The University Research Board (URB)

The University Research Board is composed of distinguished members of the academe who act in advisory capacity for the various research endeavors of the university employees and students to ensure the continuous production of relevant and quality researches. This is comprised of two (2) groups: Institutional Research Committee (IRC) and Institutional Ethics Review Committee (IERC).

Institutional Research Committee (IRC). The IRC is comprised of 9 members representing the following disciplines: Business and Economics, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health and Science, Languages, Literature and Philosophy, Mathematics and Statistics, Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Multidisciplinary. This group is chaired by the R&DC Director who reviews researches reviewed by the other members.

Institutional Ethics Review Committee (IERC). The IERC is composed of 9 members from different disciplines and is chaired by the most senior researcher among the group who must also be a member of an external research ethics committee. Unless a member resigns, the members have a two-year term after which they re-apply if still interested.

The Institutional Research and Review Committee has been established to ensure quality researches in the University. This assemblage is composed of the following:


Institutional Research Committee

Rhoda Basco-Galangco – Multidisciplinary

Dr. Aida A. Dapiawen | Dr. Shirley B. Landingin – Languages, Literature and Education

Mr. Miguel Xerxes R. Villacrucis – Mathematics, Engineering

Dr. Dyesebel L. Chinayo – Mathematics, Business

Mr. Julius A. Simon – Natural and Biological Sciences

Engr. Elisabeth D. Calub – Engineering and ICT

Engr. Victor V. Hafalla – Mathematics, Engineering and ICT


Institutional Ethics Review Committee

Dr. Jun C. Corpuz – Chairperson

Atty. Michael Jan Ostrea

Atty. Angeline May E. Togade

Dr. Janice Kaylyn K. Lonogan

Dr. Maria Lourdes E. Cantor

Ms. Marilou B. Sannadan

Dr. Marilou M. Saong

Ms. Mildred I. Calugan