The Faculty of Engineering, represented by Asst. Prof. Ma. Luisa Asilo, Faculty Secretary, Engr. Kyra Kamille Toledo, Coordinator of the Engineering International Relations and Programs, and Engr. Rajiv Eldon Abdullah, Chairperson of the Civil Engineering Department, welcomed Mr. Alessandro Milani, General Manager of the Philippine-Italian Association, and Mr. Alberto Baro, Recruitment Office of the Global Engagement Office, International Relations Division of the University of Padua, to discuss possible touchpoints for academic engagements in the future.
The afternoon meeting held in Roque Ruaño started off with the introduction of the different international engagements of the Faculty of Engineering followed by a presentation from the Civil Engineering Department about their student-centered activities spanning research, community-development activities, and international activities.
The discussion ensued with an exchange of insights, interests, and opportunities between the guests and representatives from the different departments of the Faculty of Engineering.
In attendance were Engr. Ma. Francesca de Guzman from the Mechanical Engineering Department, Engr. Rocel Pioquinto-Surla, Civil Engineering Laboratory Supervisor, Engr. Josyl Mariela Reyes, Electronics Engineering Laboratory Supervisor, Dr. Yoshiki Kurata, Industrial Engineering Laboratory Supervisor, and Engr. Siegfred Prado of the Electronics Engineering Department and Executive Assistant of the Assistant to the Rector for UST Santa Rosa.
The visit of Mr. Baro to the University preludes the 2022 European Higher Education Fair on November 18 and 19, 2022 in Manila. The brief event was made possible through the coordination of the Office of Public Affairs.”