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MARIWASA at The First Ceramic Research Colloquium CERAMICON 2018

MARIWASA at The First Ceramic Research Colloquium
CERAMICON 2018
Mindanao State University – Iligan Institute of Technology (MSU-IIT)
Iligan City, Lanao Del Norte, Philippines
September 18-19, 2018

 

Guest Speaker: Engr. Cris Reeshon L. Cabaltera
Company: MARIWASA SIAM CERAMICS, INC.
Asst. Manager, Glazing Line Support Dept., Technical Division


 

PRISM – Premier Research Institute of Science & Mathematics

The 1st International Ceramic Research Colloquium was held inside one of MSU-IIT’s advance facility, PRISM, where advance research and studies in the field of science and mathematics are made. Access to the facility is strictly controlled and monitored.

Building fadade

 


Organizing Committee

The entire 2-day event was initiated by the Technology Application and Promotion Unit (TAPU), of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Extension (OVCRE), in coordination with the Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering of the College of Engineering and Technology (COET). Nonetheless, the event was headed Dr. Ryan D. Corpuz (Chairman, the 1st Ceramic Research Colloquium) in partnership with he student body’s Ceramic Engineering Society (CERES).

Engr. Cris Cabaltera with Dr. Ryan D. Corpuz
Classmate and Batchmate in B.S. Ceramics Engineering

 

With the experts and staffs of the Technology Application and Promotion Unit (TAPU), Ceramic Training Center (CTC), and Bamboo Technology Resource Center (BTRC).

 

From Left: Prof. Soorathep Kheawhom (Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand), Prof. Ephraim Ibarra (Faculty of the Department of Ceramics, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering), Engr. Aivyross Enot, Engr. Maricar Zabala, Engr. Beverly Looc (Nakayama Technology Corporation), and Engr. Cris Reeshon Cabaltera (Mariwasa Siam Ceramics, Inc.)

 

Together with the officers of the student body of the Ceramics Engineering Society (CERES) of MSU-IIT

Journal of the First Ceramic Research Colloquium

The first publication of the event presented the launching of the Journal of Ceramic Engineering Society (JCERES) and the presentation of the various speakers from the academe and industrial sector. A copy was obtained and will be given to MSCI c/o CHR. Furthermore, as part of our partnership with MSU-IIT in terms of sourcing competitive Ceramic Engineering graduates, the organizing body has included MARIWASA in the journal for promotional purposes.

 

Front cover

 

Mariwasa speaker’s bionote and company profile

 

Industry partners

Speakers for the Academe Track

The line of speakers included a wide range of academicians and researches holding a Master’s degree and Doctorate degree. Topics included advance batteries, advances in starch consolidation, fly-ash modifications for mine tailings, raw material prospecting, lightweight concrete, nano-silicates and fire retardants. After the presentation, the speakers were then awarded with certificates of recognition for their invaluable contribution to science and education. The Q&A portion then followed after completion of the academe track.

 

ZINC-AIR BATTERIES FOR POTENTIAL FUTURE ENERGY APPLICATIONS
Keynote speaker: Prof. Soorathep Kheawhom
Department of Chemical Engineering

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

ADVANCES OF STARCH CONSOLIDATION IN CERAMIC FORMING PROCESS
Presenter: Prof. Ruben L. Menchavez
Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering, COET, MSU-IIT

 

FLY ASH MODIFIED MINE TAILINGS-BASED GEOPOLYMER AS CO-DISPOSAL STRATEGY FOR INDUSTRIAL AND MINE WASTE REDUCTION
Presenter: Assist. Prof. Leaniel Silva
College of Engineering and Technology, MSU-IIT

 

POROUS SINGLE CRYSTAL ZnV2O4 AS ANODE MATERIAL FOR LITHIUM-ION BATTERY

 

Presenter: Dr. Lyn Marie De Juan-Corpuz
Department of Chemical Engineering, UST

GRAIN SIZE EFFECT OF THE NATURALLY OCCURING SILICA (QUARTZ) IN THE MANUFACTURE OF AUTOCLAVE LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE (ALC)
Presenter: Prof. Ephraim C. Ibarra
Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering, COET, MSU-IIT

 

MICRO/NANO-SIZE HOLLOW SILICATE PARTICLES FOR THERMAL SUPERINSULATION APPLICATION
Presenter: Prof. Raymond V. Rivera-Virtudazo
Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering, COET, MSU-IIT

 

 

THE ROLE OF CeO2-DOLOMITE AS FIRE RETARDANT FILLERS ON THE THERMAL PERFORMANCE OF MCONVENTIONAL INTUMESCENT COATING
Presenter: Engr. Joshua Zoleta
Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering, COET, MSU-IIT

 

PROSPECTING OF PROBABLE SAND AND GRAVEL RESOURCE IN MANDULOG RIVER SYSTEM
Presenter: Engr. Algin Michael G. Sabac
Department of Ceramic, Metallurgical, and Mining Engineering, COET, MSU-IIT

Speakers for the Industry Track

The line of speakers for the industry track included engineers and businessmen from different sectors that include building materials, housing, and raw materials. After the presentation, the speakers were then awarded with certificates of recognition for their role as partners in the industry. The Q&A portion followed after.

 

 

 

 

INNOVATIONS IN CERAMIC TILE MANUFACTURE: DIGITAL PRINTING TECHNOLOGY AND SUSTAINABLE ENERGY-ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION PROJECTS
Presenter: Engr. Cris Reeshon L. Cabaltera
Glazing Line Support Department, Technical Division
MARIWASA SIAM CERAMICS, INC. (Batangas)

 

BRICKTILE MANUFACTURING: PROCESSES AND PRODUCT IMPROVEMENTS
Presenters: Engr. Maricar Zabala, Engr. Beverly Looc, Engr. Aivyross Enot
Research and Development
NAKAYAMA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION (Davao)

 

MANUFACTURING OF PRE-FABRICATED HOUSING PARTS: OVER TWO DECADES OF BUILDING QUALITY HOUSING FOR BETTER HOMES
Presenter: Engr. Vincent Echavez
Research and Development
HOUSING TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRIES PTE. LTD. (Cavite)

 

CLAY NANOTECHNOLOGY: ADVANCES IN THE PHILIPPINE NATURAL MINEREALS (ZEOLITE AND BENTONITE)

Presenter: Engr. Eleanor M. Olegario
VP for Sales & Marketing
SAILE INDUSTRIES, INC. (Pangasinan)


Closing, Socialization, and Fostering Friendship & Partnership

 

Group picture to top off the night

 

Closing remarks by Dr. Ryan Corpuz

 

Picture with Engr. Eleanor, VP of SAILE Industries

 

Ceramics Engineering Alumni of MSU-IIT

 

Guest Speakers

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