Both the Inter-University Quiz Contest and Feasibility Study teams of UPLB DIE bagged their respective first place titles in the recently-concluded PIIE-Calabarzon Regional Student Congress held last 27 January 2019 in Sta Rosa Auditorium, Sta Rosa, Laguna.
The members of the UPLB IE Quiz Team include Jude Vincent G. Guliman, Joshua Patrick O. Jamison, Ven-Rem Bill A. Pasion, Jason Ryan A. Ramos, and Jaydon Marley C. Ramos. The UPLB Quiz Team was coached by Asst. Prof. Angelo C. Ani.
On the other hand, seniors Yehrica R. Ponce, Alexie Ann R. Quibuyen, and Kyrinne Kate M. Viaje formed the UPLB Feasibility Study Team. Viaje likewise bagged the Best Presentor in the competition. Using their feasibility study entitled Cleaner, Better Air: Ipa-Filter, they bested nine other feasibility study entries from different schools. The UPLB Feasibility Study Team was mentored by Asst. Prof. Clarissa M. Pesigan.
Both teams will advance to the national level of the competitions.
This year’s congress theme is AMPLIFY: Industrial Engineers’ Potentials as Transistors Towards Greater Heights. On its 9th installment, seminars were given by two reputable speakers from different industries. Also, a series of competitions were conducted including Inter-University Quiz Contest, Research Competition, Feasibility Study Competition, Poster-Making Contest, Telentadong IE, and Mr. and Ms. PIIE CALABARZON.
Report by: Yehrica R. Ponce
Edited by: Asst. Prof. Angelo C. Ani