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26 MARCH 2001. VOLUME 32. NUMBER 42. 4 PAGES 

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DLSU-Manila soccer robots represents RP in Dubai world match

After taking the centerstage in Australia’s Robot World Cup 2000, DLSU-Manila’s soccer robot team participated in another Federation of International Robot-Soccer Association-Information Science Innovations (FIRA-ISI) Championship in Dubai last March 16-20.

Dr. Elmer Dadios and Mr. Ordon Maravillas, Jr. of the Manufacturing Engineering and Management Department entered the RP soccer robot team, which made it to the top 10 entries in the world.

The two MEM faculty also attended a conference sponsored by various prestigious international research societies. These were IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers), AAAI (American Association of Artificial Intelligence), SME (Society of Manufacuring Engineers), IMIA (International Medical Informatics Association), IMEKO (International Measurement Federation), ISOC (Internet Society), NAISO (Natural and Artificial Intelligent Systems Organization), and ICSC (International Computer Science Conventions).

The conference was co-hosted by the American University in Dubai and Dubai Internet City, under the Honorary Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammmed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum, the “Father of Fuzzy Logic.”

ChE faculty attend national convention

Six faculty members of the Chemical Engineering Department attended the 62nd National Convention of the Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) held at the Bacolod Convention Plaza Hotel, Bacolod City last February 22-24. The theme of the convention was “The Chemical Engineer Meeting the Challenges of the Times.”

Faculty members Leonila Abella, Joseph Auresenia, Yolanda Brondial, Julius Maridable, Catalina Mijares, and Marylou Uy participated in the said event.

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