Dr. Joselito Puzon Labis
Assistant Professor - Surface and Materials Science
Dr. Labis finished his BS Physics (cum laude) and MS Plasma Physics degrees in 1996. In 2002, he received his PhD Science degree under the Division of Quantum Materials Physics, Okayama University, JAPAN. From 2002-2004, as a surface and interface materials scientist, he had worked on X-ray emission and photoemission analysis of transition metal-SiC interface using synchrotron radiation at the Hiroshima Synchrotron Radiation Center (HSRC), Hiroshima University, Japan. He also worked as assistant professor teaching various Physics courses in the graduate schools of 4 different universities in the Philippines from 2004-2008. As post doc researcher in Taiwan Photon Source, he had focused on X-ray absorption analysis of perovskite materials in 2008-2009. In 2010, Dr. Labis joined the King Abdullah Institute for Nanotechnology (KAIN), King Saud University, KSA as assistant professor working on different KSU-NPST projects and at the same time taking charge on TEM and PLD systems. In 2015, he was a member of a team that won the 2014 KACST-ALMARAI PRIZE FOR SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION (Creative Work Category-14th Edition). So far, Dr. Labis has published 33 peer-reviewed international journals.