Chief Science Research Specialist Research and Development Division PHILIPPINE TEXTILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE (PTRI) Department of Science and Technology
Dr. Julius L. Leaño Jr. is a registered chemist. He obtained his Bachelor and master’s degrees in chemistry from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. His Masters research on mechanochemical heterogeneous catalysis was done in Academia Sinica in Taipei Taiwan under the MECO-TECO Bilateral Cooperation. His work on solid state inorganic optical luminescence materials earned him several papers and a patent towards his Ph.D. in Chemistry (Nanoscience and Technology) from the National Taiwan University under the Taiwan International Graduate Program (TIGP) of Academia Sinica. He has led is also currently leading several R&D programs on natural textiles and dyes. He is the Chief Science Research Specialist of the Research and Development Division, Philippine Textile Research Institute of the Department of Science and Technology, where he has been within the last 19 years.
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