Faculty, Staff and Reps

 

CAPUNITAN, JEWEL A.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 6

OFFICE ADDRESS

 

Chemical Engineering Building, Department’s Office 

MAILING ADDRESS

Department of Chemical Engineering

University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna 4031

  CONTACT INFORMATION

PHONE: (049-536-2315

Email: 

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PROFILE

Jewel A. Capunitan is an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering and Sugar Technology. Her research interests include wastewater treatment by advanced oxidation processes and biofuel production from biomass. She received her BS and MS degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of the Philippines Los Baños and her PhD in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from Texas A&M University.

RESEARCHES AND PUBLICATIONS

SELECTED PUBLICATION CITATIONS:

Academic Journal/Scholarly Articles

Capunitan, J.A. and S.C.Capareda. 2013. Characterization and separation of corn stover bio-oil by fractional distillation. Fuel. Vol. 112, pp. 60-73.

Capunitan, J.A. and S.C.Capareda. 2012. Assessing the potential for biofuel production of corn stover pyrolysis using a pressurized batch reactor. Fuel. Vol. 95, pp. 563-572.

Bambase, M.E. Jr., R.B. Demafelis, R.E. Vibal, E.C. Escobar, E. Revellame, J.A. Capunitan and L.S.H. Dizon. 2011. Transesterification of Jatropha curcas l. oil with petroleum ether as dispersal medium. The Philippine Journal of Crop Science. Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 48-55.

Capunitan, J.A., C.G. Alfafara, V.P. Migo, J.L. Movillon, E.I. Dizonand M. Matsumura. 2008. Decolorization and chemical oxygen demand (cod) reduction of sugar refinery spent ion-exchange-process (SIEP) effluent by electrochemical treatment methods. The Philippine Agricultural Scientist.Vol. 91, No. 4, pp.416-425.

Aguila, J. R., S.A. Valencia, C.G. Alfafara and J.A. Capunitan. 2007. Treatment of wastewater from a polymer lens manufacturing plant using Fenton's process. PIChE Journal. Vol. 10, No.1.

DEPARTMENT RESEARCH CLUSTER/S INVOLVEMENT

Member, Environmental Engineering Research Cluster

Member, Alternative Energy Research Cluster

COURSES TAUGHT

Undergraduate Courses

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

ChE 31

Introduction to Chemical Engineering

ChE 32

Industrial Stoichiometry 

ChE 152

Separation Processes

ChE 154

Transfer Operations II

ChE 170

Process Control and Instrumentation

SUTC 170

Instrumentation and Process Control Application to Sugar Industries

Graduate Courses

COURSE CODE

COURSE TITLE

ChE 204

Mathematical Methods for Chemical Engineering Analysis

 

ORGANIZATION/AFFILIATION

 

Member, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers

Member, Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture Texas A&M Chapter

Member, Alpha Epsilon Honor Society

Member, Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers

Member, Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas


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