PAASE MEMBERS  (Full Members)

CABELLON, Silverio Jr. M.

Vascular Surgeon and Teacher (of medical students, general surgery residents, vascular fellows at Washington Hospital Center

Washington Vascular and Thoracic Associates, LLC

106 Irving St. NW, Physicians Office Bldg Suite 3150 North, Washington DC 20010

Office Phone: [202] 877-7582, [301] 989-0483

Cell Phone: [240] 543-4527


Expertise: Vascular surgery

CADIZ, Nina M.

Associate Professor 7

Institute of Biological Sciences, Plant Biology Division

University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna, Philippines 4031

Office Phone: [63][49] 536-2807, 536-2893

Fax: [63][49] 536-2517



Expertise: Botany, plant physiology, phytoremediation (heavy metal uptake by plants)

CAJIPE, Victoria B.

Director of Applications Development and Marketing

NOVA R&D, Inc.

1525 Third St., Suite C, Riverside, CA 92507

Office Phone: [951] 781-7332

Fax: [951] 781-0178



Expertise: Materials physics, phase transitions, x-ray and neutron scattering, radiation detectors, advanced x- and gamma-ray imaging

Technologies, spectroscopic imaging sensors

CAMPOS, Jose Edgardo L. (Deceased)

CARDENAS, Meinhard Bayani R.

Associate Professor and William T. Stokes Centennial Teaching Fellow

The University of Texas at Austin, Department of Geological Sciences

Jackson School of Geosciences, EPS 3.160, C9000, 1 University Station C1100, Austin, TX 78712

Office Phone: [512] 471-6897

Cell Phone: [512] 590-0767



Expertise: Hydrogeology, geophysics, water resources research, physical hydrology, flow and transport dynamics of natural hydrologic systems, groundwater-surface water interactions and associated nutrient transport and transformation, coastal hydrogeology and submarine groundwater discharge, ecohydrology of semi-arid ecotones, pore scale flow and transport phenomena, flow and transport in fractures, energy balance of aquatic systems, hydrogeology of springs

CARIÑO, Honorio F.

Professor Emeritus

School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Auburn University, AL 36849

Office Phone: [334] 821-5085



Expertise: Wood products production management problems which involve the development of computer-based decision models embodying management science, industrial engineering and operations research concepts and techniques

CARIÑO-SEN, Lourminia (Deceased)


Principal, CVI; 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


Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, College of Medicine

University of the Philippines-Manila, Pedro Gil St., Ermita, Manila; and Department of Ophthalmology, Philippine General Hospital, Taft Avenue, Manila, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 526-4197, 521-8450

Fax: [63][2] 526-5084


Expertise: Ophthalmology, pathology and genetics of retinoblastoma, genetics of retinitis pigmentosa and open angle glaucoma, retinoblastoma registry program for the Philippines, indigenous Philippine traditional herbs: their use and isolation of active ingredients

CHU, Mamerto L.

No updated information

Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering (University of AkronAkronOH)


Expertise: Audiometry, biomechanics, modal analysis, acoustics, vibrations, random vibration, and dynamics 

CHU, Richard Q.

Associate Professor, Domingo Toledo Professorial Chair

Dept. of Chemical Engineering

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 920 8944



Expertise: Biomedical engineering (enzyme purification systems, immunoassays, implantable neurological shunts, PC-based spirometry), chemical engineering

CHUA, Leon O.

Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

UC Berkeley, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

564 Cory Hall #1770, Berkeley, CA 94720-1770

Office Phone : [510]642-3209



Expertise: Cellular neural/nonlinear networks, nonlinear circuits and systems, nonlinear dynamics, bifurcation and chaos

CLEMENA, Gerardo G.

Principal Research Scientist

Virginia Transportation Research Council, Materials Group

Virginia Dept of Transportation


Expertise: Electrochemical chloride extraction, corrosion protection of concrete bridges

COMISO, Josefino C.

Senior Research Scientist

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Cryospheric Sciences Laboratory

Code 615, Greenbelt, MD 20771

Office Phone: [301] 614-5708

Fax: [301] 614-5644



Expertise: Detection of climate change using historical satellite data, role of polynyas and the Odden ice tongue in ocean convection and bottom water formation, air-sea-ice interactions and biological processes in polar regions, development of satellite algorithms for polar parameters, greening of the Arctic and other environmental changes 


Professor (MSI) and Vice-President for Academic Affairs (UP)

Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines

Velasquez St., Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 433-2990

Fax: [63][2] 924-7678


Expertise: Marine natural products, biochemistry, development of bioscreening methods, anti-cancer drug discovery

Associate Professor
School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh
3500 Victoria Street, Suite 415, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Office Phone: [412] 624-2063
Cell Phone: [412] 638-2667
Expertise: psychiatric nursing, enhancing overall health of women experiencing intimate partner violence (IPV), behavioral and biological health

COWEN, Peter

Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health

College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University

1052 William Moore Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606

Office Phone: [919] 513-6321

Cell Phone: [919] 612-9460


Expertise: Population medicine, ecosystem health issues, infectious disease risk communication, emerging diseases, emergency preparedness, epidemiology 

CRUZ, Jose Jr. B.

Professor Emeritus (Ohio State UniversityUniversity of California-IrvineUniversityof Illinois-Urbana-Champaign)

Ohio State University, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

752 Dreese Laboratories, 2015 Neil Ave., Columbus, OH 43210-1272

Office Phone: [614] 292-1588

Fax: [614] 292-1588




Expertise: Dynamic game theory, systems and control engineering

CRUZ, Lourdes J.

Professor Emeritus

Marine Science Institute

University of the Philippines, Velasquez St., Diliman, Quezon City,

Office Phone: [63][2] 433-2991

Fax: [63][2] 924-7678



Expertise: Biochemistry and toxinology of Conus venoms, screening of anti-TB compounds from marine organisms, paralytic shellfish poisons

CRUZ, Rico O.

Bioresource Engineer/ Scientist

EcoEnergy International LLC

Craigmont, ID

Expertise: Biodiesel fuel production, coconut biodiesel fuel

CRUZ, Yolanda P.

Robert S. Danforth Professor of Biology

Oberlin College, Biology Department, College of Arts and Sciences, Science Center K218

119 Woodland St, Oberlin, OH 44074

Office Phone: [440] 775-8323

Cell Phone: [440] 935-2366



Expertise: Developmental biology (marsupial reproduction and development, cell lineage analysis in marsupial embryos, sperm pairing in New World marsupials, role of early pregnancy factor in mammalian development), science education


Consultant in radiation and environmental and occupational health and safety

Christman, Cua Associates

985 Tempera Court, Oceanside, CA 92057

Office Phone: [402] 393-0492


Expertise: health physics, radiation and environmental and occupational health and safety


Professor of Biosystems Engineering

Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona

1177 East Fourth Street, Shantz Bldg # 38, Room 403, P.O. Box 210038, Tucson, AZ 85721-0038

Office Phone: [520] 621-7757

Cell Phone: [520] 360-7688



Expertise: Bioengineering techniques for algae, algae research and commercialization

CULABA, Alvin B.

Director of CESDR and Full Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Center for Engineering and Sustainable Development Research, College of Engineering

De La Salle University-Manila, 2401 Taft Avenue, Manila 1004 Philippines

Office Phone: [632] 524 4611 loc 273, 299

Fax: [632] 524 -0563



Expertise: Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) and modeling of sustainable energy systems, wind and solar thermal engineering, environmental systems technology and management, cleaner production technology