CAS Faculty Member Recognized as 2018 Outstanding ASEAN Science Diplomat

CAS is a proud home of many outstanding faculty members. Recently, Dr. Marilen Balolong was recognized as one of the 2018 Outstanding ASEAN Science Diplomats.

The 2018 Outstanding ASEAN Science Diplomat is a recognition of the contribution of outstanding scientists across ASEAN in research areas focusing on climate change, food security, water sufficiency and sustainable energy. The Diplomats were convened through the ASEAN Science Diplomat Assembly on April 23-27 in Davao City to build collaboration and partnership among ASEAN scientists and engineers to address the probable impacts and risks of climate change in the region.

Dr Balolong is an Associate Professor of the Department of Biology and the current Associate Dean for Research and Public Service of the College of Arts and Sciences, UP Manila.