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UEP RDE OFFICE

The UEP Research, Development, and Extension (RDE) office supervises the implementation of polices, strategies, guidelines, and budgetary requirement pertaining to research, development, and extension.

QUALITY POLICY

The University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) commits to be academically competitive, research and extension-focused, and economically-sustainable public higher education institution.

Specifically, UEP shall:

Uphold the values of Relevance, Integrity, Productivity and Excellence in service delivery;

 

Endeavor to continually improve the quality management system;

 

Provide quality services through participatory governance and compliance to legal and other prescribed requirements;

"Molding Character, Producing Life Winners"

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VICE PRESIDENT FOR RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, AND EXTENSION

Dr. Karina Milagros R. Cui-Lim is the current Vice President for Research, Development, and Extension. Prior to her designation as VP for RDE, she served as the Dean of the College of Science for seven (7) years. Adding to her expertise on research and development, she served as Assistant Research Director for Natural Science and College of Science Research Coordinator before assuming the deanship post at the College of Science. Dr. Lim is a steward of Research innovation at this University, she has been securing research grants from research funding institutions like DOST and CHED, where presently her two (2) on-going research projects are funded by CHED. Dr. Lim is an alumna of the University of Santo Tomas where she earned her BS Chem, MS Chem, and PhD Chem degrees. Dr. Lim is a registered chemist.

DIRECTOR FOR RESEARCH

Dr. Rogelio A. Banagbanag is the current Director for Research of UEP. Before his designation to the URDS, he served as the Director for Admission, Dean of the College of Arts and Communication, and as the University Registrar. Director Banagbanag's research interests focus on linguistics, communication, social science, and cultural diversity.

DIRECTOR FOR EXTENSION

Prof. Ma. Rowena OS. Punsalan is the current Director for Extension of UEP. She is an alumna of the University of the Philippines Los Baños where she earned her BS and MS degrees. She is an expert in microbiology research. Before serving as the Extension Director, Prof. Punsalan, served as the Dean of the College of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Natural Resources. Her recent IP products involves patented inventions on pickled oyster mushrooms in four variants and mushroom chips and chicharon – healthy snack foods.

HEAD, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY UNIT - INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT OFFICE

Dr. Maria Judy M. Somoray is the current Head of UEP Intellectual Property Unit - Innovation and Technology Support Office. She has been engaged in several IP applications, where she has 3 on-going utility model applications and 1 patent application. She is a faculty of the Department of Physical Sciences of the College of Science. 

HEAD, INTEGRATED RESEARCH LABORATORY

Ms. Perth Kennesa P. Ambida, a faculty - member of the College of Science, is designated as the new Head of the UEP Integrated Research Laboratory. Ms. Ambida is a graduate of BS Biology at the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College and MS in Biological Sciences at the University of Eastern Philippines. In September 2022, Ms. Ambida won as Best Paper Presenter with her study Antiangiogenic Potential of Clavo Ethanolic Extract using in vivo Chorioallantonic Membrane (CAM) Assay during the 3rd International Conference on Poverty Alleviation and Sustainable Development (IPOVCON).

UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT

President Cherry Ibañez Ultra is a professor at the College of Agriculture, Fisheries, and Natural Resources (CAFNR), Dr. Ultra holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics degree major in Natural Resource Economics with cognates of Environmental Science and Management from the University of the Philippines in Los Baños, Laguna. She is the university's seventh president.

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