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Ateneo Teams Bag 1st and 3rd Place in 5th SMART SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards

06 May 2009 - 04:55 by RodCoronel in Interesting

Two Ateneo teams emerged as winners in the recently concluded Smart Wireless Engineering and Education Program (SWEEP) Innovation and Excellence Awards held last March 12-14, 2009 at SM Megamall Megatrade Hall 2.

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The Smart Pasa Goods team, composed of Carlos Miguel Lacson(5-BS ECE), Aldrin Khan(5-BS ECE), Marc Ericson Santos(5-BS ECE) and Marty Peterson Tan(5-BS ECE) and mentored by Mr. Ronell Sicat(ECCE faculty), bested all ten finalists. Smart Pasa Goods is a system for gathering relief goods through the use of social networking, Smart SMS and Smart Money transfer. It allows advanced collection, easy donation transactions and donation monitoring.

Receiving second runner up is Smart Iwas Baha, a system which allows subscribers to get flood information on public roads through SMS or MMS. Data is collected from actively participating community members and is archived for analysis and other applications. The system was developed by Paulo Olayres(5-BS ECE), Dale Derrick Dy,(5-BS ECE) Grace Benedicto(5-BS ECE) and mentor, Engr. Rod Michael Coronel(ECCE faculty).

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Launching New Research

27 May 2009 - 07:05 by NathanielLibatique in News

Welcome to our final year undergraduate engineering and science students (ACS, ECE, COE and students from other disciplines), welcome to this integrative year of your Bachelor of Science program. Your faculty are looking forward to working with you this year on many important research areas and fields that are at the frontiers of society's problems and at the leading edge of the engineering discipline.

Five Areas. Our department research teams and thesis/research seminar topics are organized around: Biomedical Science and Engineering, Complex Systems, Energy, Environment and Industrial Support. These five organizing principles cluster together science and engineering faculty and both graduate and undergraduate students around exciting multidisciplinary research on topics that have high impact on society and industry in general.

For incoming thesis year students, please visit this link for more information.

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MS Electronics Engineering Students win SMART Android mobile developer competition

06 Dec 2010 - 16:01 by TotoOppus in News

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Smart Communications Inc. (SMART) conducted the first-ever Android mobile developer competition here in the Philippines. It opened last September 18, 2009 and ended last October 8, 2009. There were 18 teams vying for the ultimate prize of P150,000, an HTC Magic handset, a free trip to Hong Kong, and the chance of representing the country at the Conexus Mobile Alliance Android Showcase. The teams GeoSpatial? Solutions Inc. and Blue Chip Designs, Inc. grabbed the top prizes. The team Blue Chip Designs, Inc. were composed of Noel Patron (BS Physics with Computer Engineering), Anna Veronica Baterina (BS Physics with Computer Engineering), and Jovilyn Therese Fajardo (BS Chemistry with Computer Engineering), all graduates of Ateneo de Manila University and are currently graduate students of the Department of Electronics, Computer and Communications Engineering. Their winning Android application is called RemoteDroid?. The said application is designed to solve the problem of retrieving important information from your phone when you forgot them at home, in school, in the office, etc. It allows the user to remotely access their phone through SMS that is, you can get a contact’s number, receive incoming messages and calls, get your phone’s location, and others with just a text.

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9th Philippine Robotics Olympiad Teachers Training-Workshop at Ateneo de Manila University

06 Dec 2010 - 16:02 by RodCoronel in News

The Philippine Robotics Olympiad (PRO) annually conducts Teachers Training-Workshop. This is the 4th time that theTeachers training was held in Ateneo de Manila University. Teachers from all over the country converge at Ateneo to learn the basics of Robotics using the lego RCX/NXT framework. This year, the PRO training was held last July 23 to 24, 2010 at CTC-219. The event was participated by 48 teachers from as far as Isabela and Naga. The workshop is sponsored by Felta Multimedia, Lego Education, DepEd? and DOST. Former ECCE faculty Engr. Reggie Gustilo taught the basics of Robotics as well as the basics of Robot programming using the Lego Mindstorm program. Carlos Oppus and Bryan Lao assisted the teachers in the installation, programming and construction of the robots.

Participants of the 9th Philippine Robotics Olympiad Teachers Training:

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Team Philippines Bag 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze in World Robot Olympiad 2010.

06 Dec 2010 - 16:03 by TotoOppus in News

Team Philippines Bag 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze, Other Awards in World Robot Olympiad 2010 (WRO2010) held at Manila Hotel Tent City and SMX Convention Center last November 5 to 7, 2010. Grace Christian College in QC and Dr. Yanga's College won the gold in the open elementary and junior high school (jhs) levels respectively. West Rembo School in Makati won the gold in the regular elementary division. International School (IS) of Manila won the bronze in the open jhs category.

22 countries with more than 230 teams participated in WRO2010. Philippines fielded a total of 16 teams. The 16 teams were selected from 99 teams who joined the Philippine Robotics Olympiad (PRO2010) last September 8 & 10, 2010.

Two faculty members, Toto Oppus and Bong Monje, of the ECCE Department of Ateneo served as members of the Board of Judges for both PRO2010 and WRO2010. Toto Oppus designed the PRO2010 and WRO2010 Tour of the Philippines field for the Regular Elementary Category.

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Ateneo Orgs Do Online Giving Through Pasagoods.com

06 Dec 2010 - 16:57 by RodCoronel in Announcement

There's a new way of sharing your blessings this Christmas season. An online "giving platform" called Pasagoods is now available at www.pasagoods.com starting November 29, 2010. Pasagoods allows its users to select from a list of screened charity programs and make a contribution via credit card or Smart Money. Aside from this, other main features include sharing your donation activity on popular social networks, and tracking your donation through updates from the charity organization.

The principle behind Pasagoods is that giving is for everyone. Charity is not only for those who can donate thousands nor is it for those who have lots of time and energy to spare. Pasagoods emphasizes that small individual contributions can actually add up to address particular needs in our community. Pasagoods is the epitomy of Bayanihan 2.0 -- networked individuals making postive changes happen.

Pioneer projects on Pasagoods are projects of the Sector-Based Cluster organizations namely, Krismusmos of Musmos, Wishlist Program of Speed, Book Drive of Kaingin, and Christmas Party of Kythe-Ateneo. These projects by accredited organizations of Ateneo de Manila University are screened based on relevance and previous successes.

Pasagoods is brought to you by a group of innovators called Infini Technology Partners of the Ateneo Innovation Center, in cooperation with Smart Communications.







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