Silliman University ranked second among top performing schools in Category A (10 to 24 passers) in the Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination administered October 14 to 15.
Sixteen from Silliman passed the board exam, garnering a passing rate of 94 percent against a national passing rate of 60.46 percent, a press release from the school said.
Its new licensed mechanical engineers are Jun Anthony Acahy, Hardeley Aday, Wilmark Avanzado, Francisco Bad-an Jr, Alden Buquiran, Dan Cabale, Jose Marlon Duran II, Ramon Fabugais Jr., Maxuel Jarabe, Matthew Van Litorja, Mark Bencer Moreto, Christopher Bhrent Palafox, Franz Joseff Picardal, Ulysses Rubia, Eugene Allan Salon, and Clifford Villariza, the press release added.
Meanwhile, a paper by a team from the Silliman University Angelo King Center for Research and Environmental Management was featured in the recent issue of theMarine Ecology Progress Series, one of the leading international journals in the field of marine ecology.
“Trophic and benthic responses to no-take marine reserve protection in the Philippines” is a product of a collaborative research between SUAKCREM and the School of Marine and Tropical Biology and ARC Center for Coral Reef Studies of James Cook University, the press release said.
It was written by SUAKCREM research associates Brian Stockwell, Claro Renato Jadloc and Rene Abesamis, with Dr. Angel Alcala and Dr. Garry Russ of JCU, the press release added.*
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