UP System International Publication Awards


Albao, M.A., Padama, A.A.B. (2017) CO adsorption on W(100) during temperature-programmed desorption: A combined density functional theory and kinetic Monte Carlo study, Appl. Surf. Sci. 396, 1282-1288. 

Arceo, C. P. P., Jose, E. C., Lao, A., & Mendoza, E. R. (2017). Chemical reaction network approaches to biochemical systems theory. Mathematical Biosciences, 283, 13-29.

Chantaramolee, B., Padama, A.A.B., Nakanishi, H., Kasai, H., Ogura, S., Fukutani, K. (2017) CO Adsorption on (110)-(1×2) Missing-Row Reconstructed Surfaces of Pd, Au, and Pd3Au: Electronic Structures and Vibrational Frequencies, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 86, 044712. 

Cuansing, E.C. (2017) Attenuation and amplification of the transient current in nanojunctions with time-varying gate potentials, International Journal of Modern Physics B 31, 1750105.  

Nazareno, A. L., Dionisio-Sese, M., Cuaresma, G. A., Mendoza, E. R., & Jose, E. C. (2017) Continuous Logical Modeling Of the Submergence Regulatory Network in Rice. Philippine Journal of Science, 146(1), 15-26.

Nazareno, A. L., & Hernandez, B. S. (2017). A mathematical model of the interaction of abscisic acid, ethylene and methyl jasmonate on stomatal closure in plants. PLoS ONE. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0171065.

Padama, A.A.B. Villaos, R.A., Albia, J.R., Diño, W.A., Nakanishi, H., Kasai, H. (2017) CO-induced Pd segregation and the effect of subsurface Pd on CO adsorption on CuPd surfaces, J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 29, 025005.


Balista, J.A.F.,  Asis III, B.R. (2016) Relaxation of perturbed axial segregation bands. Granular Matter 18, 82.

Cahyo, A.N., Babel, M.S., Datta, A., Prasad, K.C., Clemente, R. (2016) Evaluation of land and water management options to productivity of rubber plantation using WaNulCAS model, AGRIVITA, 38, 93.

Franco Jr., F.C., Padama, A.A.B. (2016) DFT and TD-DFT study on the structural and optoelectronic characteristics of chemically modified donor-acceptor conjugated oligomers for organic polymer solar cells, Polymer 97, 55. 

Jatulan, E. O., Rabajante, J. F., Banaay, C. G. B., Fajardo, A. C. Jr., & Jose, E. C. (2016). A mathematical model of intra-colony spread of American foulbrood in European honeybees (Apis mellifera L.). PLoS ONE, 10(12), e0143805. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0143805.

Lutero, D. S., Pangue, E. M. U., Tubay, J. M., & Lubag, S. P. (2016). A fuzzy goal programming model for biodiesel production. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 693(1), 012007.

Mones, E.S., Gillado, A.V., Herrera, M.U. (2016) Photoresponse of zinc oxide- polyaniline junction at different light intensities, Key Engineering Materials. 705, 186- 189.

Parel,M. M.P., Gillado, A.V., Herrera, M.U. (2016) Electrical and Optical Properties of Soda- Lime Glass Coated using High Voltage Electrodeposition TechniqueKey Engineering Materials. 705, 199-203. 

Putungan, D.B., Lin, S-H., Kuo, J-L. (2016) Metallic VS2 Monolayer Polytypes as Potential Sodium-Ion Battery Anode via ab Initio Random Structure Searching. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces8 (29), 18754- 18762.

Santos-Putungan, A.B., Empizo, M.J.F., Yamanoi, K., Vargas, R.M., Arita, R., Minami, Y., Shimizu, T., Salvador, A.A., Sarmago,  R.V., Sarukura, N. (2016) Intense and fast UV emitting ZnO microrods fabricated by low temperature aqueous chemical growth method, J. Luminescence 169, 216-219.

Silalahi, D. D., Reaño, C. E., Lansigan, F. P., Panopio, R. G., Bantayan, N. C., Davrieux, F., Caliman, J. P., Yuan, Y. Y., Sudarno (2016). Near infrared spectroscopy: a rapid and non-destructive technique to assess the ripeness of oil palm. Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, 24(2), 179-190.

Sino, P.A.L., Herrera, M.U., Balela, M.D.L. (2016) Hydrophobicity of Surfaces Coated with Functionalized Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles, Key Engineering Materials, 705, 268.

Tubay, J. M., Suzuki, K., Uehara, T., Kakishima, S., Ito, H., Ishida, A., Yoshida, K., Mori, S., Rabajante, J. F., Morita, S., Yokozawa, M., & Yoshimura, J. (2015). Microhabitat locality allows multi-species coexistence in terrestrial plant communities. Scientific Reports, 5, 15376. DOI: 10.1038/srep15376.


Albao, M.A., Cristobal, A.P.S., Albia, J.R. (2015) Quantifying STM-tip induced directed hopping of Sbdimers on Si(001): A kinetic Monte Carlo study, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 33, 061407.

Albia, J.R., Albao, M.A. (2015) 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 32, 2.

Arceo, C. P. P., Jose, E. C., Marin-Sanguino, A., & Mendoza, E. R. (2015). Chemical reaction network approaches to biochemical systems theory. Mathematical Biosciences, 269, 135-152.

Balista, J.A.F., Saloma, C.A. (2015) Modified Inelastic Bouncing Ball Model for Describing the Dynamics of Granular Materials in a Vibrated Container. Physica D 291C, 17. 

Chantaramolee, B., Padama, A.A.B., Kasai, H., Budhi, Y. W. (2015) First principles study of N and H atoms adsorption and NH formation on Pd(111) and Pd3Ag(111) surfaces, J. Membr. Sci. 474, 57. 

Crisostomo, C.P., Yao,  L-Z., Huang, Z-Q., Hsu, C-H., Chuang, F-C., Lin, H., Albao, M.A., Bansil, A. (2015) Robust Large Gap Two-Dimensional Topological Insulators in Hydrogenated III-V Buckled Honeycombs, Nano. Lett. 15(10) , 6568-6574. 

Donato, P., & Jose, E. C. (2015). Approximate controllability of a parabolic system with imperfect interfaces. Philippine Journal of Science, 144(2), 187-196.

Empizo, M.J.F., Yamanoi, K., Santos-Putungan, A.B., Arita, R., Minami, Y., Luong, M.V., Shimizu, T., Estacio, E.S., Somintac, A.S., Salvador, A.A., Sarmago, R.V., Sarukura, N. (2015) Blue-shifted and picosecond amplified UV emission from aqueous chemical grown ZnO microrods, Optical Materials 48, 179-184.

Empizo, M.J.F., Yamanoi, K., Fukuda, K., Arita, R., Minami, Y., Shimizu, T., Sarukura, N., Fukuda, T., Santos-Putungan, A.B.,  Vargas, R.M., Salvador, A.A.,  Sarmago, R.V. (2015) Photoluminescence investigations of bulk and microstructured ZnO crystals for scintillator applications, J. of Ceramic Processing Research, 16,  98-101. 

Mamplata, J. B., Lo, R. A., & Reyes, M. (2014). Hedging against foreign exchange risk of peso-dollar rates using futures. Applied Mathematical Sciences, 8(110), 5469-5476.

Moreno, J.L.V., Arevalo, R.L., Escaño, M.C.S., Padama, A.A.B., Kasai, H. (2015) A theoretical study on the adsorption of COon CuO(110) surface, J. Phys. Soc. Jpn. 84, 015003.

Padama, A.A.B., Nakanishi, H., Kasai, H. (2015) Quantum states of hydrogen atom on Pd(110) surface, Appl. Surf. Sci. 359, 687.

Padama, A.A.B., Kasai, H. (2015) Understanding the mechanism of H atom absorption in the Pd(110) surface, J. Alloys Compd. 645, S123.

Rabajante, J. F., Tubay, J. M., Uehara, T., Morita, S., Ebert, D., & Yoshimura, J. (2015). Red Queen dynamics in multi-host and multi-parasite interaction system. Scientific Reports, 5, 10004. DOI: 10.1038/srep10004. 

Rabajante, J. F., & Talaue, C. O. (2015). Equilibrium switching and mathematical properties of nonlinear interaction networks with concurrent antagonism and self-stimulation. Chaos, Solitons & Fractals: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Nonlinear Science, and Nonequilibrium and Complex Phenomena, 73, 166-182. DOI: 10.1016/j.chaos.2015.01.018.

Rabajante J. F., & Babierra A. L. (2015). Branching and oscillations in the epigenetic landscape of cell-fate determination. Progress in Biophysics & Molecular Biology, 117, 240-249. DOI: 10.1016/j.pbiomolbio.2015.01.006. 

Tubay, J. M., Ito, H., Uehara, T., Kakishima, S., Morita, S., Togashi, T., Tainaka, K., Niraula, M., Casareto, B., Suzuki, Y., & Yoshimura, J. (2013). The paradox of enrichment in phytoplankton by induced competitive interactions. Scientific Reports, 3, 2835. DOI:10.1038/srep02835


Albao, M.A. (2014) Impact of STM tip on coarsening of In atomic chains on Si(100): a Kinetic Monte Carlo study, Surf. Sci. 625, 90-96. 

Albia, J.R., Albao, M.A., Ramos, H.J. (2014) Adsorption and one-dimensional growth of Al and In chains on Si(100):2x1: A Kinetic Monte Carlo Approach, Adsorp. Sci. Technol. 32, 9.

Corpuz, R.D., Albia, J.R. (2014) Electrophoretic Fabrication of ZnO/ZnO-CuO Composite for Ammonia Gas Sensing, Materials Research 17(4), 851-856. 

Fontanil, L. L., & Panopio, R. G. (2014). Independent set and vertex covering in a proper monograph determined through a signature. Australian Journal of Combinatorics, 59(1), 64-71.

Gavina, M. K. A., Rabajante, J. F., & Cervancia, C. R. (2014). Mathematical programming models for determining the optimal location of beehives. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 76(5), 997-1016. DOI: 10.1007/s11538-014-9943-9. 

Putungan, D.B., Kuo, J-L. (2014) Structural and Electronic Properties of Monolayer 1T-MoS2 Phase, and Its Interaction with Water Adsorbed on Perfect, Single S-Vacated and MoS2-Unit-Vacated Surface: Density Functional Theory Calculations. Integrated Ferroelectrics 156, 93-101.


Albao, M.A., Putungan, D.B., Hsu, C-H., Chuang, F-C. (2013) Enhanced nucleation of Al islands on H-dosed Si(100) -2 × 1 surface: A combined density functional theory and kinetic Monte Carlo study. Surf. Sci. 617, 73- 80. 


Marvin A. Albao, Chia-Hsiu Hsu, Darwin B. Putungan, Feng-Chuan Chuang, “Room-temperature deposition of Group III metals on Si(100): a comparative study of nucleation behavior,” Surface Science 604 (2010) 396-403.

Patrizia Donato and Editha C. Jose, “Corrector results for a parabolic problem with a memory effect,” ESAIM: Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Analysis, 2010 (44): 421-454.


Marvin A. Albao, Deborah D. Zorn, James W. Evans, Mark S. Gordon, “Binding and diffusion of Al adatoms and dimers on the Si(100)-2x1 reconstructed surface: a hybrid QM/MM embedded cluster study,” The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, American Chemical Society (ACS) Publications, Vol. 113, No. 17, April 2009, pp. 7277–7289.

Marvin A. Albao, J.W. Evans, and Feng-Chuan Chuang, “A kinetic Monte Carlo study on the role of defects and detachment in the formation and growth of In chains on Si(100),” Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter, 21 (2009) 405002.


Maria Cristeta N. Cuaresma, M. Giudici, and C.E. Praeger, “Homogeneous factorisations of Johnson graphs”, Designs, Codes and Cryptography (2008) 46:303-327.

Raymond Virtudazo, Jesus Felix Valenzuela, Alvin Karlo G. Tapia, Emily Catriciones, Leonard dela Cruz, Herman Mendoza, “Lacunarity analysis of TEM images of heat-treated hybrid organosilica materials,” Innovations in Chemical Biology (Chapter 47) , B. Sener (ed.), Springer, 2008.

Eduardo R. Magdaluyo Jr., Ian Harvey J. Arellano, Alvin Karlo G. Tapia, Roland V. Sarmago, and Leon M. Payawan, “Photoluminescence and fractal properties of diverse carbothermal zinc oxide nanostructures”, Semiconductor Photonics: Materials and Devices (Advanced Materials Research), Trans Tech Publications, Switzerland, Vol. 31, pp. 92-94, 2008.


Patrick Solé and Virgilio P. Sison, “Bounds on the minimum homogeneous distance of the p^r-ary image of linear block codes over the Galois ring GR(p^r,m),'' IEEE Transactions in Information Theory, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 2270--2273, June 2007; also in the Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2007), Acropolis Congress and Exhibition Center, Nice, France, pp. 1971--1974, 24--29 June 2007.  

Patrick Solé and Virgilio P. Sison, “Quaternary convolutional codes from linear block codes over Galois rings,'' IEEE Transactions in Information Theory, vol. 53, no. 6, pp. 2267--2270, June 2007; also in the Proceedings of the 2007 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT 2007), Acropolis Congress and Exhibition Center, Nice, France, pp. 2641--2645, 24--29 June 2007.


Marvin U. Herrera and Roland V. Sarmago, “Synthesis of Pb-doped Bi-2223 from Pb-doped Bi-2212 by partial melting,” Ceramics International, vol. 30, pp. 1611-1614, 2004.


Jean O. Loyola, “Sequences with group products from finite regular semigroups”, Discrete Mathematics, Elsevier Netherlands, vol. 265, no. 1-3, pp. 141-158, April 2003.


Jean O. Loyola, “Sequences with idempotent products from finite regular semigroups,” Discrete Mathematics, Elsevier Netherlands, vol. 220, no. 1-3, pp. 159-170, June 2000.


Jocelyn C. San Pedro, “An approach to updating weights in multiple objective linear programming,” Asia-Pacific Journal of Operational Research, vol. 16, no. 2, pp. 185-202, November 1999.

Other Research Publication Awards


Best Paper Award (Environmental Science Category), Jomar F. Rabajante, Regina Ester DC. Umali, and Yuichi T. Otsuka, “Mathematical Models of Rumor Propagation for Disaster Management,” 11th Annual National Scientific Convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Inc., U.P. Los Baños and U.P. Open University, May 24-28, 2011.


Best Poster Award, Alvin Karlo G. Tapia, “Charge Carrier Dynamics of Crystalline Solid State Materials using Pulsed Terahertz Spectroscopy,” International Symposium on the Frontier of Terahertz Spectroscopy, Shinshu University in Matsumoto City, Nagano, October 20-22, 2010.

Second Place, Best Paper (Physical Sciences Category), Mark Gabriel D. Castilan, Gene Reiz K. Naanod, Yuichi T. Otsuka and Jomar F. Rabajante, “From Numbers to Nature,” 10th Annual National Convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Inc., University of the Philippines Baguio, October 20-24, 2010.

Third Place, Best Paper (Physical Sciences Category), Stan Michelle D. Reyes and Michael C. Villadelrey, “Determining the Optimal Land Area for Establishing Biofuel Plantations using Mixed Integer Goal Programming: the Issue of Food Versus Fuel in the Philippines,” 10th Annual National Convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of Nature, Inc., University of the Philippines Baguio, October 20-24, 2010.

Finalist, Student Creative Research (SIBOL) for College Category, Julius Cris V. Salinas and Nelio C. Altoveros, “Automated Vision-Based Control of a Blue Tooth Surveillance Robot,” 2010 Southern Luzon Cluster Regional Inventions Contest and Exhibits, Legazpi City, September 6-8, 2010.


Third Place, Best Research Paper (Life Sciences Category) - Jomar F. Rabajante, Michael C. Villadelrey and Ramon Joseph P. Esteves, “Determining the optimal distribution of bee colony locations to avoid overpopulation using mixed integer programming,” 9th Annual Scientific Convention of the Philippine Society for the Study of nature, MSU-IIT, Iligan City, November 12-15, 2009; published in the Journal of Nature Studies, vol.9, no. 1, January - April 2010, pp. 79-82.


Best Oral Paper - Joybel G. Bugna and Lou Serafin M. Lozada, "Surface-modified recycled polypropylene (PP): a potential substitute to skimmer surface," First UPLB CAS Student Faculty Research Conference, December 8, 2008.

Best Poster Paper - Francis M. Emralino and Marvin U. Herrera, "Fabrication of polyaniline- and polyanisidine- (poly)-vinyl acetate composite films," First UPLB CAS Student Faculty Research Conference, December 8, 2008.

First Prize, Poster Making Contest, Raymund Lorenzo V. Abejuela IV with Joey Mangadlao (UP Diliman) and Elvis Chua (ADMU), “DNAzymes: Gene Carriers of the Past, Catalysts of the Future,” 2008 Asian Science Camp, Bali, Indonesia, August 3-9, 2008.

Arceo, C. P. P., Jose, E. C., Lao, A., & Mendoza, E. R. (2017). Chemical reaction network approaches to biochemical systems theory. Mathematical Biosciences, 283, 13-29.

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