Recognized during the ceremonies were: Jaime Lorenzo N. Dinglasan (BS Biology), for his research on milkfish bacteria; Orville M. Feliciano (BS Electronics and Communications Engineering), for his research on stereolithography; and, Philip Caesar M. Flores (BS Physics), for his research on quantum and classical clocks.
Officials of UP Diliman and BPI Foundation, and the thesis advisers of the awardees, delivered inspiring messages that highlighted the importance of science, research and technology developments in nation-building. UPD Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Benito M. Pacheco, UPD College of Science Dean Jose Maria P. Balmaceda, UPD College of Engineering Dean Rizalinda L. De Leon, and BPI Foundation Executive Director Fidelina A. Corcuera presented the awards and recognition plaques.
The BPI-DOST Science Awards, started in 1989 by the Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) Foundation, Inc., with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), recognizes exceptional science and engineering students from partner-universities nationwide.
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