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Rinlee Butch
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Professor, Energy Storage and Conversion Materials Laboratory Head and Energy Engineering Program Director, UP Diliman
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University of the Philippines Diliman
Rinlee Butch Cervera is a Professor and Head of the Energy Storage and Conversion Materials Research Laboratory at the Department of Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD). He is the current Program Director of the Energy Engineering Graduate Program (UPD) and the current Editor-in-Chief of the Philippine Engineering Journal. He received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science and PhD all in materials engineering from UPD, Universiti Sains Malaysia, and the University of Tokyo, Japan, respectively. His research interests are in energy-related materials and devices such as lithium-based batteries, fuel cells and electrolysis cells, waste-to-energy, and renewable energy applications. In recognition of his achievements, he received several awards such as the 2018 Outstanding Young Scientist from the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines; the 2018 Professional Degree Awardee for Materials Engineering by the UP Alumni Engineers; University of the Philippines Scientist I for the period 2019–2021; and the 2021 Outstanding Engineering Professor from the College of Engineering, UPD.
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4 - Quality education
7 - Affordable and clean energy
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
12 - Responsible consumption and production
13 - Climate action
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TWAS East and South-East Asia and the Pacific Regional Partner (TWAS-SAPREP)
Last updated on 29/10/2021