Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering

 PAASE MEMBERS  (Full Members)

TAGLE, Danilo A.

Associate Director for Special Initiatives

National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences at the NIH

Democracy I Building, Room 992, 6701 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD 20892

Office Phone:  [301] 594-8064

Fax: [301] 480-3661


Expertise: Functional genomics, proteomics, animal models, gene therapy in the central nervous system, Huntington's disease

TAN, Benito C.

Adjunct Professor of Biology (NUS); Adjunct Researcher of Raffles Museum for Biodiversity Research (NUS), Affiliate Research Associate (University Herbarium of University of California at Berkeley and the Herbarium of theCalifornia Academy of Sciences)

Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Sciences

National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260        



Expertise: Botany, taxonomy, systematics, evolution and conservation of East Asiatic and Malesian moss diversity, taxonomy of Philippine fern flora (Selaginella), bryology

TAN, Joseph N.


National Institute of Standards and Technology, Atomic Spectroscopy Group, Plasma Radiation Group

Gaithersburg, MD 20899

Office Phone:  [301] 975-8985



Expertise: Atomic physics, cold antihydrogen research, design of ion traps for high-resolution atomic spectroscopy, nanotechnology, trapping, cooling and spectroscopy of exotic ions, order in plasmas cooled to low temperature (and driven far from equilibrium), precision measurements and tests of QED or the standard model

TAN, Raymond Girard R.

Full Professor of Chemical Engineering

Department of Chemical Engineering

De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines




Expertise: Environmental systems modeling, life cycle assessment, sustainable energy system, decision support systems, process mass integration, statistical methods in process engineering


Professor of Industrial Engineering

Purdue University, School of Industrial Engineering

West Lafayette, IN 47907-1287

Office Phone: [765] 494-4379

Fax: [765] 494-1299



Expertise: Enterprise operations and production systems, global logistics and operations, container port handling and operations, unit load design, manufacturing and industrial economics

TANGONAN, Gregory L.

Professor (Ateneo); Executive Director (COMSTE)

Office1: Ateneo de Manila University, Department of Physics, 3rd floor, Faura Hall, Loyola Heights, Quezon City, Philippines 1128

Office1 Phone: [632] 426-6001 loc. 5690, 5691

Fax1: [632] 426-1043

Office2: Congressional Commission on Science & Technology, and Engineering (COMSTE), Rm 358, PICC Secretariat Building, CCP Complex, Pasay City 1307

Office2 Phone: [632] 551-7920 local 7140

Fax2: [632] 551-7920 local 7141





Expertise: Fiber optics and wireless communications, photonics


No Updated Information

Expertise: Physics

TARUN, Alice S.

Assistant Professor

Physical and Life Sciences Department

Physical and Health Sciences Bldg., Alfred State SUNY College of Technology, Alfred, NY 14802



Expertise: Infectious diseases, biochemistry, genetics, malaria liver stage parasites, Plasmodium parasite life cycle, development of vaccines and prophylactic drugs against malaria  

TARUN, Salvador Jr. Z.

Assistant Professor

Department of Infectious Disease and Microbiology, Graduate School of Public Health

University of Pittsburgh, 421 Parran Hall, 130 Desoto St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Cell Phone: [412] 268-0319

Office Phone: [412] 624-5915



Website :

Expertise: Infectious diseases, molecular and biochemical parasitology, molecular models of eukaryotic translational regulation, in vitro systems of protein synthesis in yeast, translation initiation factors required for cell cycle in the African sleeping sickness parasite (Trypanosoma brucei


Associate Professor

Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences

716-S, University of Houston-Downtown, One Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Office Phone: [713] 221-8655


Website :

Expertise: Ordinary differential equations, dynamical systems, bifurcation theory, mathematical biology

TERRADO, Ernesto N.

Consultant (Retired from the World Bank)


Expertise:  Energy cluster, finance private sector and infrastructure (Latin America and the Caribbean), rural electrification

TIGNO, Xenia T.

Program Director

Airway Biology and Disease Branch, Division of Lung Diseases

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, NIH, Two Rockledge Center, Suite 10042, 6701 Rockledge Drive MSC 7952, Bethesda, MD 20892-7952

Office Phone: [301] 443-4027




Expertise: Physiology, Microcirculation, Diabetes, Aging

University of Central Florida
Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences Bldg., Rm 338 (office), Rm 370 (lab), 6900 Lake Nona Blvd., Orlando, Florida 32827
Office Phone: [407] 266-7142
Cell Phone: 2162358402
Expertise: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS), next-generation sequencing technique (NGS), post-transitional modifications (PTMs)


Management Analyst/Ethics Specialist

National Institute of Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, Office of the Director

31 Center Drive, Room 3C02, MSC 2320, Bethesda, MD 20892

Office Phone: [301] 594-3537



Expertise: Molecular biology, biochemistry, developmental neurobiology, endocrinology

TOLEDO, Romeo T.

Professor (retired?)

University of Georgia, Dept. of Food Science and Technology, Food Process Research and Development Laboratory

101 Food Process Center, Athens, GA 30602; 2336 Crabapple Hollow Rd, Hull, GA 30646

Office Phone: [706] 548-4970


Expertise: Food processing and engineering, thermal and alternative processes


Assistant Director and Research Professor

Center for Advanced Sensor Technology

University of Maryland Baltimore County, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21050

Office Phone: [410] 455-3432

Fax: [410] 455-6500



Expertise: Optical sensors and biosensors, fluorescence spectroscopy

TORRES, Oscar B.
Research Scientist
The Henry Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, Adjuvants and Formulation Section, Laboratory of Adjuvant and Antigen Research, US Military HIV Research Program, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, 503 Robert Grant Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Office Phone: [301] 319-9367



Expertise: Vaccines to drug abuse, peptides, bioanalytical chemistry


Laboratory Head and University Researcher III

Electron Microscopy Service Laboratory (EMSL), National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (BIOTECH)

University of the Philippines Los Baños, College, Laguna

Office Phone/Fax: [63][49] 536-0587


Expertise: Microbiology (biochemistry, genetics), biochemical and genetic characterization of heavy metal resistant bacteria, scanning and transmission electron microscopy

TUASON, Roman Jr. V. 

No Updated Information

Expertise: Computer science and applied electronics

TUAZON, Carmelita U.

Professor of Medicine, Director of International Medicine

George Washington University Medical Center, Department of Medicine

Division of Infectious Diseases, 2150 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, ACC 5-411, Washington, DC 20037

Office Phone: [202] 741-2234


Expertise: Infectious diseases, tropical medicine, staphylococcal infections, infections in drug abusers, opportunistic infections in AIDS, schistosomiasis

TUPAS, Jermelina L.G.

Division Director (Senior Executive Service)

US National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources, Division of Human Resource Development

4201 Wilson Boulevard Room 815N, Arlington, VA 22230

Office Phone: [703] 292-8768

Fax: [703] 292-9018


Expertise: Molecular Biology, microbiology, zoology, STEM education capacity building, minority academic development

TUPAS, Luis M.

Division Director

US Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Institute of Bioenergy, Climate, and Environment, Division of Global Change

3211 Waterfront Centre, 800 9th Street SW, Washington DC 20024

Office Phone: [202] 401-4926

Fax : [202} 401-1706




Expertise: Oceanography, biogeochemistry, microbial ecology, agroclimatology, polar science


Executive Director

Tropical Disease Foundation Inc.

Philippine Institute of Tuberculosis Bldg, Amorsolo St corner Urban Avenue, Bgy, Pio del Pilar, Makati City 1230, Philippines

Office Phone: [63][2] 751-6021; 810-2874 (Administration)




Expertise: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, infectious diseases

TURNER, Caroline S.V.

Professor (CSUS); Emeritus Professor (Higher and Postsecondary Education) and Lincoln Professor of Ethics and Education (ASU)

California State University-Sacramento, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

222 Eureka Hall, Sacramento, CA 95819; and Arizona State University, Division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Tempe, AZ 85287-2411

Office Phone: [916] 278-3580 (CSUS); [480] 965-2149 (ASU)



Expertise: Educational policy, access, equity and leadership in higher education, faculty gender and racial/ethnic diversity, organizational change, and use of qualitative methods for policy research