Wind Energy: Abundant, Unused

Wind Energy: Abundant, Unused

Harnessing energy from oil has damaged the planet, triggering what is feared to be changes in global climate. On the other end, wind is abundant and in “commercial” quality over the land masses and seas of the Philippines. Wind is air that moves around in reaction to...
Photocatalysis: From Dream to Reality

Photocatalysis: From Dream to Reality

Dream big, work hard for it and success will follow – this is true in a photocatalysis endeavor I was involved in. Photocatalysis can be defined as a “catalytic reaction involving the production of a catalyst by absorption of light”. Photocatalysts can absorb a photon...
Cloud Tech on the Ground

Cloud Tech on the Ground

Sensors that rapidly screen and detect hazardous contaminants in and around a mining site are now available. Affordable and made locally, the sensors are used to determine what appropriate actions to take and, more importantly in cases of remediation, whether the...