IIPI Trains WVCST Technologists and Inventors

A two-day individual training was conducted by IIPI (International Intellectual Property Institute) to College Technologists and Inventors as part of the second phase training by the IIPI-UPSTO Innovation Opportunities Program. The training which was held on July 18-19, is just one of the benefits that the College enjoys after it was chosen as one of the six institutions leading in innovation and technology or ITSO institution in the country.

The Individual training which was conducted by Dr. Richard Cahoon, President of the Bio-Property Strategy Group, Inc. of IIPI, aims to further advance the skills and knowledge of our technologists and inventors in the College. Dr. Cahoon talked on the perspective of technology transfer and commercialization as well as its viability in the country. Before the training came to an end, the participants gave individual presentations on technology and were evaluated by Dr. Cahoon.

Director Richard de Leon of the Research Service Division headed the participants composed of faculty and researchers like Engr. Naci John Trance, Associate Prof IV, CEA; Prof. Roger Balderas, Faculty, Electronics Engineering Department; Prof. Lino Baldevarona, Faculty, Fashion and Apparel, Prof. Novelita Belmes, Faculty, HRT; Prof. Rene Celda, Faculty, Electrical Technology Dept.; Prof. Jogie Cubar, Faculty, Automotive Technology Dept; Prof. Sammy Daitao, Faculty, Automotive Technology Dept.; Engr. Godofredo Defensor, Chair, Center for Alternative Energy; Prof. Erman Gange, Chair, Center for Industrial Product Development; Dr. Rolando Jacuman, Faculty, HVAC –RT Department; Engr. Albert Janapon, Faculty, CEA; Engr. Norman Mabalot, Faculty, Electronics Engineering; Engr. James Emmanuel Malunda, Chair, Center for Robotics; Prof. Joselito Mendoza, Faculty, Science Dept; Engr. Salvador Senorio, Faculty, CEA; Prof. Madeline Subosa, Faculty, HRT Dept; Prof. Belinda Zamora, Faculty, Science Department. Other participants came from WVCST Satellite Campuses and outside clients.