One of the pioneers in mathematics in the Philippines, Dr. Favila contributed significantly to the advancement of mathematics and mathematics education in the country. He has done basic studies such as on stratifiable congruences and geometric inequalities and has co-authored textbooks in algebra and trigonometry.

Birthdate: 15 March 1909

Died: 31 January 1995

## Educational Background:

- A. B. - University of California 1933
- M. A. - University of California 1935
- Ph. D. - University of California 1939

## Honors and Awards Received:

- 1939 - Awarded Phi Beta Kappa honors for distinguished academic work - University of California
- 1939 - Elected to Sigma XI, Natidnal Science. Honor Society - University of California
- 1935 - Elected to Pi Mu Epsilon, National Mathematics Honor Society - University of California
- 1949 - Elected to Sigma P. Sigma, National Physics Honor Society - UP Chapter
- 1939 - Fellow (teaching) in Mathematics, Department of Mathematics - University of California
- 1961 - Honorary UP Alumnus
- 1976 - Distinguished Professional Award in Mathematics - UP Alumni
- 1952 - Achievement Award in Mathematics - National Research Council of the Philippines
- 1980 - Ilocano Heritage Award in Mathematics
- 1989 - The NAST Award for Sciences as Member of the Executive Council