Dr. Allan A. Sioson (fourth from the left), Dean of the College of Computer Studies of Ateneo de Naga University, received from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) Philippines the prestigious 2010 Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) award in the field of Computer Science and Applications last July 15, 2010 at the Manila Hotel. Aside from receiving a special plaque and cash prize, Dr. Sioson will also receive from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) a research grant of PHP 500,000 upon the approval of a research or project proposal. NAST recognized 11 OYS awardees this year.
Dr. Sioson has been actively contributing to his field through numerous special projects (his current project includes the database and systems biology for Mt. Isarog National Park). Dr. Sioson’s works have also appeared in several publications. Aside from serving CCS Dean, he is also the Chair of the University Research Council.