Contributed by Dr. Rossana Marie C. Amongo
The College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) in collaboration with the CEAT Alumni Association spearheaded the campaign to help the Supertyphoon Yolanda victims, particularly CEAT students from the affected provinces of Samar and Leyte. The project “Funds for Yolanda Victims” was launched during the CEAT Faculty meeting last November 14, 2013 held at the EE Auditorium, CEAT, UP Los Baños.
Ryo M. Toyoda, a Cum Laude graduate of BS Chemical Engineering, UPLB and currently a faculty of the Engineering Science Department, placed second in the Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Awards with his undergraduate research entitled "Optimization of Laboratory Scale Bubble-cap Distillation Column for Ethanol Production." Mr. Toyoda is also a recipient of the 2013 BPI-DOST Science Awards.