[Blueboard] Ateneo Physics News

Quirino M. Sugon, Jr. qsugon at ateneo.edu
Fri Nov 25 16:30:35 PHT 2011

This week in Ateneo Physics News:


Last 18-21 October 2011, Dr. Rhonald Lua  of Lichtarge Computational  
Biology Lab of Baylor College of Medicine gave a workshop on Protein  
Bioinformatics entitled, "Evolution-directed visualization using PyMOL  
and docking using AutoDock Vina."  The workshop was held at the  
PLDT-CTC Building Room 215 in Ateneo de Manila University.  The  
workshop was organized by Dr. Nina Rosario Rojas of the Chemistry  
Department and was attended by about twenty participants.  This  
workshop was under a project of the Commission on Filipinos Overseas.
Dr. Rhonald Lua  finished his B.S. Physics in Ateneo de Manila  
University last 1996 and graduated Cum Laude.  A year after, he earned  
his second degree in B.S. Computer Engineering.  Dr. Lua worked at  
Topmax Philippines (Canon) as software engineer and at Infinity  
Information Systems as software developer.  He then continued is  
graduate studies abroad at University of Minnesota and earned his M.S.  
Physics in 2002 and his Ph.D. in Physics in 2005.  Dr. Lua worked for  
a year as postdoctoral researcher at National Institute of Standards  
and Technology at Penn State University before transferring to his  
present job at Lichtarge Computational Biology Lab....


Dr. Jer-Lai Kuo of Academia Sinica shall give a talk on November 29,  
2011 entitled, "Synthesizing semiconductor alloys on the CLOUD?A 1st  
principles based multi-scale approach to map out the phase diagrams of  
semiconductor alloys.  The talk will be from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon  
at the Department of Chemistry, Room C-109.   After the talk, Dr. Kuo  
shall give an introduction to the Taiwan International Graduate  


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Ateneo de Manila University, Loyola Heights, Quezon City
Philippines 1108

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