Salle engineering faculty at world conference on science and
faculty members from the College of Engineering participated
in the World Conference on Science and Technology on September
13-15 at the Manila Hotel.
Those who presented papers were Dr. Felixberto Cruz, “A Research
Initiative in Mobile Communications”; Dr. Alvin Chua, “Estimation
of Assembly Uncertainties Using a Modified KF”; Dr. Alvin
Culaba and Raymond Tan, “Life Cycle Impact Assessment Using
Possibilistic Compromise Programming”; and, Dr. Manuel Belino,
“Educating Ethical Scientists and Engineers for the 21st Century”.
Mechanical Engineering faculty Laurence Gan Lim presented
a poster on fuzzy logic for stabilization control of micro-hydro
The conference, with the theme, “Harnessing Science and Technology
to Meet the Globalization Challenge,” was sponsored by the
Philippine Association for the Advancement of Science, Inc.
(PHILAAS) on its golden jubilee celebration.
faculty attends national convention on catechism
Natividad Pagadut and Sister Corazon Manalo, DC of the Religious
Education Department participated in the National Catechetical
and Religious Education convention held at the Covenant House,
Dasmariñas, Cavite, on September 4-7.
two major purposes of the convention were to orient participants
on the intelligent use of the Catechism for Filipino Catholics
(CFC) and to determine the minimum learning competencies in
related news, Pagadut was elected as the National Capital
Region representative to the Episcopal Commission on Catechesis
and Catholic Education and a member of the speakers’ bureau
who will train users of the CFC all over the country.
complex and widespread worm located
warned. The Information Technology Center (ITC) has released
a warning of another virus wreaking havoc in the World Wide
Web. Known as “Nimda,” this email worm rapidly spreads through
email attachments and attacks vulnerable web servers.
cites the information gathered from the F-Secure Corporation
(HEX:FSC) alert: “End-users can get infected by either opening
an e-mail attachment called README.EXE or by surfing on an
infected web site, which might offer the user to download
README.EXE. After the end-user has executed the file, the
worm will continue to spread in two different ways. First
it will send itself out via e-mails directed to addresses
found from users e-mail inbox. It will then start to scan
random internet addresses trying to locate vulnerable IIS
has a jaded history as the first worm to modify existing web
sites to start offering infected files for download. For more
information regarding this latest email virus, ITC advises
computer users to log on to http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/nimda.html