Florentino C. Sumera

Florentino C. Sumera

Field of award: Organic Chemistry

Year awarded: 1991

Division: Chemical Sciences


In recognition of his works on the following: Sargassum seaweeds as folar spray fertilizer hybridization fuel from coconut oil, malady polyurethane foam from coconut oil, bisamides as environmental pesticides, polyaniline/PEO as rechargeable battery component, anti-fungal product from  electrolytes of coconut oil and agarose from agar by electrolysis.

Current Position: Professor 12

Office Address: Institute of Chemistry, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City

Education: Doctorat du 3ème Cycle, Université de Rennes(Fr.), France 1985; MS (Chemistry), University of the Philippines 1980; BS (Chemistry), University of the Philippines 1974