[Blueboard] School of Science and Engineering activities

vcabason at ateneo.edu vcabason at ateneo.edu
Mon Feb 28 11:35:10 PHT 2005

THis is to announce that the School of Science and Engineering, Loyola
Schools has some
very important activities lined up for this week:

1.  BPI-DOST Science Awards 2005

For this year, the BPI and DOST will give the awards to the following
senior students:

Joseph Patrick D. Echevarria - Candidate, BS Physics
Clifford Ian G. Lim - Candidate, BS Computer Science
Frances C. Vega - Candidate, BS Chemistry

The awarding ceremonies will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2005 at 3:00
pm at Escaler Hall.

2.  SoSE Awards for Outstanding Student Research

The School of Science and Engineering gives annual awards to students for
outstanding research in three categories:  Undergraduate - Science,
Undergraduate - Technology, and Graduate research.

The Board of Judges for this year has declared the following students as
finalists for this year:

For Undergraduate - Science Category:
Carlos Miguel Arguelles and Lerizzah Uy (DISCS) for their paper entitled
"A Solution to the Problems Encountered by the Use of the Shadow Volume
Algorithm with Interpolative Shading Algorithms"
Martianus Frederic Ezerman (Math):  "A New Quantum Code of Length 20"
Reinabelle C. Reyes (Physics):  "Relativistic Addition Law for Non-
Collinear Boosts Using Geometric Algebra"

For Undergraduate - Technology Category:
Faye Espe (Chemistry) - "Recycling of Poly(ethylene Terephthalate) Bottles
to Produce Alkyd Resin for Paint"
Prudence Irish Lubo (Environmental Science):  "Preliminary Study on the
Polishing Efficiency of Clinoptilolite in the Tertiary Treatment of Hog
Farm Effluents"
Patrick Joseph D. Echevarria (Physics):  "Small-Scale Wind Turbine:
Assembly and Testing"

For GRaduate Research:
Maria Lorna Arao-de Leoz (Chemistry):  "A Synthetic Method for the Local
Production of Mitoxantrone: An Anti-Cancer Drug"
Ronald Choy (Physics):  "  Measurement of Ambvient NO2, SO2 and O3
Concentrations Using Differential Optical Absorption Spectroscopy (DOAS)"
Faye Abigail Cruz (Physics):  "Urban Modification of the Climate of Metro

THe undergraduate finalists will make an oral presentation of their
research this afternoon at 4:30 pm at the Proctor and Gamble Lecture Hall
(SEC C201), while the graduate finalists will present their papers
tomorrow at 4:30 pm at CTC 102.

THe awarding ceremonies  will be held on Fruday, March 4, 2005 at 4:30 pm
at Escaler Hall.

3.  SoSE Open House

The SoSE has invited all accepted freshmen for the SoSE degree programs
for SY 2005-2006 to an Open House on Saturday, March 5, 2005.  The
students will be assembled at Escaler Hall for the talks on science at
the Ateneo and student life, and will be given a tour of the facilities
of their respective department-hosts.
The departments' Open Houses are scheduled as follows:
Biology, Chemistry, Health Sciences, Physics  and ES - 8:00 am to 12 noon
Math and ECCE - 1:00 to 5:00 pm
DISCS - 3:00 to 7:00 pm

Please expect heavy traffic on Saturday becuase of the Open House.

Marivi Cabason
Assistant to the Dean
School of Science and Engineering

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