Thursday, May 20, 2021

DLSU CE Faculty and Graduate School Alumni present papers at AIC2021

The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (ASEP) hosted its 20th ASEP International Convention (AIC 2021) with the theme “ STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING: GETTING SMARTER TO NEW AND FUTURE CHALLENGES” ON May 20-22, 2021 via Zoom Cloud Application. The guest speaker was Engr. Edgar Saavedra, BSCE alumnus and now CEO/President of Megawide Construction Corp. 

DLSU Faculty ad MSCE, Master of Engineering and PhD graduates presented papers in the Technical Sessions of the convention. Summarized below are the paper presentors:

  •         Engr. Sheena Mae Fulleros, M. Eng’g  - “Rapid Assessment of Hazards, Safety and Sustainability (RAHSS) of RC Buildings: Case Study Survey on Public Buildings in Sorsogon”
  •    Engr. Dexter S. Lo, MSCE, Founding Director, XU Engineering Resource Center, Xavier University “Seismic Fragility of Selected Public High School Buildings in Cagayan de Oro City”
  •        Engr. Albert C. Pamonag, M. Eng’g,  “NSCP Online Hazard Tool – A Web Application of Wind and Seismic Hazard of the Philippines”
  •       Dr. Mary Ann Adajar, Chair, Civil Engineering Department, De La Salle University - “Strength Properties of Concrete with Fly Ash and Polyethylene Terephthalate (Pet) Plastics”
  •    Dr. Gilford B. Estores, PhD CE, Faculty, School of Civil, Environmental, and Geological Engineering, Mapua University - “Artificial Neural Network Modeling of Breakout Strength of A Single Expansion Anchor Embedded In Short Carbon Fiber Reinforced Concrete”
  •        Dr. Jason Ongpeng,  Associate Professor, De La Salle University - “Application Of BIM into the Cost and Design in Prefabricated Prefinished Volumetric Construction (PPVC)”
  • Samantha Jarder, MSCE, PhD Student (Tokyo City University) - "Toolkits for Strengthening ORDER in Schools"
Technical Session with DLSU MSCE/M.Eng Graduates as presentors

DLSU faculty members also served as session moderators in the Keynote Sessions:

  •         Keynote Session 1: Smart Technologies for Structural Assessment and Performance Evaluation – Moderator: Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza, Jr and Adam Abinales (Part-Time Faculty, DLSU CE Dept)
  •         Keynote Session 3: Advancements in Analysis and Design of Towers, Buildings and Long Span Bridges- Moderator: Dr. Andres Oreta (Prof, DLSU CE Dept)
  •          Keynote Session 4: Effective Disaster Risk Reduction- Moderators: Dr. Lessandro Garciano and Dr. Bernardo Lejano (Prof, DLSU CE Dept.)
  •         Technical Session 3: Smart Technologies for Structural Assessment and Performance Evaluation- Moderator: Erick Sison (Part- Time Faculty, DLSU CE Dept)
 DLSU Faculty members who are member of the AIC2021 Organizing Committee are:

  •        Convention Vice-Chairman  - Lessandro Estelito O. Garciano, D.Eng.
  •        Technical Committee  Chair : Rodolfo P. Mendoza Jr., D.Eng.
  •        Technical Committee  Vice-Chair: Andres Winston C. Oreta, D.Eng.
 DLSU former undergraduate students served as emcees in the virtual convention.

Emcees - DLSU former DLSU Undergraduate Students

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