Friday, May 8, 2009

DLSU Faculty & Students at 14AIC

DLSU CE faculty and students presented papers in the technical sessions of the 14th Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines International Convention (14AIC) on May 21-22, 2009 at the Great Eastern Hotel, Quezon City. The two researches based on the undergraduate thesis that were presented:
(a) Rapid Visual Assessment of Steel Tower Billboards by Bernardo Lejano, Vera de Leon and Francezca Fermin
(b) The Effect of Fire on the Bending Strength of RC Beams by Bernardo Lejano, Joaquin M. Galang and Marc Neal Molina
Meanwhile, the MS thesis on Optimal Design of RC Frames Considering Seismic Provisions Using Genetic Algorithms by Alden Paul Balili and Andres Winston C. Oreta was also presented. Dr. Oreta presented his URCO research on Understanding Earthquakes and Disasters”: Photo-Video Presentations for Public Awareness and Education.