The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) will confer academic degrees on 3,789 candidates for graduation in the first virtual commencement exercises to be held on Sunday, July 26, at 7 in the morning.
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The UP projects are primarily designed to alleviate the shortage in supplies of equipment particularly for frontliners including doctors, nurses, and other medical health workers.
The team of UP Diliman mechanical engineering students Patrick Parone and Hannah Ramos won the ‘Schneider Go Green 2020’ country finals for their project called Kislap, a portable water purifier designed to generate electricity through water evaporation.
With Covid-19 confirmed cases in the country now reaching 35, UP researchers have also secured the green light from the government for the use of novel coronavirus testing kit it developed in February.
High-impact technologies — from understanding lightning and thunderstorms to the first Filipino-made nanosatellites – are expected to be launched and deployed this year, according to the DOST.
Using Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology, UP was able to generate maps with resolution of up to 1×1 meter which can be used for planning and reconstruction of areas damaged by the Taal Volcano eruption.
This marks that first time that the UPSCALE Innovation Hub has signed agreements with foreign incubators.
The two projects are “IntElect” which is basically a fleet of electric tricycles and the “UP Bike Share” which is said to be “a fourth-generation bike-sharing system that is monitored through a wireless tracking sensor.”