Cesar A. Villanoy

Field of award: Physical Oceanography

Year awarded: 1997

Division: Physical Sciences


In recognition of his significant contributions in the field of physical oceanography in the Philippines, especially his hydrographic study on Lingayen Gulf, Pangasinan, which is the key factor in justifying the need to preserve the Bolinao-Anda reef system, a source of fish larvae to the Gulf, from perturbations caused by human activities.

Education: PhD (Physical Oceanography) University of Sydney 1993; MS (Physical Oceanography) University of Sydney 1988; BS (Zoology) University of the Philippines 1981