In a recent feature article, the Asian Scientist Magazine cites SPP member Ian Vega as one of Asia’s rising scientists for his investigation of gravitational phenomena governing the universe. Ian Vega is a Professor at the National Institute of Physics of the University of the Philippines Diliman. Together with his young and talented team, he hopes to unravel gravity and its role in understanding the universe’s biggest mysteries.
In his interview with the Asian Scientist Magazine, he summarized his research in gravity and described his scientific motivations and targets for the next few years. He talked about the challenges he faced, not just for his group, but also for the academic research community in the Philippines as a whole.
Ian Vega is currently a Councilor of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas and will serve as its Second Vice President in 2022.