Nathaniel J. C. Libatique

Associate Professor

Department of ECCE and Department of Physics

  • wireless communications and wireless logistics
  • new sensors and sensor networks
  • biomedical engineering and personal health systems
  • optical communication systems and photonic devices
  • renewable energy systems
  • rain sensing and disaster science
  • system dynamics, complex systems and decision support systems

Education

  • University of New Mexico, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering
  • Waseda University, M.S. Electrical Engineering
  • Ateneo de Manila University, B.S. Computer Engineering, B.S. Physics

Experience

  • Click here for a short biography
  • Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines (2003-Present)
  • Kiara Networks and Sterling Photonics, Albuquerque, NM, USA (2002 - 2003)
  • Center for High Technology Materials, Albuquerque, NM, USA (1996-2002)
  • Crystal Growth Lab - Kimata Ken, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan (1990-1993)
  • Ateneo de Manila University, (1987-90, 1993-96)

Classes

  • Optical Communications and Transmission Media
  • Electromagnetic Theory and Applications I
  • Electromagnetic Theory and Applications II
  • Complex Systems
  • Advanced Engineering Lab
  • Introduction to Communications
  • Science and Society
  • Engineering Mathematics

Patents, Publications and Conference Presentations

Patents:

  1. N. C. Libatique and R. K. Jain, “ Precisely Wavelength-Tunable and Wavelength-Switchable Narrow Linewidth Lasers,” United States Patent #6,570,893 B1, assigned May 27, 2003
Publications:

  1. N. J. C. Libatique and R. K. Jain, Single-Longitudinal-Mode Tunable WDM-Channel-Selectable Fiber Laser, Optics Express, v.10(#25) pp. 1503-1507 (Dec 16 2002).
  2. J. L. Casson, L. Wang, N. J. C. Libatique, R. K. Jain, D. A. Scrymgeour, V. Gopalan, K. T. Gahagan, R. K. Sander, J. M. Robinson, Near-IR Tunable Laser with an integrated LiTaO3 electro-optic deflector, Applied Optics, v. 41(#30) pp. 6416-6419 (Oct 20, 2002).
  3. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, A Broadly Tunable Wavelength-Selectable WDM Source Using a Fiber Sagnac Loop Filter, IEEE Photon. Techn. Lett., v. 13(#12), (Dec 2001).
  4. N.J.C. Libatique, J. Tafoya, N.K. Viswanathan, R.K. Jain, and A. Cable, A "Field-Usable" Diode-Pumped Similar to ~120nm Wavelength-Tunable CW Mid-IR Fiber Laser, Electron. Lett. v. 36(#9) pp. 791-792 (Apr. 2000).
  5. N.J.C. Libatique, J. Tafoya, S. Feng, D. Mirell, and R.K. Jain, A Compact Diode-Pumped Passively Q-Switched Mid-IR Fiber Laser, H.Injeyan, U. Keller, and C. Marshall Eds., Trends in Optics and Photonics (Advanced Solid State Lasers), TOPS v. 34, pp. 417-419 (2000).
  6. N. J. C. Libatique and R. K. Jain, Precisely and Rapidly Wavelength-Switchable Narrow-Linewidth 1.5-mu m Laser Source for Wavelength Division Multiplexing Applications, IEEE Photon. Techn. Lett., v. 11(#12) pp. 1584-1586 (Dec. 1999).
  7. K. Kaneko, T. Suzuki, N. Libatique, M. Kimata, Optical Absorption in CdTe Detected Through Channel Conduction in CdTe /InSb/CdTe Single-Quantum-Well Grown by Molecular-Beam Epitaxy, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Part 2-Letters , v. 32(#4B) pp. L567-L568 (Apr 1993).
  8. N. C. Libatique, A. Sasaki, D. Choi, S. Wada, A. C. Rastogi, M. Kimata, K. Kaneko, and M. Takashima, CdTe/InSb/alpha-Sn Heterostructures Grown by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Journal of Crystal Growth, v. 127(#1-4) pp. 296-301 (Feb 1993).
Presentations:

  1. Libatique, N.J.C.; Tangonan, G.L.; Gustilo, R.; Seah, W.K.G.; Pineda, C.; Guico, M.L.; Abrajano, G.; Ching, R.; Zamora, J.L.; Espinosa, A.; Valera, A.C.; Lamac, R.; Dy, H.; Pusta, J.; Trono, E.M.; Gimpaya, A.; San Luis, J.R.; Gonzales, S.J.; Lotho, A.T.;, Design of a tropical rain - Disaster alarm system: A new approach based on wireless sensor networks and acoustic rain rate measurements, Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference, 2009. I2MTC '09. IEEE 5-7 May 2009 Page(s):1337 - 1340 , 2009/5/6, Singapore.
  2. Sicat, R.B., Tangonan, G.L., Guico, M.L.C., Libatique, N.J.C., Ramos, C.M.L., Siapno, M.U., Hapal, E.R.P., Velasquez, K.C.P., Patient-centric medical database with remote urinalysis test, 2009 WRI World Congress on Computer Science and Information Engineering, CSIE 2009 Volume 6, 2009, Article number 5170699, Pages 250-254 , 2009/3/31, Los Angeles CA, USA.
  3. G. L. Tangonan, N. J. C. Libatique, F. Pulma, D. Lagazo, K. Cua, J. Aragon, D. Sinsuat, Q. Sugon, J. Pinvidic, C. de Gore, and M. E. Obien, Low Cost Accelerometers Applied to Tele-rehabilitation and Sports Training, 2nd Engineering Research and Development for Technology Conference, Diamond Hotel, Manila, 2009., 2009, Manila.
  4. N. J. C. Libatique, G. Tangonan, L. Guico, J. C. Monje, D. Gaerlan, K. Tiambeng, K. Aganon, Melissa Frances Balmes, Maria Margarita Therese Pineda, GSM Network Simulation and Field Testing, 2nd Engineering Research and Development for Technology Conference, 2009, Diamond Hotel, Manila.
  5. N.J.C. Libatique, G.L. Tangonan, W. Seah, G. Abrajano, R. Ching, J.L. Zamora, R. Lamac, R. Gustilo, A. Espinosa, C. Pineda, M.L. Guico, H. Dy, A. Gimapaya Jr., J.C. Pusta, J.R. San Luis, and E.M. Trono , Wireless Sensors: A New Capability for Tropical Rain Disaster Alarm Systems, 2nd Engineering Research and Development for Technology Conference, 2009, , Diamond Hotel, Manila.
  6. P. M. Cabacungan, J. C. Cheng, D. L. C. Landoy, A. C. Silang, R. A. Buenafe, G. L. Tangonan, N. J. C. Libatique and T. H. Calasanz, Engineering Clean Water Systems for Off-Grid Sites, 2nd Engineering Research and Development for Technology Conference, 2009, Diamond Hotel, Manila
  7. L.C. Macaraig, G. Tangonan, N. Libatique, T. Perez, T. Calasanz, G. Peren, C.A. Paras, O. Rivera, J.R. Ronquillo, L.F. Cabiles, B.F. Te, M. Yap, Design and Optimization of a Photobioreactor for Oil-Producing Algae Species, 2nd Engineering Research and Development for Technology Conference, 2009, Diamond Hotel, Manila.
  8. P. M. Cabacungan, J. C. Cheng, D. L. C. Landoy, A. C. Silang, R. A. Buenafe, G. L. Tangonan, N. J. C. Libatique and T. H. Calasanz, Solar Powered Atmospheric Water Generation and Purification System, 4th International Conference on Humanoid, Nano-Technology, Information Technology, Communications and Control, Environment and Management (HNICEM) 2009, 2009, Manila.
  9. G. Tangonan, N. Libatique, M. L. Guico, C. Pineda, R. Lamac, A. Espinosa,G. Abrajano, J. Zamora, R. Ching and R. Gustilo, A. Loyzaga, D. Olaguer, M. C. T. Vicente, Wireless Networks: A New Capability for Realtime Disaster Monitoring & Sudden Hazard Management, 8th ASEAN Science and Technology Week, Science and Technical Conference, Manila, 4 July, 2008.
  10. A. Espinosa, N. Libatique, G. Tangonan, M.L. Guico, J. Wong, J. Marciano and J. Villeres, Design and Engineering of a Supply Chain Management System for Drug Delivery Applications, 8th Philippine Computing Science Congress, Quezon City, Philippines, 24 Feb 2008.
  11. G. de Leon, R. Gustilo, N. J. C. Libatique, G. Tangonan, C. Pineda, A. Espinosa, M. L. Guico and C. Co, Feasibility and Design of Wireless Disaster Alarm Systems Using Wireless Communication Networks, 8th National Electrical Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering Conference, 2007, ICTC Manila Nov. 2007.
  12. A. Espinosa, G. Tangonan, N. J. C. Libatique, C. Pineda, R. Llamac, G. Abrajano, L. Zamora and R. Ching, Multipath Design Configuration for Microwave Networks Using Real-Time Rain Data, 8th National Electrical Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering Conference, 2007, ICTC Manila, 24 Nov 2007.
  13. N. Libatique, A. Espinosa, G. Tangonan, M. Guico, C. Ramos, Patient Driven Mobile Phone-Enabled Medical Health Services, 5th ICT-Asia Seminar, Taipei, Nov 2007.
  14. A. Espinosa, N. Libatique, G. Tangonan, C, Pineda, " Rapidly Deployable Disaster Management Systems," 5th ICT-Asia Seminar, Taipei, Nov 2007.
  15. G.L. Tangonan, N.J.C. Libatique, T. Calasanz, M.L.C. Guico and C.M.K. Lee, “Medical Database for Patient Diagnostic with Wireless Updating,” World Congress on Bioengineering (WACBE), Thailand, July 9-11, 2007.
  16. M.L.C. Guico, G. L. Tangonan, J.Q. Wong, C.M.K. Lee-Ramos, N.J.C. Libatique, R.M. Barba, K.A.R. Biliran, A. Escalante, A.L. Co and M.F. Concepcion, “ A Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) Monitoring System Using an SMS-linked Online Database, “ World Congress on Bioengineering (WACBE), Thailand, July 9-11, 2007.
  17. P. A. S. Turno, J. O. Cardona, J. M. Pryde, F. J. P. Dimaculangan, J. Sagala, N. J. C. Libatique and G. L. Tangonan, “ E-Bioplastics: Biodegradable Composites as Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Substrate, Encapsulant and Sensor Mask,” 17th National Technical Symposium (ASEMEP 2007), Manila, Philippines, June 28-29, 2007.
  18. R.B. Punzalan, N.J. Libatique, G. Tangonan and M. Nakanishi, “ FPGA Implementation of a Fast Finite Field Multiplier,” 17th National Technical Symposium (ASEMEP 2007), Manila, Philippines, June 28-29, 2007.
  19. N.J.C. Libatique, G. L. Tangonan, R. Gustilo, J. B. Simpas, R. Choi, E. Perri, C. Dy and G. de Leon, “ A Scalable Realtime Wireless Rain Sensor Network,” 27th Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE), Manila, Feb. 15, 2007.
  20. G. L. Tangonan, N.J. Libatique, T. Calasanz, M. L.Guico and C.M. Lee-Ramos, “ Wirelessly Updateable Personal Medical Information,” 27th Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE), Manila, Feb. 15, 2007.
  21. M. Alano, V. Casareno, R. de la Rama, G. Tangonan, N. Libatique and T. Calasanz, “ Real-time Acoustic Monitoring of Tropical Rain,”, 27th Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (PAASE), Manila, Feb. 15, 2007G.
  22. G. Tangonan, N. Libatique, T. Calasanz, C. Oppus, M. Alano, V. Casareno, R. De La Rama, D. Luna, J. Raymundo, T. Tan, J. Zamora, L. Cinco, A. Frias, and N. Palabrica, “ Real-time Rain Rate Monitoring and the Simulation of Microwave Propagation Loss in Tropical Rain,” Paper 154, 7th National Electrical Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering Conference, EECCE Con 2007, Univ. of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City (Nov. 30, 2006).
  23. N. J. C. Libatique, G. Tangonan, R. Gustilo, J. B. Simpas, R. Choy, E. Perri, C. Dy, M. Wong, G. de Leon and R. Gonzalez, “ Designing a Rapidly Deployable and Nationally Scalable Rain Sensor Network based on Mobile Wireless Handsets,” Paper 150, 7th National Electrical Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering Conference, EECCE Con 2006, Univ. of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, (Nov. 30, 2006).
  24. G. L. Tangonan, N. J. C. Libatique, T. Calasanz, M. Guico, C. M. Ramos, et. al., “ Online Medical Record Repository,” Paper 148, 7th National Electrical Electronics Computer and Communications Engineering Conference, EECCE Con 2006, Univ. of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, (Nov. 30, 2006).
  25. D. Mancilla, N. J. C. Libatique, G. Koffod, I. Culaba, R. Guerrero, B. Chan, and G. Tangonan, Self-Assembled Reflection Gratings on Flexible Elastomeric Materials, 23rd SPP Physics Congress of the Physics Society of the Philippines, Iloilo City, Philippines (October 2005).
  26. M. Domondon, J. Lukban, C. Medina, M. Obien, H. Yap, O. Idano, R. Rollan, N.J.C. Libatique, G. Tangonan, C. Pineda, Potential for an Adaptive-WiFi System for Coverage Deficiency, Paper C027, 6th National ECE (Electronics and Communications Engineering Conference), Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  27. M. Obien, F. Punzalan, Jr., M. A. Duran, F. Faustino, D. Santos, Jr., M. Guico, H. Santiano, and N.J.C. Libatique, Characterizing Networks for Virtual University Applications, Paper C028, 6th National ECE Conference, Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  28. J. P. Laruscain, C. J. Uy, A. Reyes, T. Tabao, E. Lavides, A. Vergara, E. Carreon, G. N. Lim, J. C. Monje, C. Piņeda, and N. J. C. Libatique, Optical Characterization of the Ateneo-PLDT Advanced Network Testbed, Paper C029, 6th National ECE Conference, Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  29. A. Yu, T. Yu, C. Pineda, N. J. C. Libatique, G. Tangonan, Paper C030, Wireless DSL Simulation Over Long Range Wi-Fi Base Stations, 6th National ECE Conference, Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  30. F. G. N. Enrique, M. O. C. Z. San Pedro, C. Pineda, G. Tangonan and N. J. C. Libatique, Developing Optimal Prequalification Techniques for DSL Provisioning and Diagnostics, Paper C031, 6th National ECE Conference, Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  31. M. Borja, G. Tangonan, and N.J.C. Libatique, ADSL Simulation and Analysis: A Study of a PLDT Cable Facility Based on Discrete Multi-Tone Models, Paper C032, 6th National ECE Conference, Metro Manila, Philippines (Dec 2005).
  32. N.J.C. Libatique, Laser Applications in Communications, Invited Presentation, National Seminar Workshop on Teaching Optics and Lasers, Quezon City, Philippines (May 2005).
  33. N. Ma, C. Yelleswarapu, N. J. Libatique, and R. K. Jain, A narrow linewidth (< 1GHz), > 35 nm wavelength-tunable mid-IR fiber laser for spectsroscopic sensing applications, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Baltimore, MD, USA (June 2003).
  34. N. Ma, C. Yelleswarapu, N. J. Libatique, and R. K. Jain, Tunable Mid-Infrared Lasers, Invited Presentation, Photonics 2003, Mumbai, India (Dec 2002).
  35. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Paper ThK3, Scalable Multi-Channel Wavelength-Selectable 1.5 micron WDM Source Based on FBG Strings, OSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, USA (Oct 18 2001).
  36. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Paper MK5, Large Channel Count Wavelength-Selectable 1.5 um Fiber Lasers for Optical Communications, OSA Annual Meeting, Long Beach, CA, USA (Oct 15 2001).
  37. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, A Broadly Tunable Wavelength-Selectable WDM Source Using a Fiber Sagnac Loop Filter, OSA Topical Meeting on Optical Amplifiers and Applications, Stressa, Italy, (July 2001).
  38. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Tunable Infrared Fiber Lasers, Photonics 2000, Invited Presentation, Calcutta India (Dec 2000).
  39. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain , Large Channel Count (~60) Wavelength-Selectable 1.5 um Laser for 50 GHz WDM Applications, Lasers 2000, Albuquerque, USA (Dec 2000).
  40. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Large Channel Count (~60) Wavelength-Selectable 1.5 um Laser for 50 GHz WDM Applications, Paper WA5, LEOS (Laser and Electro-Optics Society) 2000 Annual Mtg., Puerto Rico (Nov 13 to 16, 2000).
  41. N.J.C. Libatique, B. Srinivasan, and R. K. Jain, Diode-Pumped Mid-Infrared Fiber Lasers and Applications, 3rd Annual Directed Energy Symposium, Invited Presentation, Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, New Mexico (Nov. 1 2000).
  42. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain," Wavelength-Switchable Large Channel Count (~60) 1.5 um Sources for WDM Applications," OSA (Optical Society of America) Annual Mtg., Providence Rhode Island (Oct 22-26, 2000).
  43. N.J.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Large Channel Count Wavelength-Switchable 1.5 um Lasers for Optical Communications, Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO)-Europe Postdeadline Paper, CPD2.8, Nice, France (Sept. 10-15, 2000).
  44. N.J.C Libatique and R.K. Jain, A "Field-Usable" Diode-Pumped ~120 nm Wavelength-Tunable CW Mid-IR Fiber Laser, Opt. Soc. of Am. (OSA), Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Session CThV (May 2000).
  45. N.J.C Libatique and R.K. Jain, A Compact Diode-Pumped Passively Q-Switched Mid-IR Fiber Laser, Opt. Soc. of Am. (OSA), Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Session CMP (May 2000).
  46. N.J.C Libatique and R.K. Jain, A Compact Diode-Pumped Passively Q-Switched Mid-IR Fiber Laser, Opt. Soc. Of Am. (OSA) Topical Meeting, Advanced Solid State Lasers, OSA Topical Meeting, Davos Switzerland, paper MD2-1 (Feb 2000).
  47. N.C. Libatique and R.K. Jain, Precisely and Rapidly Wavelength-Switchable Narrow-Linewidth 1.5 um Laser Source for Wavelength Division Multiplexing Applications, European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), Nice, France, Paper P1.9 (Sep. 1999).
  48. N.J.C Libatique and R.K. Jain, Novel Wavelength-Modulatable and Continuously Tunable Narrow Linewidth Fiber Lasers for Trace Gas Spectroscopy, Opt. Soc. of Am. (OSA), Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO), Paper CThT6 (May 1999).
  49. N.J.C Libatique and R.K. Jain, New Narrow-Linewidth Wavelength-Tunable and Switchable 1.5 micron Laser Source for WDM and Spectroscopic Applications, OSA Annual Meeting, Paper TuH3 (1999).
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