Starbooks for PHL Science Centrum and traveling exhibits

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Present during event are (from left) Engr. Nicanor S. Villaseņor III, PFST vice president; Engr. Daniel H. Valeriano Jr., member, PFST Board of Trustees; Atty. Ernesto L. Albano, PFST Board secretary; Dir. Richard P. Burgos DOST-Science and Technology Information Institute; Engr. Rodolfo C. Salazar, PFST president, Maret F. Bautista, PFST treasurer; Executive Director Erika A. Aquino of Infinit-O Foundation; Engr. Filemon T. Berba Jr., PFST chairman of the board; Dr. Corazon PB. Claudio, member of PFST Board of Trustees; May M. Pagsinohin, PFST executive director and ARD chief for Technical Operations Arman P. Bionat of the DOST-National Capital Region.

Infinit-O Foundation, under its program, Project Aquila, donated 20 computer units to the Philippine Foundation for Science and Technology (PFST).

They will be used in the Science and Technology Academic and Research Based Openly-Operated Kiosks (Starbooks) program of the Department of Science and Technology. 

They will be a special feature in the Philippine Science Centrum and its Traveling Exhibition sets. 

The event was witnessed by the Board of Trustees and members during the PFST’s Annual General Membership meeting held at Metropolitan Club in Makati in June.



S & T Trivia

" WIPO Inventor of the Year 1995 Edgardo Vazquez brought home the Gold Medal for the modular housing called Vazbuilt. This is a system for building fire-, termite-, typhoon- and earthquake-proof houses in less than a month using prefabricated posts and panels. Engr. James Reamon also took a gold from the WIPO in 1984 for his Jimbo Ventilation System. "

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