Mari bags research achievement award
February 10, 2016

FPRDI Scientist Erlinda Mari (middle).

Dr. Erlinda L. Mari , Scientist I, the 2015 Distinguished Achievement Award in Applied Research from the Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (Chemical Society of the Philippines) - Southern Tagalog Chapter. Handing the award is Dr. Ramon A. Razal, KKP-ST President 2015, with Dr. Mary Ann Torio, KKP-ST Vice President 2015 in ceremonies held at the Boy Scout of the Philippines – International Makiling Hotel, Los Banos, Laguna last November 6, 2015.

Dr. Mari has been with FPRDI for 39 years and is currently leading the R&D Program “Abaca fiber for the pulp and paper industry and allied products development” and the project “Euphorbia tithymaloides: Propagation in mined areas and utilization of the plant’s extract as wood preservative.” (Rizalina K. Araral, 3 February 2016)#