MSE_AQUINO

RUTH R. AQUINO, Ph.D
PhD in Environmental Engineering, Mapúa University
M.S. Materials Science and Engineering, Mapua University

MEP Environmental Engineering, Mapúa University
B.S. Chemical Engineering, Mapúa University

Phone: 247-5000 local 3301

Email: rraquino@mapua.edu.ph

 

Honors and Awards:

  • ​Excellent Oral Presentation, 2nd International Conference on Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology (ICMEN), 2017

  • Dr. Ang Tiao Kim's (DATK) Outstanding Faculty Member Award, MIT-CCAA, 2015

  • Best Thesis Adviser - Undergraduate Level, Design and Fabrication of a Casting Equipment Producing Polycaprolactone/Organically-Modified Montmorillonite Thin Films, Mapua Institute of Technology, 2014                          

  • Dr. Ang Tiao Kim's (DATK) Outstanding Faculty Member Award, MIT-CCAA, 2013

  • Best Thesis Adviser - Undergraduate Level, Development and Characterization of Electrospun Polylactic Acid-Cellulose Acetate by Melt Electrspinning for Wound Dressing Application, Mapua Institute of Technology, November 2013

  • Best Thesis Adviser - Undergraduate Level, Adsorption of Lead (Pb2+) in Water Using Cellulose Acetate Reinforced with         Polycaprolactone Nanostructured Membrane, Mapua Institute of Technology, August 2013

  • Best Thesis Adviser - Undergraduate Level, Preparation and Characterization of Electrospun Ultrafine Fibers Based on Lauric Acid / Palmitic Acid / Cellulose Acetate Composite as Form Stable Phase Change Materials, Mapua Institute of Technology, May 2013

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Science and Technology Program Scholarship Recipient, DOST-Science Education Institute, 2010

  • Best Graduate Thesis, Electrospun Polycaprolactone / Montmorillonite Nanostructured Membrane for Microbial Filtration, Mapua Institute of Technology, 2009

  • Accelerated Science and Technology Human Resource Development Program Scholarship Recipient, DOST-Science Education Institute, 2008

  • Mapua Institute of Technology, Dean's Council Scholarship Recipient, 2001

Research Interest
  • Nanofibers by electrospinning
  • Polymer nanocomposites hybrid formation and characterization
  • Characterization of ceramics, polymers and composites
  • Heavy metal remediation
  • Water and wastewater treatment
Publications
  • R. R. Aquino et al., "Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Polysulfone (PSf) / Halloysite (HAL) Nanocomposite Membrane", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 934, pp. 55-60, 2018

  • L. Q. Reyes et al., "Copper (II) Oxide Nanoparticles Immobilized in Cellulose Acetate Nanostructured Membrane", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 934, pp. 176-180, 2018

  • R. R. Aquino et al., "Adsorption of Methylene Blue (MB) Dye in Wastewater by Electrospun Polysulfone (PSf) / Organo-Montmorillonite O-MMT) Nanostructured Membrane", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 916, pp. 120-124, 2018

  • R. R. Aquino et al., "Fabrication and Characterization of Electrospun Polysulfone (PSf) / Organo-Montmorillonite O-MMT) Nanostructured Membranes", Materials Science Forum, Vol. 916, pp. 125-129, 2018

  • M.S. Tolentino et al., "Thermal Treatment and Time Dependence of Contact Angle of Water on Fluorinated Polystyrene as Hydrophobic Film Coating", IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 205 pp. 133-137, 2017