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## Revised Professional Masters in Applied Mathematics (Actuarial Science) Program

The revised Professional Masters in Applied Mathematics (Actuarial Science) program has been approved! The PMAM (Actuarial Science) program is intended primarily for students who would like to pursue an actuarial career. The program aims to give students practical advanced education needed by the industry and to foster closer partnership with industry in the form of… Continue reading

## 7th MaThCryst School in Latin America

Congratulations to Dr. Allan O. Junio for winning the best poster award in the 7th MaThCryst School in Latin America. This event was held last 12-16 August 2024 in Lima, Peru. Your IMath family is proud of you!

## Institute of Mathematics Recognition Program

IMath graduates of Midyear 2023, 1st and 2nd semester of AY 2023-24 are invited to attend the Institute of Mathematics Recognition Program, to be held on 26 July 2024, 3:00 PM, at the Institute of Mathematics Main Building. Specific details of the program will be sent via email. Congratulations to all graduates!

## Elmie Peralta Verzosa (1933-2024)

The Institute of Mathematics mourns the passing of beloved Professor Elmie Peralta Verzosa. She was 90 years old. Hailing from Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur, Professor Verzosa obtained her BS Mathematics degree from UP Diliman in 1955, an outstanding class that included the late Professors Flor Cejalvo and Rica Panganiban. The three lifelong friends and bridge… Continue reading

## 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.

## 2023 UP CASAF Professorial Chair (Public Service)

Congratulations to our very own, Dr. Gino Angelo Velasco, for receiving the 2023 UP College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Foundation Professorial Chair (Public Service). He was given this award during the CS Christmas Party held last 18 December 2023. Your IMath family is proud of you!

## 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