AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

INAUGURAL PAASE DISTINGUISHED VANGUARD OF SCIENCE AWARDEES

The award is the highest honor that PAASE confers upon an individual, who is not a member of PAASE, and who has rendered demonstrably significant and impactful contributions to the advancement, administration, and/or promotion of science in the Philippines. A Vanguard awardee may come from any discipline or profession including, but not limited to, the academe, public administration or governance, business or industry, law, medicine, philanthropy, journalism and the arts. The awardee must be a Filipino or of Filipino descent. The award may be bestowed posthumously.


1. Cong. Luis R. Villafuerte, Sr.
2. Sen. Edgardo J. Angara
3. Sen. Lorna Regina "Loren" Legarda
4. Sen. Ramon "Jun" B. Magsaysay, Jr.
5. Sec. Fortunato T. de la Peña
6. Sec. Ramon M. Lopez
7. Engr. Mario G. Montejo
8. Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan
9. Dr. William G. Padolina
10. Sec. Ceferino L. Follosco
11. Fr. Bienvenido F. Nebres, S.J.
12. Dr. Emil Q. Javier
13. Dr. Manaros B. Boransing
14. Dr. Alfredo E. Pascual
15. Br. Andrew B. Gonzales, FSC
16. Dr. Roger D. Posadas
17. Dr. Paulino Y. Tan
18. Maria Antonia Odelia "Maoi" Gregorio Arroyo
19. Dr. Benigno D. Peczon
20. Dr. Grace J. Alfonso
Congratulations for the following members and associate members for receiving awards and recognition for the year 2017:
Dr. Kathleen Aviso for being part of 2017 Asian Scientist 100 under Mathematics
Dr. Jose B. Cruz for receiving the IEEE Technical Activities Board 2017 Hall of Honor Award last November 18, 2017.   He also served as ABET Program Evaluator for a Computer Engineering Program at a university in Saudi Arabia.
Dr. Elmer Dadios for serving as General Chair of the 2017 IEEE 9th International Conference on Humanoid, Nanotechnology, Information Technology, Communication and Control, Environment and Management (HNICEM 2017) held last Novemeber 29 - December 1, 2017.

Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.
Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.



Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.
Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.
Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.
Dr. Vincent R. Daria for serving as the Program Chair of the Global Nanophotonics 2017 (GNP2017) held last December 6-8, 2017.
Dr. Francisco de los Reyes III for receiving the Steven K. Dentel/AEESP Award for Global Outreach from the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP) and the 2017 Excellence in Environmental Engineering Honor Award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES)
Dr. Benito de Lumen for receiving the 2017 Kalayaan SF Bayani Award - Bayani ng Bayan sa Larangan ng Agham 
Dr. Maria Corazon de Ungria for being part of 2017 Asian Scientist 100 under Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Carlito Lebrilla for being admitted as a Corresponding Member at the National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines (NAST)
Dr. Windell Rivera for being part of 2017 Asian Scientist 100 under Biomedical Sciences
Dr. Raymond Tan for receiving the 2017 Outstanding Science Administrator Award and for being admitted as a member at the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST).
Dr. Aristotle Ubando for being part of 2017 Asian Scientist 100 under Sustainability
Dr. Krista Yu for receiving 2017 Outstanding Young Scientist Award in Economics from National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST)