UP EEEI research entitled BRAINSMART: An Ambient Assisted Living App for Parkinson's Disease Patients bagged 2nd place in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition.
Darvy Ong, Ma. Erika Valenzuela, and Erwin Jan San Pedro, together with their adviser, Dr. Nestor Michael Tiglao, were awarded on 02 June 2017.
The Undergraduate Project Competition (UPC) is an annual event that showcases exemplary research and design projects of the UP College of Engineering senior students.
Other contenders from the UP EEEI are the research on Performance of a Stereolithography Set-Up with a Programmable Mask by O. Felicano; CNaPSe: Caudate Nucleus and Putamen Segmenter for Brain MRI by J. Orata, K. Avanzado, H. Macatangay, C. Ramos; and Siglo: An Ultra-Efficient Urban Concept Electric Vehicle by K.M. Dimapilis, R. Daroya, W.J. Jose, K.J. Guinto, R. Lubuguin, which is also one of the recipients of the UPC People's Choice Award.
You may click the pictures below to view their posters.
The UP EEEI hosted the Seminar on Resilient Electricity Grids, presented by the Philippine- California Advanced Research Institutes (PCARI) 2015- Institute for Information Infrastructure Development (IIID), with guest speakers Alexandra von Meier, Claire Tomlin, and Thomas Pua from the University of California Berkeley, 06 June 2017.
- Micro-synchrophasors for Electricity Distribution Networks by Alexandra von Meier (Co-Director, California Institute of Energy and Environment) and Thomas Pua (Power Standards Lab)
- Contracting Frameworks for Demand Side Management by Claire Tomlin (Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, UC Berkeley)
- Incentive Design for Commercial and Industrial Load by Allan Nerves (Professor, UP EEEI)
- Designing a Menu of Contracts for Demand Response on HVAC Systems by John Audie Cabrera (PhD student, UP EEEI)
- Transactive Energy by Nestor Michael Tiglao (Associate Professor, UP EEEI)
- Progressive Optimal Placement of Micro-synchrophasors in Distribution Networks by Abdul Aziz Mabanig (PhD student, UP EEEI)
- Fault Detection, Classification, and Localization of a Micro-synchrophasor-monitored Distribution System by Anton Domini Sta. Cruz (PhD student, UP EEEI)
- Non-Technical Loss Detection using Data Analytics by Lorelisa Ethel Luya (MS student, UP EEEI)
- Resilient Demand Side Management using Interruptible Loads by Christian Angelo Yap (MS student, UP EEEI)
Congratulations to this year's seven hundred ninety seven engineering graduates! Forty-five of which are BS Computer Engineering graduates (with one Magna Cum Laude and two Cum Laudes); 88 Electronics and Communications Engineering graduates (with three Summa Cum Laudes, nine Magna Cum Laudes, and 19 Cum Laudes), and 13 Electrical Engineering graduates (with one Summa Cum Laude and seven Cum Laudes).
Leading the top honors not just in the College of Engineering but in whole UP Diliman, with a GWA of 1.058 is Williard Joshua D. Jose who graduated with a BS ECE degree. On second spot is another BS ECE major, Rangel DG. Daroya (GWA: 1.074).
As for the graduate programs, two students graduated with Master of Engineering in Electrical Engineering degree, eight with Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree, and one with Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Electronics Engineering degree.