Prof. Maricor N. Soriano
Prof. Maricor N. Soriano



ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS
Former Deputy Director for Academic Affairs, National Institute of Physics (NIP)
Former President, Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (SPP)

AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
Third World Academy of Science (TWAS) Most Outstanding Young Scientist in the Philippines (2009)
Outstanding Young Scientist (2006)

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Color, Video and Image Processing applied to Marine Science, Art Conservation, Biometrics and Spectral and Medical Imaging; Physics Education

PUBLICATIONS
In International Refereed Journals/Proceedings
  1. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Francis James Corpuz, Prospero Naval, Eusebio Capili, Jaylord Jauod, Roel John Judilla, and Maricor Soriano, Rapid shallow coastal coral reef mapping using the teardrop system, Oceans, 2012, 1-6 (14-19 Oct. 2012).http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/OCEANS.2012.6405113
  2. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Roel John Judilla, Jaylord Jauod, Eusebio Capili Jr., and Maricor Soriano, Teardrop - a rapid reef mosaicing tool for coastal communities, Proceedings of the 12th International Coral Reef Symposium, Cairns, Australia (9-13 July 2012).
  3. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Francis James Corpuz, Prospero Naval, Eusebio Capili, Jaylord Jauod, Roel John Judilla, and Maricor Soriano, Coral reef mosaicking using Teardrop and Fast Image Labeling, OCEANS, 2012 - Yeosu, 1-6 (21-24 May 2012).http://10.1109/OCEANS-Yeosu.2012.6263575
  4. L. M. D. Rosario, J. A. S. Ting, R. P. B. Viloan, B. A. T. Suarez, M. M. S. Villamayor, R. B. Tumlos, Maricor N. Soriano, and H. J. Ramos, High Dynamic Range Imaging of Magnetized Sheet Plasma, IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science 39(11), 2492 - 2493 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2011.2163647
  5. Irene Crisologo, Christopher Monterola, and Maricor Soriano, Statistical Feature-Based Craquelure Classification, International Journal of Modern Physics C 22(11), 1191-1209 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1142/S012918311101683X
  6. Cherry May T. Palomero and Maricor N. Soriano, Digital cleaning and “dirt” layer visualization of an oil painting, Optics Express19(21), 21011-21017 (2011). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.19.021011
  7. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Cherry May T. Palomero and Maricor N. Soriano, After digital cleaning: visualization of the dirt layer, Proceedings of the SPIE 7869, Computer Vision and Image Analysis of Art II, 78690O (8 March 2011).http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.876662
  8. 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
  9. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Cherry May Palomero and Maricor Soriano, Neural Network for the Digital Cleaning of an Oil Painting, Digital Image Processing and Analysis, Tucson, Arizona United States (7-8 June 2010).http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/DIPA.2010.DMD5
  10. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Maricor N. Soriano, Cherry May Palomero, Larry Cruz, Clod Marlan Krister Yambao, Julie Mae Dado, and Janice May Salvador-Campaner, Color signatures in Amorsolo paintings, In: Computer Vision and Image Analysis of Art (David G. Stork, Jim Coddington, Anna Bentkowska-Kafel, ed., 2010).
  11. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Maricor N. Soriano, Cherry May Palomero, Larry Cruz, Clod Marlan Krister Yambao, Julie Mae Dado, and Janice May Salvador-Campaner, Color signatures in Amorsolo paintings, Proceedings of the SPIE 7531, Computer Vision and Image Analysis of Art, 75310M (16 February 2010). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.839290
  12. Ma. Shiela Angeli Marcos, Laura David, Eileen Peñaflor, Victor Ticzon, and Maricor Soriano, Automated benthic counting of living and non-living components in Ngedarrak Reef, Palau via subsurface underwater video, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment145, 177-184 (2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10661-007-0027-2
  13. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] Ma. Shiela Angeli Marcos, Laura David, Maricor Soriano, Area-calibrated automation of coral classification for near and subsurface reef videos, Proceedings of the 11th international coral reef symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, 500-504 (7-11 July 2008). 
  14. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] A. M. C. Lee,  C. T. Angeles, M. C. R. Talampas, L. G. Sison, and Maricor Soriano, MotesArt: Wireless Sensor Network for Monitoring Relative Humidity and Temperature in an Art Gallery, IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, 1263-1268 (6-8 April 2008). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICNSC.2008.4525411
  15. Wilma Oblefias, Maricor Soriano, Alvarado Tarun, and Caesar Saloma, Individual classification of buried transistors in live microprocessors by functional infrared emission spectral microscopy, Applied Physics Letters 89(15), 151113 (2006).http://dx.doi.org/+10.1063/1.2358935
  16. Wilma Oblefias, Maricor Soriano, and Caesar Saloma, Accuracy of spectrum estimate in fluorescence spectral microscopy with spectral filters, Optics Communications 260(2), 755-766 (2006). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.optcom.2005.11.002
  17. Caesar Saloma, Alvarado Tarun, Michelle Bailon, and Maricor Soriano, Rapid subsurface detection of nanoscale defects in active flip-side integrated circuits by functional infrared emission spectral microscopy, Nippon Bunko Gakkai Koen Yoshishu 2005, 55-60 (2005). 
  18. Caesar Saloma, Alvarado Tarun, Michelle Bailon, and Maricor Soriano, Rapid subsurface detection of nanoscale defects in live microprocessors by functional infrared emision spectral microscopy, Applied Optics 44(34), 7302-7306 (2005).http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.44.007302
  19. Ma. Shiela Angeli Marcos, Maricor Soriano, and Caesar Saloma, Classification of coral reef images from underwater video using neural networks, Optics Express 13(22), 8766-8771 (2005). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.13.008766
  20. Maricor Soriano, Alessandra Araullo, and Caesar Saloma, Curve spreads - a biometric from front-view gait video, Pattern Recognition Letters 25(14), 1595-1602 (2004). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.patrec.2004.05.017
  21. [BOOK CHAPTER] Caesar Saloma, Wilma Oblefias, and Maricor Soriano, Spectral microscopy of live luminescent samples, Nanophotonics - Integrating Photochemistry, Optics, and Nano/Bio Materials Studies, Vol. 1, Ch. 23, 377-394 (2004).http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1574-0641(04)80028-7
  22. [CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS] M.F. Bailon, Maricor Soriano, A.B. Tarun, Caesar Saloma, Spectral imaging in infrared microscope [semiconductor device/IC investigation], Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on the Physical and Failure Analysis of Integrated Circuits, IPFA (5-8 July 2004). http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IPFA.2004.1345533
  23. Maricor Soriano, Wilma Oblefias, and Caesar Saloma, Fluorescence spectrum estimation using multiple color images and minimum negativity constraint, Optics Express 10(25), 1458-1464 (2002). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.10.001458
  24. Maricor Soriano, Birgitta Martinkauppi, Sami Huovinen, and Mika Laaksonen, Adaptive skin color modeling using the skin locus for selecting training pixels, Pattern Recognition 36(3), 681-690 (2002). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0031-3203(02)00089-4
  25. M. Soriano, L. Garcia, and Caesar Saloma, Fluorescent image classification by major color histograms and a neural network,Optics Express 8(5), 271-277 (2001). http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.8.000271
  26. Maricor Soriano and Caesar Saloma, Improved Classification Robustness for Noisy Cell Images Represented as Principal-Component Projections in a Hybrid Recognition System, Applied Optics 37(17), 3628-3638 (1998).http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/AO.37.003628
  27. Maricor Soriano and Caesar Saloma, Cell classification by a learning principal component analyzer and a backpropagation neural network, Bioimaging 3(4), 168–176 (1995). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/1361-6374(199512)3:4<168::AID-BIO3>3.0.CO;2-6