Physics Freshman SOSE Camp on Aug 3, 2015


Departmental Talk

  • 09:55 a.m. – 10:10 a.m. – Dr. James Bernard B. Simpas, Chairperson Department of Physics
  • 10:10 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. – Physics Laboratory Tour


  • 10:55 – 11:00 – Trivia Game (with prizes)
  • 11:00 – 11:05 – Ms. Ali Miranda (BS APS-MSE)
  • 11:05 – 11:10 – AVP LeaPs
  • 11:10 – 11:15 -Mr. Lean Palma (BS PS)
  • 11:15 – 11:40 – Group Task (with group prize)
  • 11:40 – 11:55 – “Why Physics?” and Group Photo Ops

Job Opening: Laboratory Technician II for the Physics Department

Laboratory Technicians

Laboratory Technicians of the Department of Physics of Ateneo de Manila University

This Job Vacancy is under the Category A of the Employee Referral Program


Department of Physics, Loyola Schools


Under the supervision of the Chairperson/Technical Director, the Laboratory Technician II carries out work assignments required for the efficient operation of the Physics workshop and laboratories.

Job Description:

  1. Constructs /fabricates physics laboratory/ demonstration apparatus based on working drawing and technical description provided by faculty member/technical director with the use of a variety of hand tools, woodworking machines, general machine shop equipments, measuring instruments.
  2. Constructs/ fabricates electronic equipment prototypes for
    faculty/students research projects based on working drawing approved by the
    technical director.
  3. Maintains and repairs Physics laboratory equipment and computers in
    the Department.
  4. Provide Technical Support (electro-mechanics): (a) Interprets working drawings and technical description of construction/fabrication projects. (b) Prepares detailed shop plan, bill of materials, and cost estimates. (c) Contributes in the design and fabrication of jigs/fixtures/tools. (c) Contributes in the planning, design, and implementation of workshop facilities improvement. (d) Performs the complex shop procedures and difficult trouble-shoots of faculty equipment. (e) Performs calibration procedures of instruments.
  5. Manages Laboratory Facilities and Supplies: (a) Schedules laboratory experiments in consultation with the faculty members concerned. (b) Acts as custodian of SEC Workshop equipment and tools. (c) Prepares and maintains control issuance for departmental and inter-departmental loans. (d) Prepares apparatus for laboratory or lecture session. (e) Tracks stock levels of consumables, laboratory supplies and hardware items, and submits the list for replenishment to the laboratory
    coordinator. (f) Purchases consumable and non-consumable supplies for (SEC) shop and
    laboratories as directed by the Facilities and Workshop Supervisor/
    Technical Director. (g) Recommends improvement and purchase of the laboratory materials/equipment and the Physics facilities. (h) Proper arrangement of machines, tools, equipments in the workshop.
  6. Performs other duties consistent with the above-stated functions of
    this position.


  • College Graduate
  • With 3-5 years of experience in Electronics, and machining, a must
  • Knowledge in the use of variety of hand tools, wood working
    machines, general machines, shop equipment and measuring instrument
  • Familiarity with various electronics / electrical components
  • Proficiency in the use of electronic test instrument
  • Knowledge in MS Office application and computer repairs
  • With people and communication skills

Interested applicants must submit the following:

  1. Letter of intent addressed to HR Director duly endorsed by
    your supervisor, indicating (a) why you want to apply for the position, (b) why you think you are qualified for the position, and (c) what you can contribute to the office if you were hired in this
  2. Letter of Recommendation from your immediate supervisor (see
    attached template).

The above stated documents, along with your updated resume must be submitted on or before 04 August 2015 to:

Christine L. Velasco
HR Officer I
Workforce Planning and Capability Development
Office of Human Resource Management and Organization

OHRMOD – Care, service and solutions @ work

Workforce Planning & Capability Development
Office of Human Resource Management & Organization Development
4266001 loc. 4158

SOSE Open House 2015: Schedule of activities

Science Education Complex

Science Education Complex, Ateneo de Manila University. (Photo by Quirino Sugon Jr.)

Part I: March 14, 2015, 8:00 am-12:00 pm Departments: Chem, ECCE, DISCS, Physics

Plenary: Irwin Theatre


  • Registration 8:00-8:45
  • Plenary talk by Dr. Banjo with Open Forum Bautista 8:45-9:30
  • Snack break 9:30-10:00
  • Departmental Break-outs 10:00-12:00
  • Chemistry – Escaler Hall – 10:00-11:00. Tour of Labs – 11:00-12:00
  • ECCE – Irwin Theatre – 10:00 – 11:00. Tour of Labs – 11:00-12:00
  • DISCS: BS CS: Faura AVR – 10:00-11:00. Tour of Labs – 11:00-12:00
  • DISCS: BS MIS: Leong Hall Auditorium – 10:00-11:00. Tour of Labs – 11:00-12:00
  • Physics – P&G Lecture Hall – 10:00-11:00. Tour of labs – 11:00 – 12:00

Part 2: March 14, 2015, 1:00-5:00 pm Departments: Biology, Health Sciences, Environmental Science and Math

Plenary: Irwin Theatre


  • Registration 1:00-1:45
  • Plenary talk by Dr. Banjo Bautista with Open Forum 1:45-2:30
  • Snack break 2:30-3:00
  • Departmental Break-outs 3:00-5:00
  • Biology – Leong Hall Auditorium – 3:00-4:00. Tour of Labs – 4:00-5:00
  • Health Sciences – Irwin Theatre – 3:00-5:00
  • Mathematics: 3:00-6:30. BS Ma: Faura AVR. BSM AMF: Escaler Hall
  • Environmental Science – P&G Lecture Hall – 3:00-4:00. Tour of labs – 4:00-5:00 (or vice-versa)

Schedules of thesis defenses and proposals for Feb-Mar 2015

A. Thesis Defense Schedule

Date Time Family Name Given Name Section Adviser Year Course
2/23/15 16:30 Ang Angeleene Ps 199.8 E Sugon 5 BS PS
2/26/15 16:30 Del Villar Denz Vryan Ps 199.8 E Sugon 5 BS PS
3/16/15 16:30 Lee Jacqueline Ann Ps 199.8 B Culaba 4 BS APS-MSE
3/16/15 17:00 Park Sung Joon Ps 199.8 B Culaba 4 BS APS-MSE
3/16/15 18:00 Mercado John Kelly Ps 199.8 D Maquiling 4 BS APS-MSE
3/16/15 18:30 Ong Matthew Kendrick Ps 199.8 D Maquiling 4 BS APS-MSE
3/16/15 19:00 Tanquintic Anton Philippe Ps 199.8 D Maquiling 5 BS APS-MSE
3/16/15 19:30 Visaga Shane Marie Ps 199.8 D Maquiling 4 BS APS-ACS
3/18/15 16:30 Lim Charles Nico Ps 199.8 A Cuansing 5 BS APS-MSE
3/18/15 17:00 Exconde Johann Wolfgang Ps 199.8 D Maquiling 4 BS APS-ACS
3/18/15 17:30 Tan Francis Ps 199.8 E Sugon/ Lagrosas 4 BS APS-ACS

Venue: F-318

B. Thesis Proposal Defense Schedule

Date Time Family Name Given Name Section Adviser Year Course
3/5/15 14:00 Rodrigo Socorro Margarita Ps 199.5 H Narisma 3 BS PS
3/6/15 16:30 Bucao Christabel Floi Ps 199.5 D Guerrero 4 BS APS-MSE
3/6/15 16:50 Flores Renzo Daniel Ps 199.5 D Guerrero 3 BS APS-MSE
3/6/15 17:10 Jose II Carlex Randolph Ps 199.5 D Guerrero 3 BS APS-ACS
3/6/15 17:30 Rex Jaren Ryan Ps 199.5 H Narisma 3 BS APS-ACS
3/6/15 18:00 Ancheta Ellice Dane Ps 199.5 F Simpas 3 BS APS-ACS
3/6/15 18:20 Maroma Jomel Ps 199.5 F Simpas 3 BS APS-ACS
3/6/15 18:40 Yao Jherrielloyd Lourrenz Ps 199.5 F Simpas 3 BS APS-ACS
3/9/15 16:30 Hernandez II James Edward Ps 199.5 I Cuansing 3 BS APS-MSE
3/9/15 16:50 Gonda Juan Paolo Ps 199.5 C Mahinay 3 BS APS-MSE
3/9/15 17:10 Ceralde Paul Ivan Ps 199.5 B Maquiling 3 BS APS-MSE
3/9/15 17:30 Domoguen Jansen Keith Ps 199.5 B Maquiling 3 BS APS-MSE
3/9/15 17:50 Feria Juan Miguel Augusto Ps 199.5 B Maquiling 4 BS PS
3/9/15 18:10 Fernando Junaeo Ps 199.5 B Maquiling 3 BS APS-MSE
3/9/15 18:30 Ladan Steve Darwin Ps 199.5 B Maquiling 3 BS APS-MSE

Venue: F-318.

Submission deadlines of thesis manuscripts for graduating seniors

Below are the deadlines for the submission of thesis manuscript to the Graduate Office (ready for binding):

  • 6 March 2015: For those who intend to join the graduation exercises for SOSE on 27 March 2015
  • 30 March 2015: For those who would not join the graduation but would be considered as graduate for 2nd Semester SY 2014-2015.

Undergraduate Thesis Defense dates for February to March 2015

The thesis defense dates for undergraduate students of the Department of Physics of Ateneo de Manila University are as follows:

  • 6-7 Feb 2015:  For graduating students who wish to be nominated for the Research Awards
  • 16-21 Mar 2015: For graduating students who do not wish to be nominated for the Research Awards. Note that this is during the final examination dates for graduating students.
  • 2-7 Mar 2015: Thesis proposal defense for non-graduating students

Please be guided accordingly.

Dr. Raphael Guerrero as officer-in-charge of Department of Physics

Dr. Raphael Guerrero, Associate Professor, Department of Physics

Dr. Raphael Guerrero, Associate Professor, Department of Physics

This is to inform the Loyola Schools community that Dr. James Bernard B. Simpas, Chair of the Department of Physics, will be away from September 1 to 5, 2014 to present Philippine research contributions to aerosol research at the 7-SEAS Plenary Project Organizational and Planning Workshop to be held in Citeko, West Java, Indonesia.

During his absence, Dr. Raphael A. Guerrero, Associate Professor, will be Officer-in-Charge of the Department.

For the guidance of all concerned.

Victoria M. Cabason
Assistant to the Dean
School of Science and Engineering
426-6001 local 5601

Updates on LS Academic Calendar SY 2014-2015

The updated version of the Loyola Schools Academic Calendar for SY 2014-2015 can now be viewed online at

Updates on the following were uploaded as of 18 June 2014:

  • 16 September 2014, Tuesday – Academic Convocation
  • 10 March 2015, Tuesday – Senior’s Pabaon
  • For the months of June, July, August and September 2014 – InAF Related Activities
  • Dean’s Council Meetings

For further updates, please e-mail Milet Tendero ( or Jessica Laroya ( of the Office of the Vice President for the Loyola Schools.

Jessica A. Laroya
Office of the Vice President
for the Loyola Schools
4266001 local 5004

Power interruption on Sunday, June 8, 2014: Preventive maintenance of Katipunan Grid 34.5 KVA

Areas that will be affected by power interruption on June 8, 2014

Areas that will be affected by power interruption on June 8, 2014

Date: 05 June 2014

Memo to: The University Community

From: Arch. Michael M. Canlas, Director, Ateneo de Manila University Facilities Management Team

Subject: POWER BULLETIN  Thursday, 5 June 2014


  • DATE: Sunday, 8 June 2014
  • TIME: 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 m.n.
  • PURPOSE: Preventive maintenance of Katipunan Grid 34.5 KVA


  1. SEC A, B and C / Escaler
  2. JG SOM
  3. JSEC Mall
  5. Gonzaga Hall
  6. Xavier Hall
  7. Kostka Hall
  8. MVP Student Center
  9. Berchmans Hall
  10. De la Costa Hall
  11. Leong Hall
  12. Social Science Hall
  13. Faura Hall
  14. Schmitt Hall
  15. Faber Hall
  16. Rizal Library
  17. New/Old Rizal Library
  18. PIPAC
  19. University Dorm
  20. Matteo Ricci
  21. ISO
  22. SDC
  23. Frank  Lynch Hall
  24. Faculty Housing

Back-up power generators and support technical personnel will be activated & deployed to supply necessary emergency power and assistance as needed.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Thank you and we look forward to having a more efficient electrical supply system in place.

For concerns please contact us at 426-6001 loc 4101.

School Council Representatives for SY2014-2015: Mr. Ivan Culaba for Physics Department

Mr. Ivan Culaba, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics

Mr. Ivan Culaba, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics; School Council Representative, School of Science and Engineering (2014-2017).

Ateneo de Manila University
Office of the Vice President
For the Loyola Schools

30 May 2014

MEMO TO: The Loyola Schools Community

FROM: Jose M. Cruz, SJ, PhD

SUBJECT: School Council Representatives for SY2014-2015 are listed below. This school year, replacements /substitute representatives were elected for the vacancies. The names of the replacements/ substitute representatives are underlined.

School of Humanities (Term)

  1. Dr. Remmon F. Barbaza, ex offici (2014-2017)
  2. Dr. Markus Locker (2014-2017)
  3. Dr. Marita Concepcion C. Guevara (2014-2017)
  4. Dr. Jacklyn A. Cleofas (2014-2017)
  5. Dr. Jerry C. Respeto (2012-2015)
  6. Mr. Danilo Francisco M. Reyes (2014-2015)
  7. Ms. Maria Luisa P. Young (2014-2015)
  8. Ms. Christine S. Bellen (2014-2015)

School of Science and Engineering (Term)

  1. Dr. Evangeline P. Bautista, ex officio (2014-2017)
  2. Dr. Norman Dennis E. Marquez (2014-2017)
  3. Dr. Ma. Mercedes T. Rodrigo (2014-2017)
  4. Mr. Ivan B. Culaba (2014-2017)
  5. Dr. Erwin P. Enriquez (2012-2015)
  6. Mr. Jose Claro N. Monje (2012-2015)
  7. Dr. Emilyn Q. Espiritu (2013-2016)
  8. Dr. Emmanuel A. Cabral (2013-2016)

School of Social Sciences (Term)

  1. Dr. Filomeno V. Aguilar, Jr. ex-officio (2014-2017)
  2. Dr. Alma Maria O. Salvador (2014-2017)
  3. Dr. Noel P. Guzman (2014-2015)
  4. Dr. Severino R. Sarmenta, Jr. (2012-2015)
  5. Dr. Benjamin T. Tolosa, Jr. (2014-2015)
  6. Mr. Jozon A. Lorenzana (2014-2015)
  7. Dr. Marissa Maricosa A. Paderon (2013-2016)
  8. Dr. Meynardo P. Mendoza (2013-2016)

JG School of Management (Term)

  1. Dr. Darwin D. Yu, ex-officio (2014-2017)
  2. Mr. Manolet M. Siojo (2014-2017)
  3. Mr. John Luis D. Lagdameo (2013-2015)
  4. Ms. Anna A. Mendiola (2013-2015)
  5. Dr. Ma. Assunta C. Cuyegkeng (2012-2015)
  6. Atty. Joseph Sedfrey S. Santiago (2012-2015)
  7. Mr. Joselito C. Olpoc (2013-2016)
  8. Mr. Michael C. Tan (2013-2016)

Student Representatives:

  1. Undergraduate Student Representatives:  _______________        _______________
  2. Graduate Student Representative:  _______________

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