ASIA PACIFIC NETWORK FOR GLOBAL CHANGE RESEARCH (APN), Kobe, Japan

Grantee, July 2019 (principal investigator of project on post-typhoon disaster waste management in coastal cities in China, Fiji, and Philippines; one-year transdisciplinary project with USD50,000 budget)

TAKAGI FUND FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE, Tokyo, Japan

Grantee, December 2018 (principal investigator of project on mangrove monitoring and rehabilitation by youth councils in coastal villages in southern Philippines; mangroves as bio-shield or green infrastructure against tsunami) 

JAPAN FOUNDATION ASIA CENTER, Tokyo, Japan

Fellow, September 2018 (principal investigator of project on the applicability of an indigenous Japanese tsunami evacuation strategy in Banda Aceh, Indonesia; fellowship hosted by the International Research Institute of Disaster Science of Tohoku University and the Tsunami and Disaster Mitigation Research Center of Syiah Kuala University)

PROFESSIONAL EVALUATION AND CERTIFICATION BOARD, Montreal, Canada

PECB Certified ISO 31000 Risk Manager, July 2018 (Certificate Number: RMM1008824-2018-07) 

PROFESSIONAL EVALUATION AND CERTIFICATION BOARD, Montreal, Canada

PECB Certified ISO 22301 Foundation, July 2018 (Certificate Number: BCFO1008824-2018-07)

MINDANAO STATE UNIVERSITY – ILIGAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (MSU-IIT), Iligan, Philippines

Visiting Professor, July 2018

INTEGRATED RESEARCH ON DISASTER RISK (IRDR) PROGRAM, Beijing, China

IRDR Young Scientist, January 2017 (first batch)

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DISASTER RISK REDUCTION, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Outstanding Reviewer, March 2018

Recognized Reviewer, October 2017

JOURNAL OF CLEANER PRODUCTION, Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Outstanding Reviewer, May 2017

Recognized Reviewer, September 2016

JAPAN SOCIETY FOR THE PROMOTION OF SCIENCE (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan

JSPS HOPE Fellow,March 2015

PROFESSIONAL REGULATORY COMMISSION, Manila, Philippines

Licensed Environmental Planner (EnP), June 2014

NORDWEST2050, Bremen, Germany

Second Runner-up, Best Poster Award, 2014 International Conference on Regional Climate Adaptation and Resilience: Towards Climate Adapted and Resilient Regions (CLARR), February 24-25, 2014

EMERALD LITERATI NETWORK, England, UK

Outstanding Author Contribution Winner, 2012 Awards for Excellence

JAPAN MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, CULTURE, SPORTS, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MEXT), Tokyo, Japan

Scholar (Kyoto University), April 2009 – March 2015

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES OPEN UNIVERSITY (UPOU), Los Baños, Philippines

Dean’s List Awardee (GWA 1.19); No. 1 graduate of the Diploma in Environment and Natural Resources Management (DENRM) Program, April 2009

INSTITUTE OF INTERNAL AUDITORS, Florida, USA

Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), November 2007 – December 2012

CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, Manila, Philippines

Certificate of Eligibility – Career Service Professional, October 2002

PHILIPPINE DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (DOST), Taguig, Philippines

Scholar (University of the Philippines – Diliman), June 1997 – March 2002

AVON PHILIPPINES, Makati, Philippines

Scholar (University of the Philippines – Diliman), June 1997 – March 2001

ANALOG DEVICES PHILIPPINES, General Trias, Philippines

Scholar (University of the Philippines – Diliman), June 1999 – March 2001

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES ENGINEERING RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION, INC. (UPERDFI), Quezon City, Philippines

Scholar (University of the Philippines – Diliman), June 1999 – March 2001

UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST (UPCAT) 1996

Oblation Scholar (among the Top 50 out of 60,000 applicants)