UP Engg students, winners of the 2012 Science Direct and Scopus Online Challenge

Elsevier sponsored the 2012 Philippines Online Challenge for ScienceDirect and Scopus for all the participating institutions under the Commission on Higher Education National Consortia Deal which includes the University of the Philippines.

The online quiz ran for a period of two months, from May 15 to July 15, 2012.  It had provided the participants with fruitful research experiences using and navigating through ScienceDirect and Scopus databases.  Prizes at stake were 1 Apple iPad, 5 Apple iPod Nano and 6 X-mini speakers.

From 376 participants, 12 winners were selected and two winners emerged from our university and were both students of the College of Engineering.  They were Jill Manapat, an MS MSE student who placed 2nd and won an Apple iPod Nano and Kassandra Rose Toliongo, a BS EE student who ranked 9th and received a pair of X-mini speakers.

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