The Ateneo Research Institute of Science and Engineering is a hub for high quality scientific research in the School of Science and Engineering and is composed of a team of 6 people. ARISE is headed by the Executive Director and assisted by the Research Supervisor. The Project Staff perform the day-to-day administrative and logistical operations of the institute.
Emilyn Q. Espiritu, PhD
Emilyn Espiritu, PhD is a Professor of the Department of Environmental Science.
She was appointed to various administrative positions these past decades as Chair of the Departments of Biology and Environmental Science, Associate Dean for Research and Creative Work, and currently as the Executive Director of the Ateneo Research Institute of Science and Engineering. Dr. Espiritu is a recipient of several awards for teaching and research including the Outstanding Loyola Schools Senior Teacher for SY 2008-2009 given by the Ateneo Schools Parents Council, the 2013 Metrobank Outstanding Teacher award by the Metrobank Foundation, and the National Environmental Science Award for 2020 given by the National Academy of Science and Technology of the Philippines. She continues to be an advocate for environmental protection and conservation as reflected in her teaching, research, and community service.
Grace Majella K. Gozun
Ateneo Research Institute of Science and Engineering
Ms. Grace Majella K. Gozun is the newly appointed Research Supervisor of the Ateneo Research Institute of Science and Engineering (ARISE). She has a BS degree in Management with MIS from Assumption College and she joined the Ateneo through the Department of Information Systems and Computer Science (DISCS) in 2014 as office/project staff. She then served as a Marketing Officer of the school’s Technology Management Office (TMO) from 2015 to 2016 and then was brought on board to be a Project Staff of ARISE in 2019.