Dr. Rex B. Demafelis is a PRC-licensed Chemical Engineer (ChE), & Professor 10 of U.P. Los Baños. Currently, he is the UPLB Vice-Chancellor for Research & Extension (2014-2017). He obtained his BS Chemical Engineering degree ( cum laude ) from the University of… Read More
It was a victorious month again for the College of Engineering and Agro-Industrial Technology (CEAT) as students from the Department of Chemical Engineering (DChE), Department of Electrical Engineering (DEE), and Department of Industrial Engineering (DIE) won several inter-collegiate contests.
Mr. Myrckho Miguell Mendoza, Mr. Ruen Rey Sazon, Mr. Gabriel Narce, and Ms. Marjorie Ocampo, together with coaches Engr. Maria Victoria P. Migo, Engr. Ian Lorenzo M. Gonzaga, and Dr. Ramer P. Bautista emerged as the champion of the Inter-University Chemical Engineering Quiz Show 2016 last November 05, 2016 at UP Diliman. On the other hand, DIE students namely Mr. Carlo Adug, Mr. Christian Earl Buna, and Mr. John Bernard Croox won 1st place in the IExcel Quiz Contest, while Ms. Geralyn Gaytano, Ms. Jenelle Melanio, and Ms. Franz Velasco garnered 2nd place in “IExplore”, a case study competition. Asst. Prof. Angelo C. Ani accompanied the students as their coach. The IExcel Quiz Contest and IExplore competitions were part of the IEshikawa 2016, a 3-day event held in both UP Diliman and Ateneo de Manila University last November 11-12, 2016.
Another winning streak for CEAT was garnered by BS EE students in the 1st “Cleanergy Innovation Contest” sponsored by Aboitiz Power. The groups from selected universities were required to come up with a prototype of their invention showing the transformation of mechanical energy into electrical energy as part of the theme, “Cleanergy: Get It!”. The theme showed how people can support the promotion of renewable energy in the country by using the electricity in a responsible way.
Mr. Kent Edrian Lozada, Mr. Cedric Velandres, and Mr. Glen Guray (Group 1) and Mr. Kent Edrian Lozada, Mr. Cedric Velandres, and Mr. Glen Guray (Group2) were awarded the Inter-Collegiate Cleanenergy Innovation Contest Champion and 1st Runner-up, respectively, by the AP Renewables Inc. (APRI), Aboitiz Power last November 28, 2016. Engr. Lorwin Felimar B. Torrizo served as their coach during the said event.
All of these prove that CEAT students are competitive not only in the fields of academic and sport but also in the extra-curricular activities. To the student winners, congratulations! You made CEAT proud once again.
Contributed by MLPPascual & MVPMigo
College of Engineering &
UP Los Baños, College 4031