Leonorina G. Cada
Field of award: Chemistry
Year awarded: 1997
Division: Chemical Sciences
In recognition of her significant studies on the science and technology of liquid crystals with high commercial applications in instrumentation for various purposes and in medicine. She has placed the Philippines on the map of scientists working on the chemistry of liquid crystals.
Education: PhD (Chemistry) University of the Philippines 1993; BS (Chemistry) University of the Philippines 1980