Catanduanes State University

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The Catanduanes State University (CatSU) Research and Development Services Office headed by then Research Director, Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca, conducted a virtual seminar-workshop with the theme, “Branding the Green University: New Dimension of CatSU in Research, Development and Innovation” on September 16-18, 2020 at the University Auditorium.The three-day virtual seminar-workshop on Research and Collaboration in Higher Education which was part of enhancing and strengthening the university’s research and development agenda was conducted through online mode given the current approach in flexible educational undertakings. Attendees of the activity were faculty and research coordinators of the different colleges in the university.Tapped as invited resource persons/speakers during the first part of the virtual-seminar workshop were the following: Resource speaker Position Topic discussed Dr. Ricardo P. Babaran Chancellor, University of the Philippines, Visayas (UPV) Research and Academic Collaboration in Higher Education Professor of Fisheries, College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences (CFOS), Iloilo City Dr. Raul G. Bradecina SUC President III, Partido State University, Camarines Sur Dr. Carlo A. Arcilla Professor, Institute of Geology, University of the Philippines, Diliman Atomic Energy and Nuclear Research   Director, Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI) Department of Science and Technology Dr. Elmer-Rico E. Mojica   Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry & Physical Sciences, Pace University, New York, USA   Molecular Spectroscopy   Adjunct Professor, CUNY New York College, New York City Arch. Mario L. Alberto   President, United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) Catanduanes Chapter Built Environment and Green Architecture   Dr. Alma Sorrera- Banua   Professor, Bicol University Health Science Research and Community Engagement   Former Director, Bicol Consortium for Health Research and Development Dr. Satoshi Kubota   Professor, Research and Education Faculty, Multidisciplinary Science Cluster, Kochi University, Japan Nutrition Research and Health Care Mr. Romeo Valeza, RN Company Director, Heath Care Services Ltd., London Metropolitan Area, UK   Mr. Jerome Francia Director, Health & Environment Management Services   Crops Science Research and Innovation   Dr. Daisy B. Badilla   Chemical/Environmental Engineer, Society of Environmental Engineers of the Philippines   Innovative Process and Equipment Design   Raymond J. Sucgang Philippine Nuclear Research Institute (PNRI)   Wetland Management and Sustainable Conservation Planning   Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca CatSU, Project IAEA/RCA RAS 7037, United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Vienna, Austria               To make the event even more remarkable, a virtual seminar (on-site presentations) which features returned and on-going CatSU Master’s and PhD scholars during the second part of the program was also conducted to where on-going studies of chosen faculty scholars were likewise presented. These include: Scholars School Topic discussed Mr. Kristian Q. Aldea Kochi University, Japan   Marine Benthic Ecology Mr. John Edmund Manlagnit Saskatchewan University, Canada Entrepreneurship   Dr. Gemma G. Acedo University of Cordilleras, Baguio City   GIS in Crop Agriculture Resadel O. Santonia UP Los Baños Health Foods from Yams (Dioscoreaceae)   Ma. Monette DR. Tugay UP Los Baños Oil Production from Pili (Canarium ovatum Eng)   Dr. Rene V. Torres Bicol University Graph and Set Theory Application in Mathematics Jimmylen Z. Tonio De La Salle University Applied Linguistic: Contrastive Textual Analysis   The consultative workshop by group was then followed by the presentations of outputs. Lead persons during the activity were: Dr. Jimmy T. Masagca- RDS Director, Dr. Lily P. Custodio- VP-REPA, Dr.Aurora E. Araojo- Former Student Services Director, Mr.Vicente G. Padilla-Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Edna Pante- Campus Director of CatSU Panganiban Campus.

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