Mannix Balanay

Department
School of Sciences and Humanities, National Laboratory Astana, Laboratory of Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Laboratory, Chemistry
Title
Assistant Professor
Office
7.115
Email
mannix.balanay@nu.edu.kz
Phone
+7 7172 69 4657
Website
https://sst.nu.edu.kz/mannix-p-balanay/

Dr. Mannix P. Balanay received his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Kunsan National University in Korea. After his graduation, he was hired as a Research Professor at the same university. Dr. Balanay is from the Philippines and before coming to Korea, he was an Instructor at Siquijor State College and Silliman University. His work applies both computational and experimental techniques to study various materials that are relevant to the current needs of the society, such as energy and environment.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Computational design, synthesis, and fabrication of organic/hybrid solar cells (dye-sensitized, polymer,
    and perovskites);
  • Development of naturally-derived carbon dots for analysis of compounds and bioimaging
    applications; and
  • Environmental analysis and monitoring.