Phillip A. Alviola is an Associate Professor at the Institute of Biological Sciences, University of the Philippines Los Banos, and a bat ecologist with over 20 years experience and a publication track record of more than 40 research articles in scientific journals. He is a recipient of the DOST-NAST Outstanding Young Scientist in 2017, and received a commendation by the Philippine Senate (under House Resolution No. 141) in 2019 as one of the eight Filipinos included in the top 100 scientists in the Asia-Pacific Region. His area of expertise includes Ecology of Philippine Wildlife, Mammalian Ecology and Taxonomy, Cave Ecology, Conservation Biology, and Ecology of Bat Zoonotics. Prof. Alviola conducts bat zoonotic research since 2007 with various international virologists, which resulted in the discovery of several novel virus genotypes including coronavirus, hantavirus, and gammaherpes virus from Philippine bats. Prof. Alviola’s work in mammalian ecology and taxonomy has resulted in publication of 16 scientific papers in international peer-reviewed journals including description of 12 new mammal species in the Philippines

Sex: Male


  • Master of Science in Wildlife Studies, University of the Philippines Los Banos
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of the Philippines Los Banos

Field of Specialization


Biodiversity Monitoring

Wildlife Conservation

Wildlife Ecology

Claro N. Mingala

Sex: Male


Postdoctoral Fellowship, Veterinary Biomedical and Clinical Sciences, 2016

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Agriculture, 2011

Doctor of Philosophy in Infectious Diseases – Molecular Immunology and Microbiology, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, 2009

Master of Veterinary Studies (Preventive Veterinary Medicine), Central Luzon State University, 2002

Bachelor of Science in Animal Husbandry, Central Luzon State University, 1992

Field of Specialization

Veterinary Immunology, Epidemiology, Virology

Infectious Diseases

Molecular Biology and Diagnostics

Vaccine and Drug Development

Lanndon Ocampo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering and the Founding Director of the Center for Applied Mathematics and Operations Research at Cebu Technological University (Philippines). He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from De La Salle University (Philippines) and his MEng and BSc (cum laude) degrees in Industrial Engineering, as well as an MSc degree in Mathematics from the University of San Carlos (Philippines). He has authored over 130 international peer-reviewed journal papers (116 are indexed in the Scopus database) and has presented papers at over 30 research conferences. His research interests include multi-attribute decision-making, problem structuring, and uncertainty modelling. He is a Member of the Editorial Board of the Advances in Production Engineering and ManagementInternational Journal of Business and Systems Research (Inderscience), International Journal of Management and Decision Making (Inderscience), Engineering Management in Production and Services, and the Proceedings in Manufacturing Systems. He won numerous awards from the DOST-Science and Education Institute for completing the PhD program, the DOST for the National Award for Excellence in Science, the Mathematical Society of the Philippines Cebu for Best Research Paper in Applied Mathematics during the 2015 MSP Cebu Convention, the International Association on Organizational Innovation for the Outstanding Paper Award during the 2014 International Conference on Organizational Innovation, the Fairchild Semiconductor for the 2012 Best Paper Award, and several International Publication Awards from the University of the Philippines. He is a 2017 Outstanding Young Scientist awardee by the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PH), and a 2018 Outstanding Cebuano awardee in the field of Science and Technology. He is named one of 2018 THE ASIAN SCIENTIST 100 – an annual listing of the region’s top researchers, academics, and innovators. He is conferred as the 2019 Achievement Awardee of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) under the Division of Engineering and Industrial Research, and a recipient of the 2021 NRCP Manuscript Grant. Most recently, he has been considered as one of the 2021 Outstanding Asian Science Diplomats. Dr. Ocampo is listed in the 2021 Top 2% of the world’s researchers based on composite citation metrics developed by a team of statisticians from Stanford University and Elsevier. As of 2022, aside from university-funded projects, he has received more than Php 15 million in research project grants from the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Tourism, Commission on Higher Education, and the DOS-NRCP. With an international collaboration funded by the SingHealth Duke-NUS Global Health Institute (SDGHI), he is a member of the project team working on “Comparing COVID-19 Mitigation Strategies Across ASEAN Countries”. Also, he is the RDLeader for the Palompon Institute of Technology under the DOST Science for Change Program (S4CP). Dr. Ocampo is a Regular Member of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP), a Director of the Mathematical Society of the Philippines Cebu, and a member of the International Society of Multiple Criteria Decision Making, Industrial Engineering & Operations Management Society, International Association of Engineers, Mathematical Society of the Philippines, Philippine Association of Research Managers, Inc., Outstanding Young Scientists, Inc., and Alpha Phi Omega International (Philippines), Inc.

Sex: Male


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering major in Operations Research, De La Salle University, 2014
  • Master of Science in Mathematics, University of San Carlos, 2020
  • Master of Engineering in Industrial Engineering, University of San Carlos, 2011
  • Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering, University of San Carlos, 2009

Field of Specialization

Mathematical Programming

Analytic Hierarchy Process

Manufacturing Systems

Fuzzy Set Theory

Supply Chain

Nathaniel P. Dugos

Sex: Male


Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, De La Salle University

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, De La Salle University

Field of Specialization

Carbon Capture and Storage
Tissue Engineering

Energy Engineering

Doralyn S. Dalisay

Sex: Female


Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology, University of New South Wales, 2004

Master of Science in Biology, University of the Philippines, 1999

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, University of San Agustin, 1993

Field of Specialization


Natural Products

Liquid Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS)

Life Sciences and Spectroscopy