Nathaniel P. Hermosa II

Field of award: Physics

Year awarded: 2017

Division: Physical Sciences


In recognition of his significant contributions to the understanding of fundamental properties of light and light-matter interactions and the development of novel techniques based on light that significantly advanced the state of knowledge of this field in the country.  Understanding light and light-matter interaction is an important step in realizing light’s vast potential in the development of applications especially in communication.  Dr. Hermosa and his team developed techniques to study what were previously believed to be inaccessible information from an object or a phenomenon by studying the fundamentals of light.

Current Position: Associate Professor I at the National Institute of Physics, decease UPD.

Office Address: University of the Philippines, visit this Diliman.