Mario Juan A. Aurelio

Field of award: Structural Geology and Tectonics

Year awarded: 2005

Division: Chemical Sciences


In recognition of his scientific and technological achievements in structural geology specifically in the study of Philippine natural disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and recurrent flooding. His researches addressed specific problems in the fields of energy resources caused by geologic structures and have shown that detailed structural studies are basic prerequisites to the planning and management of exploration and development programs in the country and other parts of the world.

Education: MS (Geodynamics of Oceans and Continents), Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France 1989; BS (Geology) University of the Philippines 1985