Engaging innovative, novel and value-laden technology for ASEAN and beyond, Eastern Visayas State University hosts the 2nd International Research Congress at the Summit Hotel, Tacloban City. Innovators from Malaysia, Japan and Philippines will grace the event. The 3-day event aims to pool researches from the academic sector to find scalable solutions to the problems prevalent in today’s society. #INNOVATE4ASEAN #iSTEAM2018.
Dr. Dominador O. Aguirre, Jr., University President and Chairman of the 2nd International STEAM Research Congress, also hopes that the research outputs will make its way to printing press for public consumption and utilization.
De La Salle University Full Professor and EVSU alumnus, Dr. Alvin B. Culaba of the National Academy of Science and Technology focused his keynote speech on creating value-laden innovation in a circular economy.
Commission on Higher Education – Regional Office 8 Director, Dr. Maura Consolacion D. Cristobal urged the academic sector to push harder in strengthening its research initiatives to make the Philippines at par with its ASEAN neighbors.
Dr. Elizabeth Maly of Tohoku University in Japan believes that sustainable infrastructure with the welfare of the people on its heart provides for a better and effective social development.
Biochemical Engineering Professor, Dr. Muhammad Zahangir Alam from Malaysia promotes the utilization of economical biochemical production for life sustainability in his plenary session.
Toyo Eiwa University Assistant Professor, Dr. Aiko Sakurai pushed for an extensive investment of Disaster Risk Reduction Management education to make sure that the horrendous effects of Super Typhoon Yolanda will not happen again.
FOR ASEAN AND BEYOND. These are the highlights of the opening program for the 2nd International STEAM Research Congress at Summit Hotel, Tacloban City. Being one of the major partnership established by the Eastern Visayas State Universiy, the Eastern Visayas Food Innovation Center showcased their accomplishments, researches and products in an exhibit opened during the first day of the 2nd International Research Congress held at the Summit Hotel, Tacloban City.
After the insightful discussions of their researches, the plenary speakers entertained questions from the participants.
Participants of the 2nd International Research Congress pose for a photo opportunity with the University President, Dr. Dominador O. Aguirre, Jr., Vice President for Internationalization and External Affairs, Dr. Felixberto E. Avestruz, Vice President for Planning, Research and Development, and Extension Services, Dr. Ma. Cristina I. Caintic, Board of Regents, Private Sector Representative, Dr. Paciente Cordero, and Plenary Speakers, Mr. Antonio S. Yap, Dr. Elizabeth Maly, Dr. Zahangir Alam, Dr. Aiko Sakurai, and Dr. M. Sultana Alam.