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Thomasian scientists honored in national meet

 

July 10, 2015, 9:22 p.m. - FOUR Thomasian scientists were recognized in the 37th Annual Scientific Meeting of the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) at the Manila Hotel Thursday.

Fortunato Sevilla III, Grecebio Jonathan Alejandro, Allan Patrick Macabeo, and Mary Beth Maningas received various distinctions in the annual meet of the government's top scientific advisory body for their contributions to their respective fields.

Former Science dean named academician of Nat’l Academy of Science and Technology

July 8, 2015, 12:04 p.m. - UST'S top scientist has been elected to the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) as an "academician," one of the body's highest distinctions.

Prof. Fortunato Sevilla III is only the third Thomasian to be named as academician of the UP-dominated NAST, following Alfredo Santos (physical chemistry) in 1978 and Gregorio Zaide (history) in 1985.

Former Science dean gets festchrift, academic tribute

To honor his contributions in the field of chemistry, the UST Graduate School presented a festschrift to Fortunato Sevilla III last Feb. 26 at the Faculty of Civil Law Auditorium.

A festschrift is a volume of writings by various authors presented as a tribute to a scholar.

“[It] is for distinguished member of the faculty [whose] scholarly achievements are beyond question and his contributions to the field are monumental,” Graduate School (GS) Dean Marilu Madrunio said in her speech during the presentation of the festschrift. “It is the highest recognition given to a master mentor.”

Madrunio stressed that a festschrift could only be given to an academic with prodigious intellect and indelible legacy.

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