Monday, September 28, 2009

Engr. Balili and Dr. Oreta at IABSE 2009 Bangkok

Dr. Andres W.C. Oreta, Structural Eng'g professor and Lasallian alumnus, Engr. Alden Paul Balili attended the 33rd International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering (IABSE) Symposium at the Grand Centara, Bangkok, Thailand last Sept. 9-11, 2009. The paper entitled "Optimal Design of RC Frames considering Seismic Provisions using Genetic Algorithms" by Balili and Oreta was presented in the technical session on Natural Disaster Prevention and Mitigation. The paper was based on the thesis by Balili which received an award for outstanding thesis during the DLSU commencement exercises for the graduates of 3rd term SY2008-2009.
Acknowledgement: DLSU Science Foundation and the VCAR Office for the financial support provided to Dr. Oreta.

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