the Degradation of Cellulose-based Radiation-
                     grafted Anion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cell Applications

Funding: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Ph.D. Incentive Award

 

May 2018 – Jan 2020             Principal Investigator

Project Title: Fabrication of Cellulose-based Anion Exchange Membranes for Fuel Cells and
                     Electrolyser Application

Funding: UP System Enhanced Creative Work and Research Grant (ECWRG)

 

Apr 2018 – Mar 2019              Principal Investigator

Project Title:  Theoretical and Computational Validation of the Degradation of                       
                      Radiation-grafted Anion Exchange Membranes via Removal of Vinylbenzyl
                      Trimethylammonium Hydroxide

Funding: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development Ph.D. Incentive Award

 

Sept 2017 – Jan 2019            Project Staff Level 2

Project Title:  Energy Production using Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs)
Funding: Commission on Higher Education - Philippine California Advanced Research Institute
               GREEN POWER Program