MSEP Faculty

Marienette M. Vega, Ph.D.


Associate Professor
Ph.D. in Nanotechnology
University of Trieste, Italy
Specialization: Nanomaterials, Magnetism, Spectroscopy
Email: mvega@msep.upd.edu.ph

Cyril Sadia-Salang, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Physics
Materials Science and Engineering Program
Specialization: Semiconductors, Molecular Beam Epitaxy
Email:cssalang@msep.upd.edu.ph

Faculty Affiliates

Elmer Estacio, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Terahertz Spectroscopy, Optoelectronics, Semiconductors
Email: elmer.estacio@gmail.com

Arnel Salvador, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Device Fabrication, Device Characterization, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, GaN, GaAs, Terahertz Spectroscopy, Optoelectronics
Email: asalvador.nip@gmail.com

Armando Somintac, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Thin Films and Nanotechnology, Thin Film Deposition, Optoelectronics, Semiconductor Device Physics, Semiconductor Electronics, Semiconductor Nanostructure
Email: somintac@gmail.com

Roland Sarmago, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Nano materials, High Tc Superconductors and Devices, Magnetic Materials, Electronic materials, Tranparent electrodes, Manipulation of ZnO nano particles, Bismuth cuprate sperconductor films, Magnetic Susceptibility of High Tc Superconductors
Email: rsarmago@gmail.com

Wilson Garcia, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Pulsed laser Deposition, Development of laser sources, laser induced plasma spectroscopy, Basic studies of laser generated plasma
Email: wilsonogarcia2019@gmail.com

Francis Norman Paraan, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Quantum systems out of equilibrium, critical phenomena, entanglement and quantum information, parallelized computational physics, stochastic physics.
Email: fparaan@nip.upd.edu.ph

Giovanni Tapang, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physics
National Institute of Physics
Specialization: Synchronization, Biology and Optics
Email: gtapang@nip.upd.edu.ph

Marlon Conato, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Solid State Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Materials Science, Metal-Organic Frameworks, Zeolites, Chiral and Magnetic Microporous Crystals, Polymer Nanocomposites, Inorganic Catalyst
Email: mtconato@gmail.com

Guillermo Nuesca, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Development of new materials and deposition and characterization processes for thin film technology
Email: nuescagm@yahoo.com

Leon Payawan, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Inorganic Chemistry, Photochemistry, Electrochemistry
Email: lmpayawan@yahoo.com

Gil Claudio, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Physical Chemistry, Computational Chemistry, Simulation of hydrogels, Charge and energy transfer dynamics
Email:

Susan Arco, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Development of Organic Reactions in Benign Solvents, Materials Chemistry, Polymer Chemistry
Email:

Ricky Nellas, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Multicomponent atmospheric nucleation, Aggregation of biomolecular and supramolecular systems of medical relevance, Complex solvation in advance material design and protein engineering, Simulations of alien atmospheric and biochemical systems, Bioenergy-related projects: Degradation of cellulosic material, Force-field development, Computer-Aided Drug Design
Email:

Allan Christopher Yago, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Chemistry
Institute of Chemistry
Specialization: Sensor materials development from polymers, nanoparticles, and composites; Electrochemistry and Electro-analytical methods; Molecularly-Imprinted Polymer-based sensors; Anti-corrosion materials
Email:

Cherry Ringor, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Earth Science
Institute of Environmental Science And Meteorology
Specialization: Sedimentology, coastal morphology, marine geology, U-Th dating of corals by alpha spectrometry, Last Interglacial sea level and temperature changes, fullerene nanotubes
Email:

Maria Ines Rosana D. Balangue-Tarriela, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physical Science
National Institute of Geological Sciences
Specialization: Geothermics, Hydrothermal Geochemistry, Economic Geology and Petrography
Email:

Neil Andrew Bascos, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Molecular and Cellular Biology
National Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Specialization: Structural Biology
Email:

Cynthia Saloma, Ph. D.


Ph.D. in Physiology
National Institute of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Specialization: Developmental biology, neurology
Email: