From the News Desk
Casino Royale: Raising the Stakes (IE Days 2013)
“Place your bets now, as it's time for this year's IE DAYS! Casino Royale: Raising the Stakes!
January 22-25, 2013, Tuesday - Friday.
Sit back and relax, as we take you on a series of fun-filled, enlightening activites for all IE students! It's going to be a Grand Slam this year. But will you be willing to take the gamble?
Brought to you by the Industrial Engineering Student Committee (IESC) and the Engineering Student Council”
— IE Representatives to the Engineering Student Council
UP Diliman Department of IE-OR meets with their UPLB counterpart
The faculty members of UP Diliman Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research recently (UPD DIE/OR) met with its UP Los Baños counterpart last May 11 at the AMTEC Conference Room, College of Engineering and Agricultural Technology (CEAT), UP Los Baños.
Dean Arnold Elepano of UPLB CEAT opened the morning session with an overview of the college, together with the challenges it faces. He cited the role of this kind of events in enhancing the programs of CEAT and strengthening the ties between the two engineering schools.
The UP Diliman DIEOR congratulates Batch 2012 graduates
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research sent accolades to the graduating class of 2012. The 2012 batch consisted of 94 BSIE graduates and 3 MSIE graduates who finished their degrees last summer 2011, or on the first or second semester of academic year 2011-2012. Among the 2012 BSIE conferees, 17 graduated with latin honors: 14 cum laudes, 2 magna cum laudes and 1 summa cum laude. Paolo Gabriel Cacnio became the fifth BSIE summa cum laude graduate in history, garnering a grade weighted average of 1.151.
UP Diliman IE/OR students win ASEAN ITB IE Competition 2012
Students of the Department win first place in the ASEAN Industrial Engineering Competition (IECOM 2012) held in Bandung, Indonesia last January. The team was composed of fifth year students Paolo Cacnio, Rhio Santos and Mico Cariño, and fourth year student Andrew Yap. They were coached by Department instructor Clario Arriola III.
UPDIEOR holds Freshmen Orientation
The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research successfully conducted a freshmen orientation last February 25 and March 3 at the GE Audio Visual room. The event was attended by incoming freshmen who passed the UPCAT together with their parents.
Dr. Iris Ann Martinez supported by the faculty made several presentations regarding the BSIE program in UP Diliman, including job nature and career opportunities for IE graduates. IE student representatives and leaders of the IE student organizations (IE Club and CIEM) also gave talks on initiatives and activities outside of academics. Alumni likewise rendered talks on work opportunities waiting for IE graduates when they enter the corporate world.
An open forum was then held where the faculty, alumni and student leaders capably answered all the concerns, questions and queries posed by the freshmen and their parents. A college-wide freshmen orientation was also held on May 7, 2012 followed by the early freshmen registration.
UP Diliman IE-OR Team secures 2012 PIIE National Quiz Champion crown
The University of the Philippines Diliman IE-OR team completes a four-peat, winning the championship in the recently-held Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers (PIIE) National Students IE Quiz Contest held last February 18, 2012 at the Le Pavillion Metropolitan Park in Pasay City.
24 teams from universities and colleges nationwide competed for the championship. The University of Sto. Thomas and Batangas State University Lipa placed second and third, respectively.
The following were members of UP Diliman IE-OR Team: Paolo Gabriel Cacnio, Gil Kenneth San Miguel, Rhio Alleli Santos, Miguel Isidro Carino, Andrew Yap and Dean Harold Danzen Medina. Claro Arriola III served as the faculty coach of the team.
UP Diliman IE-OR Team cops the 2012 ORSP National Quiz Championship
The University of the Philippines Diliman IE-OR quiz team bagged the championship in the recently held Operations Research Society of the Philippines (ORSP) OR National Quiz contest held last February 4, 2012 at the Abelardo Hall in UP Diliman. This year’s first place finish marks the 3rd consecutive year UP Diliman finishes the contest as champions.
The members of the UP Diliman IE-OR quiz team were Paolo Gabriel Cacnio, Gil Kenneth San Miguel, Rhio Alleli Santos, Miguel Isidro Carino, Andrew Yap, and Denise Judith Marie Flordeliza. Claro Arriola III served as the faculty coach of the team.
Perennial contenders De La Salle University and Ateneo de Manila University copped the second and third places respectively. Ten teams from universities and colleges nationwide joined the annual contest.