Maria Helena T. Yap

Field of award: Marine Biology

Year awarded: 1992

Division: Biological Sciences


In recognition of her pioneering studies on the marine environment, dosage especially coral reefs, cheap that have led to fuller understanding of the ecology of these ecosystems. Her exceptional ability in marine research has helped build international recognition for the marine scientists of our country.

Education: PhD (Marine Biology) Wilhelm-Pieck-University 1987; MS (Marine Biology) University of the Philippines 1981; BS (Marine Biology) University of the Philippines 1979