Engineering nabs top spot in the 2nd LDCU Intercolligiate Research Contest

March 31, 2015

By: Ms. Tisha Faye Mendoza

On March 25, 2015, Liceo U hosted her 2nd Intercollegiate Research Contest at the University’s AVR 3. 1st place was awarded to the Civil Engineering group for their paper entitled “Test of Compressive Strength of Concrete using Coconut Shell Charcoal as a substitute for fine aggregates.” The group is composed of Jonathan Gaabon, Odyeszeus Ray Banaag, April Toyhoradad, & Ace Virgil Auman. The group’s adviser is Engr. Renato Meguillo.


Another engineering group composed of Electronics and Computer Engineering students received the Honorable Mention Award during the same contest for their paper entitled “Express Teller Machine for Liceo de Cagayan University Student Assessment with SMS Notification.” The group is composed of Jan Michael Collado (ECE), Marc Aaron Rojas (CpE), Carlos Villamil (CpE) and Malou Absin (ECE). The group’s adviser is Ms. Tisha Faye Mendoza.