UP Diliman Mathematics Foundation, Inc.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022


The UP Diliman Mathematics Foundation, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit corporation organized to assist the UP Diliman Institute of Mathematics in the realization of its objectives.

The Foundation shall

  • promote pure and applied mathematics research through professorial chairs and faculty grants,
  • assist in the development of educational materials in mathematics,
  • partner with the Institute in the conduct of training programs, conferences and seminars,
  • raise funds for the establishment of scholarships and fellowships.

The Foundation was established in 1989 for the purpose of helping the Department of Mathematics (now Institute of Mathematics) promote the teaching of and research in mathematics, not only in UP, but in other academic institutions as well. The Foundation was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 9, 1989 with the following as incorporators: Ines G. Belleza, Leticia L. Castillo, Flor V. Cejalvo, Edgar E. Escultura, Rene P. Felix, Lydia H. Flores, Josefina C. Fonacier, Felina G. Mapa, Milagros P. Navarro, Honesto G. Nuqui, Rica G. Panganiban, Cristina P. Parel, Fe N. Reyes, Jesusa T. Tangco and Romulo A. Virola.

Through the years, the Foundation has awarded scholarships, fellowships, professorial chairs and faculty grants.Through the generosity of its donors, the Foundation is able to award the following:

  • Dr. Concesa Milan-Baduel Professorial Chair in Mathematics
  • Dulam Professorial Chair in Mathematics
  • Felina G. Mapa Chair
  • Raymundo A. Favila Chair
  • Lorna Evidente Grant
  • Ernesto Santos and Remedios David-Santos Meritorious Service Award
  • Delos Reyes-Parras Institute Director Service Award
  • Junior Faculty Grants

It has also held seminars, workshops, conferences, and other meetings to promote instruction and research in mathematics. Moreover, the Foundation is into the development of educational materials and the publication and distribution of reports, articles, and books.