BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY – The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) conducted the Grand Launching of PAGTANAW 2050: The Philippine Science, Technology, and Innovation (STI) Foresight on 1 April 2022. The event was held physically at Casino Español de Manila and virtually via Zoom platform.
The grand launching was physically attended by DOST Secretary Fortunato T. de la Peña, National Scientist (NS) Dolores A. Ramirez, NS Lourdes J. Cruz, NS Emil Q. Javier and other key DOST officials. The event was also attended by representatives from private and public institutions, LGUs, SUCs and HEIs, and other partners attended the event virtually.
CAPIZ –The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL), in partnership with the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office VI and PSTC Capiz, and the Department of Education Region ___, will conduct the second episode for this year’s ScienTeach: A Virtual Symposium for the Youth in Capiz on April 27, 2022, at 9:00 AM via Zoom with a live broadcast on the NAST PHL social media accounts. This webinar is open to all junior and senior high school students from Region VI.
Three (3) distinguished scientists are invited to the event as resource speakers to share their knowledge and experiences in their respective fields of expertise. They are Academician Carmencita D. Padilla, an expert in human genetics; Dr. Jomar P. Rabajante, 2021 Outstanding Young Scientist awardee, and Dr. Krista Danielle S. Yu, 2017 Outstanding Young Scientist awardee. The symposium will be moderated by Dr. Jolleen Natalie I. Balitaan, an alumna of the 2021 Future Science Leader Forum.
The ScienTeach or virtual Symposium for the Youth started in the year 2020 in partnership with the DOST Regional Offices. ScienTeach is a collection of episodes that highlights varying topics featuring National Scientists, NAST Members, and its awardees who are accomplished in their respective fields. Its objectives are to promote science and technology, bring our scientists closer to the youth, and inspire and encourage the students to pursue a career in science.
The event will also be participated by NAST PHL President Rhodora V. Azanza, NAST PHL Vice President Fabian M, Dayrit, Schools Division Superintendent of Capiz Dr. Salvador O. Ochavo, Jr., and DOST VI Regional Director Rowen R. Gelonga.
April 27, 2022 (Wednesday) | 9:00 AM | via ZOOM and Facebook Live. Interested participants may register through this link: https://bit.ly/ScienteachCapiz
BICUTAN, TAGUIG CITY—The National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) will conduct the Virtual Paper Presentation of Finalists of the 2022 NAST Talent Search for Young Scientist (NTSYS) Award on April 11, 2022 via Zoom and Facebook live. Five (5) exemplary finalists from different institutions will vie for the coveted award.
The year’s finalists and their selected paper for presentations are
- Melchizedek I. Alipio, De La Salle University – “RT-CaCC: A Reliable Transport with Cache-Aware Congestion Control Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks”
- Renann G. Baldovino, De La Salle University – “A hybrid fuzzy logic-PLC-based controller for earthquake simulator system”
- Miriam F. Bongo, De La Salle University – “Effect of Fatigue in Air Traffic Controllers’ Workload, Situation Awareness, and Control Strategy”
- Virgilio D. Ebajo, Jr., De La Salle University - “Regenerable Acidity of Graphene Oxide in Promoting Multicomponent Organic Synthesis”
- Jae Joseph Russell B. Rodriguez, University of the Philippines Los Baños - “An integrated system for forensic DNA testing of sexual assault cases in the Philippines”
The NAST Talent Search for Young Scientists is a project of NAST PHL to encourage young people to pursue a career in science. The Board of Judges will be chaired by National Scientist Raul V. Fabella with Acd. Ruben L. Villareal, Acd. Jose Maria P. Balmaceda, Acd. Carmencita D. Padilla, Acd. William T. Torres, Acd. Gisela P. Concepcion, and Usec. Renato U. Solidum Jr. of the Department of Science and Technology as members.
The best presentors will receive plaques of recognition and a cash prize of P100,000 for the First Prize, P50,000 for the 2nd Prize, and P30,000 for the 3rd Prize. The First Prize Winner will also be receiving a research grant worth P500,000 from the Department of Science and Technology for an approved proposal. The special citations will receive a plaque of recognition a cash incentive of P10,000.