Electronics Eng’g. faculty, alumni present research papers in IEEE TENCON 2016

Seven research papers by faculty members and students from Electronics Engineering Department were presented in the IEEE TENCON (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Region 10 Conference) held at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore from November 22 to 25, 2016.

Throughout each day of the conference, parallel oral presentations were held and three of the seven research papers from the UST ECE were presented in the parallel sessions:

On November 23, Engr. John Paolo C. Tuazon, an alumnus from the UST ECE Department, presented the paper titled An Improved Collision Avoidance Scheme using Artificial Potential Field with Fuzzy Logic, co-authored by other alumni, namely, Engr. Ken Gilfed V. Prado, Engr. Neil John A. Cabial, Reeann L. Enriquez, Engr. Francesca Louise C. Rivera, and Engr. Kanny Krizzy D. Serrano, M. Sc., a faculty member of the UST ECE Department.

On November 24, Engr. Josyl Mariela B. Rocamora, M.Sc., a faculty member from the UST ECE Department, presented Analysis of Traffic Information Dissemination using Vehicular Ad Hoc Network Simulations, co-authored by the following alumni: Engr. Neil Calvin C. Roque, Angelica Mari D. Guico, Elladine Faye C. Mondia, Engr. Arianne Louise P. Garing, together with Engr. Edison A. Roxas, M.Sc., also a faculty member from the UST ECE Department. Another research paper was presented on this day by a former UST ECE Faculty member, Engr. Bernice Mae Yu Jeco, who is now affiliated with University of Tokyo, Japan. Their research titled Acquisition and Analysis of Electrocardiogram Waveforms with Diagnosis is co-authored by several alumni, namely, Renz Vergil Doma, Michael Anthony Morales, Elisha Grace Tarroza, Ma. Fatima Villaflores, and by several UST ECE faculty members, namely, Assoc. Prof. Angelo R. dela Cruz, Ph.D., the Department Chair of UST ECE Department, Engr. Emmanuel C. Guevara, M.Sc., Asst. Prof. Ryan Rhay P. Vicerra, Ph.D., Asst. Prof. Ma. Luisa T. Asilo, M.Eng.

Along with the parallel oral presentations, oral interactive fora were also held to provide an opportunity for the researchers to showcase their research works in the form of posters. The other four research works from the UST ECE Department were presented in oral interactive fora:

On November 23, Engr. Josyl Mariela B. Rocamora, M.Sc. presented their research work titled Development of a DC-DC Converter with Current Mode Control for Multi-Source Renewable Energy Harvesting System, co-authored by Engr. Edison A. Roxas, M.Sc., Engr. Japhet Alfeo Niño D. Ang, Engr. Ralph Raymond D. Borja, Engr. Rahl Steven C. Diaz, Engr. Sarah Denise O. Samson, and Engr. Jesica Lourds A. Sanchez.

On November 24, two alumnae, namely, Engr. Anna Patricia G. Perez and Engr. Nikka P. Veron, presented a poster for their research work titled A Comparative Study between DWT-ANFIS and DWT-SVM in ECG Classification, co-authored by Assoc. Prof. Angelo R. dela Cruz, Ph.D., Engr. Czarina Isabelle M. Cruz, Engr. Jastine P. Marasigan, Engr. Joana Erika V. Pillejera, Another alumna, Engr. Kristianne Viktoria B. Torres, presented their research poster titled Development of a Variable Negative Pressure Jamming Gripper through Visual Object Size Classification and Artificial Neural Network, co-authored by Engr. Kanny Krizzy D. Serrano, M.Sc., Engr. Philip Ronald B. Fajardo, Engr. Veronica Frances S. Genoves, and Engr. Jonathan G. Libiran, Engr. Reggie Boy T. Ortiz.

On November 25, Engr. Nikka P. Veron also presented the research poster titled Development of Intelligent Transportation System for Philippine License Plate Recognition by Assoc. Prof. Angelo R. dela Cruz, Ph.D., Engr. John Paolo D. Dalida, Engr. Jean Louise M. Vallester, Engr. A-Jay N. Galiza, Aleck Gene O. Godoy, and Engr. Masaru Q. Nakaegawa.

The aforementioned papers were collaborative research works by faculty members and students. The UST ECE Department annually produces several Scopus-Indexed research works.

Technologies for Smart Nation is this year’s theme of the IEEE TENCON. The international technical conference organized by IEEE Region 10 brought together researchers, educators, practitioners and students from across the academia, government, industry, and non-governmental organizations to discuss current trends and accomplishments in the fields of power electronics, wireless communications, signal processing, machine learning, computational intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and intelligent transportation systems. All proceedings of the conference are published in the conference thumb drive and will appear in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, a Scopus-Indexed online database.

IEEE Region 10 covers different 57 sections, 6 councils, 21 subsections, 514 chapters, and 1159 student branches in the Asia Pacific Region.

The participation of the Thomasian delegates was made possible with the help of Engr. Manuel L. Dinio, a B.S. ElE 1965 alumnus and the president of J & O Realty and Development Corporation.

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