Shirley Agrupis Biography, Contribution

Shirley Agrupis is a Filipino scientist and educator. She is currently serving as president of Mariano Marcos State University, an institution of higher learning in Ilocos Norte Province of northern Luzon, Philippines.

Shirley Agrupis
Dr. Shirley Agrupis (Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Full Name : Dr. Shirley C. Agrupis
Birth Date : July 25, 1964
Birthplace : Aparri, Cagayan, Philippines
Trivia: Dr. Shirley C. Agrupis is fond of the number 7 which had many coincidences in her life.

Family
Husband –> Ador Agrupis
Children –> Kristal An, a medical doctor at the Philippine General Hospital in Manila; Jofil Angelo, a Master of Design graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University and Cheska Arla, a law student at San Beda College, Manila

Education
College : Mariano Marcos State University
Course : Bachelor of Science in Biology
Master : MS in Botany at University of the Philippines Los banos
Field of Study : Plant Morpho-Anatomy and Physiology
Doctorate : PhD in Agricultural Sciences from the Shizuoka University, Japan, in 2000
Field of Study –> Wood and Cellulose Chemistry

Career Highlights
2017-Present – President, Mariano Marcos State University in Ilocos Norte
* Former Professor, College of Arts and Sciences of the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU)
* Former Researcher, National Tobacco Administration

Contribution to Science
* Pioneering studies on the alternative uses of tobacco such as particle board, pulp and paper material

RELATED: List of Filipino Scientists and Their Contributions To Science
See also: List of Famous Filipino Authors and Their Books
See also: Famous People from Cagayan Province

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