Wenresti G. Gallardo

Wenresti G. Gallardo

Field of award: Marine Science

Year awarded: 2004

Division: Biological Sciences

Citation:

In recognition of his pioneering work in the field of Marine Science specifically on indigenous species of bivalves and gastropods which is a landmark in the study of mollusks in the country. His research on brood-stock development of Placuna placenta is a significant contribution to the development of seed production techniques in the aquaculture industry. Dr. Gallardo’s work contributes not only to the advancement of science but also in addressing resource depletion and poverty in the coastal communities of our country.

Current Position: Associate Professor and Coordinator, Aquaculture and Aquatic Resources Management

Office Address: Asian Institute of Technology, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120, Thailand

Education: PhD (Marine Science), Nagasaki University Japan 2000; MS (Fisheries), Nagasaki University Japan 1997; M (Aquaculture), University of the Philippines Visayas 1989; BS (Fisheries), University of the Philippines 1985