Christian Lorenz S. Mahinay

Status: 
Full Time
Administrative Position: 

Coordinator, Vacuum Coating and Plasma Laboratory

Biography: 

High School

Integrated Development School, Mindanao State University, Iligan City, 2001

College

BS Applied Physics, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 2006

  • Thesis Title: ”Solution of the Navier-Stokes Equation (NSE) for the Incompressible Laminar Flow along a Cylindrical Pipe using Finite Difference Method”
  • DOST – SEI Program B Undergraduate Scholar

Graduate School

MS Physics, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 2010

  • Thesis Title: “Study of Zr-, Au- and Cu- Production in a Plasma Sputter-Type Negative ion Source"
  • DOST – SEI Graduate Scholar

PhD Physics, University of the Philippines-Diliman, 2015

  • DOST – SEI, ASTHRDP Graduate Scholar
  • Sandwich Program in the Plasma Physics Laboratory, Doshisha University, Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan for the research entitled “Mass and Charge Analysis of Low Energy Negative Metal Ions” for the period of June 2013-January 2014.
  • Dissertation Title: “Low Energy Ion Beam Physics using Electrostatic and Magnetostatic Sector Analyzers”

Work Experience

  • Laboratory Coordinator, Vacuum Coating and Plasma Laboratory, Department of Physics, Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, November 2014 - present
  • Assistant Professor, Full Time, Department of Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Ateneo de Manila University, May 2015 to present
  • Instructor, Full Time, Department of Physics, School of Science and Engineering, Ateneo de Manila University, June 2014-May 2015
  • Instructor (Part Time), Far Eastern University, Morayta Ave., Manila City, June 2011-October 2011
  • Instructor, Silliman University, Hibbard Ave., Dumaguete City, June 2010-May 2011
  • Instructor(Part Time), FEATI University, Helios St., Sta. Cruz, Manila City, June 2007-October 2007
  • Science Research Assistant, DOST project: Enhancement and Transport in the PSTNIS: Transport of Low Energy Plasmas for the Synthesis of TiCN/TiCuN and Ion Treatment of Polymers, Plasma Physics Laboratory, NIP, UP Diliman, Jan 2009-May 2010
Faculty Position: 
Assistant Professor
Research Interest: 

Plasma Physics

Research: 

International Publications

  • G.M. Malapit, C.L.S. Mahinay, M.D. Poral, H.J. Ramos “Electrostatic energy analyzer measurements of low energy zirconium beam parameters in a plasma sputter-type negative ion source”, Rev. Sci. Instrum, 83, 02B704, 2012
  • G.M. Malapit, J.I.L. Bugante, C.L.S. Mahinay, M. Wada, H.J. Ramos, “Effects of negative Ag ions on the surface of (200) Single Crystalline MgO Substrates”, JPS Conf. Proc. 1, 015062, 2014.
  • M.AJ. Viernes, C.L.S. Mahinay, M.M.S. Villamayor, H.J. Ramos, “Photo response of silver-TiO2 film”, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 85, 02C318, 2014.
  • C.L.S. Mahinay, M. Wada, H.J. Ramos, “Feasibility of a 90o electric sector for Low Energy Ion Beam Characterization”, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 86, 023306, 2015

Local Publications

  • C.L.S. Mahinay, “Solution of the Navier-Stokes Equation (NSE) for the Incompressible Laminar Flow along a Cylindrical Pipe using Finite Difference Method”, SPP-2006-078, Proc. 24th SPP Conference, Davao City, Davao del Norte, Oct. 25-28, 2006.
  • C.L.S. Mahinay, H.J. Ramos, M. Sillero-Mahinay, "Hydrogen Ion Implantation of Acrylamide-Bis in Gas Discharge Ion Source: Investigation of Conductivity using FTIR Analysis", Proc. 26th SPP Conference, Baguio City, 2008
  • C.L.S. Mahinay, G.M. Malapit, H.J. Ramos, "Ion Currents and Energy Spreads for Zr-, Cu- and AuIon Beams in a Plasma Sputter-Type Negative Ion Source”, (oral presentation), Proc. Of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas, Antipolo City, Rizal, Philippines 2010.
  • C.L.S. Mahinay, “Interfacing and Computational Techniques Used in the Study of Negative Metal Ion Production in a Plasma Sputter Type Negative Ion Source, (oral presentation), 33rd Annual National Physics Seminar-Convention, PPS, Dumaguete City, 2011
  • C.L.S. Mahinay, G.M. Malapit, A.M. Ulano, M.D. Poral, V.F. Mascariňas, H.J. Ramos, “Ion Currents of CuIon Beams in a Plasma Sputter Type Negative Ion Source and its Correlation with Sputtering and Negative Ion Formation” , (oral presentation), Proc. Of 29th SPP Conference, Quezon City, Philippines, 2011
  • M.A. Viernes, H.S. Cosiňero, A.L. Del Rosario, C.L. Mahinay “Simulation of the experimental electric potential of Einzel lens and kinetic energy of gold ions to focus the ion beam in a plasma sputter-type negative ion source”, Proc. 30th SPP Conference, Antipoly City, Philippines, 2012
University Service and Outreach: 
  • Board Member and Treasurer, Vacuum Society of the Philippines (2015 – Present)
  • Member, Philippine Physics Society (2011 – Present)
  • Member, Plasma Physics Laboratory, Graduate School of Science and Engineering, Doshisha University, Kyotanabe, Kyoto, Japan (May 2013-January 2014)
  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society (April 11, 2014 – onwards)
  • Member Plasma Physics Laboratory, National Institute of Physics, UP-Diliman (2005 – 2015) as advisee of Dr. Henry J. Ramos
  • Member, University of the Philippines Alumni Association (2006 – Present)
  • Member, MSU-IIT Alumni Association (2001 – Present)
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