Nemesio Montaño is 2012 Outstanding Chemist

The Outstanding Chemist for 2012 is given to Nemesio Estampador Montaño, Professor and Researcher at the UP Marine Science Institute.

For his outstanding demonstration of professional competence and integrity in the exercise of his profession manifested by his professional excellence and dedication which gained him respect as professor and researcher; for his meaningful participation in professional activities by organizing the continuing professional education trainings for ICP and sharing his expertise in providing symposia to the Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines and in other domestic and international organizations; and for his significant contributions to the advancement of the profession manifested by his demonstrated commitment in maintaining leadership in the research and development of seaweeds, remarkably shown by his significant local and international publications including his recognition as awardee of the National Research Council of the Philippines and his membership to the National Academy of Science and Technology.

2012 Outstanding Chemist awardee Dr Coke Montano (center) with ICP President Dr. Fabian Dayrit (left) and Chemistry Board examiner Dr Adoracion Resureccion (right).

Dr. Montano (fourth from left) with ICP Board Members Dr. Glenn Alea, Dr. Linda Torres, Ms. Priscilla Samonte, awardee, Dr. Fabian Dayrit Jr., Ms. Edna Mijares, Dr. Veronica Migo and Dr. Lily Varca.

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