About the Journal

ISSN 0115-8848 (print)
ISSN 2815-2042 (online)

Transactions of the National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines
(Transactions NAST PHL)

is published by the National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines once a year.

Open Access: Published papers may be downloaded freely and printed for individual and non-commercial use only but not to be posted on other websites.

Copyright:  Authors retain the copyright of their respective papers.  

Aims and Scope:  This journal serves as the proceedings of the annual scientific meetings (ASM) of NAST PHL. The ASMs are a leading forum for the presentation of scientific and policy research outputs which address  issues and concerns relevant not only in the Philippines but in other countries  of the world as well. All papers are invited and the authors are known experts in their fields. The ASM’s Program/Steering Committee selects the topics and speakers. 

Starting with Volume 43 (2021), this journal will continue to publish selected papers from the ASMs and will be open to contributions from the global scientific community in all fields—agricultural sciences, biological sciences, engineering science and technology, health sciences, mathematical and physical sciences and social sciences.  The types of papers this journal will publish include the following: plenary papers presented at NAST PHL Annual Scientific Meetings, perspectives/commentaries, original articles, review articles, feature articles, brief reports, and biographical essays of members of NAST PHL and other outstanding men and women of science. All contributed papers will be subjected to double-blind peer review.

The National Academy of Science and Technology Philippines
3rd Level, Science Heritage Building, DOST Compound
General Santos Avenue, Bicutan, Taguig City, 1631
Website: http://www.nast.ph
Email: secretariat@nast.dost.ph; publications@nast.dost.gov.ph
Direct Lines: (63 2) 8838-7739/66/92

Editorial Staff
Editor-in-chief:Acd. Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza
Associate Editor:Ms. Guada B. Ramos-Dimaya
Assistant Editor:Mr. Angelito A. Navarro
Editorial Staff:Mr. Vince Aren B. Cortez
Website Developer:Mr. Abdul Jalil T. Yacob
Website Staff:Mr. Niño M. Rodil
TWG on Publications
Lead:Acd. Evelyn Mae Tecson-Mendoza
Members:Acd Gisela P. Concepcion
Acd. Ceasar A. Saloma
Acd. Raymond Girard R. Tan
Director Luningning E. Samarita-Domingo

Disclaimer: The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of NAST PHL.