Department of Chemistry

Lim, Patrick John Y.

Editor, The Philippine Scientist

Full Professor


B.S. Chemistry, University of San Carlos, 1991
Ph.D. Chemistry, The University of Melbourne, 2000

Research Interests:

Synthetic inorganic and organometallic chemistry, environmental chemistry, chemical security and safety

Recent Publications:

1. Eguna, M. T.; Suico, M. L. S.; Lim, P. J. Y. Learning to be safe: Chemical laboratory management in a developing country. J. Chem. Health Safety 2011, 18(6), 5-7.

2. Cañada, L. M. C.; Yap, G. P. A.; Lim, P. J. Y. (N,N-Diethyldithiocarbamato)[tris(3,5-dimethylpyrazol-1-yl)hydroborato]copper(II): A new copper(II) dithiocarbamate compound with the classic TpMe2 scorpionate. Acta Cryst. C 2013, C69(9), 977-980.

3. Buagas, D. J. B.; Megraso, C. C. F.; Namata, J. D. O.; Lim, P. J. Y.; Gatus, K. P.; Cañete, A. M. L. Tracking quicksilver: estimation of mercury waste from consumer products and subsequent verification by analysis of soil, water, sediment, and plant samples from the Cebu City, Philippines, landfill. Environ. Monit. Assess. 2015, 187(3), 138. doi: 10.1007/s10661-015-4321-0.

4. Ward, J. P.; Lim, P. J.; Evans, D. J.; White, J. M.; Young, C. G. Tungsten ligand-based sulfur-atom-transfer catalysts: Synthesis, characterization, sustained anaerobic catalysis, and mode of aerial deactivation. Inorg. Chem. 2020, 59(23),16824-16828.

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