College of Science, UST
Math and Physics of Science holds the 18th PMO
The Department of Mathematics and Physics of the College of Science hosted the 18th Philippine Mathematical Olympiad (PMO) National Finals on January 23, 2016 at the AMV Multipurpose Hall, College of Accountancy. The Philippine Mathematical Olympiad, which is the major undertaking of the Mathematical Society of the Philippines, is held every year to choose the Philippines’ representatives to the International Mathematics Olympiad which will be held in Hongkong sometime in July.
Copepodologist lectures at UST
In recent years, the University of Santo Tomas has led efforts to document the diversity of freshwater copepods throughout the country which resulted in recent publications on this previously understudied taxon. In order to further improve UST’s capabilities in this specialized field, the university, through the the UST RCNAS Zooplankton Ecology, Systematics and Limnology (ZESL) research group headed by Dr. Rey Donne S. Papa, invited copepod expert Dr. Tomislav Karanovic, Assistant Professor at the Sungkyunkwan University in South Korea and editor for free-living Copepoda for the ISI journal Zootaxa to deliver a lecture entitled “Copepods in studies of dispersal strategies and habitat invasions: Global, regional and microscale”.
Science holds general assembly for scholars
With the aim of assessing the scholars’ needs and making them enjoy student life while fulfilling their academic endeavor, the College of Science Scholarship Committee initiated the holding of the 2nd General Assembly of Science scholars. This was held January 23, 2016 at Blas Hall.
Faculty in the news
“Just like any job, it requires hard work and determination. Alongside these should be good intention, order, commitment, and guidance from God.” These are the words of Assoc. Prof. Mary C. Martin, M.Sc., the new College Secretary as the College...Read More...
Teacher Enrichment Activity in Microbiology: Mentoring Our Mentors (TEAM MOM), the Fungal Biodiversity and Systematics (FBS) group of UST RCNAS conducted a two-day training for 30 teachers from 23 high schools in the provinces of Samar and Leyte on April...Read More...
Asst. Prof. Cecilia Banag, Dr. rer. nat, completed her doctorate degree last December 2014 at the University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany under the scholarship grants from the Philippine Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Katholischer Akademischer...Read More...
Assoc. Prof. Bernard John V. Tongol, Ph.D. of the Chemistry Department of the College of Science participated in the International Society of Electrochemistry (ISE) Satellite Meeting on New Devices for Energy Conversion and Storage through a poster presentation.
New CHED Appointments
The COLLEGE OF SCIENCE congratulates the faculty members appointed to CHED Technical Committees:
Dr. Fortunato Sevilla III - Chair, CHED Technical Committee for Chemistry (12 January 2015 to 31 December 2016)
Dr. Ma. Claudette Agnes - Chair, CHED Technical Committee for Psychology (12 January 2015 to 31 December 2016)
Dr. Maribel G. Nonato - Member, CHED Technical Committee for Chemistry (12 January 2015 to 31 December 2016)
Dr. Mary Beth Maningas - Member, CHED Technical Committee for Marine Science (12 January 2015 to 31 December 2016)
Dr. John Donnie A. Ramos - Member, CHED Technical Committee for Biology and Molecular Biology (12 January 2015 to 31 December 2016)
Dr. Augusto Jaycee Paguirigan - Member, CHED Regional Quality Assessment Team (RQAT) for CHEDRO IV-A (AY 2014-2015)