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BatStateU supports int’l research partnerships, joins TW-PH workshop

AS part of strengthening education and research cooperation and collaboration, BatStateU took part in the 2017 Taiwan-PH Joint Workshop at the Inter-national Building of National Sun Yat-Sen University (NSYSU), Kaoshiung, Taiwan, Nov. 6-7.

The said workshop composed a series of academic and research exchange lectures that aims to establish a forum between Taiwanese and Philippine universities, as well as respond to the focus areas New South Bound Policy of the Taiwan Government, a national development strategy that plans to expand its[Taiwan’s] agricultural, business, cultural, education, tourism, and trade partnerships with the ten ASEAN member states, six South Asian countries, Australia, and New Zealand.

A total of 12 experts from both countries shared their knowledge, discussing topics related to applied science such as IC Design and biotechnology, as well as the latest updates and developments about their respective areas of research. The workshop also consisted of three Philippines/Taiwan graduate student presentations featuring overviews of their respective university’s researches and practices.

BatStateU representative Engr. Ralph Gerard B. Sangalang, Instructor and BS ECE Program Coordinator of ECE/ICE/MeXE Department of CEAFA participated in the Faculty Immersion project by the Bureau of Investments on his first day at NSYSU.

Meanwhile, he presented the topic "Intoduction to Batangas State University and its Research Initiatives” during his speech for the graduate student presentations on the second day. He focused not only on discussing the University’s various accomplishments such as recognitions from different government agencies, accreditation status from different accrediting agencies, and some of the latest researches done at the University but also the good points of Batangas province.

Other Philippine presenters were faculty researchers from universities such as University of the Philippines-Diliman, University of the Philippines Manila, University of Sto. Tomas, Technological University of the Philippines, University of Southern Mindanao, and Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology

It is expected that this partnership workshop will ignite and develop future partnership among universities and colleges of both countries, thus increasing international visibility and competitiveness among all participants.

The 2017 Taiwan-PH Joint Workshop is the joint partnership of Taiwanese universities NSYSU, National Tsing Hua University (NTHU), National Chung Cheng University (CCU), National Chung Hsing University (NCHU), and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan Tech) together with Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO), the Philippine Trade and Investment Center, the Philippine Board of Investments, and the Department of Science Technology (DOST).

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