Field of award: Biological (Marine) Sciences
Year awarded: 1981
Division: Biological Sciences
In recognition of his significant contribution in phycological research. His studies on the morpho-taxonomy of marine algae, including edible seaweeds of sea vegetables were cited by both Filipino and foreign phycologists or algae experts. His published researches have helped in understanding the biology of the Philippine marine resources.
Current Position: Visiting Scientist/ R and D Consultant
Office Address: Visayan State University, Tolosa Campus, Tanghas, Tolosa, Leyte
Education: DSc (Marine Biology), Kyoto University 1977; MS (Fisheries), Kagoshima University 1972; BS (Botany), Far Eastern University 1963