Towards strengthening UP Mindanao's international research collaboration, two foreign-based academic experts were deployed to UP Mindanao in July. Dr. Alejandro Tongco (fourth from left in photo), a Fil-American and a GIS expert from Univ. of Oklahoma, USA, is in UP Mindanao under the DOST-Balik Scientist program. He will give training workshops in Basic and Advanced GIS in July.
Mr. Sebastian Horstkotte, a German, has been deployed as a Senior Research Associate in Phil-LiDAR 2 research project.