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University Rank

Assistant Professor 3


Contact Information

Department of Engineering Science

College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology

University of the Philippines Los Baños

College, 4031 Laguna

T/F: +63 (049) 536-2874

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2008 MSChE University of the Philippines Los Baños
2002 BSChE (Cum Laude) University of the Philippines Los Baños


Research Interests


Wastewater Treatment

Watershed Hydrology

Nanomaterials Product Development


Recent Publications

ISI Journals

Bambase, M.E.Jr., Demafelis, R. B.,  Vibal, R.E. EscobarE.C., Revellame, , E.D., Capunitan, J.A. and Dizon, L.S.H. Biodiesel Production by Transesterification of Jatropha curcas L. Oil With Petroleum Ether as Dispersal Medium. Philippine Journal of Crop Science. April 2011.

Escobar E.C., R.B. Demafelis, L.J. Pham, M.G. Borines, and L.M. Florece. Biodiesel Production from Jatropha Curcas L. Oil by Transesterification Using Hexane as Cosolvent. Philippine Journal of Crop Science. December 2008.

Refereed Journals/Books/Syllabi

Escobar E.C., Lecture Syllabus in ENSC 12. UPLB Centennial Faculty Grant. 2011.

Demafelis R.B., J.M.M. Trono, J.K.E. Vergara, C.G. Alfafara, E.C. Escobar. Application of Fenton Chemistry on Treatment of Gasoline Station and Fastfood Wastewater. PIChE Journal. 10:1, 54-61.

Escobar E.C. “The Things That Deter”. The Filipino as a Liberal: Selected Essays on Liberalism and the Philippine Condition. Platypus Publishing, Inc. 2005.


Courses Taught

ENSC 1 Introduction to Engineering
ENSC 10a Engineering Graphics 1
ENSC 12 Dynamics of Rigid Bodies
ENSC 18 Materials of Engineering
ENSC 21 Mathematical Methods in Engineering 
ENSC 26 Computer Applications in Engineering 
ENSC 90 Engineering Ethics
NSTP 1 National Service Training Program 1
NSTP 2 (LTS) National Service Training Program (Literacy Training Service) 



Senior Adviser, Buklod - UPLB

Senior Adviser, UP Engineering Radio Guild

Senior Adviser, UPLB Graphics Literature Guild

Junior Adviser, Alliance of Industrial Engineering Majors-UP

Member, All UP Academic Employees Union

Member, Philippine Association of Microscopist, Inc. (MICROSPHIL)

Member, Philippine Association for Technological Education (PATE)


CEAT Student Council Newsletter

CSC Report


Research Grants


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