Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering


 PAASE MEMBERS  (Full Members)


ABARCAR, 
Rene B.
Assistant Vice-President
Energetics, Inc. 
7164 Gateway Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046 

Office phone: [410] 290-0370 ext. 200

Fax: [410] 290-0377

Email: arbeay@yahoo.com

Expertise: Energy and environment; advanced engineering materials, advanced heat engines, electric and hybrid propulsion, combustion technology, machine design, control systems analysis, thermodynamics and heat transfer analyses; energy systems design and analysis, technology and R&D needs assessment, technical and economic feasibility assessments, R&D program planning, and technology transfer. 


ABELLERA, 
Benjamin C.

Associate Professor; President, DCF Foundation

University of the District of Columbia

4200 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, DC, 20008 

Email: benbagiw@yahoo.com
Expertise: Disaster management, cultural and developmental anthropology, traditional and symbolic logic, philosophy, history of art and music


ABOLA, 
Enrique E.
Scientific Associate; Higher Education Consultant

Scripps Research Institute

10550 North Torrey Pines Rd, SRI101/Stevens Lab, La Jolla, CA 92037 

Office phone: [858] 784-9411

Fax: [858] 784-9483

Email: eabola@gmail.com

           abola@scripps.edu 

Expertise: Bioinformatics, structural databases


ABOLA, 
Jaime E.

Pittsburgh, PA

Email: jaime02@comcast.net

Expertise: Crystallography



ABOLA, 
Anna Pia

Researcher
The Molecular Sciences Institute
2168 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704
Office phone: [510] 981-8726

Email: pabola@molsci.org

Expertise: Experimental measurements to inform modeling biochemistry, microbiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, genomics



ABRAJANO, Teofilo Jr. A.

Director (Office of Competitive Research Funds)

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Office of Competitive Research Funds

4700 King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Al-Jazri Building (#4), Level 3, Room 3237, Thuwal 23955-6900, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Office phone: [966][2] 808-2140

Cell phone: [966][0] 544-700-727

Email: teofilo.abrajano@kaust.edu.sa

           tabrajan@gmail.com

Website: http://ocrf.www.kaust.edu.sa/Pages/Home.aspx

Expertise: Stable isotope geochemistry, biogeochemistry, environmental geochemistry



ABULENCIA, J. Patrick
Associate Professor

Manhattan College

Email: james.abulencia@manhattan.edu
Website: http://abulenciagroup.com
Expertise: engineering education, water filtration using coconut-derived activated carbon, effect of fluid shear stress on biological systems 


ACOSTA, Luz P.
Research Associate (currently on leave as Director, Department of Immunology, Research Institute for Tropical Medicine, Philippines) 
Center for International Health Research
Rhode Island Hospital, 55 Claverick Street, Providence, RI 02903
Email: lacosta@ritm.gov.ph
Website: http://www.lifespan.org/rih/services/cihr/faculty/acosta.htm
Expertise: Tropical public health 


ADRIANO, Domy C.
Senior Research Scientist (Emeritus)(SREL), Professor Emeritus of Environmental Soil Chemistry and Biogeochemistry (UGA)
University of Georgia, Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, Miller Plant 
Science Bldg, Athens, GA 30605 and Savannah River Ecology Laboratory, P.O. Drawer E, Aiken, SC 29802 
Office phone: [803] 725-5834
Fax: [803] 725-3309
Email: domyc@uga.edu 
           Adriano@srel.edu 
Website: http://www.srel.edu/facstaffpages/adriano.html
Expertise: Biogeochemistry of trace metals, source term – bioavailability – risk relationships, risk reduction and management in contaminated sites, waster minimalization and recycling, natural attenuation
 

ADVINCULA, Rigoberto C.
Professor (CWRU), Research Professor (Univ. of Houston)
Office 1: Case Western Reserve University, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering

2100 Adelbert Road, Kent Hale Smith Bldg., Cleveland, OH 44106

Office 2: University of Houston, Chemistry Department
136 Fleming Bldg. Rm 103 SR-1, Houston, TX 77204-5003
Office 2 Phone: [713] 743-1760
Fax 2: [713] 743-1755
Email: rca41@case.edu
           radvincula@uh.edu
           rigoberto.advincula@mail.uh.edu 
Website: www.polymers.case.edu
                www.nanostructure.uh.edu
                www.chem.uh.edu
Expertise: Chemistry, polymer and organic ultrathin films, materials, nanotechnology


AGA, Diana S.
Professor of Chemistry, Director of Graduate Studies
University of Buffalo, The State University of New York, Department of Chemistry
611 Natural Sciences Complex, Buffalo, NY 14260-3000
Email: dianaaga@buffalo.edu
Website: http://www.acsu.buffalo.edu/~dianaaga/home.html
Expertise: Analytical and environmental chemistry, environmental pollution, emerging contaminants including nanomaterials, brominated flame retardants and endocrine-disrupting chemicals, wastewater treatment of pharmaceuticals, environmental mass spectrometry


AGUDA, Baltazar D.
Consultant
DiseasePathways LLC
Email: bdaguda@gmail.com 
Expertise: Modeling biomedical systems, computational systems biology, physical chemistry


AGUILAR, Zoraida P.
Director of Research and Development in Bio/Nano Techonology Applications 
Zystein LLC
Fayetteville, AR
Office Phone: [571] 215-5368
Email: zapaguilar@yahoo.com
           zaguilar@zystein.com
Expertise: Consulting in the life sciences, nanomaterials, assay development (for proteins, DNA, bacteria, toxins), immunoassays, DNA-hybridization assays, magnetic bead-based assays, clinical diagnostics of infectious disease agents and cancer protein biomarkers, electrochemistry, microfabrication and instrument miniaturization, magnetohydrodynamics, microfluidics, microelectrochemical immunosensors


ALABASTRO, Estrella F.
No updated info
Expertise: Chemical engineering, food technology


ALBANO, Alfonso M.
Marion Reilly Professor of Physics, Emeritus Research Professor (retired, moved to Mountain View, CA)
Bryn Mawr College, Department of Physics
101 N. Merion Ave., Bryn Mawr, PA 19010 
Office Phone: [610] 526-5357
Fax: [610] 526-7469
Email: aalbano@brynmawr.edu
Website: http://www.brynmawr.edu/physics/AAlbano/
Expertise: Nonlinear dynamics and chaos; applications to the analysis of biological and biomedical data

ALBANO, 
Marianita M.
Retired faculty member of the University of Maryland, Eastern Shore 
Email: tianits@yahoo.com 
Expertise: Medical and environmental microbiology


ALBAYDA, Jemima Felicity L.

Assistant Professor (Johns Hopkins University)

Director (Rapid Arthritis Care and Evaluation Clinic)

Johns Hopkins Division of Rheumatology, 5200 Eastern Avenue, Mason F. Lord Center Tower, Suite 4100 Baltimore, MD, 21231

Office Phone: [410] 550-1925

Fax: [410] 550-2072

Email: jalbayd1@jhmi.edu

Expertise: Inflammatory arthritis, myositis and musculoskeletal ultrasound



ALBANO-GARCIA, 
Ester M.
President and Chief Academic Officer
University of the East
Manila, Philippines

Office Phone: [632] 426-6001 loc. 5690, 5691

Fax: [632] 426-1043

Email: Garcia.ester.a@gmail.com
E
xpertise: Organic chemistry, coconut research, science education 


ALDEMITA, 
Rhodora R.
Seniro Program Officer 

International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, SEAsia Center, Global Knowledge Center on Crop Biotechnology  

c/o IRRI, DAPO Box 7777, Metro Manila, Philippines

Email: rraldemdita@hotmail.com

           raldemita@isaaa.org

Expertise: botany, rice genetic engineering



ALFAFARA, Catalino G.

Assistant Professor

Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering and Agro-industrial Technology (CEAT)

U.P. Los Banos, College,Laguna, Philippines 4031

Email: c/o asuncionraymundo@yahoo.com

Expertise: Fermentation Technology, Environmental Engineering



ALIÑO, Porfirio Alexander M.

Professor

Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines

Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 922-3921

Fax: [63][2] 924-7678

Email: pmalino@upmsi.ph

Expertise: coral reef ecology, community ecology



ALMIRA, Ernesto C.

Retired Scientist 

University of Florida, Interdisciplinary Center for Biotechnology Research

2033 Mowry Rd, P.O. Box 1013622, Cancer/Genetics Research Complex, Rm 178, Gainesville, FL 32610-3622

Contact number: [352] 514-9699

Cell Phone: [352] 514-4699

Email:   ernie.almira@gmail.com

Expertise: Genomics (specifically DNA sequencing technologies)



ANG, Alfredo H.-S.

Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering

University of California-Irvine, The Henry Samueli School of Engineering

Rm. ET 516E, Irvine, CA 92697-2175

Office Phone: [949] 824-8528

Fax: [949] 824-5051

Email: ahang2@aol.com

           ahang@uci.edu

Expertise: Structural engineering, civil and environmental engineering, risk and reliability approaches to engineering safety-and-design structural criteria formulation



ANTEROLA, Aldwin M.

Associate Professor

Department of Plant Biology

Life Science II Room 429, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL 62901-6509

Office Phone: [618] 453-3222

Email: aldwinanterola@gmail.com

           aldwinanterola@yahoo.com

           anterola@siu.edu

           aanterola@plant.siu.edu

Website: http://www.plantbiology.siu.edu/Faculty/Anterola/index.html

Expertise: Phytochemistry and plant secondary metabolism, biosynthesis of plant constituents with medicinal or industrial uses, development of plant bioreactors, elucidation of pathways leading to formation of naturally occurring medicinal compounds in plants (biflavonoids, diterpenes, eicosanoids), isolation and identification of secondary metabolites that target the arachidonic acid inflammatory cascade, biochemistry and molecular biology of bryophytes



ARAMBULO, Angel S. (Deceased)


ARANDA, Jacob V.

Director, Pediatric Pharmacology Research Unit Network – NIH PPRU; Chief, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology; Attending Neonatalogist; Professor of Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Children’s Hospital of Michigan

3901 Beaubien Blvd, Detroit, MI 48201; SUNY Downstate Medical Center NEO, 450 Clarkson Avenue Suite 49, Brooklyn, NY 11203

Office Phone: [313] 745-5873; [718] 270-1912

Fax: [313] 745-5441

Email: jaranda@med.wayne.edu

           Jacob.aranda@downstate.edu

Website: http://www.med.wayne.edu/pharm/aranda.htm

Expertise: newborn infants, infantile apnea, clinical drug trials in newborns and children, drug therapies in newborns and children, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in newborns, biochemical control of cerebral blood flow and bioenergetics in newborns, pain and stress control in newborns, molecular control of inflammatory mediators in newborns  



AROCENA, Joselito M.

Professor of Environmental Science & EngineeringCanada Research Chair in Soil & Environmental Sciences

University of Northern British Columbia, College of Science and Management, Environmental Science & Engineering Department

3333 University Way, Prince George, BC, Canada V2N 4Z9

Office Phone: [250] 960-5811

Fax: [250] 960-5539

Email: arocenaj@unbc.ca

Website: http://web.unbc.ca/~arocenaj/

Expertise: Soil and environmental science, geochemical principles of soil mineral transformation, soil formation, sustainable fertility of forest soils, understanding the role of fungal species involved in the conservation of essential plant nutrient supplies through selective breakdown and synthesis of soil minerals



AVISO, Kathleen B.

Associate Professor

Chemical Engineering Department

De La Salle University, 2401 Taft Avenue, Malate, Manila

Office Phone: [632] 524-4611 loc. 137

Cell Phone: +639209319734

Email: kathleen.aviso@dlsu.edu.ph

Expertise: Mathematical modeling for resource conservation in industrial systems, rough sets for decision support in life cycle analysis, applications of artificial intelligence in decision theory and analysis, optimization tools for environmental management



AZANZA, Ma. Patricia V.

Professor 3

Food Science and Nutrition Department

College of Home Economics, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Office Phone/Fax: [63][2] 928-6512, 920-2091

Email: ma_patricia_azanza@up.edu.ph

          mpv_azanza@yahoo.com

Expertise: Food safety



AZANZA, Rhodora V.

Professor

Marine Science Institute

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 921-5967, 922-3921

Fax: [63][2] 921-5967, 924-7678

Email: rhod@upmsi.ph

Expertise: algal physiology, morphology and culture, seaweed farming, harmful algal blooms