Friday, August 5, 2022

FEATURE | #ISUHeadlined: Tonight’s scoop of CNN Philippines features Isabela State University’s Smart Water Infrastructure Management (SWIM) R&D in its efforts and initiatives for disaster resilience through science and technology.
ISU Research Vice President Dr. Orlando F. Balderama shared with The Exchange’s anchor Ruth Cabal the importance of the ISU’s center in consolidating water-related research ventures in the country, with focus on water infrastructure management to mitigate the recurring, climate-induced water hazards.
SWIM R&D recently got the NICER status from DOST, or the Niche Centers in the Region for R&D, signifying its unique thrust on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) problems in the country.
Joining the presentation of the S&T initiatives for disaster resilience is the Project “EXCEED”, a digital monitoring system for volcanic activities, with project leader Rhen Anjerome Bedruz.

Watch full segment here: