COVID-19 and the New Normal

Created by: K. M. Quindala III The world is still in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which started in Wuhan, China some time around December 2019. The virus did not spare the Philippines. As of May 31, 2020, there are already 18086 already. The first case recorded in the country according to the Department of

Outbreak Threshold Calculator and Transmission Simulator

Actuarial team crafts Outbreak Threshold Calculator and Transmission Simulator Previous Next The imposition of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in high-risk areas such as NCR and General Community Quarantine in moderate-risk LGUs allows businesses to operate under strict guidelines. In the absence of vaccines and limited health care capacity, the country is threatened with another wave

Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante

Dr. Rabajante: Modelling the Pandemic Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante is a familiar face in mainstream and social media today as he is one of the known experts in the country modelling the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of his reputation as a good modeler, his and the UPLB Biomathematics Research team studies are considered by policy makers

Prof. Rhodora O. dela Peña

Prof. Rhodora Olegario dela Peña, also fondly known as “Doray” to her closest friends, hails from Binmaley, Pangasinan. She is the eldest among five siblings. She was graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics.

Dr. Editha C. Jose

Dr. Jose is a BS Mathematics (cum laude) and MS Mathematics graduate of UP Los Baños. She obtained her PhD Mathematics degree from UP Diliman. Currently, Dr. Jose is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and the Director of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics. She is UP Scientist 1 (2017-2019), 2017 UPLB Outstanding Teacher in the Physical Sciences (Senior Category), and 2016 CAS Most Outstanding Senior Faculty Member. On top of these, she is a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend, and a proud mother of five children.

Mrs. Emma B. Gonzales

Guided by the principles of excellence, collegiality, and teamwork, Mrs. Emma B. Gonzales spent the last 38 years of her working days in the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics(IMSP) as a devoted civil servant. Tita Emma, as she was fondly referred to by most staff members of the Institute, graduated from Laguna College in 1976 with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in accounting (cum laude).