Who Are The Famous Foreign And Filipino Chemist And Their Contribution?


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Restricting this question to Filipino chemists makes it much easier to answer. Many people would vote for Amando Kaupauan as one of the most famous and highly respected Filipino chemists.

Working from Ateneo de Manila University in the 1970s he studied extensively the effect of radiation on the environment and specialized in the impact of mercury on fish, water and soil. He liaised with a number of international groups and also went on to work in electronics where he was involved in many breakthroughs during the 1980s. He also went on to become one of the founders of the Philippine Institute of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

Pio Andrade JR is another modern Filipino chemist whose work has been internationally recognized and acclaimed, specializing in the food technologies. He collected a Master of Science degree from the University of Florida in 1974 and went on to liaise with a number of authorities worldwide on food and nutritional matters.

Eduardo San Juan invented a vital item of space equipment - the lunar rover or as it is better known the moon buggy which was used in the first moon landing in 1969. San Juan worked as a NASA engineer and constructed the buggy using home made materials with his invention recognized by receiving one of the Ten Outstanding Men awards for science and technology in 1978.

Diosdado Banatao is credited with eight major contributions in the field of computer technology- amongst them the first Windows accelerator chip.

Throughout every area of science there have been Filipinos who have made major contributions. Benjamin Almeda is recognized as the inventor of the food processing machine, Adriano Alfonso created cultured cement and Rolando Cruz the emergency water heater.
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Famous foreign and filipino chemist
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Give the name of filipino chemist?

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