Vincent Ricardo M. Daria
Field of award: Engineering Applied Physics
Year awarded: 2006
Division: Physical Sciences
In recognition of his significant contributions to photonics-based instrumentation that have resulted in better methods of trapping and manipulating microscopic-sized particles and for high-contrast imaging of microscopic biological structures as well as defects in integrated circuits. He is also recognized for his exemplary dedication to promote physics in the country by serving as research supervisor to physics students.
Education: Doctor of Engineering (Applied Physics) Osaka University, BS (Applied Physics) University of the Philippines