Friday, April 27, 2018

DLSU faculty and grad student at IABSE Conference at KL, Malaysia

Dr. Oreta (leftmost) and Engr. Guevarra (rightmost) with Filipino delegates, Reignard Tan (a resident at Norway) and Jani Cunanan (ASEP Director) at the IABSE Spring Conference 2018

Prof. Andres Winston Oreta of the CE Department and chair of the Philippine Group of the International Association for Bridge & Structural Engineering (IABSE) presented the paper co-authored with Nikko Villanueva and Maejan Cuartero entitled, "Strength Properties and MIcroscopic Observations of Concrete with Plastic Wastes as Partial Aggregate Substitute" at the IABSE Spring Conference - Kuala Lumpur held on April 25-27, 2018. The theme of the conference is √čngineering the Developing World."  MSCE graduate student, Kenneth Guevarra presented the paper with Dr. Jason Ongpeng (DLSU) and Sohichi Hirose (TIT), "Air-Coupled Nonlinear Ultrasonic Test for RC Beams."
Engr. Guevarra preparing for his presentation
Dr. Oreta joined the technical tour on the Merdeka PNB 118 which will become the tallest building in Malaysia on its completion on 2019.

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