Philippine Science Letters
vol. 4 | no. 1 | 2011
published online May 27, 2011


FEATURE


Alfonso Albano:
A Distinguished Scientist
in Measures of Non-linear Dynamics
and An Exemplary Educator



by Manuela Tarroja-Keller



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Professor Alfonso M. Albano, ĎAlí to family, colleagues, friends and students alike, is a distinguished scientist, an exemplary teacher and an outstanding mentor

Alís research experience comprised early work on mathematical physics and non-equilibrium thermodynamics resulting in papers co-authored with distinguished scientists, such as Max Dresden and Peter Mazur. He later branched out to work on the characterization of nonlinear dynamics and complex systems in physical and biological systems. His outstanding work in this field earned him appointments to national committees and editorial boards of professional journals.