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The RMO envisions to be the center for knowledge-generation and technology development in the region toward the improvement of the individual’s living condition globally.

The RDSO is committed to undertake and promote relevant scientific researches in Science, Technology, Education, Engineering, Humanities, and the Arts needed for the development and progress of the university and its beneficiary communities.


  • Development, utilization and promotion of new knowledge in Science, Technology, Education, Engineering, Humanities, Arts and other fields among the university’s colleges and campuses ;
  • Effective transfer of the newly developed knowledge and technologies in improving the quality of life in areas that it serves;
  • Creation of a progressive research culture, which encourages scholarly and scientific researches;
  • Intellectual property application, registration and commercialization of completed R & D projects; and
  • Reinforcement of DHVSU linkages through timely and relevant research and development programs.


  • To set the R & D directions and structure toward science and technology;
  • To develop the research capabilities of faculty members;
  • To establish research linkages for funding assistance;
  • To utilize resources in all the colleges and campuses of the University for production, income-generation, and sustainability;
  • To strengthen the existing curricular programs through student and faculty researches;
  • To effectively transfer developed knowledge and matured technologies to industries and rural communities; and
  • To undertake research studies based on the R & D Agenda of the University , Commission on Higher Education (CHED) ,
  • Department of Science and Technology (DOST), and other government agencies/institutions.

Programs and Service Strategies

Programs and Service Strategies

The RDSO seeks to accomplish its own vision, mission,   goals and objectives   by employing the following strategies:

  • Formulate, implement, monitor, and evaluate the university R & D agenda;
  • Set the standard format for research writing across disciplines in compliance with the internationally accepted publishable style;
  • Conduct continuous orientations,   trainings, seminar-workshops and other research related capability-building activities  for faculty, personnel and  students;
  • Source out technical and funding assistance from DOST, CHED and  other  local and  foreign agencies;
  • Utilize research outputs for  production and  income- generating projects  for the university;
  • Strengthen the research review process to improve research outputs for dissemination to end users;
  • Transfer developed knowledge and matured technologies to the university and its beneficiary communities;
  • Facilitate publication, patent and/or copyright of completed researches.

RMO Articles

RMO Personnel


Director, Research Management Office - Robin B. Dimla, PhD

Data Processing Center Manager and Senior Education Program Specialist: Dr. Jay Pabustan

Technical Writers / Research Analysts: Ms. Rose Lynn D. Villanueva

                                                              Ms. Nympha M. Reyes

Science, Technology and Engineering (STE) Research Center

Research Center Manager: Engr. Alma L. Tangcuangco

Science Specialist
Dr. Jeanne C. Galura (Science)
Dr. Adonis A. David (Biology)
Engineering Specialist
Engr. Adrian C. Garcia (Mechanical Engineering)
Engr. Jerwin F. Deysolong (General Engineering)
Engr. Miriam B. Villanueva (Civil Engineering)
Engr. Emmanuel T. Trinidad (Electronics Engineering)
Engr. Rholdan G. Vicente (Mechanical Engineering)
Engr. Nicole L. Lumud (Industrial Engineering)
Engr. Armie C. Tolentino (Electrical Engineering)
Engr. Ruby Rosa N. Puno (Computer Engineering)

Architecture Specialist
Ar. Darlene Mae M. Cunanan (Architecture)
Ar. Marc Emil V. Miranda (Architecture)

Food Innovation Specialist
Mr. Glen Brian L. Lacsa

Information Technology

Prof. Julieta M. Umali (Information Technology)

Humanities, Education, Management and Social Sciences (HEMSS) Research Center

Research Center Manager: Dr. Jocelyn Y. Arrozal

Education Specialist
Dr. Grace A. Mendoza (Language/Professional Education)
Mrs. Ruby T. Galang (English/Professional Education)
Dr. Analyn M. Buan (Mathematics/Professional Education)

Language/ Literary Specialist
Mrs. Edna P. Martinez (Language/Creative Writing)
Dr. Mark Joseph B. Layug (Literary Research)
Ms. Veata Monina C. Santos (Language and Business)

Social Science Specialist
Ms. Quincy G. Tanhueco (Psychology)
Dr. Catherine G. Danganan (Social Science)
Ms. Sherna G. Bangalan (Psychology)


Dr. Juris C. Ponio (Management)
Dr. Ricardo S. Jimenez (Management)
Gender and Development
Dr. Vanessa B. Sibug
Data Analysis Center
Mr. Angelo D. Regala
Mr. Reymond Q. Fajardo
Engr. John Vincent G. Tongol
Engr. Enmar T. Tuazon
Engr. Dorothy Joy M. Tongol
Engr. Genesis C. Tiria
Ms. Andrea B. Mariano
Ms. Alysa S. Atencio

Research Coordinators
Laboratory High School - Mr. Rodel T. Alimurong
Senior High School - Mr. Aldrin D. Parico
Graduate School - Mr. Rozen G. Alfonso
College of Education - Dr. Analyn M. Buan
College of Engineering and Architecture - Engr. Carl Jason A. Coronel; Engr.
Junelynne U. Samson; and Ar. Darlene Mae M. Cunanan
College of Social Sciences and Philosophy - Mr. Arold A. Parungao
College of Business Studies - Dr. Rowina M. Twaño
College of Hospitality and Tourism Management - Dr. Nathan Philip N. Paras
College of Industrial Technology - Dr. Harvey Ian G. Sibug
College of Computing Studies - Mr. Ronnel C. Delos Santos
College of Arts and Sciences - Mr. Angelo D. Regala
Lubao Campus - Ms. Ma. Theresa O. Mercene
Mexico Campus - Ms. Elizabeth P. Gaña
Sto. Tomas Campus - Ms. Abbie Gaile B. Gigante
Porac Campus - Dr. Jayfee D. Alcantara
Apalit Campus - Ms. Roselle G. Rodriguez
Candaba Campus - Ms. Antonia Nicole Alexis M. Driz

DHVSU Priority Research Agenda

DHVSU Priority Research Agenda
The research agenda are based on the priority areas of the CHED-NHERA 2 (2009 - 2018), Philippine Development Plan (2017 – 2022), Research and Development, and Extension Agenda and Programs (RDEAP 2016 – 2022, Department of Agriculture), DOST Harmonized National Research and Development Agenda (2017 – 2022), and Philippine National Health Research System Agenda (2017 – 2022).  

It is stated in the University Research Manual revision 2019 (page 10) that each college/campus/unit is encouraged to submit research proposals congruent, but not limited, to the following priority research areas and topics:

  • Education and Pedagogy - Program/Curricular Studies in Higher Education, Policy-Oriented Studies, Tracer Study;
  • Health Science and Allied Medical Science -Policy-Oriented Studies, Food Safety and Security;
  • Hospitality, Tourism, Business, and Management - Policy-Oriented Studies, Manpower Demand/Tracer Study, Quality Assurance System, Business/Enterprise Development;
  • Technology, Engineering and Architecture - Renewable Energy Source, Pollution Control and Environment, Climate Change Mitigation and Disaster Risk Management, Materials Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Policy-Oriented Studies, and
  • Social Science and Humanities - Cultural Development and Preservation, Policy-Oriented Studies, Sports and Wellness Development, Gender and Development.