INSTITUTE FOR MOLECULAR GENETICS, PARASITOLOGY AND VECTOR-BORNE DISEASES (IMGPVBD)
Center Director: Dr. Adrian Ybanez
Latest innovations in several scientific fields, including animal science, veterinary science, and biology, have been employing molecular-level technology. The use of molecular approaches has significantly improved the quality of research outputs, which benefited the community in developing better diagnostic approaches, increasing agricultural productivity, recommending measures for human and animal health policy improvement, and improving the quality of life. Vector-borne and protozoan diseases are among the top priority concerns because of the possible economic impact on the agricultural sector and health implications on humans.
Experts on the vector-borne and protozoan disease and facilities equipped with molecular capabilities are limited on the regional and national levels. Despite its potential high impact on the livestock industry and even human health, this has not been given wide attention. These have precluded the advancement of several related research studies, which could have also helped enhance academic instruction, community extension, industry linkages, and international collaborations. Such studies may include the prevalence of the studied diseases in humans and animals, the development of disease diagnostic kits, parasite biodiversity, and natural product innovation against these diseases. Thus, the creation of the Institute for Molecular Parasitology and Vector-borne Diseases that is highly equipped and accessible in the region would be incredibly beneficial.
With the establishment of the center, it is expected that several relevant scientific advances and publications will be attained. The local experts will also be able to continue their scientific advancements. They will be able to collaborate with researchers from other local or regional institutions interested in molecular research. Students will be exposed to the latest technology and augment learning in actual laboratory exposure and experiments. In this manner, the scientific and academic community in the region will be greatly benefitted.
INSTITUTE OF FOOD SCIENCE, INNOVATION AND TECHNOPRENEURSHIP (IFSIT)
Center Director: Ann Myril C. Tui, Ph.D., MSIT, BSFT
A multidisciplinary research institute centers on food science and technology that promotes innovative food processing solutions, comprehensive food evaluation, responsive food safety practices, emerging technologies or products, optimized manufacturing processes, and viable technology commercialization.
The Cebu Technological University (CTU) – Center for Social Innovation (CSI) is a research and development center of Cebu Technological University that focuses on social innovation at the local and national levels through cross-sector partnerships and collaborations, strategic processes, and transformational development. The Center offers a platform for sharing of resources to catalyze the desired social and environmental change.
CENTER FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT (CSETM)
Center Director: Dr. Leodivino A. Lawas
The Center for Sustainable Energy and Technology Management is an office for Technology and applied sustainable energy innovation through scientific research, project development, and Technology extension and adaptation for the community; In relation to creating alternative energy resources using innovative technologies.
The center shall prioritize areas of alternative technologies that will support sustainability on applied renewable energy through technology innovation of Internet of Things (IoT) and automation. It shall also collaborate with institutions and industries dealing with a similar agenda in developing access to sustainable energy for the deprived communities. Technology applications of research output will be given great emphasis
CENTER FOR COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA RESEARCH (CCMR)
Center Director: Dr. Rowanne Marie Maxilom-Mangompit
The Center for Communication and Media Research aims to provide excellent and relevant programs and assist the Cebu Technological University administrators, university directors, and campus directors in implementing the policies on print media, website, social media, broadcast, advertising and online instructional materials. This center also provides the Federation Student Journalists, students, and faculty with curricular programs relevant to Communication and Media with workshops and trainings that equip them with the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude in becoming responsible and ethical journalists and broadcasters of the university.
RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT FOR ENGINEERING EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES (RDCEET)
Center Director: Dr. Jonathan C. Maglasang
The Cebu Technological University in its desire to become a premier university in the Philippines, the College of Engineering (COE) recently established the RD Center for Engineering Emerging Technologies (RDCEET). With its capable faculty members, the center aims to actively engage in the research on such areas as 3D Printing, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology and Levitation Mass Method (LMM). In addition, the Center will engage in collaborative research with foreign universities such as but not limited to Gunma University (Japan).
CENTER FOR APPLIED MATHEMATIC AND OPERATIONS RESEARCH (CAMOR)
Center Director: Dr. Lanndon A. Ocampo
The Center for Applied Mathematics and Operations Research (CAMOR) aims to spearhead research, collaboration, and dissemination of relevant cutting-edge tools to address pressing problems in the local region and help promote some policy- and decision-making. The establishment of CAMOR highlights the University’s agenda for being a research hub in research and collaboration among stakeholders and higher education institutions in interdisciplinary pursuits.
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