Erwin Oliver V. Fundador, Ph.D.

Associate Professor



Doctorate Degree in Chemistry (Analytical/Bioanalytical)
Department of Chemistry 2001- 2007
University of Connecticut, Storrs
Masters Degree in Biochemistry
Institute of Chemistry 1996-1998
University of the Philippines, Los Banos
Bachelors Degree in Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering and Agricultural Technology 1989-1994
University of the Philippines, Los Banos


Chem 41/41.1  Inorganic Chemical Analysis 
Chem 141/141.1 Food and Feeds Analysis 
FST 202 Advanced Food Analysis
Chem 160.1   Biochemistry Laboratory 

Chem 31.1     Organic Chemistry Laboratory 


  • Method Development (i.e. Instrumental Analysis)
    • HPLC
    • UV-VIS
    • Capillary Electrophoresis 
  • Silver Nanoparticles (AgNPs)
    • Synthesis of AgNP’s in Ultrathin Films 
    • Analytical Method Development using AgNPs
  •  Functional Foods
    • Foods that Promote Satiety 


  1. Local Distilled Spirits as Mobile Phase for HPLC-UV and HPLC-FLD
    Source of Funding: UPMin In House Grant
    Role: Project Leader
    Duration: 2021-On going
  2. Development of Analytical Assays Based on Layer by Layer Adsorption of Polyelectrolytes and Enzymes
    Source of Funding: UPMin In House Grant
    Role: Project Leader
    Duration: 2019-2020
  3. Photocatalytic Paints for Fabrication of Self Cleaning and Self Sterilizing Containers
    Source of Funding: UPMin In House Grant
    Role: Project Leader
    Duration: 2015-2018


  1. San Miguel, K.C., Fundador, N.V. and Fundador, E.V., Preliminary Studies of Philippine Vodka as an HPLC Organic Modifier.  Mindanao Journal of Science and Technology Vol. (2021), 19 (1), 1-13 
  2. Sarillana, Z.C., Fundador E.V.  and Fundador, N. G.  Synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles using     Theobroma cacao L. pod husks, and their antibacterial activities against foodborne pathogens. International Food Research Journal (2021), 28(1),102-109
  3. EOV Fundador, KFA Calumba. Using a Glucometer for Home Based Quantification of          Sugar in Baked Goods. Philippine Journal of Science (2020). 149 (4), 1119-1125
  4. Erwin Oliver V. Fundador, Jessa Mae A. Villanueva, Noreen Grace V. Fundador and Aleyla E. de Cadiz. Antimicrobial Property of Sodium Alginate/TiO2 Nanocomposite Film. Philippine Journal of Science (2018). 147 (4): 549-554
  5. Fundador, E.V., Lagmay G.B., de Cadiz, A. E. , Iwata, T. and Fundador, N.V. Photocatalytic and Antibacterial Studies on Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-co-Hydroxyhexanoate)/Titanium Dioxide Composites. Banwa (2017), 12B
  6. Fundador, E.V., Chaoudary D., Schenkmann, J and Rusling, J. F. Accurate DNA Fragment Sizing by CE-LIF Array for Detection of Sequence Specificity of DNA Damage. Analytical Chemistry(2008), 80, 2212-2221
  7. Fundador, E.V. and Rusling, J. F. Capillary Electrophoresis with Laser Induced Fluorescence for the Detection of Abasic Sites. Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry(2007), 387, 1883-1890
  8. Fundador, E.V., Sabularse, V.C., Revilleza, M. J. A. R. Immobilization of Invertase on CarboxymethylCellulose Prepared from Nata de Coco for the Inversion of Sucrose.AJSTD (2003), 20, 37-47