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