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Agapay, Ramelito C.

Assistant Professor


B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of San Carlos, 1994
M.S. Environmental Science and Technology, UNESCO-IHE Delft, 1998

Research Interests:

Hydrolytic enzymes, biogas technology, biodiesel production technology

Recent Publications:

1. Agapay, R. C., Savvides, S. N., van Driessche, G., Devreese, B., van Beeumen, J., Jongejan, J. A., Hagen, W. R. (2005). Expression, purification, crystallization and preliminary crystallographic analysis of a stand-alone RAM domain with hydrolytic activity from the hyperthermophile Pyrococcus furiosus. Acta Cryst. F, 61(10), 914-916.

2. Cabatingan, L. K., Agapay, R. C., Rakels, J. L. L., Ottens, M., van der Wielen, L. A. M. (2001). Potential of biosorption for the recovery of chromate in industrial wastewaters. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40, 2302-2309.

3. Flores, K. P., Omega, J. L. O., Cabatingan, L. K., Go, A. W., Agapay, R. C., Ju, Y.-H. (2019) Simultaneously carbonized and sulfonated sugarcane bagasse as solid acid catalyst for the esterification of oleic acid with methanol. Renew. Energ., 130, 510-523.

4. Bureros, G. M. A., Tanjay, A. A., Cuizon, D. E. S., Go, A. W., Cabatingan, L. K., Agapay, R. C., Ju, Y.-H. (2019) Cacao shell-derived solid acid catalyst for esterification of oleic acid with methanol. Renew. Energ., 138, 489-501.

5. Ju, Y.-H., Sari, N. N. F., Go, A. W., Wang, M.-J., Agapay, R. C., Ayucitra, A. (2019) Preparation of epoxidized fatty acid ethyl ester from tung oil as a bio-lubricant base-stock. Waste Biomass Valorization (In press)

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