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March 2014. CONGRATULATIONS to the Winners of the SOSE Outstanding Research Student Awards for the Undergraduate - Innovations Category:

Runner-up and PEOPLE'S CHOICE Award:
Ma. Erika P. Manlapaz, Marie Perrot and Gabrielle Beatrice B. Villavicencio, 5th yr. BS ECE

"3D-Printed Hand Controlled by Arm Gestures to Verify the Robustness and Reliability of a Low Cost Surface Electromyograpgy System" (Adviser: Dr. Rosula S.J. Reyes, co-adviser: Bryan Lao)

71% Passing Rate

LuiAgustin, December 19, 2013, revised December 20, 2013

Results released recently by the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) have graduates of the ECCE Department achieving a 71% passing rate in the ECE board exams held last December 14 and 15, 2013 with 22 out of 31 exam takers from the department passing the exam. The 71% passing rate is significantly higher than the national passing rate of 34.5%. It is 7th highest among all schools nationwide, and 3rd highest among all schools with at least 20 exam takers.

Among the board passers is Juan Antonio G. Mariņas, March 2013 graduate of the department and current faculty member of the department. Also among the board passers is 7th placer Mary Anne S. Roa, (graduate of TUP-Manila) who is currently pursuing her Master of Science in Electronics Engineering with the Department of ECCE.

Congratulations to all!

CONGRATULATIONS! TEAM PH WINS SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC’S GO GREEN IN THE CITY GLOBAL CHALLENGE

Two 5th year BS Electronics and Communications Engineering from the Ateneo de Manila University, Lorenz Ray Payonga (alumnus of Marcial O. Ranola Memorial School) and Alyssa Tricia Vintola (alumna of Ramon Teves Pastor Memorial Dumaguete Science High School) landed first place in Schneider Electric’s “Go Green in the City Global Finals” held on June 26 – 29, 2013 in Paris, France. They bested out of 25 teams from different countries like France, Germany, Russia, Brazil, Turkey, India, China, USA, Poland, Singapore and Indonesia. Go Green in the City is an international case challenge funded by Schneider Electric, a specialist in energy management, to encourage business and engineering students to design ideas and find solutions for better optimization of energy and power.
Team Philippines presented their project entitled Oscillohump in front of a panel of judges comprised of top executives of Schneider Electric. The Oscillohump is an alternative energy solution to harvest energy from road humps. It uses the simple concept of electromagnetic induction as its theoretical background. Whenever vehicles pass over the Oscillohump, they press springs which plunge magnets into solenoids that will generate power to charge a battery. The battery is then used to power DC loads such as LED street lamps, traffic lights, or CCTV cameras and excess energy may be fed to the power grid.

The Team Philippines’s entrywas also chosen from over 14 entries from other East Asian countries like Indonesia, South Korea, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam during the East Asia finals. Their idea bested other proposals based on the merits of design and creativity, innovative thinking, feasibility, cost effectiveness, energy efficiency, and social impact. Dr. Reese Macabebe from the ECCE Department and Engr. Homer Ilagan from Schneider Electric Philippines acted as their mentors and led them to their championship in the Global finals.

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BS ECE 5th Year student one of the Honor the Microsoft Champs

Honor the Microsoft Champs is a nationwide search for the Philippines' outstanding students. Asst. Prof. Carlos M. Oppus nominated Louie T. Koa to be one of the student Microsoft Champ/Ambassador. From all the nominations, Microsoft Philippines, HTC Philippines and National Book Store will choose the top students based on the following criteria:

a. Creativity 30% - the idea behind the story

b. Quality of Content 50% - how well the story explained why the student deserves to be a winner

c. Execution 20% - how well the story is written (grammar and spelling style)

Last July 12, 2013, Microsoft announced the eight winners. Louie T. Koa was chosen as one of the eight winners. Each winning student will receive a Windows 8 OS, Office 2013 Home and Student 2013, and HTC 8S phone, and their nominator will receive PHP 3,000 worth of National Book Store gift certificate. The Awarding ceremony is on September 5, 2013, Thursday, 11 AM at the Microsoft Office located at the 8th Floor, Ayala Office Tower, 6750 Ayala Avenue, Makati City.

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BS ECE 2012 Student makes it to the finals of the 2012 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Competition

Samuel Matthew G. Dumlao (BS ECE 2012) was chosen by the Board of Judges as one of the finalists of the 2012 Magsaysay Future Engineers/Technologists Competition. His paper is Design and lmplementalion of Linear Feedback Shift Regisler and Cellular Automata in Cyclic Redundancy Check and Pseudo-Random Number Generator using Front-end of ASIC Design. Matthew's mentors are Gian Mayuga and Toto Oppus (ECCE dept)

The finals will be on 08 November 2012;9:00 A.M. of the Boy View (5th Floor), Hyatt Hotel and Casino.

Two Teams from Ateneo de Manila University makes it to the SMART SWEEP 2013 Finals

Two teams from the Ateneo made it as finalists to the SMART SWEEP 2013 contest. They are:

Team Lowcal: Student members are Kristan Cruz, Bryan Lao, Daryl Tanreņa (5 BS Coe) and Ma. Erika Manlapaz (4 BS ECE). Mentors: Jason Cruz and Daniel Lagazo (both from ECCE dept)

Team Botika-On-the-Go: Student members are Cham Luna, Joshua Mendoza, JR Repollo (5 BS ECE), Louie Koa (4 BS ECE) and Rhesa Janubas (4 BS ME). Mentors: Jason Cruz and Daniel Lagazo (both from ECCE dept)

follow the links below for more details

http://www1.smart.com.ph/about/newsroom/press-releases/2012/09/25/smart-presents-2013-sweep-awards-finalists

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=853922&publicationSubCategoryId=73

ECCE Team won 2nd Place in Project Synergy

The School of Science and Engineering is pleased to announce that a team from the Electronics, Computer and Communications Engineering (ECCE) Department, Team ECCE, won 2nd PLACE in Project Synergy at the SYNERGY: EEE Summit 2012 held in Melchor Hall, UP Diliman on September 8, 2012

Project Synergy is a Project Proposal competition and the Title of the team's Entry was OPTIMIZED POWER DISTRIBUTION USING AN INTERACTIVE IP-BASED SMART GRID NETWORK AMONG THE UTILITY, APPLIANCES AND CONSUMERS

The team was composed of
Louie Koa
Benjz Gerard Sevilla
Angela Carmela Aguilera
Geraldine Munar
Janiz Amasoli Suyko (all 4-BS ECE majors).
Their Coach was Mr. Jose Claro Monje, Assistant Professor.

SYNERGY: EEE Summit 2012 was an event organized by UP ERG to gather EEE students from various colleges and universities to engage in a 3-day activity where they can learn, compete and realize the importance and relevance of Electrical and Electronics Engineering in the country. It aimed to bring to reality the theories and numerous possibilities being taught to the students within the halls of the academe.

Project Synergy is the main event of the 3-day endeavor. This event involved MERALCO, the sponsoring company, which presented a problem that needed to be solved by EEE teams in a given amount of time. The goal was to tap the creativity and innovativeness of EEE students in addressing a need that requires their expertise and come up with a project that would be helpful to our society. The projects were evaluated based on the attractiveness of the business model combined with the technological aspects and economic benefits of the proposed project. Students worked on their ideas and presented their proposal on the culminating day.

Team ECCE also won 2nd PLACE in the Maxim Integrated Quiz Bee. The Team members were Louie Koa, Runer Shiloh Salonga and Janiz Amasoli Suyko(all 4-BS ECE majors) Congratulations to Team ECCE!

(from Blueboard newsfeed Sept 18, 2012 posted by V. Cabason)

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