Julieta Magalong, BSc, earned a bachelor of science in commerce, majoring in accounting at the University of Pangasinan, Dagupan City, Philippines. After graduating in 1977 she worked as a secretary in engineering department in Central Pangasinan Electric Company, San Carlos Cit. After she transferred to the capital city of Manila for a government position in National Mapping & Resource Information Authority as a budget officer. In 2001, Magalong joined Behrooz Sharifi, PhD, and his group performing administrative duties in support of the P. K. Shah Lab research projects. Magalong's expertise ranges from purchasing, equipment maintenance, tracking records and inventory, and research lab compliances.