CFOS profs are ‘UP Scientist' awardees
(L-R: Traifalgar, Laureta, and Serrano)
The UP Scientific Productivity System (SPS) Committee conferred the title of UP Scientist to three faculty members of the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences (CFOS), UP Visayas for producing outstanding publications that support the development of science and technology.
Prof. Rex Ferdinand M. Traifalgar, Prof. Liberato V. Laureta, and Prof. Augusto E. Serrano, Jr. were recently named as UP Visayas Scientific Productivity System awardees. Traifalgar has been chosen as UP Scientist I for CY 2015-2017. Laureta was re-appointed as UP Scientist I for CY 2016-2018, while Serrano was elevated to UP Scientist III for CY 2016-2018. Their appointment was approved by the Board of Regents (BOR) during their 1317th meeting on April 28, 2016.
Dr. Rhodoa V. Azanza, Chair of the Productivity System Committee and Asst. Vice President for Academic Affairs, UP System, invited the aforementioned UP Scientists to receive the award in a formal ceremony to be held at UP NISMED Auditorium, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City on July 26, 2016.
A UP Scientist I and UP Scientist III will receive Php150,000 and Php250,000 per annum, respectively.