Sunday, June 19, 2011

Felix Maramba






PHYSICIST NAME: Felix Maramba
STUDENT NAME: Angela Mari Peralta

Biography



Felix D. Maramba
Place of Birth: Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan
Date of Birth: January 7, 1897
Gender: Male
Civil Status: Married
Home Address: 9 Magallanes Ave., Magallanes Village, Makati, Rizal

Apparently his son is also active - FELIX K. MARAMBA JR

Iowa State University
Alumni Merit Award Recipients:
1981
Felix D. Maramba, Sr.
MS Agricultural Engineering ’22

I was unable to find his death date. It may be in March, 2009 but that seems too late as he would have been 112 years old

More info:
The Scientist who developed and utilized Biogas was Don Felix D. Maramba, the eldest son of Don Daniel Maramba. He was the President of Liberty Flour Mills and Maya Farm. As far I know from stories told by my uncle, do Felix D. Maramba, Don Daniel's eldest son ( he wrote a biography of Don Daniel), he did not meet Dr. Jose P. Rizal. He met Gen./Pres. Emilio Aguinaldo when the latter was being pursued by the US Army across Central Luzon to Northern Luzon.



Contributions



Felix Maramba built a coconut oil-fueled power generator. He also is the developer of one of the world's most profitable biogas systems.
Other Achievements:
Felix Maramba is the president of the Philippine Association of Flour Millers, Inc. Felix Maramba wrote: Biogas and Waste Recycling, The Philippine Experience.

Benefits of Biogas Systems:
Less pollution of the air and waters
Improves local economics
Increases productive of land by recycling systems of farming


Object of Interest



I choose Felix Maramba because of his invention. He built a coconut oil-fueled power generator, which we can use in our life and we can lessen the pollution because of that generator. Felix wants to save our environment. Felix also wrote about biogas and waste recycling to warning and guide us how to save many things, to lessen the damage of our environment and the more important is to save it from the pollution that we make.

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