Cayetano, Mylene G.

Cayetano, Mylene G.
Assistant Professor
Department of Science and Technology
College of Science
UP Diliman
Head, Environmental Pollution Studies Laboratory (EPSL)


  • B.S. Chemistry, University of the Philippines, 2001
  • M.S. Environmental Science, University of the Philippines, 2007
  • Ph.D. Environmental Science and Engineering, Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (South Korea), 2012

Recent Projects

  • Polycylic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in size-segregated atmospheric particulate matter from a traffic site in Quezon City, Philippines
  • Co hosting the 13th Annual UNU & GIST Joint Program Symposium
  • Metro Manila Aerosol Characterization Experiment (MACE Philippines)
  • Emission factors from motor vehicle pollution sources using a wind tunnel set-up
  • Determination of Particulate and Elemental emission factors from Selected Area and Point Sources in Metro Manila
  • Particulate Emission Factor of Key Area Pollution Sources derived from Wind Tunnel Experiments
  • National Air Quality Status Report 2012-2013


  1. (2015) Jinsang Jung, Kwang Yul Lee, Mylene Cayetano, Tsatsral Batmunkh, Young J. Kim. Optical and hygroscopic properties of long-range transported haze plumes observed at Deokjeok Island off the west coast of the Korean Peninsula under the Asian continental outflows. Journal of Geophysical Research-Atmospheres (an AGU journal) (Link to DOI)
  2. (2013) Mylene G. Cayetano, Philip K. Hopke, Kwon H. Lee, Jinsang Jung, Tsatsral Batmunkh, Kwangyul Lee, and Young J. Kim. Investigations of transported and local emissions on particle compositions in Korea. Aerosol and Air Quality Research, (link to pdf
  3. (2012) Tong Zhu, Mylene G. Cayetano, Changhong Chen, Sarath Guttikunda, Min Hu, Young J. Kim, Yataka Kondo, Peter K.K. Louie, Luisa Molina, Yu Morino, Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Eduardo P. Olaguer, Didin Agustian Permadi, Prapat Pongkiatkul, Abdus Salam, Min Shao, Xuesong Sun,Shinji Wakamatsu, Hongli Wang and Peyman Zawar-Reza. WMO/IGAC Impacts of Megacities on Air Pollution and Climate CHAPTER 3 – ASIA p. 59~140 (link to publication
  4. (2011) Mylene G. Cayetano, Young J. Kim, Jin Sang Jung, Tsatsral Batmunkh, Kwang Yul Lee, Sung Yong Kim, Kwan Chul Kim, Dong Gyu Kim, Suk Jo Lee, Jeong Soo Kim and Lim Seok Chang, Observed chemical characteristics of long range transported particles at a marine background site in Korea. J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 61:1–12 DOI: 10.1080/10473289.2011.604001T. (link to journal homepage
  5. (2011) Batmunkh, Y.J.Kim, K.Y.Lee, Cayetano M. G., J.S.Jung, S.Y. Kim, D.G.Kim, K.C.Kim, S.J. Lee, J.S. Kim, L.S. Chang, and J.Y. An, Time-resolved measurements of PM2.5carbonaceous aerosols at Gosan, Korea. J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 61:1–10 DOI: 10.1080/10473289.2011.609761 (link to journal homepage
  6. (2009) Jung, J., Y. J. Kim, K. Y. Lee, Cayetano M. G., T. Batmunkh, J. H. Koo, and J. Kim Spectral optical properties of long-range transport Asian dust and pollution aerosols over Northeast Asia in 2007 and 2008, Atmos. Chem. Phys. Discuss., 10(2), 2397-2444. (link
  7. (2010) Santiago, E. C., and Cayetano M. G., Organochlorine Pesticides in Ambient Air in Selected Urban and Rural Residential Areas in the Philippines Derived from Passive Samplers with Polyurethane Disks, Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 1-6, (link to journal homepage
  8. (2007) Santiago, E. C., and Cayetano M. G., Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in ambient air in the Philippines derived from passive sampler with polyurethane foam disk,Atmospheric Environment, 41(19), 4138-4147. (link to journal homepage