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2024 National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Awardees

Congratulations to: Dr. Renier G. Mendoza2024 NAST Outstanding Young Scientist Award (Mathematics) Dr. Paul Reine Kennett L. dela RosaSecond Prize Winner of the 2024 NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists Rodney B. Pino, Dr. Renier G. Mendoza, and Dr. Rachelle R. Sambayan2024 NAST Outstanding Scientific Paper Award“Block-level Optical Character Recognition System for Automatic Transliterations of… Continue reading

Romulo Goloyugo Pizaña, 07 February 1948 – 13 March 2024

The Institute of Mathematics mourns the passing of Professor Romulo Goloyugo Pizaña last March 13. He was 76. Professor Pizaña obtained his BS Mathematics degree in 1971, his MS Mathematics (Operations Research) degree in 1981, and his PhD Mathematics degree in 1992, all from UP Diliman. He was an undergraduate scholar of the National Science… Continue reading

26th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad

The Area Stage (NCR) of the 26th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad will be held on 13 January 2024 (Saturday) at the Institute of Mathematics Building. For more information, you can visit the FB page of the Philippine Mathematical Olympiad here.

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

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

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

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