Another milestone for a distinguished Filipino scientist was achieved by being recognized as the 2015 Plinius Medallist awardee by the prominent European Geosciences Union (EGU), the first Southeast Asian winner to be conferred with the medal.
Dr. Alfredo Mahar Francisco A. Lagmay, Executive Director of the Department of Science and Technology's (DOST) Nationwide Operational Assessment of Hazards (NOAH), once again proved that the country's current practice in disaster risk reduction (DRR) is of international standards as he received the 2015 Plinius Medal from the EGU. He received the medal last April 15, 2015 in Vienna Austria.
Dr. Fabian M. Dayrit presenting the nanotechnology roadmap.
The Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development of the Department of Science and Technology (DOST- PCIEERD) conducted a Focus Group Discussion on the Update of the Philippine Nanotechnology Roadmap on March 26, 2015 at the DOST Executive Lounge, Bicutan, Taguig City.
Attended by representatives from the industry, academe and government, the event intended to gather insights and suggestions of the key players in the growth and development of the nanotechnology sector in the Philippines.