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Home >> Degree Programs >>Renewable Energy Systems

Master in Renewable Energy Systems

 

Program Description

The main thrust of the master in Renewable Energy Systems is the training of educators, researchers, extensionists and planners, in both government and non-government organizations, as well as private individuals who will lead in teaching courses, spearhead and facilitate the formulation, evaluation and revision of renewal energy plans, projects and programs, and help promote a renewable energy system and technology industry in the Philippines.

Program Structure

Program Management

The Master in Renewable Energy Systems will be offered by the Open University in collaboration with the College of Engineering, CLSU-Affiliated Non-Conventional Energy Center, and Environmental Management Institute. A department of Renewable Energy is hereby created in the Open University which will be responsible for the management of the Master in Renewable Energy Systems and Doctor in Renewable Energy Systems as well as oversee the implementation of existing and relevant academic policies. The DRE will be headed by a chairperson who will be designated by the University President following duly approved pertinent University policies and procedures.

Course Requirements

The course requirements for the Master in Renewable Energy Systems and Doctor in Renewable Energy Systems are categorized into core, major and minor courses. Moreover, students are required to pass a comprehensive examination on all courses taken and submit a case study on any area of renewable energy.

Summary of Course Requirements

 

MRES (units)

Core Courses

12

Major Courses

21

Elective Courses

6

Case Study

4

 

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Total

43

 

Core Courses Course Title Units
RES 701 Applied Statistics 3
RES 702 Research Methods 3
RES 703 Project Planning and Management 3
RES 704 Principles of Renewable Energy Systems 3
Major Courses
RES 705 Emerging Renewable Energy Technologies 3
RES 706 Wind Energy Assessment 3
RES 707 Geothermal Energy Basics 3
RES 708 Design of Micro-hydropower Systems 3
RES 709 Applied Photovoltaics 3
RES 710 Sustainable and Renewable Energy 3
RES 711 Biomass Energy Systems 3
RES 712 Renewable Energy and the Environment 3
RES 713 Solar Energy Systems 3
RES 714 Advances in Solar Energy Systems 4
RES 715 Advances in Biomass Energy Systems 4
Elective Courses
RES 720 Natural Resource Conservation Engineering 3
RES 721 GIS and Natural Resource Environment 3
RES 722 Computer Aided Design 3
RES 723 Natural Resource Engineering 3
Case Studies
RES 799a Case Study 1 2
RES 799b Case Study 12 2

 

Faculty

AGULTO, IRENEO C.
Ph.D. in Engineering
Utah State Univeristy
Logan, Utah, U. S. A.

AGULTO, MELISSA E.
Ph. D. in Soil Science and Biometeorology
Logan, Utah, U. S. A.

ALBERTO, ANNIE MELINDA P
Ph. D. in Botany, Major in Ecology
University of the Philippines
at Los Baños

CUARESMA, FRANCISCO D.
Doctor of Technology
Technological University of the Philippines

ESPINO, ARMANDO, JR. N.
Ph. D. in Water Resource Engineering
K. University - Leuven
Brussels, Belgium

LAVARIAS, JEFFREY A.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering
Central Luzon State University

MACABALE, NEMESIO, JR. A.
Ph.D. in Computer Engineering
De La Salle University

SAYCO, THEODY B.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering
Central Luzon State University

SICAT, EMMANUEL V.
Ph. D. in Agricultural Engineering
Central Luzon State University

 

 

 

Affiliate Faculty

ABENES, FIORELLO B.
Ph.D. in Animal Science
California Polytechnic University

BELONIO, ALEXIS T.
Master in Agricultural Engineering
Central Luzon State University

MALAMUG, JOHN JAMES F.
Ph.D. in Engineering
Benguet State University-ANEC

 

PASCUAL, CARLOS M.
Ph.D. in Agricultural Engineering
Mariano Marcos Memorial State University

SIBAYAN, FORTUNATO S.
Master in Agricultural Engineering

TADEO, BERNARDO O.
Ph.D. in Environment and Conservation
Japan



*Other affiliate faculty from universities and colleges with Affiliated Non-Conventional Energy Centers and member-institutions of the Muñoz Science Community will be appointed.

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