Cherry L. Ringor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Earth Science, Kanazawa University, Japan (2004), M.S. Geology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (2000), B.S. Geology, University of the Philippines-Diliman (1995)


Env Sci 1 (Environment & Society), Env Sci 201- Lithosphere Module (Fundamentals of Environmental Science I), Env Sci 232.1 (Water Quality Sampling Techniques), Env Sci 241 (Geological Hazards), Env Sci 271.1 (Photonics Techniques), Env Sci 296 (Graduate Seminar), Env Sci 297 (Special Topics in Environmental Science), Env Sci 299 (Independent Master’s Study)

Recent Publications

  • In Press. Cherry L. Ringor, Chelo S. Pascua, Jancel Carlo B. Villanueva, Alexis Karla H. Garcia, Ian Jasper A. Agulo, Yoshitaka Matsushita, and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. Multiwalled Carbon Nanofibers and Nanocapsules Synthesized from Plant Oil via Atmospheric CVD Process Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,16, 1–8.
  • 2016. Cherry Ringor and Fernando Siringan. Net Sediment Transport in Pampanga Bay, Northwestern Manila Bay Derived from Grain Size Trends, Bathymetric Change, and Landsat Data. The Philippine Agricultural Scientist, 99(1), 68-79.
  • 2015. Katherine Calamba, Cherry Ringor, Chelo Pascua, and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. Pleated Surface Morphology of C60 Fullerene Nanowhiskers Incorporated by Polyaniline in N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone. Fullerenes, Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures, 23(8), 709-714. DOI: 10.1080/1536383X.2014.971118
  • 2009. Cherry L. Ringor and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. Fabrication of solution grown C60 fullerene nanotubes with tunable diameter. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 9(11), 6560-6564.
  • 2009.Hideaki Kitazawa, Kenjiro Hashi, Tuerxun Wuernisha, Kayoko Hotta, Cherry L Ringor, Takao Furubayashi, Atsushi Goto, Tadashi Shimizu, and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. Molecular dynamics and structural phase transition in C60 nanowhiskers. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 159: 012022.
  • 2008. K. Miyazawa, S. Cha, C. Ringor, J. Okuda, A. Taniguchi, M. Watanabe, M. Tachibana, and J. Minato. Synthesis of fullerene nanotubes and microtubes for materials storage, delivery and recovery. NANO: Brief Reports and Reviews 3(5), 335–339.
  • 2008. Cherry L. Ringor and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. High yield preparation of fullerene nanowhiskers and nanotubes by the solution route. NANO: Brief Reports and Reviews 3(5), 329–333.
  • 2008. C. L. Ringor and K. Miyazawa. Synthesis of C60 nanotubes by liquid-liquid interfacial precipitation method: influence of solvent ratio, growth temperature, and light illumination. Diamond and Related Materials 17, 529-534.
  • 2008. Mingsheng Xu, Y Pathak, Daisuke Fujita, Cherry Ringor and Kun’ichi Miyazawa. Covered conduction of individual C60 nanowhiskers. Nanotechnology 19(7), 075712.
  • 2008. Kun’ichi Miyazawa and Cherry Ringor. Platinum chloride deposition into C60 nanotubes. Materials Letters 62, 410-413.
  • 2007. Cherry Ringor, Kun’ichi Miyazawa, and Tohru Awane. Synthesis of C60 fullerene nanotubes by the liquid-liquid interfacial precipitation method. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan 32(4), 1011-1014.
  • 2007. Kun’ichi Miyazawa, Kazuma Saito, Cherry Ringor, and Tokushi Kizuka. Ultrasonic pulverization of fullerene nanofibers. Transactions of the Materials Research Society of Japan 32(4), 1007-1011.
  • 2004. Cherry L. Ringor, Akio Omura and Yasuo Maeda. Last Interglacial Sea Level Changes Deduced from Coral Reef Terraces in Southwest Bohol, Central Philippines. The Quaternary Research 43(6), 401-416.
  • 1998. Fernando P. Siringan and Cherry L. Ringor. Changes in Bathymetry and Their Implications to Sediment Dispersal and Sedimentation Rates in Manila Bay. Science Diliman, 10(2), 12-26.
  • 1997. Fernando P. Siringan and Cherry L. Ringor. Predominant Nearshore Sediment Dispersal Patterns in Manila Bay. Science Diliman, 9(1 & 2), 29-40.
  • 1996.  Fernando P. Siringan and Cherry L. Ringor.  Changes in the Position of the Zambales Shoreline Before and After the 1991 Mt. Pinatubo Eruption: Controls of Shoreline Change.  Science Diliman, 7-8, 1-13.

Current Research Involvement

  • LIDAR Data Processing & Validation in Luzon: CAR and Selected Sites in Region 1
    Project Staff L3
    Duration: June 2014 – December 2016
    Funding Agency: Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development – Department of Science and Technology (PCIEERD-DOST)
  • Coastal Stability (Coral Reef Visualization and Assessment Program)
    Project Leader
    Duration: January 2014 – July 2015
    Funding Agency: Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR)
  • Acquisition of Detailed Bathymetry for Coastal Erosion Management
    Project Staff L3
    Duration: March 2012 – June 2015
    Philippine Council for Agriculture, Aquatic and Natural Resources Research and Development-DOST (PCAARD-DOST)
  • Synthesis, Morphology and Chemical Modifications of Fullerene-Based Nanomaterials for Nano-engineered Structural Materials and Optoelectronic Applications
    Project Leader
    Duration: February 2014 – February 2015
    Funding Agency: PCIEERD-DOST
  • Reconstructing Historical Flood Events from Massive Corals
    Project Leader
    Duration: January – December 2012
  • Funding Agency: Natural Sciences Research Institute, UP-Diliman (NSRI-UPD)
    Coral Assemblages in Modern and Uplifted Reef Terraces from Pamilacan Island, Bohol
    Project Leader
    Duration: January – December 2011
  • Funding Agency: NSRI-UPD
    Fullerene Nanowhisker/Nanotube – Polyaniline Nanocomposite
    Project Leader
    Duration: November 2010 – November 2011
    Funding Agency: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development, UP-Diliman (OVCRD-UPD)
  • Sea Surface Temperature Variability During High Sealevel Stands Recorded By Porites Corals From Bohol, Philippines
    Project Leader
    Duration: January – December 2010
    Funding Agency: NSRI-UPD
  • Retrospective Analyses of Climate Change from Coastal Erosion Trend and Uplifted Coral Reef Assemblages
    Project Staff L3
    Duration: January 2009 – January 2011
    Funding Agency: PCAARD-DOST

Mentoring Competence

Students/Thesis Title Responsibility Degree Program Date Graduated
1 Cyndi S. Ignacio

Semi-Automated Tide Correction Technique for In-situ and Satellite-Derived Shorelines: A Case Study of Super Typhoon Haiyan-Induced Coastal Erosion in Small Island Systems of Boracay and Bantayan

Adviser MS Environmental Science July 2015
2 Michelle T. Manglicmot

The Linear Extension Rates of the Massive Coral Porites spp. from the Philippines: Environmental Controls, Spatio-Temporal Trends and Implications

Co-Adviser MS Environmental Science May 2015
3 Noreen Marie G. Follosco

Sediment Accumulation in Monospecific Rhizophora Plantations

Co-Adviser MS Environmental Science May 2015
4 Katherine M. Calamba

Morphology and Surface Modification of C60 Fullerene nanowhiskers by the Incorporation of Polyaniline in N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone

Co-Adviser MS Materials Science and Engineering October 2012
5 Ma. Carmela T. Garcia

Effects of Kaolinite Particle Size and Sintering Temperature on the Porosity of Mullite-based  Porous Ceramics

Co-Adviser MS Materials Science and Engineering April 2012
6 Armida V. Gillado

A Novel Nontronite Based-Polyaniline Free – Standing Conductive Nanocomposite Film

Co-Adviser MS Materials Science and Engineering April 2012


  • Sedimentology, coastal morphology, marine geology, U-Th dating of corals by alpha spectrometry, Last Interglacial sea level and temperature changes, fullerene nanotubes