A new award has been added to the prime trophy shelf of Central Luzon State University (CLSU) through the PHIL-LiDAR 1 project under the Institute for Climate Change and Environmental Management (ICCEM). The PHIL-LiDAR 1 team led by its Project Leader Dr. Annie Melinda Paz-Alberto presented the research findings and won the “Best Paper Award” for the paper entitled “Remote Sensing in Detection of Physical Changes in Talisay River, Bataan, Philippines” in the recently concluded “Fifth International Conference on Remote Sensing and Geoinformation of Environment (RSCy 2017)” held last March 20 -23, 2017 at Annabelle Hotel, Paphos, Cyprus.
The conference sessions and workshops include presentations regarding the state-of-the-art methods and innovative projects in various areas of remote sensing and geo-information. The RSCY conferences are attended by over 200 participants each year.
Out of the stated number of participants from 35 countries which were composed of researchers, scientists, engineers, academicians, policy makers, directors, project leaders, software developers and young professionals from various universities, government agencies and private sectors, Dr. Paz-Alberto and her team emerged as the winners of the award.
Among the CLSU participants of the conference together with Dr. Annie Melinda Paz-Alberto was Dr. Ronaldo T. Alberto, Project Leader of PHIL-LiDAR 2 who also presented orally their research findings and results. The conference was jointly organized by the International Scientific Committee and Cyprus Remote Sensing Society. (Ranilo Lao)