The Faculty of Engineering formally received the Professorial Chair Award Donation from Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) through signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on September 12, 2023 at Analog Devices Inc., Six Neo Building, Bonifacio Global City.
A testament of synergy between the two dynamic institutions, the newly signed ADI Professorial Chair Award Donation, totaling to one million pesos over the course of five years, will further empower the Faculty of Engineering to undertake projects that will boost excellence in the field of research, as well as to pave way for professorial chair lectures that will distinguish a faculty member’s academic excellence and recognize his/her service to the University.
On behalf of the University, Vice-Rector for Finance and Faculty of Engineering Regent Rev. fr. Roberto L. Luanzon, Jr., O.P., SThD and Office of Grants, Endowments, and Partnerships in Higher Education (OGEP) Director Rev. fr. Maximo P. Gatela, O.P., PhL led the MoA signing alongside the ADI’s representatives, Mr. Miles Ramirez, Country Manager, and Ms. Cindy Cabezas, Human Resource Director.
The formalization of ties was witnessed by Faculty of Engineering Dean Prof. Angelo R. Dela Cruz, PhD; Assistant Dean Asst. Prof. Cristina Tiangco, PhD; Faculty Secretary Asst. Prof. Ma. Luisa T. Asilo; Department of Electronics Engineering Chair Asst. Prof. Edison A. Roxas; Industry Government Academe and Alumni Relations Program Representative Engr. Maria Sharlene L. Insigne; Physics Laboratory Supervisor Engr. Gabriel Rodnei M. Geslani; OGEP Executive Assistant Mr. Levine Andro H. Lao, PhL-MA; and Networking and Liaison Officer of UST Research and Endowments Foundation, Inc. (REFI) Mr. Christian L. Naval.
ADI has established a longstanding partnership with the University, with the Department of Electronics Engineering being a beneficiary of the support. The said institution also provided high-performance computational devices, staged training to students and immersion to faculty members, as well as granted MS-ECE scholarships.