Dr. Fidel R. Nemenzo was officially appointed by the UP Board of Regents as the 10th chancellor of the University of the Philippines Diliman, last 3 February 2020.
A Mathematics professor, Dr. Nemenzo was a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from UP Diliman in 1985. He took both his master’s and doctorate degrees from Tokyo’s Sophia University in 1992 and 1998, respectively.
Dr. Nemenzo was the Officer-in-Charge of the UP Institute for Small-Scale Industries while being the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development of UP Diliman. His chancellorship will start on March 2020 until 2023. He succeeds Dr. Michael L. Tan.
During the selection process for chancellor, Dr. Nemenzo mentioned that he will make UP Diliman as a “modern research university with a public mission” and an “academic center of excellence. “
Dr. Nemenzo is the son of former UP president Francisco Nemenzo Jr.
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