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Faculty

Jessica D. Villanueva-Peyraube
Jessica D. Villanueva-Peyraube
Associate Professor 4

Current work: water resource management, surface and groundwater protection, emerging contaminants and particle characterization, and tool development for environmental surveillance and assessments.

Have a collaborative work on Cave and groundwater management and protection.

Former research involvements: GeoHazards, Changing climate and variation adaptations and resilience, sustainable agriculture and natural resource management (SANREM), Landcare and Agroforestry technologies, small scale aquaculture: developing a tool on assessing its contribution to sustainable rural development

jdvillanuevapeyraube@up.edu.ph

Robert Patrick M. Cabangbang
Robert Patrick M. Cabangbang
University Research Associate 2

Patrick is a University Research Associate II and was involved in projects on agricultural crop production, management and breeding. He is now engaged in crop monitoring and forecasting and is currently working for the National Program for Integrated Crop Monitoring and Forecasting System.

Catherine B. Gigantone
Catherine B. Gigantone
University Research Associate 2

Cathy Gigantone is a University Research Associate 2 involved in water-related researches such as water security in agriculture and environmental pollution in aquatic resources. She is one of the core staffs of Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Water (Water Center) which envisions to be a center of excellence in research, development and extension towards water security for all.

Email: cbgigantone@up.edu.ph

Jessa O. Aquino, EnP
Jessa O. Aquino, EnP
University Research Associate 2

Jessa is a University Research Associate 2 and has been engaged in water security project. Her research interests are water-related studies, urban and human settlements planning and qualitative and social researches. She is one of the core staff of the UPLB Interdisciplinary Studies Center for Water.

Cherry S. Padilla
Cherry S. Padilla
University Research Associate 2

Cherry’s research interests include impact assessments, carrying capacity assessments, and environment codes. She is an editorial assistant of the Journal of Environmental Science and Management (JESAM) responsible for the journal’s communication, database management and website maintenance.

Email: cspadilla1@up.edu.ph

Alma Lorelei DJ. Abejero
Alma Lorelei DJ. Abejero
University Researcher 1

Lylee de Jesus is a licensed chemist with seven (7) years experience in a pharmaceutical firm as Quality Assurance Analyst and one (1) year in an environmental service laboratory. She has knowledge in analytical methods and knows the basic operation of HPLC, GC, AAS, FTIR and UV-Vis. She is also trained with basic microbiological techniques and environmental testing. She specialized in water quality assessment and air quality assessment. Her research interests include environmental chemistry, toxicology, environmental health, epidemiology and disaster risk reduction and management.

Contact Details
Office Telefax No. +63 (049) 536-2251
Office Room: SESAM Environmental Lab
Email: adabejero@up.edu.ph