NIP Professor Jose Perico “Perry” H. Esguerra received the 2016 National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) Achievement Award last March 22, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. The NRCP Achievement Award is the highest recognition
In the March 2017 Editorial issue of the Philippine Journal of Science v.146(1), Prof. Caesar Saloma provides reasons why scientists are public servants as they serve as essential support in the proper governance of the nation. He argues: “A country
The Europhysics Letters has recently published a booklet that “showcases articles from last year that we felt deserved some additional promotion—on the basis of citations, board member recommendations, and downloads.” One of these are an article from our colleague, Prof.
Theoretically, light may be traveling slower than we thought. Dr. Nathaniel Hermosa II with his student Mr. Nestor D. Bareza, Jr. is able to show that the group velocity of a beam of light propagating helically to be slower than
(FEB. 29)—The Optical Society of America (OSA) Board of Editors appointed Dr. Percival F. Almoro of the National Institute of Physics (NIP) as Topical Editor for its Applied Optics Journal from 2016 to 2018. Applied Optics is ISI SCI-indexed journal
NIP faculty members who are members of the National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) recently participated in the 83rd NRCP Scientific Meeting last 16 March 2016 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. According to the latest
The National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) and the National Institute of Physics (NIP) celebrated through a public symposium the centenary of Albert Einstein’s landmark publication on general relativity (GR). The symposium entitled “Sentenaryo ng Teoryang General Relativity” was
RIKEN scientists and representatives visited NIP, UP Diliman from February 10 to 11, 2016. On the first day, laboratory visits at NIP research facilities were conducted and research seminars by the RIKEN scientists on nanophotonics and single-molecule spectroscopy were held.