Carlos Hilado Memorial State College
A paper on waste management and another on coconut oil were recently cited best researches during the annual in-house review of the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College (CHMSC) held on July 9, 2010 at the Fortune Towne campus in Bacolod City, Negros Occidental.
Topping some 15 research papers this year was the “Developmental Handbook: An Output of the Analysis of Solid Waste Practices in Bacolod City” a research study by Dr. Ma. Teresita Ballados followed by “Coco Oil as Cutting Fluid for General Machining,” a research study by Dr. Andres Yoro.
Some eight completed researches included the “Fingerprint Timekeeping and Payroll System for Small and Medium Enterprises” a research study of Engr. Manuel Uy and “Copra as an Alternative Fuel for Domestic Cooking: Technology Option” authored by Prof. Mary Ann Dolor.
Mr. Andrew Odonio presented three papers, namely: “Sensory Evaluation of Shrimp-Enriched Pandesal;” “Factors Affecting Volunteerism in the Bantay Dagat Program in Negros Occidental;” and “Management of Crown of Thorns Starfish (Acanthaster Planci).”
Other studies relevant to AFNR included Mr. Ronie Iwaya’s Biomass Shredder Machine,” an ongoing study and “Sustainable Organic and Natural Food Production and Livelihood Technology Implementation at Barangay Patag” presented by Prof. Jethro Dagunan and Mr. Conrad Abela III.
The winning papers will be presented in the 20th Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH) to be held on August 13, 2010 at the University of Negros Occidental Recoletos (UNO-R) in Bacolod City.
Hosted by Mr. Conrad Abela, CHMSC research chairperson, the review was energized by the presence of the evaluators including Provincial Agriculturist Igmedio Tabianan, Dr. Mae Flor Posadas of Negros State College of Agriculture (NSCA) and CHMSC’s very own—Dr. Renato Salmingo, Vice President for Research and Extension Services and Prof. Victoria Cango, Research Director.