Hosted by EIC Mikael Angelo Francisco, Ask Theory shines the spotlight on Pinoy scientific brilliance, in a fun and entertaining “kwentuhan” format. Each episode of Ask Theory features a Pinoy scientist from one of the various scientific disciplines. In a very casual conversation, guests explain what they do in simple terms, as well as share their fascinating stories: how they got into science, the challenges they face, what motivates them to pursue their fields, what future scientists from the Philippines can look forward to, and so much more.
Episode 112: Ano Ang Project AGAPAY, At Bakit Ito Importante?
Engr. Michael Manguerra is an assistant professor from the Manufacturing Engineering Dept of De La Salle University. His research interest is in Biomedical Engineering, particularly assistive devices for PWD. He is currently a consultant in several Biomedical Engineering research projects and also doing his PhD in ECE, focusing on Assistive Devices.
We talked about becoming a biomedical engineer, Project AGAPAY, how the AGAPAY exoskeleton works, the significance of Project AGAPAY’s international patent, what it takes to become an educator and engineer in the Philippines, and more.
How to contact Engr. Michael:
- Facebook: fb.com/DIYProfPH
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