Dr Joel S. Marciano, Jr.
Director General, Philippine Space Agency
Dr. Marciano is the first and current Director General of the Philippine Space Agency, he provides executive direction and supervision over the operations of the newly created national government agency.
Before leading the PhilSA, he was the Director of the Advanced Science and Technology Institute of the Department of Science and Technology. He is also a Full Professor of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at the University of the Philippines. He was a JSPS Fellow at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan; a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center in the University of California Berkeley; and a Visiting Associate Research Scientist at the University of California San Diego.