UP Diliman

National Academicians

The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) is the highest advisory body to the government and the scientific community on science and technology (S&T) matters. It also recognizes outstanding achivements and provides incentives to those engaged in S&T researches.

The NAST is made up of Academicians, “individuals who have earned a doctoral degree in any field of the sciences in an accredited university and has demonstrated or earned distinction in independent research or significant innovative achievement in the basic and applied sciences, including agricultueal, engineering and medical sciences, mathematics and the social sciences as manifested by his published works in recognized scientific technical journals; provided, that in highly meritorious and extremely exceptional cases, the foregoing doctoral degree requirement may be waived.  Membership to the academy is by peer recognition.”

Biological Sciences Division

Porfirio Alexander M. Aliño, PhD (Marine Chemical Ecology)
Professor and Deputy Director for Research, The Marine Science Institute
College of Science

Rhodora V. Azanza, PhD (Botany)
Professor, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of the Philippines

Gisela P. Concepcion, PhD (Chemistry)
Research Professor, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science
Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of the Philippines

Edgardo D.Gomez, PhD (Marine Biology)
University Professor Emeritus, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Gavino C. Trono, PhD (Marine Botany, Seaweed Biodiversity, Taxonomy, Ecology and Culture)
Professor Emeritus, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Chemical, Mathematical and Physical Sciences Division

Cesar L. Villanoy, PhD  (Physical Oceanography)
Professor and Deputy Director for Research, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Alfredo Mahar A. Lagmay, PhD  (Geology)
Professor, National Institute of Geological Sciences
College of Science

Jose Maria P. Balmaceda, PhD (Mathematics)
Professor, Institute of Mathematics, College of Science
Dean, College of Science

Lourdes J. Cruz, PhD (Biochemistry)
Professor Emerita, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Marco Nemesio E. Montaño, PhD (Biological Chemistry)
Professor, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Caesar A. Saloma, PhD (Physics)
Professor, National Institute of Physics
Chancellor, UP Diliman (2011-2014)

Fernando P. Siringan, PhD (Geology)
Professor, The Marine Science Institute, College of Science

Engineering Sciences and Technology Division

Aura C. Matias, PhD (Industrial Engineering)
Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering, College of Engineering
Dean, College of Engineering

Guillermo Q. Tabios III, PhD (Civil Engineering)
Professor, Institute of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
Director, National Hydraulic Research Center, College of Engineering

Former professors (from 1985)

Leonardo Q. Liongson, PhD (Water Resources Administration/Hydrology)
Professorial Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering
College of Engineering

Reynaldo B. Vea, PhD (Marine Transportation Systems,Naval Architecture)
Former professor and Dean (1993-1997), College of Engineering
President and Chief Executive Office,  Mapua Institute of Technology

Social Sciences Division

Mercedes B. Concepcion, PhD (Demography) 
Professor Emerita, UP Population Institute, College of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Director, UP Population Institute (1970-1984)

Raul V. Fabella, PhD (Economics)
Professor, School of Economics
Dean, School of Economics (1998-2007)

Michael L. Tan, PhD (Anthropology)
Professor, Department of Anthropology,
College of Social Sciences and Philosophy
Chancellor, UP Diliman

Former professors (from 1985)

(+)  Ledivina V. Cariño, PhD (Sociology)
University Professor Emeritus, College of Public Administration and Governance
Former Vice President for Public Affairs, UP System

(+) Jose Encarnacion Jr., PhD (Economics)
Dean, School of Economics, 1974-1994