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NAST Outstanding Young Scientists

The Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Awards are given annually to young Filipino scientists (must not be 41 years old within January to December in the year of the awarding) who have made significant contributions to science and technology.

Twelve OYS Awards are available, split among the following divisions:Agricultural Sciences, Biological Sciences, Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Technology; Health Sciences; and Social Sciences.

From 2009, 14 faculty members were recognized as Outstanding Young Scientists.

2016

Mary Donabelle L. Balela (Materials Science and Engineering)
Engineering Sciences and Technology
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, College of Engineering

Manuel Joseph C. Loquias (Mathematics)
Mathematical Sciences
Institute of Mathematics, College of Science

Majah-Leah V. Ravago (Economics)
Social Sciences
School of Economics

Aaron Joseph L. Villaraza (Chemistry)
Institute of Chemistry, College of Science

2015

Clarissa C. David, PhD (Social Sciences)
Social Sciences
College of Mass Communication

Joey D. Ocon, PhD (Chemical Engineering)
Engineering Sciences and Technology
College of Engineering

Enrico C. Paringit, PhD (Geodetic Engineering)
Engineering Sciences and Technology
College of Engineering

2014

Geoffrey M. Ducanes, PhD (Economics)
Social Sciences
School of Economics

Ian Kendrich C. Fontanilla, PhD (Genetics)
Biological Sciences
Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Prize for Young Scientist in the Philippines
Institute of Biology, College of Science

Richard S. Lemence, PhD (Mathematics)
Mathematical Sciences
Institute of Mathematics, College of Science

May T. Lim, PhD (Physics)
Physical Sciences
Professor and Deputy Director for Academic Affairs
National Institute of Physics, College of Science

2013

Alonzo A. Gabriel, PhD (Food Microbiology and Hygiene)
Biological Sciences
Department of Food Science and Nutrition, College of Home Economics

2011

Christopher P. Monterola, PhD (Physics)
Physical Sciences Division
National Institute of Physics, College of Science

Joseph M. Pasia, PhD (Social and Economic Sciences)
Mathematical Sciences
Institute of Mathematics, College of Science

2010

Gayveline C. Calacal, MS (Molecular Biology)
Biological Sciences
Natural Sciences Research Institute, College of Science

Fredegusto Guido P. David, PhD (Biomedical Engineering)
Mathematical Sciences
Computer Science Research Center, College of Science

Eric A. Galapon, PhD (Physics)
Physical Sciences
National Institute of Physics, College of Science

Rachel June Ravago-Gotanco, MS (Molecular Biology and Biotechnology)
Biological Sciences
Marine Science Institute, College of Science

2009

Julius M. Basilla, PhD (Mathematics)
Mathematical Sciences
Institute of Mathematics, College of Science

Stella Luz A. Quimbo, PhD (Economics)
Social Sciences Division
School of Economics

Ronaldo D. Villanueva, PhD (Marine Science)
Biological Sciences
Marine Science Institute, College of Science