NORSU COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING RECEIVES ‘HI TARGET’ TOTAL STATION FROM RASA; PRC NAMES NORSU GEOLOGY INSTRUCTOR OUTSTANDING PROFESSIONAL
RASA Surveying and Realty, a survey firm specializing on high technology land survey and mapping, handed over “HI TARGET” Total Station, a high precision surveying instrument to Negros Oriental State University (NORSU), Thursday, September 24, 2015.
The high precision surveying instrument was given during a Technology Forum jointly sponsored by RASA and the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA) held at NORSU Bajumpandan Campus. Vice President for Research, Extension and International Linkages, Dr. Virginia Lacuesta, received the donation.
Engr. Michael Saga, Head of the Geodetic Engineering Department said that among the highlights of the Technology Forum were the signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between RASA and NORSU regarding the on-the job-training (OJT) of students at RASA and the display of latest surveying equipment – global navigation satellite system, total stations, and unmanned aerial vehicles. The MOA provides an opportunity for geodetic engineering students to have great exposures working with established companies during their OJTs.
Paul Acha, the firm’s Regional Director for Visayas and Ms. Rhea Kris Mejorada, Sales and Marketing Officer, lectured on Geographical Information System (GIS) and its applications, mapping tools-satellite imagery, mobile LIDAR, 3D Laser Scanners and other related topics. Saga further said that RASA, which was established in 1994, was named after its founder Engr. Raymund Arnold S. Alberto and is a nationwide capable integrated surveying company that provides accurate and quality global positioning surveys, property boundary relocation, subdivision, topography, structural, route alignment, hydro-graphic, and bathymetric services for high profile local and international engineering consultants and clients; with offices in Bacolod City and Quezon City.
by JOY G. PEREZ, Ph.D.
PORTAL: The Academic World – 2015 Volume 4 No. 4 4TH QUARTER ISSUE