Dr. Othello B. Capuno, VSU’s VP for Research and Extension, together with other 18 representatives of member institutions and agencies of the Eastern Visayas Consortium for Industry and Energy Research and Development (EVCIERD), participated in the Capability Building Visit on May 2-8, 2015 in Vietnam and Cambodia. 

The activity was realized based on the unanimously approved EVCIERD Board of Directors’ (BOD) Resolution No. 001, series of 2015, chaired by Atty. Mar P. de Asis, President of the University of Eastern Philippines, with the end in view of establishing international linkages and partnerships with selected research and development institutions and universities in Vietnam and Cambodia.

The EVCIERD BOD felt the need for international linkages and partnership through visit of research and development institutions and universities that will provide a secure venue for the sharing of technologies and experiences and, eventually, to benefit the ASEAN-member countries, specifically the member agencies of EVCIERD.

Other participants from EVCIERD-member institutions and agency included:  Eastern Samar State University (ESSU) – Dr. Edmundo Campoto and Engr. Leovigildo Cardinas; Eastern Visayas State University (EVSU) – Dr. Hilaria Bustamante;  Palompon Institute of Technology (PIT) – Dr. Delia Combista and Dr. Amela Lourdes Prieto; Southern Leyte State University (SLSU) – Dr. Prose Ivy Yepes and Dr. Frances Ann Sy; Samar State University (SSU) – Dr. Felisa Gomba; University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) – Atty. Mar de Asis, Dr. Rico de Asis, Dr. Pio Tuan, and Assoc. Prof. Angelito Llano; Naval State University (NSU) – Dr. Minerva Sañosa and Dr. Ludito Ramirez; Northwest Samar State University (NwSSU) – Dr. Avelina Bergado and Dr. Mariette Espiña; and the Department of Science and Technology (DOST-8) – Engr. Ramil Uy and Ms. Marilyn Radam.  JFMBaldos