Mapua Math professor receives outstanding educator, best presenter awards in Asian conference

Dr. Dante L. Silva, professor at Mapúa University’s Department of Mathematics and School of Civil, Environmental, and Geological Engineering, received the Outstanding Asian Educator Award and Best Research Presenter Awards in the Asia Pacific Conference on Interdisciplinary Research held from August 5 to 7 in Macau, China.

The Asian Association for Interdisciplinary Research Inc., the organizer of the conference, recognizes the academic contributions of educators and researchers to enhance knowledge and skills of interdisciplinary research.

Dr. Silva was given the Outstanding Asian Educator Award for his meritorious professional experiences and his exemplary achievements as an educator and researcher in the advancement of new pathways to excellence in education.

The award, which serves as a reminder that Filipino researchers and educators can be at par with international standards of excellence, is an addition to accolades received by Dr. Silva. In 2015, he was conferred as an Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Engineer by the ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organizations.