IMG 0576   Name: Jason R. Albia
Rank: Assistant Professor
Highest Degree: Master of Science
Field of Specialization: Computational Physics
Research Cluster: Materials Physics and Engineering
Research Interests: Materials Science, Data Science, Machine Learning
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Brief Introduction of Research
My research interests can be broadly categorized as computational modelling and simulations. My current works are focused on:

  • Materials Science using computational techniques such as Kinetic Monte Carlo and Density Functional Theory
  • Applications of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence, e.g., prediction of diseases and weather forecasting

Journal Publications

  • J.R. Albia and M. A. Albao, Dynamic scaling of island size distribution in submonolayer one-dimensional growth, Phys. Rev. E 92 042802 (2017).
  • A. A. Padama, R. A. Villaos, J.R. Albia, W. Dino, H. Nakanishi, H. Kasai, CO-induced Pd segregation and the effect of subsurface Pd on CO adsorption on CuPd surfaces, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29 (2017) 025005. 
  • M.A. Albao, A.P. S. Cristobal, J.R. Albia, Quantifying STM-tip induced directed hopping of Sb2 dimers on Si(001): A kinetic Monte Carlo study, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33, 061407 (2015). 
  • J.R. Albia, G.M. Macam, M.A. Albao, Impact of C-defects on Activation Barrier for Surface Diffusion: A kinetic Monte Carlo Study, U.P. Los Baños Journal Volume XIII, January-December 2015, pp. 1-10.
  • J.R. Albia and M.A. Albao, Non-Arrhenius temperature dependence of the island density of one-dimensional Al chains on Si(100): A kinetic Monte Carlo study, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A Vol. 32, Issue 2, 2015. DOI:
  • J.R. Albia, M.A. Albao and H.J. Ramos, Adsorption and one-dimensional growth of Al and In chains on Si(100):2x1: A Kinetic Monte Carlo Approach, Adsorp. Sci. Technol. Vol. 32, No. 9, 2014. DOI:
  • R.D. Corpuz, and J.R. Albia, Electrophoretic Fabrication of ZnO/ZnO-CuO Composite for Ammonia Gas Sensing, Materials Research 17(4), pp 851-856, 2014.

Papers Presented in Conferences

  • J.R. Albia and M.A. Albao, Modelling and simulation of nucleation and growth of one-dimensional nanowires: a kinetic Monte Carlo Approach, 9th Conference of Asian Consortium of Computational Materials Science (ACCMS- 9), Berjaya Time Square Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia, August 9 -11, 2017.
  • J.R. Albia, A.A.B. Padama, M.A. Albia, Multiscale Modelling and Simulation in Materials Science, International Summer School of Multiscale Analysis Methods and Application, University of the Philippines Los Baños, June 10 – 22, 2017. 
  • R.A Villaos, J.R. Albia, and A.A.B. Padama Adsorption of CO on CuPd surfaces: A DFT study using vdW-DF2 functional, A density functional theory study on the adsorption of CO on W (110), 35th SPP Physics Congress, Bayfront Hotel Cebu, Cebu City, June 7-10, 2017
  • J.F Fontanilla, J.R. Albia, and A.A.B Padama, A density functional theory study on the adsorption of CO on W (110), 35th SPP Physics Congress, Bayfront Hotel Cebu, Cebu City, June 7-10, 2017.
  • N.R.M. Esguerra, J.R. Albia, and M.U. Herrera, Copper-based particles deposited on cellulosic filter paper for on-site water filtration, National Students’ Research Conference, Baguio City, April 29-30, 2017.
  • AA Padama, RA Villaos, J.R. Albia, WA Diño, H Nakanishi, and H Kasai, CO-induced Pd segregation and the effect of subsurface Pd on CO adsorption on CuPd surfaces, Annual Meeting of the PSROC Taiwan, 2017, Tamkang University, January 16-18, 2017.
  • J.R. Albia and M.A. Albao, Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of One-dimensional Nanowire, Commission on Higher Education - Higher Education Research Conference, Century Park Hotel, Manila July 26 - 27, 2016.
  • J.R. Albia, Kinetic Monte Carlo Simulations of One-dimensional Nanowire formation on Si(100):2x1, International Workshop on Quantum Materials Science and Design for Innovative Nano- and Green Energy Devices and Life Sciences, Osaka University, Japan, January 8, 2016.
  • R.A.B. Villaos, A.A.B. Padama, J.R. Albia and M.A. Albao, Kinetic Monte Carlo simulations of the temperature programmed desorption of deuterium (D2) from diamond C (100) surface, 33rd SPP National Physics Congress, University of Northern Luzon, Vigan City, June 3-6, 2015.
  • J. U. Tercero, J.R. Albia, and M.A. Albao, Island size distribution of one-dimensional Aluminum chains on Si(100):2x1: A kinetic Monte Carlo Study, 33rd SPP National Physics Congress, University of Northern Luzon, Vigan City, June 3-6, 2015.
  • A.P. S. Cristobal, J.R. Albia, and M. A. Albao. Effect of STM on Surface Diffusion of Antimony (Sb) Dimers on Si(100), 33rd SPP National Physics Congress, University of Northern Luzon, Vigan City, June 3-6, 2015.
  • J.R. Albia, M. A. Albao and H. J. Ramos, Coverage and Flux Dependence of Nanowire Morphology: A kinetic Monte Carlo Approach, 6th UPLB-CAS Student-Faculty Research Conference, December 2013.
  • MC Angub, JT Zarate, E Lat, J.R. Albia, and LSM Lozada, Bacterial Inhibition of UV-irradiated ZnO coated stainless steel, 29th SPP National Physics Congress, National Institute of Physics, October 24-26, 2011.
  • J.R. Albia, R. D. Corpuz, J.G. Bugna, C.S. Pascua, C.A. Arcilla, and R.V. Sarmago, Effect of CuO on the morphology and gas sensing property of ZnO, 28th SPP National Physics Congress, MMLDC Antipolo City, Rizal, October 25-27, 2010.
  • J.R. Albia, L.S. M. Lozada, and H.J. Ramos, Polyaniline Thin Films via DC Plasma Enhanced Chemical Vapor Deposition. 2nd CAS Student - Faculty Research Conference. College of Arts and Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Baños, December 04, 2009. 

Funded Research Projects

  • Project Lead; Development of Computational Framework using Machine Learning Algorithms for Disease Prediction (ongoing)
  • Sole Investigator; Defect-mediated stochastic ripening in 1D nanowire formation: a kinetic Monte Carlo Study. 
  • Project Staff; Atomic-scale understanding of the interaction of hydrogen (H) atom and carbon monoxide (CO) molecule on copper-palladium (CuPd) surface: An application to biomass-based renewable energy. 

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