Victoria A. Vicente-Becket
Field of award: Chemistry
Year awarded: 1980
Division: Chemical Sciences
In recognition of her significant contributions in Chemistry, some of which have immediate applications. Her study on the effect of expanders on the lead electrode made to a more efficient lead storage battery than the present form that is used in cars and automobiles.
Education: PhD (Chemistry) State University of New York, USA 1973; BS (Chemistry) University of the Philippines 1965