Dr. Coke Montaño named Outstanding Chemist of 2012
The Integrated Chemists of the Philippines (ICP) has named Dr. Nemesio E. Montaño the Outstanding Chemist for 2012. The award was given on June 22, 2012 at the Manila Hotel, Fiesta Pavillion.
The ICP accolade was given to Dr. Montaño for his outstanding demonstration of professional competence and integrity in the exercise of his profession manifested by his professional excellence and dedication which gained him respect as professor and researcher.
Dr. Montaño was also recognized for his meaningful participation in professional activities by organizing the continuing professional education trainings for ICP and sharing his expertise in providing symposia to the Seaweed Industry Association of the Philippines and in other domestic and international organizations.
ICP also cited Dr. Montaño’s significant contributions to the advancement of the profession manifested by his demonstrated commitment in maintaining leadership in the research and development of seaweeds, remarkably shown by his significant local and international publications including his recognition as awardee of the National Research Council of the Philippines and his membership to the National Academy of Science and Technology.