DECENA, Ma. Carlota B.

Prof. Ma. Carlota B. Decena, PhD

mbdecena@ust.edu.ph | mcebd@yahoo.com

Academic Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics, Ateneo de Manila University – Quezon City, Philippines, 2008
  • Master of Science in Mathematics, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1999
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines, 1992

Research Highlights

Development of Mathematical Framework for Health Risk Assessment of Joggers using Chaos analysis

Research Interests

Chaos analysis of dynamical systems
Mathematical crystallography and its applications to complex structures

Major Recognitions

3rd Place, Best Scientific Poster Presentation in the 81st National Research Council of the Philippines General Membership Assembly: Acosta, P., Diva, E., Benjamin, J. and Decena, M.C. “A Parametric Survival Analysis of Female Breast Cancer Patients Among Different Groups of Age and Body Mass Index”

2nd Place, Best Scientific Poster Presentation in the 80th National Research Council of the Philippines General Membership Assembly : Jurado, B., Guarina, G.,Yambao, E. and Decena, M.C “An Empirical Examination of the Philippine Stock Market: A Test for Chaos in Stock Prices”

Finalist, PCASTRD Outstanding Dissertation Award in Advanced Science and Technology, Philippine Council for Advanced Science and Technology Research and Development, 2009: Enumeration of the Index 3 and 4 Subgroups of Hyperbolic Symmetry Groups

Professional Activities

Member, Mathematical Society of the Philippines
Associate Member, National Research Council of the Philippines
Member, Southeast Asian Mathematical Society

Selected Publications

Decena, M.C., Aguilar, K. and Defeo, J. Forecasting Analysis of Leptospirosis Incidence in National Capital Region, Philippines. Electronic Proceedings of Innovations and Analytics Conference and Exhibition 2016 (IACE 2016), Malaysia. 2016
Decena, M.C. and Yambao, E. On Sufficient Condition for the Existence of Imaginary Roots of a Cubic Polynomial Equation . Acta Manilana Vol. 60, pp. 15-18. 2012 Issn:0065-1370
Decena, M.C. On the Subgroups of the Triangle Group *2p, Algebra 2010:Advances in Abstract Algebra, World Scientific Publishing, Singapore, 2012.
Decena, M.C. The Aesthetics of Mathematical Problem Solving,Proceedings of the 2012 Bicol Mathematics Conference, 2012.
Decena, M.C. On the Use of Colored Hyperbolic Subgroup Patterns in Finding Covering Maps for Triply Periodic Minimal Surfaces, Acta Manilana, Vol. 58, 2010 (came out in print in 2012)
Decena, M. and Delas Peñas, M.L.A. On Orbifolds Associated with Subgroups of Triangle Groups of Index at Most Four , The Loyola Schools Review, Science and Engineering, Vol. VIII, pp. 63-84, 2009 (ISSN: 1656-6211)
Decena, M.C. On the Index 3 and 4 Subgroups of Hyperbolic Triangle Symmetry Groups, Electronic Proceedings of the 5th Asian Mathematical Conference, Vol. 1, pp. 1-8, 2009
Decena, M.C., Delas Peñas, M.L.A. and Felix, R. Enumeration of Index 3 and 4 Subgroups of Hyperbolic Triangle Groups, , Zeitschrift Kristallographie, Vol. 223, pp. 543-551, 2008