The CE Department faculty and staff hosted a send-off lunch party for Prof. Hiroo Niiyama of Tokyo Institute of Technology last March 30, 2009 at La Casita, Andrew Gonzales Building. Prof. Niiyama is the professor in-charge of the TokyoTech Office-Manila. Present during the party were Mrs. Niiyama and Prof. Jiro Takemura who will be one of the TokyoTech faculty in-charge of the Manila office. The party was led by Engr. Ronnie Gallardo - CE Dept. chair and manager of the TokyoTech Office-Manila.