Percy E. Sajise
Field of award: Ecology
Year awarded: 1982
Division: Biological Sciences
In recognition of his pioneering works and contributions in the field of ecology which are considered as breakthrough in providing solutions to pressing environmental problems like reforestation, shifting cultivation, soil erosion and pollution earned for him the rare distinction of being the foremost ecologist in the Philippines and one of the very few in Asia recognized by the scientific circles the world over.
Education: PhD (Plant Ecology) Cornell University 1972; MS (Plant Ecology) Cornell University 1971; BS (Agriculture) University of the Philippines 1963