Journal Papers

    • Energy Transition from Diesel-based Solar PV-Battery-Diesel Hybrid System-based Island Grids in the Philippines – Techno-Economic Potential and Policy Implication on Missionary Electrification

    • J. D. Ocon, P. Bertheau, P. Blechinger, H. Huyskens, and C. Cader

    • Submitted


    • Alkaline Oxygen Evolution Reaction Performance of IrO2 Catalyst using KOH and NaNO3 as Electrolytes

    • M. Divinagracia, G. Li, J. D. Ocon, A. Chuang

    • Journal of Power Sources, (2017) In Preparation.


    • High Capacity Cathode Material for Nonaqueous Magnesium-ion Batteries: Layered Ammonium Vanadate

    • E. Esparcia Jr., M. S. Chae, J. D. Ocon, S.-T. Hong

    • Journal of Power Sources, (2017) In Preparation.


    • Prospects of Electrochemically Sythesized Hematite Photoanodes for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting: A Review

    • Y. W. Phuan, M. N. Chong, W.-J. Ong, J. D. Ocon

    • Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C: Photochemistry Reviews, Volume 33, December 2017, Pages 54-82


    • Effect of Adsorption Structures of Adsorbates (CO, COH, HCO) in Adsorbate-Induced Migration of Pd Atoms in PdCu(111)

    • A. A. Padama, A. P. Cristobal, J. D. Ocon, W. Diño, H. Kasai

    • J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121 (33), pp 17818–17826


    • Electrochemical Oxidation Remediation of Real Wastewater Effluents – A Review

    • S. Garcia-Segura, J. D. Ocon, and C. M. Nan

    • Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Volume 113, January 2018, Pages 48-67


    • Lithiation Behaviour of Germanium Particles Embedded in Carbon Nanofiber Matrix in Li Ion Batteries

    • J. D. Ocon, J. Digol, G. H. A. Abrenica, and J. Lee

    • (2017) In preparation


    • Quantum Chemical Predictions on Alkaline-Earth Doped Graphene: A Density Functional Theory (DFT) Based Investigation for a Novel Class of Carbon-Based Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials toward Electrochemical, Catalytic, and Electronic Applications

    • A. Serraon, A. A. Padama, Julie Anne D. del Rosario, R. B. Cervera, and J. D. Ocon

    • 2D Materials, (2017) In preparation.


    • A Novel Ternary Nanostructured Carbonaceous-Metal-Semiconductor eRGO/NiO/α-Fe2O3Heterojunction Photoanode with Enhanced Charge Transfer Properties for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

    • Y. W. Phuan, M. N. Chong, J. D. Ocon, and E. S. Chan

    • Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 169 (2017) 236-244 (IF = 4.63)


    • Exploring Novel Dopants in Graphene: Unique Properties, Group Trends, and New Insights from DFT for Electrocatalytic Applications

    • J. D. Ocon, A. C. F. Serraon, W. J. Futalan, R. M. Geronia II, A. A. B. Padama

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • Quantum Chemical Predictions on Alkaline-Earth Doped Graphene: A Density Functional Theory based Investigation for a Novel Class of Carbon-based Two-Dimensional Nanomaterials Toward Electrochemical, Catalytic, and Electronic Applications

    • A. C. F. Serraon, J. A. D. del Rosario, A. A. B. Padama, J. D. Ocon

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • CoMn2O4 Anchored on N-Doped High-Dimensional Hierarchical Porous Carbon Derived from Biomass for Bifunctional Oxygen Electrocatalysis

    • J. L. Digol, M. F. M. Labata, M. F. Divinagracia, J. D. Ocon

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • A First-Principles Study on the Electronic and Structural Properties of Halogen-Substituted Graphene

    • R. M. Geronia II, A. C. Serraon, A. A. B. Padama, J. D. Ocon

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • S-Doped Graphitic Carbon Nitride as Potential Catalyst towards Oxygen Reduction Reaction

    • W. J. C. Futalan, A. C. Serraon, A. A. B. Padama, J. D. Ocon

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Electrocatalytic Recycling on Electrodeposited Nanostructured Copper-Gold Electrodes

    • K. A. Gandionco, D. T. Sua-an, J. D. del Rosario, J. D. Ocon

    • ECS Transactions, 77 (2017)


    • A Novel Ternary Nanostructured Carbonaceous-Metal-Semiconductor Heterojunction Photoanode with Enhanced Charge Transfer Properties for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

    • Y. W. Phuan, M. N. Chong, J. D. Ocon, and E. S. Chan

    • Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 169 (2017) 236-244 (IF = 4.63)


    • Employing Electrochemical Reduced Graphene Oxide as a Co-Catalyst for Synergistically Improving the Photoelectrochemical Performance of Nanostructured Hematite Thin Films, Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers

    • Y. W. Phuan, M. N. Chong, J. D. Ocon, and E. S. Chan

    • Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, In press (IF = 3.00)


    • In situ Ni-Doping During Cathodic Electrodeposition of Hematite for Excellent Photoelectrochemical Performance of Nanostructured Nickel Oxide-Hematite P-N Junction Photoanode

    • Y. W. Phan, M. E. Ibrahim, M. N. Chong, T. Zhu, B.-K. Lee, J. D. Ocon, E. S. Chan

    • Applied Surface Science, 392 (2017) 144-152 (IF = 3.15)

    • Effects of electrodeposition synthesis parameters on the photoactivity of nanostructured tungsten trioxide thin films: Optimisation study using response surface methodology

    • Tao Zhu, Meng Nan Chong, Yi Wen Phuan, Joey D. Ocon, Eng Seng Chan

    • Journal of the Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Volume 61, April 2016, Pages 196–204


    • Dip-coating synthesis of high-surface area nanostructured FeB for direct usage as anode in metal/metalloid-air battery

    • Graniel Harne A. Abrenica, Joey D. Ocon, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Current Applied Physics, Volume 16, Issue 9, September 2016, Pages 1075–1080


    • Electrode Architecture in Galvanic and Electrolytic Energy Cells

    • Dr. Beomgyun Jeong, Prof.  Joey D. Ocon, Prof. Dr. Jaeyoung Lee

    • Angewandte Chemie, Volume 55, Issue 16 April 11, 2016 Pages 4870–4880


    • High-Power-Density Semiconductor–Air Batteries Based on P-Type Germanium with Different Crystal Orientations

    • Prof. Dr. Joey D. Ocon, Graniel Harne A. Abrenica, Prof. Dr. Jaeyoung Lee

    • ChemElectroChem, Volume 3, Issue 2 February 2016 Pages 242–246

    • Improvement of Energy Capacity with Vitamin C Treated Dual-Layered Graphene–Sulfur Cathodes in Lithium–Sulfur Batteries

    • Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocon, Dr. Ho-Sung Kim, Prof. Dr. Jaeyoung Lee

    • ChemSusChem, Volume 8, Issue 17 September 7, 2015 Pages 2883–2891


    • Ultrahigh purification in concentrated NaOH by electrowinning for solar cell application

    • Jiyong Joo, Jongwon Kim, Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocon, Jae Kwang Lee, Wook Chang, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Separation and Purification Technology, Volume 145, 5 May 2015, Pages 24–28


    • Diagnosis of the measurement inconsistencies of carbon-based electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction in alkaline media

    • Dongyoon Shin, Beomgyun Jeong, Myounghoon Choun, Joey D. Ocon and Jaeyoung Lee

    • RSC Adv., 2015,5, 1571-1580


    • An optimized mild reduction route towards excellent cobalt–graphene catalysts for water oxidation

    • Doungkamon Phihusut, Joey D. Ocon, Jae Kwang Lee and Jaeyoung Lee

    • RSC Adv., 2015,5, 64858-64864


    • Insights into an autonomously formed oxygen-evacuated Cu2O electrode for the selective production of C2H4 from CO2

    • Dahee Kim, Seunghwa Lee, Joey D. Ocon, Beomgyun Jeong, Jae Kwang Lee and Jaeyoung Lee

    • Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2015,17, 824-830


    • Direct power generation from waste coffee grounds in a biomass fuel cell

    • Hansaem Jang, Joey D. Ocon, Seunghwa Lee, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Power Sources, Volume 296, 20 November 2015, Pages 433–439


    • Alkaline CO2 Electrolysis toward Selective and Continuous HCOO Production over SnO2 Nanocatalysts

    • Seunghwa Lee, Joey D. Ocon, Young-il Son, and Jaeyoung Lee

    • J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119 (9), pp 4884–4890


    • Enhanced electrical and mass transfer characteristics of acid-treated carbon nanotubes for capacitive deionization

    • Sangho Chung, Hanbit Kang, Joey D. Ocon, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Current Applied Physics, Volume 15, Issue 11, November 2015, Pages 1539–1544


    • Controlled Electrochemical Etching of Nanoporous Si Anodes and Its Discharge Behavior in Alkaline Si − Air Batteries

    • Dong-Won Park, Soeun Kim, Joey D. Ocon, Graniel Harne A. Abrenica, Jae Kwang Lee, and Jaeyoung Lee

    • ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces

      2015, 7 (5), pp 3126–3132

    • Electrochemical Energy Storage and Conversion Technologies for Renewable Energy

    • Joey D. Ocon

    • Sundial, 2014


    • Quasi-perpetual discharge behaviour in p-type Ge–air batteries

    • Joey D. Ocon, Jin Won Kim, Graniel Harne A. Abrenica, Jae Kwang Leeb and Jaeyoung Lee

    • Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 22487-22494


    • Enhancing Role of Nickel in the Nickel–Palladium Bilayer for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Ethanol in Alkaline Media

    • Enhancing Role of Nickel in the Nickel–Palladium Bilayer for Electrocatalytic Oxidation of Ethanol in Alkaline Media

    • J. Phys. Chem, C, 2014, 118 (39), pp 22473–22478


    • Gently reduced graphene oxide incorporated into cobalt oxalate rods as bifunctional oxygen electrocatalyst

    • Doungkamon Phihusut, Joey D. Ocon, Beomgyun Jeong, Jin Won Kim, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Electrochimica Acta, Volume 140, 10 September 2014, Pages 404–411


    • Electrocatalytic oxygen evolution reaction at a FeNi composite on a carbon nanofiber matrix in alkaline media

    • Xianghua An, Dongyoon Shin, Joey D. Ocon, Jae Kwang Lee, Young-il Son, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Chinese Journal of Catalysis, Volume 35, Issue 6, June 2014, Pages 891–895


    • Functionalized Graphene-Based Cathode for Highly Reversible Lithium–Sulfur Batteries

    • Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocon, Dr. Dong-Won Park, Prof. Jaeyoung Lee

    • ChemSusChem, Volume 7, Issue 5 May 2014 Pages 1265–1273


    • Excavated Fe-N-C Sites for Enhanced Electrocatalytic Activity in the Oxygen Reduction Reaction

    • Beomgyun Jeong, Dongyoon Shin, Dr. Hongrae Jeon, Joey D. Ocon, Prof. Bongjin Simon Mun, Dr. Jaeyoon Baik, Dr. Hyun-Joon Shin, Prof. Dr. Jaeyoung Lee

    • ChemSusChem, Volume 7, Issue 5 May 2014 Pages 1289–1294

    • High Energy Density Germanium Anodes for Next Generation Lithium Ion Batteries

    • Ocon, Joey D.; Lee, Jae Kwang; Lee, Jaeyoung

    • Applied Chemistry for Engineering, Volume 25, Issue 1, 2014, pp.1-13


    • Carbon Electrodes in Capacitive Deionization Process

    • Chung, Sangho; Lee, Jae Kwang; Ocon, Joey D.; Son, Young-Il; Lee, Jaeyoung

    • Applied Chemistry for Engineering, Volume 25, Issue 4, 2014, pp.346-351


    • Lessons from Korean Innovation model for ASEAN Countries towards a knowledge economy

    • Joey D. Ocon, Doungkamon Phihusut, Julie Anne D. del Rosario, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, & Jaeyoung Lee

    • STI Policy Review, Vol. 4, No 2, September 2013


    • An etched nanoporous Ge anode in a novel metal–air energy conversion cell

    • Joey D. Ocon, Jin Won Kim, Sunghyun Uhm, Bongjin Simon Mun and Jaeyoung Lee

    • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 6333


    • Ultrafast and stable hydrogen generation from sodium borohydride in methanol and water over Fe–B nanoparticles

    • Joey D. Ocona, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, Youngmi Yi, Rizalinda L. de Leon, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Power Sources, Volume 243, 1 December 2013, Pages 444–450


    • Enhanced reversible capacity of Li-S battery cathode based on graphene oxide

    • Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocona, Dong-Won Park, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Energy Chemistry, Volume 22, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 336–340


    • Oxygen electrocatalysis in chemical energy conversion and storage technologies

    • Jaeyoung Lee, Beomgyun Jeong, Joey D. Ocon

    • Current Applied Physics, Volume 13, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 309–321

    • Lessons from Korean Innovation model for ASEAN Countries towards a knowledge economy

    • Joey D. Ocon, Doungkamon Phihusut, Julie Anne D. del Rosario, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, & Jaeyoung Lee

    • STI Policy Review, Vol. 4, No 2, September 2013


    • An etched nanoporous Ge anode in a novel metal–air energy conversion cell

    • Joey D. Ocon, Jin Won Kim, Sunghyun Uhm, Bongjin Simon Mun and Jaeyoung Lee

    • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 6333


    • Ultrafast and stable hydrogen generation from sodium borohydride in methanol and water over Fe–B nanoparticles

    • Joey D. Ocona, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, Youngmi Yi, Rizalinda L. de Leon, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Power Sources, Volume 243, 1 December 2013, Pages 444–450


    • Enhanced reversible capacity of Li-S battery cathode based on graphene oxide

    • Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocona, Dong-Won Park, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Energy Chemistry, Volume 22, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 336–340


    • Oxygen electrocatalysis in chemical energy conversion and storage technologies

    • Jaeyoung Lee, Beomgyun Jeong, Joey D. Ocon

    • Current Applied Physics, Volume 13, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 309–321

    • Lessons from Korean Innovation model for ASEAN Countries towards a knowledge economy

    • Joey D. Ocon, Doungkamon Phihusut, Julie Anne D. del Rosario, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, & Jaeyoung Lee

    • STI Policy Review

      Vol. 4, No 2, September 2013


    • An etched nanoporous Ge anode in a novel metal–air energy conversion cell

    • Joey D. Ocon, Jin Won Kim, Sunghyun Uhm, Bongjin Simon Mun and Jaeyoung Lee

    • Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

      Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 6333


    • Ultrafast and stable hydrogen generation from sodium borohydride in methanol and water over Fe–B nanoparticles

    • Joey D. Ocona, Trinh Ngoc Tuan, Youngmi Yi, Rizalinda L. de Leon, Jae Kwang Lee, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Power Sources

      Volume 243, 1 December 2013, Pages 444–450


    • Enhanced reversible capacity of Li-S battery cathode based on graphene oxide

    • Jin Won Kim, Joey D. Ocona, Dong-Won Park, Jaeyoung Lee

    • Journal of Energy Chemistry

      Volume 22, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 336–340


    • Oxygen electrocatalysis in chemical energy conversion and storage technologies

    • Jaeyoung Lee, Beomgyun Jeong, Joey D. Ocon

    • Current Applied Physics

      Volume 13, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 309–321