Caesar A. Saloma

Administrative Positions

Chancellor, UP Diliman, March 2011 - present

Courses handled


  • R Sarmiento, VJ Cemine, IR Tagaca, A Salvador, CM Blanca and C Saloma, "Fault localization and analysis in semiconductor devices with optical feedback infrared confocal microscopy and optical beam induced resistance change imaging," Appl Opt 46, pp 7625-7630 (2007)
  • P Almoro, W Garcia and C Saloma “Colored object recognition by digital holography and a hydrogen Raman shifter,” Opt Express 15, pp 7176-7181 (2007).
  • DE Juanico, C Monterola and C Saloma, “Dissipative self-organized branching in a dynamic population,” Phys Rev E – Rapid Communications 5, 045105R (2007)
  • DE Juanico, C Monterola and C Saloma, “Self-organised critical branching in systems that violate conservation laws,” New J Phys 9, Article No. 92 (2007)
  • C Alonzo, W Garcia and C Saloma, "Crosstalk between two-photon and two-coloy (twophoton) excitation in optical beam induced current generation with two confocal excitation beams, Opt Comm 270, 139-144 (2007)
  • G Bautista, C Blanca and C Saloma, "Tracking the emergence of defect in light emitting semiconductor devices with two-photon excitation microscopy and spectral microthermography," Appl Opt 46, pp 855-860 (2007)
  • CM Blanca, VJ Cemine, B Buenaobra and C Saloma, "Localizing Defects on Circuits using High-Resolution OFT," Optics & Photonics News (Optical Society of America) p 30 (December 2006)
  • W Oblefias, M Soriano, A Tarun and C Saloma, “Individual classification of buried transistors in live microprocessors by functional infrared emission spectral microscopy,” Appl Phys Lett 89, 151113 (2006)
  • R Pobre and C Saloma, “ Radiation force exerted on nanometer size nonlinear Kerr particle by a tightly focused Gaussian beam,” Opt Commun 67/2 pp 295-304 (2006)
  • VJ Cemine, C Blanca and C Saloma, “High-resolution mapping of quantum efficiency of silicon photodiode via optical-feedback laser microthermography,” Appl Opt 45, 6947-6953 (2006)
  • J Bantang and C Saloma, “Coexistence of Poisson and Non-Poisson Processes in Ordered Parallel Multilane Pedestrian Traffic,” Complexity 11(5), 35-42 (2006).
  • W Oblefias, M Soriano, and C Saloma, Accuracy of spectrum estimate in fluorescence spectral microscopy with spectral filters, Opt Commun 260, pp. 755-766 (2006)
  • G Bautista Jr, CM Blanca, S Delica, B Buenaobra and C Saloma, "Spectral microthermography for component discrimination and hot spot identification in integrated circuits," Opt Express 14, pp. 1021-1025 (2006)
  • A Tarun, J Jecong, and C Saloma, In-line interferometer for direction sensitive displacement measurements via optical feedback detection, Appl Opt 44, pp. 7287-7294 (2005)
  • C Saloma, A Tarun, M Bailon, and M Soriano, Rapid subsurface detection of nanoscale defects in live microprocessors by functional infrared emision spectral microscopy, Appl Opt 44, pp. 7302-7306 (2005)
  • CM Blanca, VJ Cemine, VM Sastine, and C Saloma, High resolution differential thermography of integrated circuits with optical feedback laser scanning microscopy, Appl Phys Lett 87, pp. 231104 (2005)
  • MS Marcos, M Soriano, and C Saloma, Classification of coral reef images from underwater video using neural networks, Opt Express, 13, pp. 8766-8771 (2005)
  • DE Juanico, C Monterola and C Saloma, “Cluster formation by allelomimesis in real-world complex adaptive systems,” Phys Rev E 17, 041905 (2005)
  • CA Alonzo, W Garcia and C Saloma, "Generation of optical-beam induced current via twocolor (two-photon) excitation," Opt Commun 246, 117-122 (2005).
  • M. Litong-Palima, R Violanda and C Saloma, "Voice tracking and spoken word recognition in the presence of other voices," Physica D 199, pp. 400-406 (2004)
  • VJ Cemine, B Buenaobra, CM Blanca and C Saloma, "High contrast microscopy of semiconductor and metals sites in integrated circuits via optical feedback detection," Opt Lett 29, pp. 2479-2481 (2004).
  • M Soriano, A Araullo, and C Saloma "A biometric from front-view gait video," Pattern Recogn Lett 25/14, pp. 1595-1602 (2004)
  • P Almoro, M Cadatal, W Garcia and C Saloma, "Pulsed multicolor digital holography with hydrogen Raman shifter," Appl Opt 43, 2267-2271 (2004)
  • M Quito, C Monterola and C Saloma, "Memory and a priori best strategy in complex adaptive systems," Complexity 9, 41-46 (2004)
  • JJ Miranda and C Saloma, "Four-dimensional microscopy of defects in integrated circuits," Appl Opt 42, 6520-6524 (2003)
  • C Saloma, GJ Perez, G Tapang, M Lim and C Palmes-Saloma, "Self-organized queueing and scale-free behavior in real escape panic," Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 100, 11947-11952 (2003)
  • KM Romallosa, J Bantang, C Saloma, "Three-dimensional light distribution near the focus of a tightly-focused beam of few-cycle optical pulses," Phys Rev A 68, 033812 (2003)
  • C Monterola and C Saloma, "Solving the nonlinear Schrodinger equation with an unsupervised neural network: Estimation of error in solution," Opt Commun 222, 331-339 (2003)
  • M Lim and C Saloma, "Primary spherical aberration in two-color (two-photon) excitation fluorescence microscopy with two confocal excitation beams," Appl Opt 42, 3398-3406 (2003)
  • DE Juanico, C Monterola and C Saloma, "Allelomimesis as generic clustering mechanism for interacting agents," Physica A 320C, pp 590-600 (2003)

Awards and Recognitions

  • NAST Outstanding Young Scientist (1992)
  • NAST-TWAS Prize in Physics (1997)
  • Eduardo Quisimbing Medal (1999)
  • Galileo Galilei Award (2004)
  • Gawag Chancelor para sa Natatanging Guro (2006)
  • 2007 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Teacher Award (September 2007)
  • ASEAN Outstanding Scientist and Technologist Award (2008)
  • Lingkod Bayan Award (September 2008)
  • Outstanding Science Administrator Award (2010)

Lectures/ Presentations

Measures of Scientific Productivity and Current Philippine Performance

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