List of Famous Filipino Inventors


Gregorio Zara
  • inventor of a two-way television telephone
  • inventor of an airplane engine that uses alcohol as fuel
  • discoverer of the "Zara effect" in electrical kinetic resistance


Diosdado Banatao

  • inventor of a single-chip graphical user interface accelerator
  • the most recognized Filipino in Silicon Valley


 Alexis Belonio
  • inventor of a low-cost, environmentally friendly rice-husk stove
  • the first Filipino to receive the Rolex Award for Enterprise, in 2008