Sunday, September 1, 2013

CE Student Researches Presented at CECAR 6 - Indonesia

The 6th Civil Engineering Conference in Asia Region (CECAR 6) was held on August 20-22, 2013 at Hotel Borobudur, JakartaIndonesia. The theme of the conference was “Embracing the Future through Sustainability”. CECAR 6 was hosted by the Indonesian Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (HAKI). 

Three research papers were submitted by the Civil Engineering Department, De La Salle University, Manila and were published in the conference proceedings.

  • A Database Management System for Rapid Visual Screening and Two-Dimensional Seismic Vulnerability Classification of Public School Buildings  by R. Y. Caparos, X. B. Fajardo, H. M. M. Ilagan, J. N. Revelo, and A. W. C. Oreta
  •  Life Cycle Analysis of Structural Systems of Residential Housing Units in the Philippines by J. K. P. Ong, N. R. D. Arcilla, and A. W. C. Oreta
  • A Computer-Aided Seismic Hazard Risk Management Tool to Promote Safe Schools Communities by A. W. C. Oreta and K. S. Brizuela
The group of R. Caparos and J. Revelo presented in the conference under the Construction Engineering and Management/Applications of Information Technology category, while K. Brizuela presented under the Disaster Mitigation, Adaptation, and Preparedness Strategies category.
Rich Caparos and Joemar Revelo (BSCE Students)
Kenneth Brizuela (BSMS CE Student and ERDT Scholar)
CECAR 6 is a major activity by the Asian Civil Engineering Coordinating Council (ACECC) held on a triennial basis and joined by various civil engineering organizations around the world:  American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),  Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE), Korean Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE), Chinese Institute of Civil and Hydraulic Engineering (CICHE),  Engineers Australia (EA),  The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE),  Mongolian Association of Civil Engineers (MACE), Vietnam Federation of Civil Engineering Associations (VFCEA), Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE) and  Indonesian Society of Civil and Structural Engineers (HAKI). 

The 7th CECAR will be held at Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki, Oahu, Hawaii on August 30 – September 2, 2016 with a theme of “Ho-'Omalamalama*: Building A Sustainable Infrastructure In The Asia Pacific Region”. It is to be hosted by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
- Reported by Kenneth Brizuela

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