Scientist Profile

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Pancrasio V. Bawagan

Expertise: Pulp and Paper Technology

Association

    • US TAPPI, Member
    • Phi Sigma Honor Society, Member
    • Philippien Association for the Advancement of Science, Member
    • Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers, Member
    • Mapua Alumni Association, Member
    • Los Banos Biological Club, Member
    • Filipino Inventors Society, Member
    • US FPRS, Member
    • Pulp and Paper Technology, Executive Board Member

Employment

    • Forest Products Research and Industries Developmen Commission, Director, 1970
    • Philippine Patents Office, Patent Examiner, July - Sept. 1955
    • Bureau of Forestry, Laboratory Assistant, Dec. 1955 - Aug. 1957
    • Bureau of Forestry, Junior Forestry Research Scientist, September 1957 - January 1958
    • Bureau of Forestry, Research Chemist I, Jan. 1958 - Jan. 1960
    • Buearu of Forestry, Forest Products Technologist, Jan. 1960 - Sept. 1960
    • Bureau of Forestry, Senior Forest Products Technologist, Oct. 1960 - June 1962
    • Bureau of Forestry, Asst. Chief, Forest Products Technologist, 1962 - 1970

Award

    • Salutatorian (High School), Southern College, 1950
    • College Scholar, Cebu Institute of TEchnology, 1950-1952
    • ICA-NEC Scholar , ICA-NEC, USA, Jan. 1958
    • Certificate of Achievement on Semi-chemical pulping, AID (ICA), 1959
    • Colombo Plan Fellow , Indian Government, July 1955
    • Graduate Research Award, Philippine Chemical Society, May 1965
    • Invention Patent No. 2673, Philippine Patent Office, Oct. 1966

Education

    • Mapua Institute of Technology, Manila, Philippines, B. S. Ch. E., 1954
    • Wisconsin University, USA, Certificate (Pulp and Paper), 1959
    • FRI, Dehra Dun, India, D. F. R. I. (Pulp and Paper Technology), 1966

Publication

    • Manuel R. Monsalud, (1957) Charcoal production and briquetting
    • Forest Leaves (Arbor Week issue) Volume v. 10, No. no. 1
    • (May 1963) Kraft pulping and paper-making characteristics of Philippine commercial woods
    • TAPPI Volume v. 48, No. no. 5
    • B. O. de Lumen, J. L. Villanueva, (Feb. 1963) Properties of hardboard from sugarcane bagasse
    • Philippine Agriculturist Volume v. 46, No. no. 9
    • (Dec. 1962-Jan. 1963) Pulping and paper-making of naturally occurring mixtures of Philippine hardwoods
    • Lumberman Volume v. 9, No. no. 1
    • Jaime O. Escolano, Lauro A. Ynalves, (1964) Bag and wrapping papers from Bengued Pine (Pinus insularis)
    • Forestry Leaves Volume v. 15, No. no. 3
    • Manuel R. Monsalud, Jaime O. Escolano, (1st-4th Quarter 1964) Properties of wrapping paper from Philippine fibrous raw materials as related to pulp blending
    • Philippine Journal of Forestry Volume v. 20, No. nos. 1-4
    • (June - July 1964) Proposed quality control and production schemes for kraft pulp and paper mills based on heterogenous mixture of Philippine woods
    • Lumberman Volume v. 10, No. no. 4
    • Francisco N. Tamolang, (1964) Pulp and paper research and industry problems in the Philippines
    • Forest Leaves Volume v. 15, No. no. 3
    • (1st-4th Quarter 1964) Quality control in paper-making
    • Philippine Journal of Forestry Volume v. 20, No. nos. 1-4
    • (Oct. 1964) Quality control in paper-making
    • UP Research Digest Volume v. 3, No. no. 4
    • (June 1964) Utilization of Philippine forest and agriculture residues: I. Potential use of coconut husk as raw material for other industries
    • Chemists' Quarterly Volume v. 5, No. nos. 1-2
    • (May 1965) Groundwood-type pulps from gubas newsprint for newsprint manufacture
    • TAPPI Volume v. 48, No. no. 5
    • Eduardo P. Villanueva, Nieva B. Laxamana, (April - May 1965) Kiln charcoal: its manufacture production cost and uses
    • Lumberman Volume v. 11, No. no. 3
    • (April-May 1965) Properties of wrapping papers from Philippine fibrous raw materials as related to pulp blending
    • Lumberman Volume v. 11, No. no. 3
    • M. R. Monsalud, J. R. Navarro, R. C. Cinco, (May 1966) Cost-soda pulping of white lauan (Pentacme contorta (Vid.) Merr & Rolfe)
    • Forestry Leaves Volume v. 17, No. no. 4
    • (1966) Pulping and papermaking experiments on abaca wastes and stalk from Albay, Philippines
    • Forestry Leaves Volume v. 17, No. no. 4
    • (1967) Kraft pulping of some Philippine wood mixture and their pulp handsheet qualities
    • Lumberman Volume v. 13, No. no. 2
    • (Dec. 1970) The production of newsprint from sugarcane bagasse
    • Chemists' Quarterly Volume v. 9, No. no. 2

Trainings

    • Semi-chemical pulping, 1958 - 1959, US Forest Products Laboratory
    • Manual Handled Punch Cards, Jan. - April 1960, National Institute of Science and Technology
    • 30-hour Basic Industrial Safety, June 1961, Bureau of Labor
    • Management Supervision, Nov. - Dec. 1969, Forest Products Research Institute
    • Alkaline Pulping Conference, 1958, Hotspring, Arkansas, USA