8th BPSU R&D In-House Review held; TINAO’S AND DE GUZMAN’S Papers Garner 1ST Place

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In the recently held 8th BPSU Agency R&D In-House Review, papers presented by Eduardo S. Tinao garnered 1st Best Paper under Technology-Generated Category, and Romualdo B. De Guzman’s as 1st Best Paper in Information for Dissemination category. This In-House Review which was held on November 24, 2010 at the International House of BPSU Main Campus aimed to more effectively promote the value of research in BPSU.

The event featured paper presentation categorized into two levels, namely: information for dissemination and technology-generated.
Faculty researchers from the different campuses of BPSU showcased their ingenuity and innovativeness in their researches with the following titles:
Information for Dissemination

  1. Survey of Indigenous Food Crops of the Aetas in the Wilderness of Bataan Forest (Romualdo B. De Guzman & Dr. Arturo M. Alegado)
  2. Graduate Tracer Study of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture ( Dominic D. Balana)
  3. Graduate Tracer Study of the Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering (Engr. Jonathan C. Muňoz)
  4. Graduate Tracer Study of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Engr. Cornelio S. Caracas)
  5. Graduate Tracer Study of the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Engr. Guillermo O. Lacson Jr.)
  6. Electrical System Audit of BPSU Main Campus Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures (Engr. Nelson S. Andres)
  7. Properties of Superconductors via ANSYS (Dr. John Ryan Dizon)
  8. Material and Technological Resources and Value Acquisition of the Curricular Offerings of TESDA- Accredited Schools in Region 3 (Jun R. Lacap, Dr. Josefino A. Langas & Dr. Felicisima E. Tungol)
  9. Determining the Acceptability of Basil Leaf (Odmium Basilicum) Tea with Pandan (Pandanus Tectorius) (Delia S. Llave, Dir. Rudy C. Flores & Ma. Katrina Sabel A. Corpuz)


Technology-Generated Papers

  1. Hybrid Energy System (Wind-Solar) as Alternative Energy Source for the College of Engineering and Architecture Hallway Lighting ( Engr. Mar O. Tapia)
  2. Renewable Energy Production Using Pico-Hydro Electric Generator ( Engr. Rey Arthur L. Peňaranda & Engr. Nelson S. Andres)
  3. Development of Beach Litter Collection Tool ( Engr. Eugene V. Vega)
  4. Modified Portable Low-Cost Vacuum Sealer (Eduardo S. Tinao)
  5. Growth and Yield Response of Rice (Oryza Sativa L.) to Different Levels of Organic Fertilizer and Treated Hog Manure under Aerobic Rice Technology ( Editha A. Ganado, Engr. Jonathan E. Lacayanga and Fernando V. Gonzales)
  6. Portable Solar Water Purifier and Desalinator (Delia S. Llave & Jun R. Lacap)

Papers were evaluated by guest critics namely: Dr. Ma. Elena D. David, the Consortium Director of CLIERDEC and Research Director of Tarlac State University; Mr. Redemptor G. Toledano, Director for Extension of Tarlac State University; Engr. Ronaldo Q. Dominguez, Senior Supervising Science Research Specialist, ITDD-PCIERD; and Ms. Rosalie V. Ona, Provincial S&T Officer – DOST.
Gracing the event was the presence of the Regional Director of DOST, Dr. Conrado J. Oliveros, who gave an inspiring message and served as critic, too.
The following papers stood out and received cash prizes of P3,000.00, P2,000.00 and P1,500.00 respectively:
Information for Dissemination Category:

  1. 1st Best Paper - Survey of Indigenous Food Crops of the Aetas in the Wilderness of Bataan Forest (Romualdo B. De Guzman & Dr. Arturo M. Alegado)
  2. 2nd Best Paper - Properties of Superconductors via ANSYS (Dr. John Ryan Dizon)
  3. 3rd Best Paper - Graduate Tracer Study of the Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Engr. Cornelio S. Caracas)


Technology-Generated Category:

  1. 1st Best Paper - Modified Portable Low-Cost Vacuum Sealer (Eduardo S. Tinao)
  2. 2nd Best Paper - Determining the Acceptability of Basil Leaf (Odmium Basilicum) Tea with Pandan (Pandanus Tectorius) ( Delia S. Llave, Dir. Rudy C. Flores & Ma. Katrina Sabel A. Corpuz)
  3. 3rd Best Paper - Electrical System Audit of BPSU Main Campus Energy Efficiency and Conservation Measures (Engr. Nelson S. Andres)


On the other hand, non-winning entries received cash prize of P 500.00 each.
Dr. Gregorio J. Rodis, the Vice-President for Research, Extension and Auxiliary Services supported the activity through a message commending the presenters and encouraging faculty members to continuously conduct research.
The Associate Directors for Research of Balanga and Orani campus, Ms. Wilma B. Tumaliuan and Dr. Felicisima E. Tungol, and the RDO staff gave their support to ensure the success of the aforementioned activity. (Report from RDO).