Jerome Silla

Research Associate

MEng, International Development Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology
BS, Civil Engineering, University of the Philippines, Diliman
The Philippines
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Jerome Sardido Silla is a Research Associate for the Innovation and Education (IVE) Programme at UNU-IAS.

He specialises in the fields of ICT integration for cultural heritage safeguarding and preservation, international development engineering, and water resources and coastal disaster management. Mr. Silla is currently involved in a research project that aims to enhance the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) safeguarding in Luang Prabang, Lao People's Democratic Republic. His works include ICH database training and development, community-driven ICH inventorying, and teacher training for ICH integration in formal and informal education. He also takes part in climate change education activities and capacity-building programmes under ProSPER.Net and K-Eco Global Net-Zero Partnership.

Research Interests

  • Climate change education

  • Cultural heritage preservation and safeguarding using ICT

  • Education for sustainable development

  • Innovation and new technology

  • Water resources and coastal disaster management