From Wikipilipinas: The Hip 'n Free Philippine Encyclopedia
Here is a directory of noted Filipino scientists, including recipients of the National Scientist award.
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- Maxima J. Acelajado - Noted for her outstanding researches on upgrading mathematics teaching in the Philippines.
- Teresita P. Acevedo - Renowned for her involvement with engineering and industrial research.
- Luz P. Acosta - Distinguished for her work in immunology concerning schistosomiasis.
- Teodoro A. Agoncillo - Essayist and poet, renowned for promoting Nationalist Historiography.
- Abelardo Aguilar - A Filipino doctor that helped co-create the drug erythromycin.
- Angel Alcala - Internationally known for his authority on the community ecology, biogeography, and systematics of amphibians and reptiles.
- Arturo Alcaraz - -Considered as the Philippines' Father of Geothermal Energy Development.
- Arcelia A. Alejar - A dedicated Filipino scientist and researcher in the field of the Biological Sciences.
- Romeo Alicbusan - His studies focused on developing biotechnology for the use of locals in rural areas.
- Leoncio A. Amadore - Noted for his contributions in Earth Science.
- Pio Andrade, Jr. - Wrote the highly controversial book The Fooling of America, The Untold Story of Carlos P. Romulo.
- Estrella F. Alabastro - The first woman and 11th secretary of the Department of Science and Technology since 2001.</toggledisplay>
- Benjamin Cabrera - Filipino physician, done enormous research on medical parasitology and public health.
- Solita Camara-Besa - First Filipina to specialize in physiology biochemistry.
- Jorge Camara - First to perform a teleoophthalmology operation in the Philippines.
- Filomena F. Campos - Recognized for her cotton research contributions in the Philippines.
- Paulo C. Campos - Spearheaded the establishment of the first radioisotope laboratory in the Philippines.
- Magdalena C. Cantoria - Pharmacist, studied the morphology, physiology and biochemistry of drug plants.
- Alejandro Casambre - Professor, recognized for his pioneering contributions in the field of speech communication.
- Gelia T. Castillo - Outstanding Filipino Rural Sociologist.
- Alendry Caviles - Filipino physician noted for his research in hematology and immunology.
- Josefino Comiso - Filipino physicist noted worldwide for his studies about global warming.
- Gisela P. Concepcion - Lauded for her outstanding and creative research with regards to microorganisms associated with marine organism.
- Roberto Coronel - Noted Agricultural scientist.
- Onofre D. Corpuz - Filipino scientist noted for his contributions to the fields of political science and Philippine social and economic history.
- Lourdes Cruz- Noted biochemist for her studies of the biochemistry of conotoxins.</toggledisplay>
- Maria Corazon de Ungria - Recognized for her contributions in forensic DNA technology.
- Vincent Ricardo M. Daria - Recognized for his contributions in photonics and electro-optic instrumentation research.
- Fabian M. Dayrit - Famous for his studies on the phytochemistry of well-known Philippine medicinal plants.
- Emerita De Guzman - Noted for her research on the propagation of pure makapuno trees.
- Fortunato T. Dela Peña - First editor of the Philippine Engineering Journal.
- Geminiano de Ocampo - Opthalmologist, set up the first eye hospital in the Philippines.
- Fe del Mundo - World renowned Filipina pediatrician and national scientist in the Philippines.
- Casimiro del Rosario - Foremost Filipino scientist, meteorologist, and astronomer.
- William D. Dar - First Filipino and first Asian to become the Director General of the ICRISAT since 2001.</toggledisplay>
- Arsenio T. Ella - Noted for wood anatomy expertise.
- Jose Encarnacion, Jr. - Economist, regarded as a pioneer in modern economics education in the Philippines.
- Rolu P. Encarnacion - First researcher to formulate and develop a matematical model on storm surge prediction in the Philippines.
- Pedro Escuro - Foremost Filipino rice breeder.
- Josefa Eusebio - Recognized for her innovation and creativity in her study to diminish malnutrition in the Philippines.</toggledisplay>
- Felicita R. Fojas - Commended for her research on chemistry and biological activity of medicinal plants.
- Francisco Fronda - Recognized as the Father of Poultry Science in the Philippines.</toggledisplay>
- Edito G. Garcia - Professor of Parasitology, has done work in the areas of immunology and parasitic infections.
- Eusebio Garcia - First Asian winner of the International A. Cressy Morrison prize for Natural Science.
- Lourdes L. Garcia - Recognized for her significant research on the isolation and identification of the chemical constituents of Philippine plant drugs.
- Maria Paz Mendoza Guazon - The first woman doctor in the Philippines.
- Leon Maria Guerrero - The first licensed pharmacist in the Philippines.
- Luis Ma. Guerrero - Uncontested authority on tropical medicine.
- Rafael D. Guerrero - Recognized for his pioneering work on tilapia sex reversal technology.
- Ramon B. Gustilo - Orthopedic surgeon, invented different hip and knee replacement systems.</toggledisplay>
- Bienvenido Juliano - National scientist, focused on the properties of starch protein in relation to rice grain quality.</toggledisplay>
- Roman L. Kintanar - He is the first Filipino to serve as President of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) from 1979 to 1983.</toggledisplay>
- Alfredo V. Lagmay - Conferred as National scientist for his studies in relation to experimental analysis of behavior.
- Ricardo M. Lantican - Conferred as National scientist for his work in plant breeding and genetics.
- Hilario Lara - Regarded as the father of modern public health in the Philippines.
- Lilian Lee - Neurologist, discovered the causes of a brain disorder known as Recessive Dystonia Parkinsonism.
- Bernadette D.L. Libranda-Ramirez - Won the 2003 search for the DOST-NRCP for her significant contribution as research team leader that produced new knowledge and understanding of the molecular epidemiology of hepatitis G virus infection in the Philippines.
- Clara Lim-Sylianco - Filipina National Scientist widely regarded for her contributions in the fields of biochemistry and organic chemistry.</toggledisplay>
- Melecio Magno - has done studies on the absorption and fluorescence spectroscopy of crystals, specifically rare-earth crystals; effects of typhoons on the distribution of atmospheric ozone; sky luminosity; atmospheric radiation; gravitation; and the philosophy of science.
- Jose A. Marasigan - Developed a special program of instruction for mathematically-gifted youth, many of whom pursued successful careers in mathematics and the sciences.
- Genaro T. Marzan - awarded for his outstanding achievements in Cartography and Photogrammetry.
- Florina E. Merca
- Marco Nemesio Montaño</toggledisplay>
- Faustino Orillo - researches in plant pathology helped pave the way to minimizing losses suffered by crop producers attributable to plant diseases.</toggledisplay>
- Herminio M. Pava - Distinguished for his work on MUSUAN, or the Mindanao Upland Stabilization and Utilization Through Proper Agroforestry Networking Program.
- Eduardo Padlan - crystallography in solving protein structures.
- Arlene Pascasio
- Jurgenne H. Primavera - marine biologist, mangrove ecosystem specialist and aquaculturist
- Raymundo Punongbayan - Meteorologist; Former director of Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.
- Angelo B. Palmones - The co-founder and the first president of the Philippine Science Journalists Association, Inc. (PSciJourn)</toggledisplay>
- Ernesto G. Tabujara- Highly respected for his leadership and significant contributions to the development and enhancement of structural engineering research, design, and construction in the Philippines
- Evelyn L. Tan - Recognized for significant contributions in graph theory and combinatorics particularly in the theory of cycle graphs and combinatorical analysis of important numbers.
- Shirley Tiong-Palisoc- Honored for her outstanding research on the high-pressure properties as well as on the emission and excitation spectra of zincsulfoselenide single crystal.
- Tito Torralba- Recognized for his outstanding and pioneering research work primarily on Clinical Rheumatology, particularly arthritis and osteoporosis
- William Torres
- Thelma E. Tupasi- Recognized for her significant contributions to medical science that includes landmark studies in tuberculosis and its prevalence in different parts of the Philippines.</toggledisplay>
- Dioscoro Umali - scientist, educator, research organizer, development administrator, and a science statesman. He is known as the Father of Philippine Plant Breeding.</toggledisplay>
- Jose Velasco - Filipino plant physiologist known for his researches on soil and plant nutrition.
- Carmen Velasquez - National Scientist in the Philippines known for her pioneer studies of tropical fish parasitology in the Philippines.
- Gregorio Velasquez - Professor emeritus of botany in the University of the Philippines. He is known for his pioneering research in phycology, or the study of algae.
- Benito Vergara - National Scientist who specialized on the field of plant physiology. He is most famous for his work on rice research.</toggledisplay>
- Zelda C. Zablan
- Prescillano Zamora - recognized for his contributions to plant anatomy-morphology, pteridophyte biology, and the conservation of environment and natural resources policy research.
- Gregorio Zara - Filipino engineer and physicist. He was a Filipino Scientist and Inventor of the 1st Videophone.</toggledisplay>