Dr. Giovanni Tapang is a Professor in the National Institute of Physics. He has also been a member and researcher of the Instrumentation Physics Laboratory of UP Diliman since 1997. He earned his doctoral degree in Physics in 2002 and since then has written and co-written numerous scientific papers, with over a hundred journal articles and conference proceedings published during his entire career. He also holds professional memberships in various organizations such as the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas (Philippine Physics Society), the American Physical Society, and the Optical Society of America.
His astounding work as an educator and prolific researcher has earned him several grants and awards.