Melchizedek I. Alipio and Nestor Michael C. Tiglao Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute College of Engineering UP Diliman RT-CaCC: A Reliable Transport with Cache-Aware Congestion Control Protocol in Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, 17 (7): 4607-4619, July 2018 Wireless Sensor Network (WSN) consists of tiny nodes that are equipped with embedded computing devices interfacing with sensors or actuators. A sizable set of these nodes is dispersed over a wide geographical area to monitor a physical event like temperature, humidity, etc. Packets generated at source nodes are usually transmitted to the sink through a multi-hop communication. Because of these […]
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Dr. Carla Dimalanta, professor at the UP Diliman National Institute of Geological Sciences (NIGS), is one of the 10 Metrobank Foundation Outstanding Filipinos recognized for rendering service “above and beyond the call of duty”, inspiring and influencing peers, and transforming communities through works that have a lasting positive impact on the people and the country. Dimalanta, who earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Geology from UP and her PhD degree in Earth and Planetary Sciences from the University of Tokyo, leads the research laboratory Rushurgent Working Group at NIGS. She and her colleagues have carried out various research projects in […]
For CIFAL Philippines, knowledge must radiate towards those who most need it. Established in March 2016 by the University of the Philippines and the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), CIFAL Philippines serves as a hub for training, advocacy and research on the interwoven themes of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, migration and gender equality. CIFAL stands for Centre International de Formation des Acteurs Locaux or the International Training Center for Local Actors, which is implemented by UNITAR under its Local Development Programme. Today, the global CIFAL network has nine centers in Africa, North and South America, Europe […]
Rosario R. Rubite Department of Biology College of Arts and Sciences UP Manila Three New Species of Begonia (section Baryandra, begoniaceae) from Luzon Island, the Philippines. Phytotaxa, 347 (3): 201-212, 17 April 2018. Luzon is the largest island of the Philippines, and because of its isolation from other landmasses it has developed a unique diversity of flora and fauna. Included in this rich biodiversity of flora are members of genus Begonia of the family Begoniaceae. In a joint expedition to the island, botanists from Taiwan and the Philippines found three unknown Begonia species and compared them with potentially allied species. The […]