Nine faculty from the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM) received their International Publication Awards (IPA) for 2011-2013 last 27 November 2013. The IPA awarding ceremony was held at the National Institute of Physics Auditorium in UP Diliman. The IPA awardees are:
- Arlou Kristina J. Angeles
- Junie B. Billones
- Richard Bryann L. Chua
- Alex C. Gonzaga
- Ma. Sheila A. Magboo
- Edanjarlo J. Marquez
- Marilou G. Nicolas
- Roy B. Tumlos
- Nelson R. Villarante
Miguel Francisco M. de Jesus, a BS Biochemistry graduate of the University of the Philippines Manila (UPM), topped the Chemist Licensure Examination held in Manila by the Professional Regulation Commission last September 17-18, 2013.
De Jesus led all 320 passers with a rating of 92.75%. Two other UPM graduates also landed in the top 10 passers with the highest scores. They are Dmitri Leo M. Cordova and Janrick Nichol O. See who shared the 8th spot with a rating of 87.25%.
A paper entitled "Classification of Congenital Hypothyroidism using Artificial Neural Networks" co-authored by two UP professors won the 2013 International Statistical Institute’s Jan Tinbergen Awards.
The Jan Tinbergen Awards is a biennial competition for young statisticians (less than 31 years old) from developing countries based on research papers in the theory and applications of statistics.
Co-authored by Iris Ivy M. Gauran and Ma. Sofia Criselda A. Poblador, the award-winning paper was initially as requirement for their graduate course at the UP School of Statistics (UPSS). For the competition, it bested over 1,000 papers submitted by young statisticians worldwide.
Gauran and Poblador, who are faculty members of the UP School of Statistics and UP Manila College of Sciences, respectively, took home €2,500 in prize money. In addition, they will get support for travel, accommodation and daily expenses to participate and present their paper in the Young Statistician’s Satellite Symposium from August 23 to 24 and the 59th ISI World Statistics Congress from August 25 to 30 to be both held in Hong Kong.
MobiQuick PH: Nutritional Assessment and Surveillance Tool for Children Aged 0-71 Months, an undergraduate research from University of the Philippines Manila, garnered the first place in the 1st Philippine Undergraduate Research on eHealth Awards (PUReHealth Awards) during the final screening on 2 July 2013 at the Sentro Oftalmologico Jose Rizal Auditorium, UP-Philippine General Hospital. The awarding ceremony was held last 3 July 2013 at The Bayleaf Hotel. The members of the MobiQuick PH team are:
- Javier, Ranndolph M. (Mapua Institute of Technology)
- Salcedo, Janella Marey G. (College of Arts and Sciences, UP Manila)
- Javier, Mary Louise Margaret M. (College of Public Health, UP Manila)
- Gepte, Diana Francesca G. (College of Public Health, UP Manila)
- Adviser: Faraon, Emerito A., M.D. (College of Public Health, UP Manila)
They also got the best in Best in Oral Presentation and Best in Poster awards.
The Computing Society of the Philippines (CSP) invites you to participate and submit papers in the 14th Philippine Computing Science Congress (PCSC 2014). The CSP organizes this conference to enable local and neighboring computing educators, researchers, ICT professionals and students to interact and to share their work in computing, computer science, computer engineering, computational science, and information and communications technology (ICT). The conference features special lectures by prominent researchers and educators in the field of information and communications technology (including computing, computer science, computer engineering, computational science, and related disciplines). It also features contributed research papers on computing and ICT.
This year, the conference will be hosted by the University of the Immaculate Conception-Davao City.
The deadline of conference papers is January 6, 2014. The conference will be held on March 6-8, 2014, with possible SIG pre-conference workshops to be held on March 6, 2014.