Del Rosario, Casimiro (+)

Ph. D. Physics

Dr. del Rosario's contributions to science are in physics, meteorology and astronomy. His work on soft x-rays which required high vacuum photography earned him recognition. He co-founded the Bartol Research Foundation in Philadelphia which undertook pioneering researches in nuclear physics.

For 11 years Dr. del Rosario headed the Philippine Weather Bureau and was the first Vice-Chairman of the National Science Development Board.

In 1965, Dr. del Rosario received the Presidential Award for researches and achievements in physics, meteorology and astronomy; and the University of the Philippines Alumni Award.