Field of award: Chemical Engineering
Year awarded: 1984
Division: Engineering Sciences
In recognition of his outstanding contributions to waste utilization and industrial pollution control. Dr. Uriarte developed a number of appropriate pollution control technologies adopted to local conditions which have found actual applications in industry. Today, there are over 100 wastewater treatment plants throughout the country which use one or several of these technologies either in the design or in the operation of the treatment plants.
Education: PhD (Chemical Engineering) Carnegie-Mellon University 1970; M (Engineering) University of the Philippines 1967; BS (Chemical Engineering) University of the Philippines 1965