DR. VICTOR M. CAJALA

Managing Editor, Digital Journal Philippines

Dr. V.M. Cajala has been engaged in teaching and authoring research for the last 14 years. As a graduate of Master in Development Communication (Top 7 rank), and a CHED scholar for his Doctor of Communication degree, both from the University of the Philippines Open University, Dr. Cajala’s research interest posits on the interconnectedness of communication and pedagogy. He has published a number of studies and indexed by Scopus, Semantic Scholar, and Google Scholar. He has also presented papers in Cambodia and Singapore. In 2022, he earned 2 international awards: 1) Best Paper in the “World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation,” awarded in Singapore; and, 2nd Best Paper in the “International Research Competition – Graduate Category,” awarded by the Institute of Industry and Academic Research Inc. At present, he is the Dean of the Center for Research and Institutional Development (CRID) in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He has curated and served as the Managing Editor of 2 research journals: 1) Benchmark (4 volumes); and 2) Helm & Rudder (2 volumes). Both journals have been published at the Philippine e-journals for the last 8 years. Dr. Cajala is also an expert in the preparation of research documentary requirements for schools undergoing internal and external audit, such as CHED and PACUCOA.

DR. VICTOR M. CAJALA

Managing Editor, Digital Journal Philippines

Dr. V.M. Cajala has been engaged in teaching and authoring research for the last 14 years. As a graduate of Master in Development Communication (Top 7 rank), and a CHED scholar for his Doctor of Communication degree, both from the University of the Philippines Open University, Dr. Cajala’s research interest posits on the interconnectedness of communication and pedagogy. He has published a number of studies and indexed by Scopus, Semantic Scholar, and Google Scholar. He has also presented papers in Cambodia and Singapore. In 2022, he earned 2 international awards: 1) Best Paper in the “World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation,” awarded in Singapore; and, 2nd Best Paper in the “International Research Competition – Graduate Category,” awarded by the Institute of Industry and Academic Research Inc. At present, he is the Dean of the Center for Research and Institutional Development (CRID) in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He has curated and served as the Managing Editor of 2 research journals: 1) Benchmark (4 volumes); and 2) Helm & Rudder (2 volumes). Both journals have been published at the Philippine e-journals for the last 8 years. Dr. Cajala is also an expert in the preparation of research documentary requirements for schools undergoing internal and external audit, such as CHED and PACUCOA.

DR. VICTOR M. CAJALA

Managing Editor, Digital Journal Philippines

Dr. V.M. Cajala has been engaged in teaching and authoring research for the last 14 years. As a graduate of Master in Development Communication (Top 7 rank), and a CHED scholar for his Doctor of Communication degree, both from the University of the Philippines Open University, Dr. Cajala’s research interest posits on the interconnectedness of communication and pedagogy. He has published a number of studies and indexed by Scopus, Semantic Scholar, and Google Scholar. He has also presented papers in Cambodia and Singapore. In 2022, he earned 2 international awards: 1) Best Paper in the “World Conference on Multidisciplinary Research & Innovation,” awarded in Singapore; and, 2nd Best Paper in the “International Research Competition – Graduate Category,” awarded by the Institute of Industry and Academic Research Inc. At present, he is the Dean of the Center for Research and Institutional Development (CRID) in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He has curated and served as the Managing Editor of 2 research journals: 1) Benchmark (4 volumes); and 2) Helm & Rudder (2 volumes). Both journals have been published at the Philippine e-journals for the last 8 years. Dr. Cajala is also an expert in the preparation of research documentary requirements for schools undergoing internal and external audit, such as CHED and PACUCOA.

Capt. Jeric Bacasdoon is a licensed Master Mariner – the highest license of seafarer qualification. He graduated as Cum Laude under the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation program at the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) in 2010. He completed his degree in Master of Science in Maritime Affairs, specializing in Maritime Education and Training (MET) with "Distinction", at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden in 2021 wherein he received the Lloyd's Maritime Academy Dissertation Prize and the Kalmar Global Prize - the first Filipino at WMU to receive the said awards. Presently, he is taking up his PhD in Maritime Affairs at the same university, being the first recipient of the Nippon Foundation – International Association of Maritime Universities (NF-IAMU) Global Maritime Professional (GMP) Faculty Fellowship. Capt. Bacasdoon has represented the IAMU as their understudy at the 9th session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW-9) in London. He is actively engaged in IAMU's research projects and activities and has presented several maritime-related articles and studies, pariticulaty in MET at international conferences. He has been a panel and reviewer for undergraduate thesis papers at Asian Institute of Maritime Studies for the last two years. At present, Capt. Bacasdoon is one of the Innovations Project Officer of MAAP in Bataan.

CAPT. JERIC E. BACASDOON

Editor-in-Chief, Ocean Life

Capt. Jeric Bacasdoon is a licensed Master Mariner – the highest license of seafarer qualification. He graduated as Cum Laude under the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation program at the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) in 2010. He completed his degree in Master of Science in Maritime Affairs, specializing in Maritime Education and Training (MET) with "Distinction", at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden in 2021 wherein he received the Lloyd's Maritime Academy Dissertation Prize and the Kalmar Global Prize - the first Filipino at WMU to receive the said awards. Presently, he is taking up his PhD in Maritime Affairs at the same university, being the first recipient of the Nippon Foundation – International Association of Maritime Universities (NF-IAMU) Global Maritime Professional (GMP) Faculty Fellowship. Capt. Bacasdoon has represented the IAMU as their understudy at the 9th session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW-9) in London. He is actively engaged in IAMU's research projects and activities and has presented several maritime-related articles and studies, pariticulaty in MET at international conferences. He has been a panel and reviewer for undergraduate thesis papers at Asian Institute of Maritime Studies for the last two years. At present, Capt. Bacasdoon is one of the Innovations Project Officer of MAAP in Bataan.

CAPT. JERIC E. BACASDOON

Editor-in-Chief, Ocean Life

CAPT. JERIC E. BACASDOON

Editor-in-Chief, Ocean Life

Capt. Jeric Bacasdoon is a licensed Master Mariner – the highest license of seafarer qualification. He graduated as Cum Laude under the Bachelor of Science in Marine Transportation program at the Maritime Academy of Asia and the Pacific (MAAP) in 2010. He completed his degree in Master of Science in Maritime Affairs, specializing in Maritime Education and Training (MET) with "Distinction", at the World Maritime University in Malmö, Sweden in 2021 wherein he received the Lloyd's Maritime Academy Dissertation Prize and the Kalmar Global Prize - the first Filipino at WMU to receive the said awards. Presently, he is taking up his PhD in Maritime Affairs at the same university, being the first recipient of the Nippon Foundation – International Association of Maritime Universities (NF-IAMU) Global Maritime Professional (GMP) Faculty Fellowship. Capt. Bacasdoon has represented the IAMU as their understudy at the 9th session of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Sub-Committee on Human Element, Training and Watchkeeping (HTW-9) in London. He is actively engaged in IAMU's research projects and activities and has presented several maritime-related articles and studies, pariticulaty in MET at international conferences. He has been a panel and reviewer for undergraduate thesis papers at Asian Institute of Maritime Studies for the last two years. At present, Capt. Bacasdoon is one of the Innovations Project Officer of MAAP in Bataan.

DR. ANNA LIZA PO

Editor-in-Chief, Communication Continuum

Dr. Anna Liza Po has been in the market and industry research for quite some time. She started her career as Research Analyst of PLDT and Project Manager of Synovate. She earned several line management positions at Emerson Philippines – a leading global technology, software, and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial and commercial markets. At Emerson, she was assigned as Corporate Market Research Senior Manager to being the Director of Research and Insights for both Corporate Market Research and Commercial and Residential Solutions. At present, she is the Director of the Research and Insights Division of Copeland Philippines – a global climate technologies company engineered for sustainability. A certified research enthusiast, Dr. Po graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communication Research with honors. She also took a Master of Arts Degree major in Demography where she earned a thesis grant from Macro International Inc. of Calverton, Maryland, USA. Both degrees were taken at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She also earned a “Dean’s List” award for her Doctor of Communication degree at the University of the Philippines Open University. Dr. Po and Dr. Cajala were classmates during their intake of their doctoral program.

DR. ANNA LIZA PO

Editor-in-Chief, Communication Continuum

Dr. Anna Liza Po has been in the market and industry research for quite some time. She started her career as Research Analyst of PLDT and Project Manager of Synovate. She earned several line management positions at Emerson Philippines – a leading global technology, software, and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial and commercial markets. At Emerson, she was assigned as Corporate Market Research Senior Manager to being the Director of Research and Insights for both Corporate Market Research and Commercial and Residential Solutions. At present, she is the Director of the Research and Insights Division of Copeland Philippines – a global climate technologies company engineered for sustainability. A certified research enthusiast, Dr. Po graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communication Research with honors. She also took a Master of Arts Degree major in Demography where she earned a thesis grant from Macro International Inc. of Calverton, Maryland, USA. Both degrees were taken at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She also earned a “Dean’s List” award for her Doctor of Communication degree at the University of the Philippines Open University. Dr. Po and Dr. Cajala were classmates during their intake of their doctoral program.

DR. ANNA LIZA PO

Editor-in-Chief, Communication Continuum

Dr. Anna Liza Po has been in the market and industry research for quite some time. She started her career as Research Analyst of PLDT and Project Manager of Synovate. She earned several line management positions at Emerson Philippines – a leading global technology, software, and engineering company providing innovative solutions for customers in industrial and commercial markets. At Emerson, she was assigned as Corporate Market Research Senior Manager to being the Director of Research and Insights for both Corporate Market Research and Commercial and Residential Solutions. At present, she is the Director of the Research and Insights Division of Copeland Philippines – a global climate technologies company engineered for sustainability. A certified research enthusiast, Dr. Po graduated with an undergraduate degree in Communication Research with honors. She also took a Master of Arts Degree major in Demography where she earned a thesis grant from Macro International Inc. of Calverton, Maryland, USA. Both degrees were taken at the University of the Philippines – Diliman. She also earned a “Dean’s List” award for her Doctor of Communication degree at the University of the Philippines Open University. Dr. Po and Dr. Cajala were classmates during their intake of their doctoral program.

Dr. Elisa Bernadette Entao-Limson is currently the Director for Research and Evaluation and an Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling Department at St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) Manila. She is an experienced educator as well as a seasoned researcher, mentor, and administrator in the academe. She held consecutive posts as Assistant Director for Research, Director for Planning and Research, and Research Director. Dr. Limson is a teaching chair awardee for 3 academic years, a recipient of the Best Minor Research award for 2 school years, and a recipient of the “Administrative Chair of the Year” award for her role as Research Director in SSC Manila. She has also conducted workshops on various research capacitation topics and has published in Scopus and Web of Science indexed journals. Together with her co-authors, she is a recipient of the Research Quill Gold, Silver and Bronze awards by the South Manila Educational Consortium for her research on “research ethics.” Her research interests are in the areas of motivation, bilingualism, and mental health.

Dr. Limson completed the degrees Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology and Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance and Counseling at De La Salle University Manila and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts at St. Scholastica’s College Manila. She is a PRC Registered Guidance Counselor with experience in counseling industry – based clients, adolescent, and adult populations. Dr. Limson is also a resource speaker and workshop facilitator for various mental health education and support topics such as suicide awareness and prevention, resiliency, motivation, depression, and stress. Dr. Limson is currently the Chair of the Educational Psychology Division of the Psychological Association of the Philippines, and a member of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association, and recently, an accreditor of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities

DR. ELISA BERNADETTE E. LIMSON

Editor-in-Chief, Social Science Lens

MR. MELVIN A. MACUHA

Editor-in-Chief, Pedagogy Review

Mr. Melvin Macuha has earned considerable experience in teaching research as well as in treating statistical data. As a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Psychology at St. Paul University – Manila, his love with his college alma mater brought him back to spearhead a teaching career. He started teaching at St. Paul University in 2017 handling psychology, research methods, and statistics classes. He also served as a full-time Secretary of the institution’s Research Ethics Committee. In 2021, he also started his engagement with AIMS as External Panel and Statistician. His passion for teaching led him to advance his education by pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology major in Clinical Psychology at De La Salle University – Manila. He also earned distinctive certifications and licenses. He is a civil service eligible, a registered Psychologist and a licensed Psychometrician. He is also a member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines. At present, Mr. Macuha is pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Ateneo De Manila University – Loyola School.

Dr. Arvin R. Dela Cruz finished two masteral programs: Master of Science in Management Engineering, and Master in Information Technology. Taking a notch higher, “Doc Arvin”, as popularly known, completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Management and is currently finishing his second doctoral program – PhD in Computer Engineering – at Selinus University of Arts and Sciences, in Ragusa, Italy. He is a Network Security Expert Certified by Fortinet NSE Institute, a Scrum Foundation Professional Certified by CertiProf, and TESDA Certified in Computer System Servicing and Event Management Services. He enriched his profession through membership at the Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines (ICpEP), Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP), Asia-Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators, Inc. (APCoRE) and a Digital Transformation Committee Member Association of Universities in Asia and Pacific (AUAP). Currently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees and Regional Advisory Board Chairman of the Mechatronics and Robotics Society of the Philippines (MRSP).

His academic and research portfolios were solidified by a number of roles and achievements. First, he was a Scientific and Technical Committee and Editorial Review Board on Computer and Systems Engineering as well as a Technical Committee of the World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology (WCASET). He is now an active reviewer of Elsevier's journal in E-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Energy. He was awarded as Man of the Year Award in 2019 for Outstanding Dedication in Information and Communication Technology by the University Circle of Professional Educators (UCPE). He is also one of the JEDI Champions and Trainer by Java Education and Development Initiative (JEDI) and Best Presenter in the 19th World Conference in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (WCASET). His research interests include management engineering, machine learning, data science, data engineering, neural network systems, big data, image processing, cybersecurity, digital forensics, robotics, artificial intelligence (AIoT) embedded systems, enterprise resource planning, and modeling with simulation systems. Presently, he is the Graduate School Research and Extension Chief of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila. He is also an Associate Professor of the Graduate School and Open University – Graduate School and College of Engineering as well as the Program Chair of the MS Computer Engineering Program of the above school.

Dr. Arvin Dela Cruz

Editor-in-Chief, Technologique

Dr. Elisa Bernadette Entao-Limson is currently the Director for Research and Evaluation and an Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling Department at St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) Manila. She is an experienced educator as well as a seasoned researcher, mentor, and administrator in the academe. She held consecutive posts as Assistant Director for Research, Director for Planning and Research, and Research Director. Dr. Limson is a teaching chair awardee for 3 academic years, a recipient of the Best Minor Research award for 2 school years, and a recipient of the “Administrative Chair of the Year” award for her role as Research Director in SSC Manila. She has also conducted workshops on various research capacitation topics and has published in Scopus and Web of Science indexed journals. Together with her co-authors, she is a recipient of the Research Quill Gold, Silver and Bronze awards by the South Manila Educational Consortium for her research on “research ethics.” Her research interests are in the areas of motivation, bilingualism, and mental health.

Dr. Limson completed the degrees Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology and Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance and Counseling at De La Salle University Manila and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts at St. Scholastica’s College Manila. She is a PRC Registered Guidance Counselor with experience in counseling industry – based clients, adolescent, and adult populations. Dr. Limson is also a resource speaker and workshop facilitator for various mental health education and support topics such as suicide awareness and prevention, resiliency, motivation, depression, and stress. Dr. Limson is currently the Chair of the Educational Psychology Division of the Psychological Association of the Philippines, and a member of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association, and recently, an accreditor of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities

DR. ELISA BERNADETTE E. LIMSON

Editor-in-Chief, Social Science Lens

MR. MELVIN A. MACUHA

Editor-in-Chief, Pedagogy Review

Mr. Melvin Macuha has earned considerable experience in teaching research as well as in treating statistical data. As a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Psychology at St. Paul University – Manila, his love with his college alma mater brought him back to spearhead a teaching career. He started teaching at St. Paul University in 2017 handling psychology, research methods, and statistics classes. He also served as a full-time Secretary of the institution’s Research Ethics Committee. In 2021, he also started his engagement with AIMS as External Panel and Statistician. His passion for teaching led him to advance his education by pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology major in Clinical Psychology at De La Salle University – Manila. He also earned distinctive certifications and licenses. He is a civil service eligible, a registered Psychologist and a licensed Psychometrician. He is also a member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines. At present, Mr. Macuha is pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Ateneo De Manila University – Loyola School.

Dr. Arvin R. Dela Cruz finished two masteral programs: Master of Science in Management Engineering, and Master in Information Technology. Taking a notch higher, “Doc Arvin”, as popularly known, completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Management and is currently finishing his second doctoral program – PhD in Computer Engineering – at Selinus University of Arts and Sciences, in Ragusa, Italy. He is a Network Security Expert Certified by Fortinet NSE Institute, a Scrum Foundation Professional Certified by CertiProf, and TESDA Certified in Computer System Servicing and Event Management Services. He enriched his profession through membership at the Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines (ICpEP), Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP), Asia-Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators, Inc. (APCoRE) and a Digital Transformation Committee Member Association of Universities in Asia and Pacific (AUAP). Currently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees and Regional Advisory Board Chairman of the Mechatronics and Robotics Society of the Philippines (MRSP).

His academic and research portfolios were solidified by a number of roles and achievements. First, he was a Scientific and Technical Committee and Editorial Review Board on Computer and Systems Engineering as well as a Technical Committee of the World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology (WCASET). He is now an active reviewer of Elsevier's journal in E-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Energy. He was awarded as Man of the Year Award in 2019 for Outstanding Dedication in Information and Communication Technology by the University Circle of Professional Educators (UCPE). He is also one of the JEDI Champions and Trainer by Java Education and Development Initiative (JEDI) and Best Presenter in the 19th World Conference in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (WCASET). His research interests include management engineering, machine learning, data science, data engineering, neural network systems, big data, image processing, cybersecurity, digital forensics, robotics, artificial intelligence (AIoT) embedded systems, enterprise resource planning, and modeling with simulation systems. Presently, he is the Graduate School Research and Extension Chief of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila. He is also an Associate Professor of the Graduate School and Open University – Graduate School and College of Engineering as well as the Program Chair of the MS Computer Engineering Program of the above school.

Dr. Arvin Dela Cruz

Editor-in-Chief, Technologique

DR. ELISA BERNADETTE E. LIMSON

Editor-in-Chief, Social Science Lens

Dr. Elisa Bernadette Entao-Limson is currently the Director for Research and Evaluation and an Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling Department at St. Scholastica’s College (SSC) Manila. She is an experienced educator as well as a seasoned researcher, mentor, and administrator in the academe. She held consecutive posts as Assistant Director for Research, Director for Planning and Research, and Research Director. Dr. Limson is a teaching chair awardee for 3 academic years, a recipient of the Best Minor Research award for 2 school years, and a recipient of the “Administrative Chair of the Year” award for her role as Research Director in SSC Manila. She has also conducted workshops on various research capacitation topics and has published in Scopus and Web of Science indexed journals. Together with her co-authors, she is a recipient of the Research Quill Gold, Silver and Bronze awards by the South Manila Educational Consortium for her research on “research ethics.” Her research interests are in the areas of motivation, bilingualism, and mental health.

Dr. Limson completed the degrees Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology and Master of Arts in Education major in Guidance and Counseling at De La Salle University Manila and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Bachelor of Arts at St. Scholastica’s College Manila. She is a PRC Registered Guidance Counselor with experience in counseling industry – based clients, adolescent, and adult populations. Dr. Limson is also a resource speaker and workshop facilitator for various mental health education and support topics such as suicide awareness and prevention, resiliency, motivation, depression, and stress. Dr. Limson is currently the Chair of the Educational Psychology Division of the Psychological Association of the Philippines, and a member of the Philippine Guidance and Counseling Association, and recently, an accreditor of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges, and Universities

MR. MELVIN A. MACUHA

Editor-in-Chief, Pedagogy Review

Mr. Melvin Macuha has earned considerable experience in teaching research as well as in treating statistical data. As a graduate of Bachelor of Science in Psychology at St. Paul University – Manila, his love with his college alma mater brought him back to spearhead a teaching career. He started teaching at St. Paul University in 2017 handling psychology, research methods, and statistics classes. He also served as a full-time Secretary of the institution’s Research Ethics Committee. In 2021, he also started his engagement with AIMS as External Panel and Statistician. His passion for teaching led him to advance his education by pursuing a Master of Science degree in Psychology major in Clinical Psychology at De La Salle University – Manila. He also earned distinctive certifications and licenses. He is a civil service eligible, a registered Psychologist and a licensed Psychometrician. He is also a member of the Psychological Association of the Philippines. At present, Mr. Macuha is pursuing his Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Ateneo De Manila University – Loyola School.

DR. ARVIN DELA CRUZ

Editor-in-Chief, Technologique

Dr. Arvin R. Dela Cruz finished two masteral programs: Master of Science in Management Engineering, and Master in Information Technology. Taking a notch higher, “Doc Arvin”, as popularly known, completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Management and is currently finishing his second doctoral program – PhD in Computer Engineering – at Selinus University of Arts and Sciences, in Ragusa, Italy. He is a Network Security Expert Certified by Fortinet NSE Institute, a Scrum Foundation Professional Certified by CertiProf, and TESDA Certified in Computer System Servicing and Event Management Services. He enriched his profession through membership at the Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines (ICpEP), Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP), Asia-Pacific Consortium of Researchers and Educators, Inc. (APCoRE) and a Digital Transformation Committee Member Association of Universities in Asia and Pacific (AUAP). Currently, he is a member of the Board of Trustees and Regional Advisory Board Chairman of the Mechatronics and Robotics Society of the Philippines (MRSP).

His academic and research portfolios were solidified by a number of roles and achievements. First, he was a Scientific and Technical Committee and Editorial Review Board on Computer and Systems Engineering as well as a Technical Committee of the World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering, and Technology (WCASET). He is now an active reviewer of Elsevier's journal in E-Prime - Advances in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Energy. He was awarded as Man of the Year Award in 2019 for Outstanding Dedication in Information and Communication Technology by the University Circle of Professional Educators (UCPE). He is also one of the JEDI Champions and Trainer by Java Education and Development Initiative (JEDI) and Best Presenter in the 19th World Conference in Applied Science, Engineering and Technology (WCASET). His research interests include management engineering, machine learning, data science, data engineering, neural network systems, big data, image processing, cybersecurity, digital forensics, robotics, artificial intelligence (AIoT) embedded systems, enterprise resource planning, and modeling with simulation systems. Presently, he is the Graduate School Research and Extension Chief of Polytechnic University of the Philippines – Manila. He is also an Associate Professor of the Graduate School and Open University – Graduate School and College of Engineering as well as the Program Chair of the MS Computer Engineering Program of the above school.

MS. CHARITY T. MANUEL

Associate Editor

Ms. Charity T. Manuel has been in the academe for almost 9 years. Having finished her Bachelor of Arts in English (with Academic Excellence award) and Master in Educational Management degrees at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Ms. Manuel has taught English language and literature courses. Her teaching stint commenced at AMA College – Makati Campus where she taught for more than 5 years. At present, Ms. Manuel is a full-time professor at Mapua University – Makati Campus where she handles social science, humanities, and English courses. She is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She is currently finishing a study delving on the interview skills of graduating college students in preparation for their prospective employment.

MS. CHARITY T. MANUEL

Associate Editor

Ms. Charity T. Manuel has been in the academe for almost 9 years. Having finished her Bachelor of Arts in English (with Academic Excellence award) and Master in Educational Management degrees at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Ms. Manuel has taught English language and literature courses. Her teaching stint commenced at AMA College – Makati Campus where she taught for more than 5 years. At present, Ms. Manuel is a full-time professor at Mapua University – Makati Campus where she handles social science, humanities, and English courses. She is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She is currently finishing a study delving on the interview skills of graduating college students in preparation for their prospective employment.

MS. CHARITY T. MANUEL

Associate Editor

Ms. Charity T. Manuel has been in the academe for almost 9 years. Having finished her Bachelor of Arts in English (with Academic Excellence award) and Master in Educational Management degrees at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Ms. Manuel has taught English language and literature courses. Her teaching stint commenced at AMA College – Makati Campus where she taught for more than 5 years. At present, Ms. Manuel is a full-time professor at Mapua University – Makati Campus where she handles social science, humanities, and English courses. She is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She is currently finishing a study delving on the interview skills of graduating college students in preparation for their prospective employment.

Having been in the academe for almost 7 years, Mr. Jose Rafael Y. Benito had since loved his teaching profession. His bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Centro Escolar University (Dean’s List) earned him the privilege to teach several language and social science courses. His teaching career began at the Asia Pacific College in Magallanes, Makati City where he served as Cluster Head and Faculty of the Languages and Communication of the Senior High School Department. Noting his love for teaching, he pursued his Master of Arts in Teaching English Language at De La Salle University – Manila. Just like Ms. Manuel, Mr. Benito is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He is also a co-author of Dr. Cajala in undertaking a tracer study of Hospitality Management graduates where he was also privileged to present the paper in a conference in Indonesia. The study was published by the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar. At present, Mr. Benito is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Liberal Arts of Mapua University where he teaches English and Communication courses.

MR. JOSE RAFAEL Y. BENITO

Associate Editor

Having been in the academe for almost 7 years, Mr. Jose Rafael Y. Benito had since loved his teaching profession. His bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Centro Escolar University (Dean’s List) earned him the privilege to teach several language and social science courses. His teaching career began at the Asia Pacific College in Magallanes, Makati City where he served as Cluster Head and Faculty of the Languages and Communication of the Senior High School Department. Noting his love for teaching, he pursued his Master of Arts in Teaching English Language at De La Salle University – Manila. Just like Ms. Manuel, Mr. Benito is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He is also a co-author of Dr. Cajala in undertaking a tracer study of Hospitality Management graduates where he was also privileged to present the paper in a conference in Indonesia. The study was published by the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar. At present, Mr. Benito is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Liberal Arts of Mapua University where he teaches English and Communication courses.

MR. JOSE RAFAEL Y. BENITO

Associate Editor

MR. JOSE RAFAEL Y. BENITO

Associate Editor

Having been in the academe for almost 7 years, Mr. Jose Rafael Y. Benito had since loved his teaching profession. His bachelor’s degree in Mass Communication at Centro Escolar University (Dean’s List) earned him the privilege to teach several language and social science courses. His teaching career began at the Asia Pacific College in Magallanes, Makati City where he served as Cluster Head and Faculty of the Languages and Communication of the Senior High School Department. Noting his love for teaching, he pursued his Master of Arts in Teaching English Language at De La Salle University – Manila. Just like Ms. Manuel, Mr. Benito is also a panel and reviewer of undergraduate research in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He is also a co-author of Dr. Cajala in undertaking a tracer study of Hospitality Management graduates where he was also privileged to present the paper in a conference in Indonesia. The study was published by the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar. At present, Mr. Benito is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Liberal Arts of Mapua University where he teaches English and Communication courses.

MR. DHUFF MATTHEUS ORTIZ

Associate Editor

At a very young age, Mr. Dhuff Mattheus Ortiz has worked in various research-related positions in both the corporate and academe setting. Upon completion of his degree in Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Dean’s List) at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), he took the exam and passed the Licensure Examination for Psychometrician. After which, he immediately engaged as Research Assistant at the Research Center for Social Sciences of the University of Santo Tomas. After which, he transferred to STI College – Sta. Mesa as Research & Extension Coordinator. When pandemic struck, the academe was one of the sectors that laid off numerous employees. With this, he then worked in various corporate companies. He first engaged as Senior Research Executive of IPSOS Philippines – an international market research firm. Then as Market Research Specialist of Tech1 Corporation. His love for research has led him to return in the academe. Hence, he is now engaged as Academic Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He was also privileged to author 2 studies which respectively won the 2nd and 3rd best paper awards during their final colloquium. Both papers were published in the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Mr. Ortiz is undertaking his thesis writing for his Master of Psychology degree at Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP).

MR. DHUFF MATTHEUS ORTIZ

Associate Editor

At a very young age, Mr. Dhuff Mattheus Ortiz has worked in various research-related positions in both the corporate and academe setting. Upon completion of his degree in Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Dean’s List) at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), he took the exam and passed the Licensure Examination for Psychometrician. After which, he immediately engaged as Research Assistant at the Research Center for Social Sciences of the University of Santo Tomas. After which, he transferred to STI College – Sta. Mesa as Research & Extension Coordinator. When pandemic struck, the academe was one of the sectors that laid off numerous employees. With this, he then worked in various corporate companies. He first engaged as Senior Research Executive of IPSOS Philippines – an international market research firm. Then as Market Research Specialist of Tech1 Corporation. His love for research has led him to return in the academe. Hence, he is now engaged as Academic Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He was also privileged to author 2 studies which respectively won the 2nd and 3rd best paper awards during their final colloquium. Both papers were published in the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Mr. Ortiz is undertaking his thesis writing for his Master of Psychology degree at Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP).

MR. DHUFF MATTHEUS ORTIZ

Associate Editor

At a very young age, Mr. Dhuff Mattheus Ortiz has worked in various research-related positions in both the corporate and academe setting. Upon completion of his degree in Bachelor of Science in Psychology (Dean’s List) at Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (PLM), he took the exam and passed the Licensure Examination for Psychometrician. After which, he immediately engaged as Research Assistant at the Research Center for Social Sciences of the University of Santo Tomas. After which, he transferred to STI College – Sta. Mesa as Research & Extension Coordinator. When pandemic struck, the academe was one of the sectors that laid off numerous employees. With this, he then worked in various corporate companies. He first engaged as Senior Research Executive of IPSOS Philippines – an international market research firm. Then as Market Research Specialist of Tech1 Corporation. His love for research has led him to return in the academe. Hence, he is now engaged as Academic Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. He was also privileged to author 2 studies which respectively won the 2nd and 3rd best paper awards during their final colloquium. Both papers were published in the International Journal for Multidisciplinary Research and indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Mr. Ortiz is undertaking his thesis writing for his Master of Psychology degree at Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP).

Ms. Maria Celia C. Cabasal is a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering graduate at Adamson University, Manila. Besides being a Dean’s Lister and University Scholar in college, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of her school publication. Though majority of her work engagement was in the industry, as she was an engineering graduate, she was however engaged in several research positions. Among of which is being the Research and Development Engineer of Rezcoat Inc. and the Research and Development Head of Fashion Mogul Inc. She also held line management positions. She became a Production Supervisor of House Technologies Pte Ltd and the Sample and Development Manager of PT. Sainath Industries in Indonesia. The latter having spent 10 years of work engagement. Her call to work in the academe came last 2022 when she was hired as the Administrative Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She was also given the opportunity to author 2 research papers where one was awarded “Best Paper” during the final colloquium. Her papers were published by the International Journal of Multidisciplinary: Applied Business and Education Research and were indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Ms. Cabasal is currently pursuing her Master in Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of the Philippines Open University.

MS. MA. CELIA C. CABASAL

Associate Editor

Ms. Maria Celia C. Cabasal is a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering graduate at Adamson University, Manila. Besides being a Dean’s Lister and University Scholar in college, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of her school publication. Though majority of her work engagement was in the industry, as she was an engineering graduate, she was however engaged in several research positions. Among of which is being the Research and Development Engineer of Rezcoat Inc. and the Research and Development Head of Fashion Mogul Inc. She also held line management positions. She became a Production Supervisor of House Technologies Pte Ltd and the Sample and Development Manager of PT. Sainath Industries in Indonesia. The latter having spent 10 years of work engagement. Her call to work in the academe came last 2022 when she was hired as the Administrative Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She was also given the opportunity to author 2 research papers where one was awarded “Best Paper” during the final colloquium. Her papers were published by the International Journal of Multidisciplinary: Applied Business and Education Research and were indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Ms. Cabasal is currently pursuing her Master in Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of the Philippines Open University.

MS. MA. CELIA C. CABASAL

Associate Editor

MS. MA. CELIA C. CABASAL

Associate Editor

Ms. Maria Celia C. Cabasal is a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering graduate at Adamson University, Manila. Besides being a Dean’s Lister and University Scholar in college, she is also the Editor-in-Chief of her school publication. Though majority of her work engagement was in the industry, as she was an engineering graduate, she was however engaged in several research positions. Among of which is being the Research and Development Engineer of Rezcoat Inc. and the Research and Development Head of Fashion Mogul Inc. She also held line management positions. She became a Production Supervisor of House Technologies Pte Ltd and the Sample and Development Manager of PT. Sainath Industries in Indonesia. The latter having spent 10 years of work engagement. Her call to work in the academe came last 2022 when she was hired as the Administrative Research Department Head in one of the leading maritime schools in the Philippines. She was also given the opportunity to author 2 research papers where one was awarded “Best Paper” during the final colloquium. Her papers were published by the International Journal of Multidisciplinary: Applied Business and Education Research and were indexed by Semantic Scholar and Research Gate. At present, Ms. Cabasal is currently pursuing her Master in Environmental and Natural Resources Management at the University of the Philippines Open University.