May 22, 2024

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Batangas State U bags championship award for innovative engineering in Singapore

By Glen S Ramos

Manila – The Batangas State University national engineering Team, AI-quaponics-360, was hailed as the champion for its AI-enhanced aquaponics system designed for food sustainability and security through urban farming during the Engineering Innovation Challenge (EIC) 2022 held in celebration of National Engineers Day in Singapore.

The competition was held at the PSB Academy in Singapore on November 19, 2022 and it is the 8th edition of the annual engineering competition previously known as the Energy Innovation Challenge.

It features competitions in 4 categories: Secondary School, Junior College, ITE & Polytechnic, and University.

Also, two more BatStateU teams, AI-Rover and AI 3D SET GO, received merit awards for their AI-optimized intelligence road quality monitoring system and 3-D printed adsorbents for wastewater remediation, respectively.

The champion AI-quaponics-360 team is composed of BS Electronics Engineering students Marc James Beltran, John Vincent Biscocho, Lawrence De Castro, Maria Nelly Magboo, and Jerico Matibag and Dr. Alvin Alon, BatStateU head of the Digital Transformation Center.

Aside from the trophy and recognition, they also received a cash prize worth $8,000.