Awards and Distinctions

Research Award (2015-2018)



Title of Conference
Hydroxy Metal Cutting and Welding Machine Victorio G. Baldovio Regional Invention Contest & Exhibits 2015

Regional Winner Creative Research Category

(Likha Award)

Metamorphosis of Embracing a New Perspective for Western Visayas College of Science and Technology

Carmelo V. Ambut

Richard C. De Leon

Philippine Association of Research Managers, Inc.

Best R&D Management poster Award

April 27-30, 2015

The Relevance of TVET to Philippine Economic Growth Grace Edmar E. del Prado 25th Regional Symposium on Research on Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH)

First Runner Up Social Science Category

October 29, 2015

Transformative Consciousness for Intrapersonal and interpersonal Skills Development

Jennifer L. Tuazon

Grace E. Gomez

2nd International Conference on Education, Psychology and Social Science (ICEPSS)

May 22-23, 2015

    Extracellular Enzymes and Antimicrobial Activities of Cellulolytic Bacteria from the gut of Black Surgeonfish (Acantharus gahhm) Francis S. Legario Ist Place

Natural/Biological Science Research Category

26th Regional Symposium on R&D Highlights

October 21, 2016


West Visayas State University

Bioactive Hyaluronic Acid from Heads of Silver-banded Whiting for Nutraceutical Use: Characterization and biocompatibility Assessment of the Extracted Hyaluronic Acid”

Dr. Bernadeth Ticar

Recipient for the research grant under the USAID Science, Technology, Research and innovation

March 17, 2017