Central Philippine University was privileged to host Visiting Professor Dr. Sergio C. Capareda who conducted a series of seminars for the USAID Visiting US Professor Program of USAID STRIDE (Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development).
Capareda, a Texas A&M University based professor is an Agricultural Engineer and an alumnus of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños, Laguna. Dr. Capareda delivered a combination of lectures in more than 25 topics on renewable energy, biofuels and air quality, waste management and one-on-one consultations. He also made consultations with various academic and research sectors of the university. In addition, he lectured on teaching pedagogy, basics of online teaching, research proposal-writing and developing research projects. He also recommended an online Learning Management System (LMS) to participants from CPU and other universities in Iloilo City.