PAASE MEMBERS  (Full Members)

BACABAC, Rommel G.

Associate Professor

University of San Carlos, Department of Physics, Medical Biophysics Group

Nasipit, Talamban, Cebu City, Philippines

Cell Phone: [63][921] 652-6000


Expertise: Medical biophysics, microgravity and bone cell mechanosensitivity, bone fluid flow, responses of bone cells to fluid shear stress


Professor of Forest Ecology

Department of Forest Biological Sciences, College of Forestry and Natural Resources

University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna

Office Phone: [63][49] 536-2273


Expertise: Forest ecology, bioinvasion of alien or introduced plant species, biogeography, dendrochronology (climate change reconstruction by studying tree rings), taxonomy/ecology of earthworms


Staff Scientist

California Institute of Technology, 1200 E. California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91125

Office Phone: [626] 395-8672

Cell Phone: [347] 278-5702


Expertise: Voltammetry, Cyclic Voltammetry, Surface Characterization, Surface Science, Surface Modification, Electrodeposition, Thin Films and Nanotechnology, Vacuum Technology, and Adsorption 

BARRIENTOS, Celso S. (deceased)

Francisco M.
Phone: [952] 938-8999
Expertise: Food science and technology 

Linda G.
Phone: [952] 938-8999
Email: c/o
Expertise: Food science and technology 


Consultant and Professor Emeritus of Material Science and Engineering (retired)

University of Nevada-Reno, Metallurgical & Materials Engineering Dept.

MS 388, Reno, NV 89557-0136

Office Phone: [775] 784-1602

Fax: [775] 327-5059


Expertise: Hydrometallurgy of base, rare earths, precious, and actinide metals; leaching, electro dissolution, liquid-liquid extraction (solvent extraction), liquid membrane, precipitation, and electro-deposition, rate of mass transfer and kinetics of chemical reaction. Modeling and simulation of mixer settlers fluidized bed electrochemical reactors, chemical reactors in the in-situ leaching of minerals and in the liquid-liquid extraction of metals. High temperature chemistry, vaporization, sublimation, molten metal calorimetry, and oxidation of metals; high pressure-high temperature synthesis/chemical reactions, processing of advanced materials 

BERNAL, Samuel D.

Professor of Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine; Head, Globe Tekpro Science Foundation; Director Emeritus, Cancer Center of Los Angeles Veteran Affairs Health Care System; Teaching attending, Division of Hematology and Oncology, UCLA San Fernando Valley Program; Attending physician, Sepulveda Veterans Medical Center and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Globe Tekpro Science Foundation and Law Offices of Samuel D. Bernal & Associates

20426 Corisco St., Chatsworth, CA 91311

Office Phone: [818] 772-6425

Fax: [818] 772-6427




Expertise: Oncology (dendritic cell treatments), medical malpractice, patent law

BERNAS, Gloria de Castro (Deceased)

Christopher C.

President, CVI Foundation; Founding Senior Researcher, RCTP

Research Center for Theoretical Physics, Central Visayan Institute Foundation

Jagna, Bohol 6308, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][38] 2382-756, 2382-023


Expertise: Theoretical physics, science education

BINAG, Christina A.

Professor of Chemistry

University of Santo Tomas, College of Science, Department of Chemistry

España, Manila 1008, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 731-4031 or 5396

Fax: [63][2] 740-9732


Expertise: Electrochemistry, surface chemistry, conducting polymers, sensor and biosensors

BLANCHE, Catalino A.

National Program Leader for Forestry and Forest Utilization

US Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Division of Environmental Systems

3271 Waterfront Centre, 800 9th Street SW, Washington DC 20024

Office Phone: [202] 401-4190

Fax: [202] 401-1706



Expertise: Forestry, plant science, forest and wood fiber products research

BUOT, Felixberto A.

Research Professor

George Mason University, Computational Materials Science Center

Fairfax, VA 22030

Office Phone: [703] 993-1978

Fax: [703] 993-1993



Expertise: Nanoscience and nanoelectronics, non-equilibrium quantum physics, and quantum 

BUYCO, Edgar H.

Professor Emeritus of Engineering

Purdue University-Calumet, School of Mechanical Engineering

Calumet, IN

Expertise: Heat transfer, thermodynamics, fluid mechanics