Dr. Caesar Saloma
Prof. Caesar A. Saloma
Laboratory Head


Email:
csaloma(at)nip.upd.edu.ph

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Read the 
Exacutive Summary 
of the 
UP Diliman 
Chancellor's Report 

Prof. Caesar Saloma 
March 2011-Feb. 2014 
UPD Chancellor's Report (2011-2014)
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Download the full report here.

Download the 2014 Convocation 


ACADEMIC POSITIONS
Professor 12, National Institute of Physics (NIP)
Academician, National Academy of Science and Technology - Philippines (NAST)
Scientist III, University of the Philippines (UP)

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
Chancellor, University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD)
March 2011-February 2014

Dean, College of Science (CS), UPD
June 2006 - February 2011

Director, National Institute of Physics, CS
June 2000 - May 2006

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Galileo Galilei Award, International Commission for Optics, 2004 
Inaugural Fellow, Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas, 2008 
ASEAN Outstanding Scientist and Technologist Award (ASEAN Committee on Science & Technology), 2008 
Spotlight on: Excellent Researchers from Southeast Asia (SEA-EU-NET Mapping Study), F Gruber, A Degelsegger (editors), 2009 
Senior Member, Optical Society of America, 2010 
Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2011-2012 (11th Edition) 

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Confocal laser scanning microscopy, Interferometry, Signal and image processing, Neural networks, and Complex adaptive systems

PUBLICATIONS
In International ISI-indexed journals and proceedings:
  1. C Saloma, GJ Perez, CA Gavile, JJ Ick-Joson, and C Palmes-Saloma, Prior individual training and self-organized queuing during group emergency escape of mice from water pool, PLOS ONE (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0118508
  2. Junius Andre Balista and Caesar Saloma, Modified Inelastic Bouncing Ball Model for Describing the Dynamics of Granular Materials in a Vibrated Container, Physica D 29, 17-20 (2015). 
  3. [BOOK CHAPTER] Percival Almoro, Wilson Garcia, and Caesar Saloma, Pulsed Full-Color Digital Holography with a Raman Shifter, In: Holography, Research and Technologies (Joseph Rosen, ed., 2011).
  4. Mary Jacquiline Romero, Godofredo Bautista Jr., Vincent Ricardo Daria, and Caesar Saloma, Laser confocal microscope with wavelet-profiled point spread function, Optics Communications 283(7), 1217–1221 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2009.11.077
  5. Junius André F. Balista, Maricor N. Soriano, and Caesar A. Saloma, Compact time-independent pattern representation of entire human gait cycle for tracking of gait irregularities, Pattern Recognition Letters 31(1), 20–27 (2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2009.09.001
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MENTORING
List of Ph.D. students mentored:
  1. Junius Andre Balista (June 2015)
  2. Erika Fille Legara (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate, Edgardo Gomez Award; 2011)
  3. Anthony Longjas (2011)
  4. Godofredo Bautista (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate; April 2010)
  5. Gay Jane Perez (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate; April 2009)
  6. Shiela Angeli Marcos (April 2008)
  7. Vernon Julius Cemine (April 2007, Edgardo Gomez Award)
  8. Dranreb Earl Juanico (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate; April 2007) 
  9. Wilma Oblefias (April 2007) 
  10. Alvarado Tarun (November 2006)
  11. Carlo Amadeo Alonzo (June 2006)
  12. Johnrob Bantang (April 2006)
  13. Percival Almoro (April 2005)
  14. May Lim (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate, Edgardo Gomez Award; April 2003)
  15. Wilson Garcia (November 2002)
  16. Christopher Monterola (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate, Edgardo Gomez Award; April 2002)
  17. Romeric Pobre (April 2002)
  18. Giovanni Tapang (April 2002)
  19. Vincent Ricardo Daria (Ronpaku, Philippine adviser, 2001) 
  20. Carlo Mar Blanca (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate; April 2000)
  21. Maricor Soriano (Most Outstanding PhD Graduate, CS; November 1997) 
  22. Efren Lumawag (Date of Graduation: April 1993) 
ARTICLES OF GENERAL INTEREST
  1. C. Saloma, "Access to Tertiary Education", Editorial, Phil. J Sc 146, Issue 4 (Dec 2017) [read]
  2. C. Saloma, "Journal Status Report" Editorial, Phil. J Sc 146, Issue 3 (Sep 2017) [read]
  3. C Saloma, “Measuring the performance of our higher education institutions – Part II,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 146, Issue 2 (June 2017) [read]
  4. C Saloma, "Scientists as Public Servants," Editorial, Philipp J Sc 146, Issue 1 (March 2017) [read]
  5. C Saloma, “Measuring the Performance of the Philippine Scientific Enterprise System,” Public Policy Vol. XV No. 2, pp 122 - 161 (2016) [read]
  6. C Saloma, “The Cost of a PhD degree,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 145, Number 4 (December 2016) [read]
  7. C Saloma, “Measuring the performance of our higher education institutions – Part I,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 145, Issue 3 (September 2016) [read]
  8. C Saloma, “Procurement in the Philippine scientific enterprise system,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 145, Issue 1, pp 1-8 (March 2016) [read]
  9. C Saloma, “Current scientific understanding and prevailing public opinion,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 144, Issue 2, pp 1-2 (December 2015). [read]
  10. C Saloma, “On co-authorship,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 144, Issue 1, pp 1-2 (June 2015). [read]
  11. C Saloma, “Human Resource Generation in the Philippine Scientific Enterprise System,” Editorial, Philipp J Sc 143, Issue 2, pp 1-2 (December 2014). [read]
  12. C Saloma, “The Philippine Journal of Science in Philippine Society,” Philipp J Sc 143, pp 1-2 (June 2014). [read]
  13. C Saloma, “The National Science Complex: Its vital role in Philippine higher education and scientific R&D” The Philippine Star (3 February 2011), p. B-6. [read]
  14. C Saloma, “Content Learning and Scientific Reasoning” The Philippine Star (18 March 2010), p. B-6. [read]
  15. C Saloma and G Padilla-Concepcion, “The Discoverers,” The Philippine Star (17, 24 September 2009, Parts 1-2), p. B-6.[part1][part2]
  16. C Saloma, “On being a scientist in one’s home country,” The Philippine Star (7, 14, 21 May 2009, Parts 1-3), p. B-6. [part1][part2][part3]
  17. C Saloma, “The National Science Complex-A Strategic Investment for Higher Education,” The Philippine Star (23 April 2009), p. B-6. [read]
  18. C. Saloma, “Things I have learned so far,” Diliman Review 55, pp 157-162 (2008). [read]
  19. C Saloma, “In government service,” in Lessons 3 – Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teachers Share Stories of Hope, Successes, and Inspiration, edited by P Patajo-Legasto, pp. 94-101 (Network of Outstanding Teachers and Educators Inc, 2008). [read]
  20. C Saloma, “Measures of scientific excellence,” The Philippine Star (23 August 2007), p. B-6. [read]
  21. C Saloma, “On being a teacher,” The Philippine Star (8 March 2007), p. B-6. in Selected Essays on Science and Technology for Securing a Better Philippines, G Padilla-Concepcion, E Padlan and C Saloma, editors (UP Press, 2008) pp 53-55. [read]
  22. C Saloma, “On mentoring,” The Philippine Star (10 November 2006), p. B-6. Also appeared in DOST S&T Post (April-June 2007 issue); in Selected Essays on Science and Technology for Securing a Better Philippines, G Padilla-Concepcion, E Padlan and C Saloma, editors (UP Press, 2008) pp 56-57. [read]
  23. C Saloma, “The urgent need to invest more in scientific R&D,” The Philippine Star (23 March 2006), p. B-6; in Selected Essays on Science and Technology for Securing a Better Philippines, G Padilla-Concepcion, E Padlan and C Saloma, editors (UP Press, Quezon City, 2008) pp 13-17. [read]
  24. C Saloma, Roundtable Discussion: Issues on Science in Philippine Education, The UP Forum (Jan-Feb 2006). [read]
  25. C Saloma, “Physics in the Philippines Today,” AAPPS Bulletin 13, 4 (August 2003; Association of Asia Pacific Physical Societies); Also appeared in Philippine Star (24 October 2004). [read]
  26. C Saloma, Roundtable Discussion: RGEP: One Year After, The UP Forum (Nov-Dec 2003). 
  27. C Saloma, “My Expectations of the Filipino Scientist,” DOST SIGNPOST Vol 20, No. 8 (August 2002). Also appeared in the Diliman Review. [read]
  28. C Saloma, “Improving Scientific Research in UP Diliman: Problems and Solutions,” Diliman Review 47, pp. 29-38 (1999).
  29. M Lim and C Saloma, “Scientific Publication of the College of Science, UP Diliman: Sept 1988 – May 1998,” Science Diliman 10, pp. 1-5 (1998).