Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering

The New PAASE Members of 2014


Professor Amelito Enriquez is from Cañada College in California. In 2011 he was the recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) and the American Society of Engineering Education National Conference: Mathematics Division and Two Year College Division Best Paper Awards. He obtained his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Irvine and received his Master of Science degree in Geodetic Science from The Ohio State University. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Geodetic Engineering from the University of the Philippines, Diliman. For more information visit http://www.smccd.net/accounts/enriquez/

Dr. Elmer-Rico E. Mojica is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Pace University in New York. He was a Post-doctoral research assistant at the CUNY Research Foundation from 2011 to 2012. He received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from SUNY University at Buffalo and obtained his Master of Science degree in Agricultural Chemistry from the University of the Philippines, Los Baños. He finished his Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Chemistry from the University of the Philippines, Los Baños. For more information visit http://elmericomojica.weebly.com
Dr. Alice Saliba – Tarun is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2003, she received the ACHEMS Minority Travel Fellowship from the Association of Chemical Senses Society. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Biochemistry from the University of California in Berkeley and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (major in Genetics) magna cum laude, from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Prior to her position at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Tarun was a Staff Scientist at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. 
For more information visit http://www.idm.pitt.edu/directory/bios/tarun.asp
Dr. Alice Saliba – Tarun is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Microbiology at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2003, she received the ACHEMS Minority Travel Fellowship from the Association of Chemical Senses Society. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Biochemistry from the University of California in Berkeley and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (major in Genetics) magna cum laude, from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Prior to her position at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Tarun was a Staff Scientist at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. 
Dr. Alice Saliba – Tarun is an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In 2003, she received the ACHEMS Minority Travel Fellowship from the Association of Chemical Senses Society. She received her Ph.D. in Comparative Biochemistry from the University of California in Berkeley and obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (major in Genetics) magna cum laude, from the University of the Philippines Los Baños. Prior to her position at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Tarun was a Staff Scientist at the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute. 
For more information visit http://www.idm.pitt.edu/directory/bios/tarun.asp
Dr. Salvador Z. Tarun, Jr. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Infectious Disease and Microbiology at the Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He received the Ruth Kirschtein National Research Service Award in 2006. He obtained his Ph. D. in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California at Berkeley and completed his Master of Science degree in Biochemistry at the University of South California. He finished his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology (major in Genetics) at the University of the Philippines Los Baños. For more information visit http://www.idm.pitt.edu/directory/bios/tarunsal.asp