Scientist Profile

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Jose R. Vedasto

Expertise: High Temperature Chemistry, Energy Research and Development, Electrochemistry, Thermodynamics, rural Community Development

Association

    • AIM, Member
    • Chemical Society of the Phils., Member
    • Environmental Management Foundation, Member
    • Kapisanan ng mga Siyentipico sa Pilipinas, Member
    • NRCP, Member
    • PHILAAS, Member
    • Philippine Solar Energy Society, Member
    • UP Chemical Society, Member

Employment

    • NIST, Commissioner, 1978 - 1982
    • NIST, Director Industrial Research Center, 1973 - 1976
    • NIST-NSDB, Project Director, 1977 - 1978
    • NSDB, Coordinator, Energy Resources and Development Projects, 1976 - 1978
    • UP, Professor of Chemistry, 1955 - 1978

Award

    • Most Outstanding in Physical Sciences, National Science Award of Merit, 1974
    • Fellowship Award to US and India on Biogas Technology and Utilization, UNIDO-UNDP
    • Professional Achievement Award in Chemistry, UP Alumni Association, 1980
    • Fellowship Award to Italy on Solar Energy Conversion, ICTP-UNESCO, 1977
    • Fellowship Award to Japan on Ceramics Development, UNESCO
    • Fellowship Award to Norway on Applied Physical Chemistry, Norwegian Technical Assistance, 1970-1971
    • Fellowship Award to France on Coal Research, French Technical Assistance, 1965-1966
    • Fellowship Award to India on Fuel Technology Research, Colombo Plan, 1957-1958

Papers Presented

    • Advanced industrial utilization of tropical plants in the Philippines., international Symposium on Advanced Industrial Utilization of Tropical Plants MITI Tsukuba Research Center, Japan
    • Technology and Freedom., ASEAN Conference of Women Engineers and Scientists
    • Solar energy for survival and development the Philippine situation., International Conference on the Survival of Humankind,Philippine Experiment Manila

Education

    • Technical University of Norway, Post Doctoral, Advanced Physical Chemistry, 1971
    • Centre d' Etude des Charbonnages du France, France, Diploma in Mines, 1966
    • University of London, London, Ph.D. Physical Chemistry, 1963
    • Imperial College of Science and Technology, London, Chemical Engineering, 1963
    • Central Fuel Research Institute, India, Diploma in Fuel Technology, 1958
    • UP Diliman, Diliman, Quezon City, B.S. Chemistry, 1952

Publication

    • Jose, V.R., Urnes, S., (1973) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system K20-Ti02-Si02 and Na20-Si02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., (1962) Some aspects of fuel research at Imperial College.
    • Journal of Imperial College Chemical Engineering Society Volume 13:
    • Jose, V.R., (1964) Oxidation of propare at room temperature.
    • Journal of Applied Chemistry Volume 13:
    • Jose, V.R., (1969) Evaluation for the potential uses of Philippine coals for the metallurgical industries.
    • UP OFPRES
    • Jose, V.R., (1970) Metallurgical fuels research.
    • Metal Newsletter Volume 2(1):
    • Jose, V.R., (1972) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system K20-Ti02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., (1972) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system Na2-0-Ca0-Si02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., (1972) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system Na20-Ti02-Si02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses Volume 13:
    • Jose, V.R.,Urnes, S., (1973) Neutron diffraction studies of glasses in the system Na20-Ge02-Si02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., Urnes, S., (1973) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system K20-Ca0-Si02.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., Urnes, S., (1973) X-ray diffraction studies of glasses in the system Na20-Ti02-Si02 wherein Na Ion has been partially replaced by silver Ion.
    • Physics and Chemistry of Glasses
    • Jose, V.R., (1973) energy from indigenous carbonaceous materials.
    • Philippine Geological Society Journal Volume 17(3-4):
    • Jose, V.R., (1974) gas producer for household and automotive use.
    • Science Review Volume 15(6):
    • Alicbusan,R.V., Jose, V.R., Rodulfo, B.R., (1975) Preparation and utilization of methane bacteria as starter in biogas production.
    • Wildlife Society News Volume 12(19):
    • Jose, V.R., (1977) Biogas for the rural areas prospects,problems and task.
    • Research Conference Rural Agenda
    • Jose, V.R., (1976) New economics and the need to develop renewable sources of energy.
    • Dateline Monday Volume 1(1):
    • Jose, V.R.,Canlas, D., (1978) Wind and ocean energy.
    • Heat Transfer Syposium Madras

Trainings

    • Top Management Program, 1981, AIM , Baguio City
    • Program for Assessor, 1980, DAP Assesstment Center Tagaytay City
    • Career Executive Service Development Program, 1980, DAP, Tagaytay City
    • UN Training Program in Waste Management and Utilization, 1977, Cornell University of Florida
    • 4th International Course on Solar Energy Conversion, 1977, International Center for Theorical Physics UNESCO,Trieste Italy
    • Advanced Inorganic Chemistry and Utilization, 1965 - 1966, Centre d Etude des Charbonnage du France
    • Fuel Science and Technology, 1957 - 1958, Central Fuel Research Institute, India