of Portsmouth profs build link with COE
Simon Claridge and Mike Purvis of the University of Portsmouth
visited the College of Engineering from January 7 to 21 to
foster the academic link between their university and De La
Salle University-Manila. The link is known as the “Development
of Environmental Systems Management Programmes in the Philippines.”
Funded by the British Council-Manila, the program started
on April 1 of last year and will continue until March 31 of
Several lectures were scheduled during their visit to DLSU-M.
On January 10, Claridge gave a presentation on the University
of Portsmouth, while Purvis spoke on sustainable energy in
the 21st century.
During the graduate course offering on Environmental Management
on January 11, Claridge and Purvis discussed topics on environmental
problems and combustion and air pollution.
Purvis will give the last lecture on January 21. He will talk
about waste minimization and clean technology.
gives key address in Japan confab
Lourdes Bautista, Full Professor of the English Language Education
Department and director of Graduate Studies of the College
of Education, gave the keynote address at the 10th national
conference of the Japan Association for Asian Englishes. The
event was held at the Kanazawa University of Economics in
Bautista’s paper was titled, “English in Contact with Philippine
Languages: Taglish and Philippine English.” Seventy participants
from all over Japan attended the said conference.
faculty presents paper in national confab
and Communication Engineering (ECE) faculty members and selected
students presented their research output in the 2nd ECE National
Conference. The event was held at the University of Santo
Tomas on November 28-29 of last year.
The theme of the conference was “ECE at the Forefront of Digital
Dr. Felixberto Cruz presented his paper titled, “An Alternate
Method for Galois Field Addition,” while Roderick Yap presented
two papers, “Basic Cache Memory Modeling” and “A Synthesizable
Verilog Model for a RISC CPU Using the Von-Neumann Architecture.”
With the guidance of their adviser, Edwin Sybingco, recent
BS ECE graduates presented their thesis titled, “Automatic
Fingerprint Identification System with Smart Card Integration.”
They are Edmond dela Cruz, Anselmo Malabanan, Monaliza Marcelo,
Maria Cecilia Milo, and Marco Miranda.
The conference provided a venue for representatives from the
government, academe, and industry to discuss the current state
of ECE education in the Philippines. Representatives from
various academic institutions in the Philippines as well as
those from the government and industry contributed their research