Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

UP EEEI undergrad research bags 2nd place in COE UPC 2017

UP EEEI research entitled BRAINSMART: An Ambient Assisted Living App for Parkinson's Disease Patients bagged 2nd place in the College of Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition.

Darvy Ong, Erwin Jan San Pedro, and Ma. Erika Valenzuela, together with their adviser, Dr. Nestor Michael Tiglao, were awarded on 02 June 2017.

They were joined with other winners with their research on Low-cost Fabrication and Performance Testing of Polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) Micromixers Using an Improved Print-and-Peel (PAP) Method (by Ma. Victoria M. Abagon, Neil Daniel N. Buendia, and Corine Jasper D. Caracas), which placed 3rd; and research on Production of TAPE-gelatin as a Potential Bioadhesive: Characterization and Drying Kinetics (Angelica Aira A. Ayalin, Bernell Merwyn S. Go, and Gail Edselle S. Reyes), which took home the first place. Both are undergraduate research in the Department of Chemical Engineering.

Other contenders from the UP EEEI are the research on Performance of a Stereolithography Set-Up with a Programmable Mask by O. Felicano; CNaPSe: Caudate Nucleus and Putamen Segmenter for Brain MRI by J. Orata, K. Avanzado, H. Macatangay, C. Ramos; and Siglo: An Ultra-Efficient Urban Concept Electric Vehicle by K.M. Dimapilis, R. Daroya, W.J. Jose, K.J. Guinto, R. Lubuguin, which is also one of the recipients of the UPC People's Choice Award.

Pictures of the event can be viewed here.