Members

Field of expertise:

Ecology and Biodiversity

Current Employment

 

Research Professor 12

Marine Research Institute

University of the Philippines Diliman

 

 

Education

1989

Ph.D. in Marine Chemical Ecology

James Cook University

Queensland, Australia

1983

Master of Science in Marine Biology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1978

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Australian Marine Science and Technology, Ph.D. Fellowship Grants (1958-1989)
  2. Postdoctoral Visit Fellowship, Australian Institute of Marine Science Darwin Museum of Arts and Natural History, Northern Territory, Australia (November 1989)
  3. Recognition for development capacity at the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, 9-13 July 2012
  4. 2013 Outstanding Alumnus for the Faculty Science and Engineering, James Cook University, Australia.
  5.  2013 Chancellors Outstanding Alumnus, James Cook University, Australia

National

  1.  PCARR Scholarship Award, M.S. Fellow (1980-1983)
  2.  Ten Outstanding Young Scientists Award (1993)
  3.  Gawad Counselor Award for Extension Work, University of the Philippines Diliman (2000)
  4.  Hugh Greenwood Environmental Science Award Finalist, National Academy of Science and Technology (2002)
  5.  Hugh Greenwood Award Environmental Science Award (2003)
  6.  National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Outstanding Book Award in 2005 for the book “Atlas of the Philippines Coral Reefs”
  7.  NAST and Elvira O. Tan Outstanding Paper Award in 2007 for the paper “A decision support model for determining sizes of marine protected areas: biophysical considerations”
  8.  NAST Outstanding Scientific Paper Award in 2010 for the paper “Distributional patterns, habitat overlap, and trophic interactions of species caught by trawling in the Ragay Gulf, Philippines”
  9.  University of the Philippines (UP) Centennial Professional Chair Award (2008-2012)
  10.  UP Scientist 1 (2009-2011)
  11.  UP Scientist 3 (2012-2014, 2015-2017)
  12.  2014 UP Alumni Association (UPAA) Distinguished Alumni Award in Science and Technology

Field of expertise:

Climate and Earth Science

Current Employment

 

Professor Lecturer

Institute of Environmental Science and Meteorology (IESM)

College of Science University of the Philippines Diliman

 

Instructor

Meteorological Training Course 

PAGASA

 

 

Education

1989

Ph.D. in Meteorology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1976

Post Graduate Studies in Numerical Weather Prediction and Weather Modification -  Cloud Physics

University of Miami

Florida, USA

1972

Master of Science in Meteorology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1968

Bachelor of Science in Education (Maojr in Math, Minor in Physics)

FEATI University 

Sta. Cruz, Manila

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

  1. Distinguished IESM PhD Alumnus (Special Recognition), University of the Philippines Diliman (2015) 
  2. National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) Member Emeritus Award, National Research Council of the Philippines (2015)
  3. Atmospheric Scientist Achievement Award, NRCP (2002)
  4. 2013 Distinguished and Outstanding Accomplishment in Public Service, Civil Service Commission PAGASA Award (1984) .

Field of expertise:

Greenhouse gas inventories in Agriculture, Forestry, and other Land Use sector; Measurement, Reporting, and Verification of GHG emissions and mitigation actions

Education

1990

Master of Science in Agricultural Engineering

University of the Philippines Los Banos

Laguna, Philippines

1981

Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Engineering

De La Salle Araneta University

Manila, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

  1. Lead Reviewer/Expert Reviewer on Annex 1 Parties’ National Communication and National Inventory Report to UNFCCC, (2007- present)
  2. Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Emission Factor Database Editorial Board (2018-2021)
  3. Nobel Peace Prize as Contributor to the work of the IPCC (2007)
  4. START (A global change System for Analysis, Research, and Training) Young Scientist Award for the Southeast Asia region, Washington DC, USA (1998)

Field of expertise:

Environment and Ecology

Current Employment

 

Professor 12

Institute of Renewable Neutral Resources

College of Forestry and Natural Resources

University of the Philippines Los Banos (UPLB)

 

Affiliate Professor 

School of Environmental Science and Management UPLB

 

 

Education

1990

Ph.D. in Wasteshed Management

University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona, USA

1981

Master of Science in Forestry

University of the Philippines Los Banos

Laguna, Philippines

1978

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

University of the Philippines Los Banos

Laguna, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Member, Advisory Board, Forestry Science and Technology Journal, Korean Forestry Society (2010-present)
  2. Nobel Peace Prize as Contributor to the work of the IPCC (2007)
  3. USAID Scholarship grant, PhD in Watershed Management, University of Arizona (1985-1990)
  4. 2013 USAID Scholarship grant, Training on Integrated Water Resources Development, Arizona (1985) .
  5.  USAID Scholarship grant, Training on Forestry in Arid Environments, Arizona (1985)

National

  1.  Member, Editorial Board, Ecosystems and Development, Journal of the Forest and Natural Resources Research Society of the Philippines, Inc. (2009-present)
  2.  Scientist III, University of the Philippines (2012-2014, 2015-2017)
  3.  Scientist II, University of the Philippines (2008-2011)
  4.  UPLB Centennial Professional Chair, “Reinventing CFNR” (2010)
  5.  Best Scientific Poster Award for the paper “Yield and Oil Content Ideotypes Specification in Jatropha curcas L.”, NAST Awarding Ceremonies (2010)
  6.  Distinguished NRCP Scientist Award for outstanding accomplishments in research on climate change and watershed management (2009)
  7.  Ten Outstanding UPLB Alumni Award (2009)
  8.  Almaciga Award for significant contribution to watershed management and development and climate change studies in the Philippines and for untiring support to the Forestry Development Center, UP Los Banos (2006)
  9.  Arsenio G. Espiritu Professional Chair in Forestry, CFNR, UPLB (2002-2003)
  10.  Nicolas Lansigan Professional Chair in Forestry, CFNR, UPLB (2001-2002)
  11.  Mancono Award, Most Outstanding Alumnus of CFNR, UPLB (2001)
  12.  Most Outstanding Researcher, CFNR (2001)
  13.  Golden Harvest Award for outstanding contributions in Forestry (1999)
  14.  UP Endowment Fund Professional Chair in Forestry and Watershed Management, UPLB (1998-1999)
  15.  Diamond Jubilee Professional Chair in Forest Management, UPLB (1997-1998)
  16.  Guillermo Ponce Professional Chair in Forestry, UPLB (1993-1994)

Field of expertise:

Earth Science and Environment

Current Employment

 

Professor 

National Institute of Geographical Sciences

University of the Philippines Diliman

Officer-in-charge 

Philippine Nuclear Research Institute

Department of Science and Technology

 

 

Education

2003

Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Geology

Department of Geological and Environmental Sciences

Stanford University

1965

Master of Science in Geology

National Institute if Geological Sciences

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1978

Bachelor of Science in Geology

National Institute if Geological Sciences

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Participant, International School on Research Impact Assessment, Favrholm, Denmark (2017)
  2. Graduate, Water Governance Program, Lee Kwan Yu School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore (2011)
  3. Awardee, Stanford-Packard Foundation Grant (2000)
  4. Awardee, Geological Society of America research grant (2000) .
  5.  Recipient, Stanford University McGee research grant (1998-2001)

National

  1.  3rd place, Career Executive Service Exam of the Career Executive Service Board (2017)
  2.  Member, Network for Advancing and Evaluating the Societal Impact of Science (2017-present)
  3.  Awardee, Achievement Award for Earth Sciences, NRCP (2017)
  4.  Awardee, Most Outstanding R&D of DOST-PCIEERD for Climate X (2015)
  5.  Vice Chairman, Geoscience Foundation Inc. (2010-present)
  6.  Associate Member, National Research Council of the Philippines
  7.  Philippine Patent Co-Owner, No. 1-2009-000107 Time-Sensitive Assimilation Device for Use in Tangible User Interface (TUI) Devices (2014)
  8.  Co-Awardee, Outstanding Scientific Paper, National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Philippines (2013)
  9.  Awardee, Oscar M. Lopez Professional Chair for Climate Change Adaptation (2013-2015)
  10.  Graduate, Hazardous Materials Training Course, UP National Engineering Center (2011)
  11.  Awardee, UP Policy Paper on the Water Resources Sector (2010)
  12.  Awardee, Top Professor of the College of Science, UP Diliman (2010)
  13.  Awardee, UP Centennial Faculty (2009)
  14.  Awardee, Outstanding Scientific Paper, NAST Philippines (2009)
  15.  3rd place, PCIEERD-DOST Search for Outstanding Invention/Research (2006)
  16.  Scholar, DOST (1997-2002)
  17.  Top 1 PRC Geology Licensure Exam (1992)

Field of expertise:

Oceanography

Current Employment

 

Physical Oceanogrpher Professor

Marine Research Institute

University of the Philippines Diliman

 

 

Education

1989

Ph.D. in Physical Oceonography

University of South Carolina

Columbia, USA

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

National

  1.  Chair, Technical Comitte for Marine Science, Comission on Higher Education
  2.  Awardee, Gawad Chanselor Natatanging Guro Award, University of the Philippines Diliman (2011)
  3.  Recepient, The Outstanding Women in Nation's Service (2010)
  4.  L'Oreal National Fellow

Field of expertise:

Environment and Ecology

Current Employment

 

Dean

Institute of Statistics

College of Art and Sciences

University of the Philippines Los Banos

 

 

Professor 12

Institute of Statistics

College of Art and Sciences

University of the Philippines Los Banos

 

Affliate Professor

School of Environmental Science and Management

University of the Philippines Los Banos

Education

1982

Ph.D. in Hydrology and Water Resources

Colorado State University

Fort Collins, USA

1983

Master of Science in Statistics

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Laguna, Philippines

1978

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (Statistics)

University of the Philippines Los Baños

Laguna, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. University of the Philippines International Publication Award (2009, 2008, 2007, 2000)
  2. Nobel Peace Prize as Contributor to the work of the IPCC (2007)
  3. Fellow, Global Change and Terrestrial Ecosystem, Impacts Center for Southeast Asia, Indonesia (1998)
  4. Fellow, Japan Science and Technology (1998) .
  5. Research Fellow, UPLB-Ford Foundation and East-West Center’s for Environment and Policy Institute, Hawaii (1985)

National

  1. Co-recipient, Outstanding Book Award, NAST Philippines (2015)
  2. SEARCA Regional Southeast Asia Professional Chair Award (2013)
  3. UPLB Outstanding Teacher Award in the Physical Sciences (2013)
  4. UPLB Institute of Statistics Outstanding Senior Faculty Award (2013)
  5. UP Diamond Jubilee Professional Chair Award (2011-2012)
  6. UPLB Centennial Professional Chair Award (2010-2011)
  7. Hugh Greenwood Environmental Science Award, NAST (2009)
  8. The Rotary Foundation (TRF) of Rotary International Zone 7A (Asia) Global Service to Humanity Award (2009)
  9. UPLB Outstanding Researcher Award (2008)
  10. SEARCA Seed Fund for Research and Training Award (2007)
  11. DA-BAR AFMA Research and Development Paper Award (2007)
  12. Fellow, SEARCA (2007-2008)
  13. UP Foundation Inc. Professional Chair Award (2004-2005)
  14. DThe Outstanding Young Men Award for Agriculture and Environmental Statistics (1992)
  15. UP Alumni Association Professional Achievement Award for Statistics (1992)
  16. The Outstanding Young Scientist Award, NAST (1987)

Field of expertise:

Environment and Ecology

Current Employment

 

Philippines Programme Coordinator

World Agroforestry Centre

Laguna, Philippines

 

Scientific Director

Oscar M. Lopez Center

Pasig City, Philippines

Education

1993

Post-doctorate

University of Guelph

Ontario, Cnada

1991

Ph.D. in Forestry (Agroforestry and Environmental Science)

University of the Philippines Los Baños 

Laguna, Philippines

1986

Bachelor of Science in Forestry (Agroforestry)

University of the Philippines Los Baños 

Laguna, Philippines

1986

Bachelor of Science in Forestry

University of the Philippines Los Baños 

Laguna, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Coordinating Lead Author/Lead Author for IPCC (2014-present)
  2. Nobel Peace Prize as Contributor to the work of the IPCC (2007)

National

  1. Member, National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Philippines
  2. Outstanding Scientist Award, Forests and Natural Resources Research Society of the Philippines (2006)
  3. Outstanding Researcher, CFNR, UPLB (2003)
  4. Special Achievement Award in Environmental Forestry, UPLB-CFNR Alumni Association (2003)
  5. Gawad Lagablab (Outstanding Alumnus Award), Philippines Science High School Alumni Association (1998)
  6. Outstanding Young Scientist of the Philippines Award, National Academy of Sciences (1997)

Field of expertise:

Health

Current Employment

 

Executive Director

Mary Johnston Hospital

Manila, Philippines

 

National Program Manager

Fellow, National Institutes for Health, Institute of Health Policy and Development Studies, UP College of Medicine

 

 

Education

2001

Master of Public Health

University of Wales College of Medicine

Wales, United Kingdom

1986

Doctor of Medicine

University of the East Ramon Magsaysay

Manila , Philippines

1978

Bachelor of Science in Marine Biology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Member, American Public Health Association (2013)
  2. Alumnus, British Chevening Alumni Society (2002)
  3. Member, Society for Social Medicine, United Kingdom, University of East Anglia, School of Medicine (2002)
  4. Alumnus, Department of Epidemiology, Statistics, and Public Health, University of Wales College of Medicine, United Kingdom (2001) .
  5. Recipient, British Chevening Scholarship for a Masters in Public Health (2000)

National

  1. Fellow, National Institutes for Health, Institute of Health Policy and Development Studies, UP College of Medicine
  2. Country Technical Working Group for the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (2003)
  3. Member, Coordinating Council Mechanism (CCM) of the Philippines for the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (2002)
  4. Contributor, Study of Climate Change: Perspectives from Health in the book “Disturbing Climate”
  5. Sectoral Council Member, Sectoral Council for the Victims of Disaster and Calamities, National Anti-Poverty Commission (1999)
  6. Passed the Philippine Board Licensure examinations for medicine (1986)

Field of expertise:

Meteorology

Current Affiliation

 

Senior Research Fellow

Manila Observatory

 

 

Education

1992

Ph.D. in Meteotology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1982

Master of Science in Meteorology

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

1973

Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering

University of the Philippines Diliman

Quezon City, Philippines

Scientific Recognition/ Honors/ Awards:

International

  1. Lead Author, IPCC 6th Assessment Report (2018-present)
  2. Review Editor, WG 2 IPCC 5th Assessment Report (2012-2014)
  3. Lead Author, Chapter 2, IPCC “Special Report: Managing Risks of Extreme Events and Disasters to Advance Climate Change Adaptation” (2009-2011)
  4. Lead Author, Chapter 20 WG 2 IPCC 4th Assessment Report (2004-2007) .
  5. Lead Author, TP 9 on “Continuing Adaptation”, Adaptation Policy Framework of UNDP-GEF (2002-2003)
  6. Seconded Scientist, ASEAN Specialized Meteorological Center in Singapore (1993)
  7. Seconded Fellow, Government of India UNFSST Project on Meteorological Applications of Satellite Imageries (1983)

National

    1. Member, Regional Expert Group, Climate Vulnerable Forum (2015)
    2. Member, Expert Group on Pilot Program for Climate Resilience (2015, 2009)
    3. Trainer, Environmental Security Course: Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Ateneo de Manila University (2011)
    4. Climate Change Consultant - UNDP, UNEP, UNICEF, ADB, World Bank, German Development Bank, GIZ, USAID, PEMSEA, DOST, DAP, LGA, Ayala Foundation, and Zuellig Family Foundation .
    5. Member, Environmental Review Committee, DENR
    6. Reviewer, Natural Hazards Journal, Climatic Change Journal