Saturday, August 9, 2014


The Gold Thesis Presentation is an annual activity of the Civil Engineering Society (CES) with the collaboration of the DLSU Civil Engineering Department. It is usually held every last month of the first academic term. The purpose of the said event is to present the researches of the nominated groups for Gold Thesis and announce the awardees who will receive their medal during the graduation ceremony.

This year, the highlight of Gold Thesis Presentation was the video presentation instead of the traditional oral presentation using PowerPoint slides. Each of the nominated group prepared a 5 - 10 minute-video presentation about their researches. This type of presentation allowed the candidates to showcase their studies in an innovative and amusing way of giving information to the viewers.

The activity was held last August 08, 2014 at Y508 seminar room in Don Enrique T. Yuchengco Hall – DLSU. The research presentation was followed by the Gold Thesis Awarding. The undergraduate thesis coordinator, Engr. Richard De Jesus, together with CES President, Kristian Caringal, CES VP-Academics, Kenneth Elevado, and Project Head, Kyle Pineda, gave the Certificate of Awards to each of the Gold Thesis recipient.

Most Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis for CTM Division:
 “The Effects of Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer in the Confinement of Circular Concrete with the Use of Artificial Neural Network” 
 by Aldrich Dane Adiong, Vincent Giovani Gojo, Ina Therese Odiamar, and Avram James Talavera with Engr. Jason Maximino Ongpeng as adviser

Most Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis for HWR Division: “Study on the Effects of Land Use Changes to the Urban Hydrology of Tarlac City, Tarlac” 
 by Jose Victor Mercado, Arvin Christian Peyra, Jemima Job Tadena, and Kristoff Walter Zosa with Dr. Ma. Renan Tanhueco as adviser

Most Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis for TRE Division:
  “Impact Assessment of Traffic Management Measures in the Vicinity of De La Salle University – Manila” 
 by Danica Carpio, Joshua Chris Chua, Analyn Dela Peña, and Kervin Joshua Lucas with Dr. Alexis Fillone as adviser


Most Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis for STE Division: “A Methodology for Site-specific Wind Contouring and Hazard Mapping: A Case Study in Surigao City

 by Marvin Aldrich Salazar with Dr. Lessandro Estelito Garciano as adviser

- write-up and photos by Miller Cutora

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