who are the 10 ten outstanding filipino and international scientists and there contribution in the field of science and technology?


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Sam Easterbrook answered 7/6/2011

  1. Mariano Yogore was a Full Professor in the Department of Microbiology  at the University of Chicago and published over 50 scientific works, he was awarded the Philippine Man of Science in 1964.
  2. Dr. Czarina Aya-ay Saloma-Akpedonu was granted Outstanding Young Scientist of the Philippines Award in 2007 and has published many works that have broadened the field of Sociology and Anthropology.
  3. Francisco Quisumbing was a chemist, he invented the world famous Quink Ink that is used in pens all over the world.
  4. Dr. Raymundo Santiago Punongbayan greatly advanced the understanding of volcanic eruption prediction and was the former director of the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS)
  5. Baldomero Olivera is famous for the discovery of many cone snail toxins which hold great importance in the field of neuroscience.
  6. León María Guerrero, before a career in politics, was an influential botanist. He was respected so much so that a genus of plants, Guerreroia monocephala, and a species of orchids, Dendrobium guerreroi, are named in his honor. He was also the first licensed pharmacist in the Philippines.
  7. Dioscoro L. Umali's research helped improve yields of corn, rice and other economical plants, especially in upland areas.
  8. Fe del Mundo (born November 27, 1911) is a pioneer in the field of pediatrics. She is the founder of the first pediatric hospital in the Philippines and is believed to be the first woman admitted as a student of the Harvard Medical School
  9. Conrado Singian Dayrit, a former president of the Federation of Asian Scientific Academies and Societies was known as Dr. Coconut due to his advocacy of the health benefits of coconut oil.
  10. Paulo C. Campos was the inaugural president of the National Academy of Science and Technology and famed for his work in nuclear medicine.
If you require more scientists to pick from then peruse a list of winners of National Scientist of the Philippines Award.

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