Created by: K. M. Quindala III The world is still in fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, which started in Wuhan, China some time around December 2019. The virus did not spare the Philippines. As of May 31, 2020, there are already 18086 already. The first case recorded in the country according to the Department of…
Actuarial team crafts Outbreak Threshold Calculator and Transmission Simulator Previous Next The imposition of Modified Enhanced Community Quarantine in high-risk areas such as NCR and General Community Quarantine in moderate-risk LGUs allows businesses to operate under strict guidelines. In the absence of vaccines and limited health care capacity, the country is threatened with another wave…
Dr. Rabajante: Modelling the Pandemic Dr. Jomar F. Rabajante is a familiar face in mainstream and social media today as he is one of the known experts in the country modelling the COVID-19 pandemic. Because of his reputation as a good modeler, his and the UPLB Biomathematics Research team studies are considered by policy makers…
Predator-prey systems have been well-studied in the field of mathematical biology because of their significance in analyzing the interaction of two species in a biological system.
Prof. Rhodora Olegario dela Peña, also fondly known as “Doray” to her closest friends, hails from Binmaley, Pangasinan. She is the eldest among five siblings. She was graduated from the University of the Philippines Diliman with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics.
For the past three years, Dr. Ivy Razado Colambo has been making headway in materials physics research at the Physics Division, IMSP, particularly in experimental surface science.
Dr. Jose is a BS Mathematics (cum laude) and MS Mathematics graduate of UP Los Baños. She obtained her PhD Mathematics degree from UP Diliman. Currently, Dr. Jose is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and the Director of the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics. She is UP Scientist 1 (2017-2019), 2017 UPLB Outstanding Teacher in the Physical Sciences (Senior Category), and 2016 CAS Most Outstanding Senior Faculty Member. On top of these, she is a wife, a daughter, a sister, a friend, and a proud mother of five children.
Guided by the principles of excellence, collegiality, and teamwork, Mrs. Emma B. Gonzales spent the last 38 years of her working days in the Institute of Mathematical Sciences and Physics(IMSP) as a devoted civil servant. Tita Emma, as she was fondly referred to by most staff members of the Institute, graduated from Laguna College in 1976 with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in accounting (cum laude).
The IMSP Covid-19 Response Fabrication Laboratory (IMSP Fab Lab), in collaboration with several institutions, started to design prototypes of portable mechanical ventilators and accessories (splitter tube, face shields, etc.) for mass production in COVID-19 treating hospitals.
In the winter month of December 2019, a novel coronavirus disease (now known as COVID-19) is silently spreading in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China (World Health Organization 2020a, Tweeten et al. 2020). It became an epidemic in China by February 2020.