One of the highlights of the Science and Technology Forum on August 21, 2015, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) has released the assistance for the computerization in the processing of building permits under the Building Permit Management System (BPMS) Project of the city. In the ceremonial turn-over, no other than the DOST Secretary Mario Montejo and DOST Region 10 Regional Director Alfonso Alamban handed the check to Mindanao University of Science and Technology President Ricardo Rotoras of the Mindanao University of Science and Technology.
DOST Sec. Mario Montejo with Regl. Dir. Alfonso Alamban handed to MUST President Ricardo Rotoras the DOST assistance for the computerization of Building Permit Processing in the city. MUST is the proponent of the BPMS Project in cooperation with Cagayan de Oro City government and the Investments Promotion Center.
In a competition that was exhilarating and interesting, the trio of Gusa Regional Science High School’s Elizur Maandig IV, Harvey Jade Ang and Karl Andree outdid St. Mary’s School to bag gold in the 2015 Science Nation Tour Quiz Bowl held last August 22, 2015 at the Limketkai Event Center, Cagayan de Oro City.
Gusa RSHS-X and St. Mary’s School were leading going into the sixth question of the difficult round where the former got the only correct answer and sealed the victory, finishing with 51 points. St. Mary’s School finished in second place with 46 points and Central Mindanao University-Laboratory High School took home the third spot with 36 points.
The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office X, through the MDS funding for CY 2015 intends to apply the sum of Six Hundred Fifty Thousand Pesos (P650,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the Fabrication and Installation of Security Fence for Eight (8) Automated Rain Gauges and Five (5) Water Level Monitoring Stations in Region 10. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office X, through the MDS funding for CY 2015 intends to apply the sum of Five Hundred Thousand Pesos (P500,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for acquisition of Gravimetric Dilutor. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at bid opening.
True to its theme, “Pasidungog sa mga Mahimugnaon alang sa Nasudnong Kadaugan batok Kalisdanan”, the 2015 Regional Invention Contests and Exhibits (RICE) in Northern Mindanao concluded on Sunday, August 23 with the proclamation and awarding of winners in the different categories of the three-day competition held at the Event Center, Limketkai Mall, Cagayan de Oro City.
Dr. Reuel C. Pallugna and Engr. Clark Darwin M. Gozon of the Mindanao University of Science and Technology bested 17 other professional research teams to emerge as regional winners in the Outstanding Creative Research (Likha Award) category, with their patent-pending invention dubbed as “Low-cost remote rain and stream data acquisition system for mapping of potential micro-hydro sites”.