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DOST Secretary Fortunato de la Peña visits the MSU-IIT's Microelectronics Research Lab and gave us time to briefly exhibit what we have been doing in our µC-IC program research project funded by DOST-PCIEERD.



DOST Undersecretary for Research and Development Dr. Rowena Cristina L. Guevara, and DOST Region X, Director Alfonso P. Alamban visited the Microelectronics Research Lab and witnessed the ongoing training on Cloud-Based Synthesis using Design Compiler last April 10, 2019.

Engr. Re-Ann Cristine O. Calimpusan, an SSRS of the DOST-PCIEERD µC-IC research program project received the best paper award during the IEEE HNICEM 2019 at Laoag, Ilocos Norte.


Microlab of MSU-IIT hosted and organized another IC Design Training on Digital IC Design Synthesis and SoC Planning Integration— Trainers from Synopsys Singapore (Nicholas Yee Wee Han(2nd from left), and Alvin Chua(3rd from left)). The training is funded by DOST-PCIEERD under µC-IC Project. For details click here.

Researchers from µC-IC Project funded by DOST - PCIEERD went to Surigao City to conduct and deliver training on Intro to HDL with FPGA, with our MSU-IIT Microlab's Visiting Professor, Dr. Xi Zhu of the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), Australia. For more photos click here.


MSU-IIT MICROLAB clenched its 2nd BEST PAPER AWARD on the 13th Analog Devices Technical Symposium (ADTS). The paper entitled “13.56MHz High PCE Power Conditioning Unit for Implantable Medical Devices,” was awarded the best paper in the symposiuma masteral thesis of Rovil Berido with adviser Prof. Allenn Lowaton. For details click here.



The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) – Science, Technology, Research and Innovation for Development (STRIDE) has awarded a research grant to the Microelectronics Lab (MicroLab) of the Electrical/Electronics and Computer Engineering Department. This is MSU-IIT’s first time to receive such grant. For more details click (news1, news2)

Prof. Hora, chosen to speak on behalf of the grantees, highlights from the speech, "the passion, will, and determination of every Filipino Engineer and Scientist to contribute to nation building will have no worth if there is no action taken."

Pitching the INLIGHT Project

Awarding Ceremony of the USAID-STRIDE Research Grant with US ambassador Philip S. Goldberg.

with ambassador Chancellor Sukarno D. Tanggol (MSU-IIT Chancellor) and US ambassador Philip S. Goldberg (from left to right).

with Xinyx Design President/CEO, Robert Minguez (2nd from left), and Chancellor Sukarno D. Tanggol (2nd from right).

Poster pitching with US delegates/guests.

The Microelectronics Laboratory made a significant contribution and impact in terms of research and extension outputs in achieving the Commission on Higher Education (CHED)’s recognition of its Electronics Engineering program as the only CENTER OF EXCELLENCE in Visayas and Mindanao.


10th Analog Devices Technical Symposium

MSU-IIT MICROLAB clenched its 1st BEST PAPER AWARD on the 10th Analog Devices Technical Symposium (ADTS). The paper entitled “Overstress-Free Charge Pump White LED Driver” by Prof. Allenn dela Cerna Lowaton, Hong-Yi Huang and Darryl Dave G. Ditucalan was awarded the best paper in the symposium. This paper was written by Prof. Lowaton and was presented by Darryl Dave G. Ditucalan, a senior ECE student. For details click here.

The Microlab MSEE research thesis, titled, "A modified RF-to-DC CMOS rectifier design for energy harvesting," clinched the BEST PAPER Award in the 8th AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Electrical and Electronics Eng'g co-located with 11th ERDT Conference. The research is authored by John Michael Tolete, and Assoc. Prof. Jefferson A. Hora.


The 1st industry caravan to the IC design and services companies in the Philippines, campaigning and selling the graduates and milestones of MSU-IIT Microlab from its commencement in 2010.

Presentation to the Xinyx Design President, Mr. Robert Minguez (left), Xinyx Board of Directors(from right), Ms. Charade Avondo and Ms. Agnes Oh.

Presentation to Lattice Semiconductor Research, and Project Directors, Engr. Jerome Avondo (1st from left center), and Engr. John Imperial (1st from right center), repectively.

Presentation to the managers of ROHM LSI Philippines.

Dedication/Blessing/Ribbon cutting of of the 1st renovation of the Microlab for undergraduate student research —August 2012.


The before and after transformation of Microlab. Transfiguring the two laboratories: Digital Signal Processing (DSP) and Instrumentation, Robotics and Control (IRC) into a big MICROELECTRONICS LABORATORY SPACE in 2010.


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