Dr. Leon Payawan Jr.

Position: Professor

Education: Ph.D. University of the Philippines, Diliman, 1999

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Dept. of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada April – Sept 2002
Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Agri-Research, Quezon City, Jan 2007-Dec 2007.




Inorganic Chemistry


Sy Piecco, K. Damasco, J. Quibuyen, A. and Payawan, Leon Jr. M. “Transesterification of Jatropha curcas Oil For Biodiesel” Phil J Sci. 2010, 139(1): 105 -115

Payawan, L.M.; Ratilla, E.M; Bossmann, S. “Ruthenium Tris-Bypyridine/Zeolite-Y/Titanium Dioxide Nano-Assembly: ‘ Ship-in-a Bottle’ Synthesis and Application in Heterogeneous Photodegradation of 2,4-Xylidine.” in Innovations in Chemical Biology. Sener Bilge (ed). Springer Science + Business Media B.V., 2009. p 171

Arellano, Ian Harvey J., Magdaluyo, Eduardo R., Tapia, Alvin Karlo, Payawan, Leon M. and Sarmago, Roland V. “Photoluminescence and Fractal Properties of Diverse Carbothermal Zinc Oxide Nanostructures.” Advanced Materials Research.2008. 31, 92-94.

Bossmann, S.H.; Jockusch, S.; Schwarz, P.; Baumeisters, B.; Gob, S.; Schnabel, C.; Payawan, L.M.Jr.; Pokhrel, M.R.; Worner, M.; Baraun, A.M.; and Turro, N.J. Photochem. Photobiol. Sci. 2003, 2, 477-486.

Bossmann, S.H.; Turro, C.; Schnabel, C.; Pokhrel, M.R.; Payawan, L.M.Jr.; Baumeister, B.; and Woerner, M. J. Phys. Chem. B. 2001, 105, 5374-5382.

Bossmann, S.H.; Oliveros, E.; Goeb, S.; Siegwart, S.; Dahlen, E.P.; Payawan, L.M. Jr.; Straub, M.; Woerner, M.; and Braun, A.M. J. Phys. Chem. A. 1998, 102, 5542-5550.

Ian Harvey Arellano, Roland Sarmago, Leon Payawan, "Photocatalytically Active Zinc Oxide Microstructural Architecture towards the Degradation of Some Model Pollutants." Pisika: The Journal of the Physics Society of the Philippines. 2008, Vol 1 (4).

Turingan, R.S.; Garcia, C.P.; Payawan, L. Jr. M.; and Goh, M.C.; Kimika. 2001,17(2), 65.

Lorica, R.G.; Payawan, L. Jr. M.; and Nacianceno, R.SD. Nat. Appl. Sci. Bull.1986, 38 (2), 111.