faculty & staff

engr. Kristel M. Gatdula

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR 2
Email: kmgatdula@up.edu.ph
Room: ChE Room 1

Engr. Kristel Gatdula is a faculty member of DChE that has been involved on various research projects and consultancy services on technology improvement and development, especially in the field of biofuels. She has hands-on experience on analytical methods, and highly competent on project management, supervision of personnel and on process design and optimization as she has been involved as Study Leader on numerous projects mostly funded by the Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research and Department of Science and Technology.

Research Interests: Bioprocess Engineering and Fermentation Technology, Renewable Energy Technologies, Environmental Engineering, Materials Science

Google Scholar page url: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ZFgml6sAAAAJ&hl=en

Academic History

BS Chemical Engineering, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2013

MS Chemical Engineering, Major in Pollution Engineering, University of the Philippines Los Baños, 2020

selected publications

ISI Refereed Journals

Gatdula KM, Demafelis RB, Movillon JL, Sanchez DES, Hourani KA, Magadia RV Jr. 2018. Energetics and Environmental Assessment of a Commercial Scale Bioethanol Processing Plant using Sargassum spp. Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS), 43 (Special Issue): 9-20.

Lit FC, Movillon JL, Guerrero GAM, Gatdula KM. Ethanol Fermentation of Sweet Sorghum SPV 422 (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Syrup. Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS), 43 (Special Issue): 35-41.

Dizon LSH, Demafelis RB, Bambase ME Jr., Movillon JL, Garcia AFM, Amponin MSS, Gatdula KM. Multistage Base-Catalyzed Transesterification of Soybean Oil for Biodiesel Production. Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS), 43 (Special Issue): 1-8.

Quidilig JRB, Guerrero GAM, Sanchez DES, Gatdula KM, Ventura RLG, Escobar EC, Ventura JS. 2018. Optimization of Protein Extraction from Chlorella vulgaris using Response Surface Methodology. Philippine e-journal for Applied Research and Development 8: 15 – 23. ISBN 2449 – 3694

Eleazar PJM, Demafelis RB, Matanguihan AED, Tongko-Magadia BD, Gatdula KM, Predo CD. 2017. Knowledge, Attitude, Perception and Willingness to Pay Survey for Imposing Carbon Tax in the Philippines. Philippine Journal of Crop Science (PJCS), 42 (3): 1-11. ISBN 0115-463X

Demafelis RB, Gatdula KM, Malabuyoc JAS, Baticados EJN. 2017. Sweet Sorghum Juice and Syrup Production using Conventional Sugarcane Mill and Evaporator. Journal of Environmental Science and Management Special Issue 1: 40-47. ISSN 0119 – 1144

Gatdula KM, Movillon JL, Guerrero GAM, Arellano DA. 2017. Storage Stability Test of Sweet Sorghum SPV 422 (Sorghum bicolor Moench) Syrup. Journal of Environmental Science and Management Special Issue 1: 48-55. ISSN 0119 – 1144

Non-ISI Refereed Journals

Gatdula KM, Demafelis RB, Judda NR, Dizon LSH, Movillon JL, Bambase ME Jr., Guerrero GAM. 2020. Optimizing Clarification of Sweet Sorghum Substrate for Production of Bioethanol. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal, 19 (1): 27-36.

Asuncion RV, Demafelis RB, Gatdula KM, Dizon LSH, Pector AA, Movillon JL, Bambase ME Jr., Gomez CC, Almazan RA. 2020. Parametric Study on Simultaneous Acetone – Butanol – Ethanol Production from Saccharine Feedstocks. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal, 19 (1): 19-26.

Dizon LSH, Pector AA, Demafelis RB, Bataller BG, Badayos RB, Elepaño AR, Dorado MA, Baticados EJN, Obligado FB, Gatdula KM. Environmental and Economic Viability of Biodiesel Production from Palm Oil in the Philippines. Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) Journal, 19 (1): 35-42.

 

Books

Demafelis RB, Angeles DE, Dizon LSH, Gatdula KM, Pector AA, Rivera HFR. 2018. Sweet Sorghum as Feedstock: A Milestone for Bioethanol Fuel. Department of Agriculture – Bureau of Agricultural Research and University of the Philippines Los Baños. ISBN 978-971-0347-56-8

 

International Conference Proceeding

Gatdula KM, Blaquera SFN, Jimena CMV, Elegado FB, Alcantara JZ, Guerrero GAM. 2020. A Comparative Study on Bioethanol Production from Rice Straw and Banana Pseudostem through Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation using Kluyveromyces marxianus. Presented at the 1st International Conference on Biomass Utilization and Sustainable Energy 2020, Arau Perlis, Malaysia.

 

Scientific Posters

Cabantog FAG, Doliente SS, Migo VP, Gatdula KM, Bautista RP. 2018. Parametric Study on Potassium Carbonate – Glycerin Deep Eutectic Solvent for Carbon Dioxide Capture. Presented in 47th Annual Convention of the Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas – Southern Tagalog, Inc.

Courses taught

ChE 149 – Transport Phenomena

ChE 153 – Transfer Operations I

ChE 154 – Transfer Operations II

ChE 155 – Unit Operations Laboratory I

ChE 156 – Unit Operations Laboratory II

ChE 180 – Agro-Industrial Waste Management

ChE 185 – Chemical Engineering Laws, Ethics, Specifications and Contracts