College of Science and Mathematics (CSM) Week gives public offerings on February 12-15 to celebrate the 23rd Anniversary of UP Mindanao. The CSM Research Conference on February 12, 8AM-12NN presents "The difference between a ‘good’ undergraduate thesis and a well-paid industrial research” by Dr. Robert J. Pefferly of Estonian Business School, and "Making Sense of the Sea on a Shoestring" by Dr. Maricor N. Soriano of National Institute of Physics. (See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/events/329105680830072/permalink/342014426205864/
See the videos here: https://youtu.be/i129KuUq4c0; https://youtu.be/ciyclKjliFs; https://youtu.be/W47Ur2op6zk; https://youtu.be/4yjZvrm7bEw; https://youtu.be/M3brLPhROKw; https://youtu.be/-_Q-XjZ-3VQ; https://youtu.be/mLHC1BUdWfU; https://youtu.be/JMoKIE9lDSM
At 1-3PM are talks on "Optimal investment allocation and savings propensity of the Philippine government", "Ricardian analysis of the impact of climate determinants on aquaculture", "Web-based software system for schedule management and event notification", and "Hunting hot spots approach to bat algorithm", by university researchers.
UPDATE: CSM RESEARCH CONFERENCE at the University of the Philippines Mindanao College of Science and Mathematics was held on 12 February 2018. The afternoon session featured (in the lead photo, left-to-right) Sherelyn Evangelio as emcee, Asst. Prof. May Anne E. Mata as session facilitator, Kim Francis B. Pentin (BSAM), Janica Liz N. de Guzman (BS Computer Science), Zython Paul T. Lachica (BSAM 2017), and Eliezer O. Diamante (BS Applied Mathematics 2017), as presenters. The research presentations were: "Optimal investment allocation and savings propensity of the Philippine government using Feldman's model" by Mr. Diamante; "A small sample Ricardian analysis of the impact of climate determinants on aquaculture in Davao Region, Philippines" by Mr. Lachica; "Web-based software system for schedule management and event notification via email, social networking sites, and SMS for student organizations" by Ms. de Guzman; and "Hunting hot spots approach to bat algorithm" by Mr. Pentin. See the photos here: https://www.facebook.com/events/329105680830072/permalink/346145382459435/
On 13 February, 8AM-12NN are talks on "Evaluation of selected carcass and meat characteristics of beef", "Development of fruit-flavored glazed watermelon rind", and "Comparison of physicochemical and functional properties of wheat and underutilized local flours", and a cooking demo. At 1-3PM are talks on "Predator avoidance behavior of three-stripe damselfish", "Species diversity of molluscs in substrate of nipa palm", "Beetles in the impact sites of Sibulan Hydroelectric power plant", and "A non-invasive molecular profiling method in bats". (UPDATE: The abovementioned presentations were postponed due to suspension of classes imposed by the City Government of Davao City). The student-organized offerings are "Freedom Wall Painting" on Feb. 12, 10AM; "CSM Trivia Night" on Feb. 13, 6PM at Lorenzo Room; "Exhibit on TRAIN" at Feb. 14; and "CSM Night" at Feb. 15, 6PM. Offerings from the industry sector are the "Recruitment/Job Placement" by Dole Phils. on Feb. 14, and "Chemical and Biological Safety Seminar" by ESCO Phils. on Feb. 15, 9AM.All events are at the CSM Bldg., UP Mindanao, Mintal, Davao City, except where indicated. The public is invited. Admission to the events is free of charge.