Dann Marie Nuñez del Mundo, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department Chair

Email: dndelmundo1@up.edu.ph


PhD in Food Technology
Year graduated: 2018
Suranaree University of Technology
Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand
Grants: SUT-PhD Scholarship for ASEAN; UP Doctoral Studies Fund
MS Environmental Science
(Area of Specialization: Environmental Chemistry and Toxicology)
Year graduated: 2008
University of the Philippines Los Baños
Grants: UP Presidential Scholarship Grant; Conservation International Thesis Grant
BS Food Technology
Year graduated: 2001
University of the Philippines in the Visayas, Miag-ao, Iloilo


FST10 (Overview of Food Science and Technology)
FST120 (Sensory Evaluation of Foods)
FST 140 (Food Processing I)
FST145 (Processing of Fruits and Vegetables)
FST171 (Principles and Practice in Food Processing Waste Management)

FST235 (Thermal Processing)


Product development 
Food processing waste management
Food safety and quality control

Water and wastewater quality


Integrated Water-Based Epidemiology and Data Analytics for Community-Level Pathogen Surveillance and Genetic Tracking
Project Leader
NICER-funded project

February 2021-January 2023

Pilot Investigation on SARS-CoV-2 Wastewater-Based Surveillance in Davao City
Project Leader
UP Mindanao in-house-funded project

June 2020- November 2021

Establishment of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) Plan for Local Vodka “Laksoy” Production from Nipa (Nypa fruticans)
Project Leader
CHED-funded project

Year 2011-2012


  1. Otero, M.C.B.; Murao, L.A.E.; Limen, M.A.G.; Caalim, D.R.A.; Gaite, P.L.A.; Bacus, M.G.; Acaso, J.T.; Miguel, R.M.; Corazo, K.; Knot, I.E.; Sajonia, H., II; de los Reyes, F.L., III; Jaraula, C.M.B.; Baja, E.S.; Del Mundo, D.M.N. Multifaceted Assessment of Wastewater-Based Epidemiology for SARS-CoV-2 in Selected Urban Communities in Davao City, Philippines: A Pilot Study. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19, 8789. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19148789
  2. Del Mundo, D.M.N; Manote S. Influence of fat and oil type on the yield, physico-chemical properties, and microstructure of fat, oil, and grease (FOG) deposits.  Water Research, Volume 124, 2017, Pages 308-319. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2017.07.047
  3. Del Mundo, D.M.N; Rebancos C.M.; Alaria S.A. Correlation of Socio-Economic Status, Environmental Awareness, Knowledge, and Perception on Solid Waste Management Practices in Barangays Talisay and Balibago, Calatagan, Batangas, Philippines. Journal of Environmental Science and Management 12(2):27–37(December 2009) ISSN 0119- 1144
  4. Del Mundo, D.M.N; Rebancos C.M. Water Quality Analysis of Barangays Talisay and Balibago Creeks, Municipality of Calatagan, Batangas Province. Journal of Nature Studies. Vol7(2) July-December 2008


  1. Basic Sensory Evaluation Seminar
  2. Basic Food Safety Seminar
  3. Food Processing Seminar