Benito L. Tanhehco
Field of award: Biomedical Engineering
Year awarded: 1982
Division: Health Sciences
In recognition of his significant contribution in the advancement of biomedical technology in the Philippines, through his researches on several electronic and biomedical devices leading to successful production by the Philippine Heart Center for Asia of very functionally practical and cheap cardiac pace makers.
Education: PhD (Biomedical Engineering) Iowa State University 1973; Master in Management Asian Institute of Management, 1981; MS (Biomedical Engineering) Iowa State University 1971; MS (Electrical Engineering) University of the Philippines 1971; BS (Electrical Engineering) University of the Philippines 1967