Friday, March 7, 2014

CE Dept. Presented Papers at DLSU Research Congress 2014

Abstracts of the CE Dept. papers in the RC2014 can be viewed at

Faculty and students of the Civil Engineering Department presented thier researches during the DLSU Research Congress (RC) 2014 with the theme, "Towards Rigorous, Relevant and Socially Responsive Lasallian Research" held on March 6-8, 2014.

In the parallel session on Sustainability,  Environment and Energy, four paper were presented.
  • An Artificial Neural Network Approach to Structural Cost Estimation of Building Projects in the Philippines by  Cheryl Lyne C.  Roxas and  Jason Maximino Ongpeng 
  • A Study on the Applicability of Replacing GI Wires with Plastic Cablein Structural Members by Nevin Y. Balibrea, Louie Mart M. Montrias, Gregorio S. Uymatiao III Kelvin Gerard N. Yao and Dr. Bernardo A. Lejano
  • Investigation of the Strength of Cold-Formed Steel C-Section in Compressionby Arvin Patrick Yu and Dr. Bernardo A. Lejano
  • Application of Response Surface Methodology:Optimum Mix Design of Concrete with Slag as Coarse Aggregate by Rhea Regulacion and Dr. Andres Winston Oreta
A symposium on Scholarship and Innovation on Learning and Teaching (SILT) was also held during the RC2014 on March 7. Dr. Andres Oreta presented the paper, "Outcomes-Based Assessment of a Basic Engineering Course (Statics of Rigid Bodies)." The paper is based on the URCO research conducted with Cheryl Lyne C. Roxas.
Dr. Oreta presents a paper at the SILT Symposium.
Photo by Cheryl Roxas.
In the Graduate Students Colloquia held on March 8, the paper, "Mode Choice and Value of Time of Inter-Island Travellers: The Case of the Philippines" by Krister Ian Daniel Z. Roquel and Dr. Alexis M. Fillone was presented.

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