Maricor N. Soriano
Field of award: Applied Physics
Year awarded: 2006
Division: Physical Sciences
In recognition of her outstanding contributions in the area of signal and image processing that have led to better ways of recognizing and classifying complex objects like corals and human gaits. She is also recognized for her exemplary dedication to promote physics and physics education in the country by serving as research supervisor to physics students, as president of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas and as the country coordinator during the celebration of the International Year of Physics in 2005.
Current Position: Professor
Office Address: National Institute of Physics, University of the Philippines Diliman
Education: PhD (Physics), University of the Philippines Diliman 1997; MS (Physics), University of the Philippines Diliman 1995; BS (Physics), University of the Philippines Diliman 1992