Dr. Maria Ana T. Quimbo, an affiliate professor and former Program Chair of the Doctor of Philosophy in Education program of the UPOU Faculty of Education, is among the eight 2023 National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) Achievement Awardees recognized during the 91st General Membership Assembly held on 12 March 2024 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City. She is conferred this award by the NRCP, an attached agency of the Department of Science and Technology for her outstanding contributions in the field of social sciences. 

Her extensive research activities centered mainly on evaluation studies in the areas of education policy and practice, curriculum studies, learning analytics, e-learning, distance and community education, communities in transition, and community development have garnered her local and international awards and recognitions.

Dr. Quimbo is also currently appointed as UP Scientist II under the UP System Scientific and Productivity System (SPS) and was a recipient of the 2022-2024 One UP Professorial Chair Award for Outstanding Teaching and Research in Educational Research and Evaluation. 

Congratulations, Dr. Quimbo!