Josette Biyo


Dr. Josette T. Biyo (née Talamera) is a Filipino educator who received the Intel Excellence Award. Presently, she is the Executive Director of the Philippine Science High School System. She was the first Asian to win the award in the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair at Louisville, Kentucky. An asteroid, 13241 Biyo (1998 KM41), was named after her by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Lincoln Laboratory, USA. She holds a Ph.D. in Biology from the De La Salle University in Manila with a dissertation research on seagrass community dynamics on Guimaras island, which was later on published in the The Philippine Scientist Journal. Dr. Biyo's innovations for teaching science research made her a winner in the Intel Excellence in Teaching Award. These innovations include a) building a scientific library, b) conducting field studies, c) establishing linkages with research institutions in the country, d) holding science forums in school, and e) teaching students laboratory and field techniques which would help them in the conduct of their research work. These teaching methods were able to produce noteworthy researches among the students in various fields such as  ( Wikipedia article )


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De La Salle University-Manila

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