The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will hold its annual National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) on 25-29 July 2016 with an estimated 92,500 participants.
Members of the NRCP Division of Engineering and Industrial Research
1) NSSL President Kumar hand over the SCA flag to NRCP President, NS Gomez which officially marks Philippines hosting of the 2017 SCA. 2) NRCP President, NS Gomez is with NSSL President, Dr. Vijaya Kumar, and SCJ Secretary General, Dr. Hiroshi Yoshino. 3) SCA Management Board Meeting with Executive Director Marieta Bañez Sumagaysay and President, National Scientist (NS) Edgardo D. Gomez as principal representatives of the Council.
Dr. Ernesto D. Pernia, professor emeritus at the University of the Philippines, has been chosen by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte to lead the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA), a cabinet-level government agency of the Philippines responsible for economic development and planning. Dr. Pernia is a regular member of the NRCP Division of Social Sciences and was a recipient of the NRCP Achievement Award (Social Sciences) in 2011.