SorSU Electrical Engineering Students won the Philippine Electrical Code Quiz Show at the 23rd IIEE Bicol Regional Conference; Engr. Gaton shares expertise during the event’s technical session

The Sorsogon State University (SorSU) Electrical Engineering students were hailed champions of the Philippine Electrical Code Quiz Show (PECQS) during the 23rd Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Philippines (IIEE) Bicol Regional Conference last August 17-19,2023 at the Legazpi Convention Center, Legazpi City, Albay.

Bannering the theme “𝘐𝘐𝘌𝘌@48: π˜”π˜°π˜·π˜ͺ𝘯𝘨 𝘧𝘰𝘳𝘸𝘒𝘳π˜₯ 𝘀𝘰𝘭𝘭𝘦𝘀𝘡π˜ͺ𝘷𝘦𝘭𝘺 𝘒𝘴 𝘸𝘦 𝘱𝘒𝘷𝘦 𝘡𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘒𝘺 𝘡𝘰 𝘡𝘩𝘦 𝘸𝘰𝘳𝘭π˜₯ 𝘰𝘧 𝘰𝘱𝘱𝘰𝘳𝘡𝘢𝘯π˜ͺ𝘡π˜ͺ𝘦𝘴 𝘒𝘯π˜₯ π˜₯π˜ͺ𝘨π˜ͺ𝘡𝘒𝘭 π˜ͺ𝘯𝘯𝘰𝘷𝘒𝘡π˜ͺ𝘰𝘯𝘴” SorSU’s representatives actively attended and participated in the event where technical seminars, product presentations, exhibits, and fellowship nights were conducted to enhance knowledge and update participants on the latest trend and technology in the industry. The event also had Electrical Engineers, Electrical Practitioners, and Electrical Engineering Students in attendance, promoting camaraderie among participants.

On the first day of the conference, SorSU representatives Team Leader Edward Limbuy BendaΓ±a, and his members, Ranjan E. Estrellado, Arms Estonido, Christian Genesis B. Valladolid, and Cherry Ann G. Lovendino participated and were hailed the winning team at the Philippine Electrical Code Quiz Show out of teams across the region.

Moreover, SorSU College of Engineering faculty member Engr. Clifford G. Gaton was invited as a guest speaker at the event, presenting his topic under Technical Session 4 on “Photovoltaic Arrays and Battery Energy Storage System Sizing for a Stand-Alone System”. Engr. Gaton also coached the successful SorSU students for the PEC quiz show.

Furthermore, the event had a series of technical sessions and sponsored technical presentations from different experts in the field, and was concluded by a closing ceremony, presentation & awarding of prizes to the winners, a message from the keynote speaker, and closing remarks.

SorSU is determined to provide quality instruction and training for its students along with providing them an avenue to join academic activities that will further their knowledge and understanding in their respective niches and fields. (SorSU PIO)