Students win in int’l camp

By Daniel P. Tapaoan, Jr. 


Three students of the Mariano Marcos State University (MMSU) bagged awards in the Education and Innovation Camp on New Technologies for Development conducted by the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) in Thailand from September 24 to October 7.


Fraezznel Juness Albayalde, a third year BS Electronics Engineering student of the College of Engineering; Queenie Vidad and Manisha Jeanette Arellano, fourth year BS Information Technology students of the College of Arts and Sciences, won in the camp’s mini project presentation.


Their winning entries for the competition are Smart Trash Can, Solar Powered Umbrella, and FoodReign, respectively. 


Albayalde also placed second in the Epicollect - GeoApp Map competition.

The MMSU students received certificates in a virtual closing ceremony on October 8. They were among the 25 student-participants from the Philippines and Indonesia.


AIT invited MMSU to participate in this year’s education camp. In response, the latter selected qualified students and provided funds for them to join the program. 


Spearheaded by the AIT’s Office of Special Degree Programs, the two-week education camp aimed to inspire student-participants with seminars and hands-on sessions in cutting edge technologies, and virtual field visits in Thailand’s industries and research institutes. (StratCom)