DR PHARES PARAYNO
Dr. Phares Parayno finished his Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania in Energy Management and Environment Policy where his dissertation investigated the complex interrelationships between rural poverty and environmental degradation in the Philippines. Among others, it analyzed past development programs to alleviate rural poverty and minimize environmental degradation using a dynamic simulation model. He currently chairs the Department of Environment in Miriam College (Philippines), a school known for its advocacy on environment, peace and gender. He has taught Corporate Environmental Management, Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Reduction Management, Renewable Energy Resources, Environmental Science, and Theories and Concepts of Sustainable Development. Dr. Parayno has been awarded scholarships and grants and has delivered academic papers in various local and international conferences. He took his Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Management at the Asian Institute of Technology in Bangkok, Thailand. Dr. Parayno graduated cum laude in BS Chemical Engineering at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.