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Rica G. Panganiban, 1935 – 2023

The Institute of Mathematics mourns the passing of beloved former faculty member, Rica G. Panganiban, on August 26, 2023. Professor Panganiban joined UP as Assistant Instructor in 1955 upon graduation from the BS Mathematics program and was appointed Professor in 1993. She dedicated her whole professional life of 46 years to the University until retirement… Continue reading

2023 International Algebra Conference in the Philippines Awardees

The Institute of Mathematics congratulates Nathaniel Nollen and Anjelo Gabriel Cruz on their outstanding achievements at the 2023 International Algebra Conference in the Philippines. Nathaniel Nollen received the Best Oral Presentation award for his talk on “A Problem Regarding the Conjugates of Quaternionic Algebraic Integers.” Anjelo Gabriel Cruz received the Best Poster Presentation award for… Continue reading

MathPsych/ICCM/EMPG 2023 Best Poster Award

The Institute of Mathematics congratulates Kathleen Kaye Medriano on winning the Best Poster Award at MathPsych/ICCM/EMPG 2023 held at the University of Amsterdam last 18-21 July 2003. The title of her poster is “Bayesian hierarchical Ornstein-Uhlenbeck models for intervention design” (Read here). Kathleen Kaye Medriano is currently a PhD student in Cognitive Science at the… Continue reading

2022 Galing UPD Dangal Awardee (S&T Cluster)

Congratulations to our very own, Ma’am Gaudella O. Ruiz, for receiving the 2022 Galing UPD Dangal Award for the Science and Technology Cluster. She was given this award during the 2022 Parangal at Pagkilala sa mga Kawani at Retirado ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas, held last 22 June 2023. You can watch the video of the… Continue reading

2023 MSP Outstanding PhD Graduate Awardee

Congratulations to Dr. Dom Vito A. Briones for being honored as one of the two recipients of the 2023 Mathematical Society of the Philippines (MSP) Outstanding PhD Graduate Award. In 2022, Dr. Briones successfully completed his PhD in Mathematics at the University of the Philippines Diliman, under the guidance of Dr. Jose Maria P. Balmaceda. … Continue reading

Josefina C. Fonacier, 06 March 1925 – 16 May 2023

The Institute of Mathematics, UP Diliman, joins the mathematics community in mourning the passing of Professor Josefina Caluya Fonacier, a pillar of Philippine mathematics education and beloved former colleague. Professor Fonacier, Josie to her friends and Ma’am Fona to her younger colleagues and students, spent her entire academic career at the University of the Philippines… Continue reading

New Minor in Mathematical Foundations and Methods Program

The new Minor in Mathematical Foundations and Methods program has been approved! The Minor in Mathematical Foundations and Methods program is an undergraduate minor program that consists of mathematics courses that prepares non-B.S. Mathematics students for advanced studies in quantitative-oriented fields. More information here. Applications will be opened before the start of the first semester… Continue reading

Caridad Macaranas Natividad (1938 – 2023)

Payapang pumanaw noong Abr. 5, 2023 si Propesor Caridad Macaranas Natividad, retiradong propesor ng Linangan (dating Departamento) ng Matematika, UP Diliman, sa edad na 84. Si Prop. Natividad ay naging kasapi ng Kaguruan mula 1961 hanggang 2004, at nagpatuloy bilang Professorial Lecturer mula 2005 hanggang 2008. Naging Faculty Affiliate at Lecturer din siya sa UP… Continue reading

International Day of Mathematics 2023

The Institute of Mathematics joined the celebration of the International Day of Mathematics, with help from the Institute of Mathematics Representatives (CSSC), UP Mathematics Club (UPMC) and UP Mathematics Majors’ Circle (UPMMC). During the course of Math Week, the students conducted an outreach program and posted infographics and videos about interesting math topics such as… Continue reading