SoE Students Conduct Symposium

Words by: Raisa Nasara

Design Project 2 (DESPRO2) students from the School of Engineering (SoE) showcased their thesis projects last August 30, 2018 during the Engineering Symposium held at the Asia Pacific College (APC) Auditorium. Senior High School (SHS) students from different schools were invited to witness the presentation prepared by each group. The schools were Pasay City South High School, Sto. Nino Catholic School, and Moreh Academy.

The 5 projects that were presented by each group are as follows:

Group Name

Project Title


“Water Health Indicator”


“Humidity and Temperature Monitoring”

Sergio’s Angels

“Soil Monitoring System”


“Solar Panel Cooling System”


“Solar Energy Optimization with Respect to Tilt”

These projects are part of two main umbrella projects which are the Metropolitan Health Indicator, and the Solar Energy Optimization. The symposium included an exhibit where the Engineering students were able to demonstrate the functionality of their projects.

The Engineering Symposium was attended by judges who determined the recipients of the Best Exhibit and Best Presenter awards. The invited judges were Ms. Kareen Gancio, Director for APC’s English and Communication Program (ECP); ECP Faculty Members, Mr. Jonathan Mangao and Ms. Celeste Beboso; and Ms. Jophel Tapispisan, Chief Radiologic Technologist at Maharlika Lab.

Below is the list of winners for the Engineering Symposium Awards:

Best Exhibit

1st Place


2nd Place


3rd Place


Best Presenter

1st Place

Jhumel Rosario (Sirius)

2nd Place

Samuel Candava (Helios)

3rd Place

Pamela Espigol (Sergio’s Angels)

The winners for Best Exhibit (third from left) Shann Mikell Fulge, Julian Eymard Lisaca, Jhumel Rosario, and Demetrio Olarte with the invited judges (L-R) Ms. Celeste Beboso and Ms. Jophel Tapispisan, and (right-most) Mr. Jonathan Mangao.