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Silliman University in Dumaguete City will play host to three international events this week that will gather several academicians and experts in the field of science.

The 18th Samahang Pisika ng Visayas at Mindanao national physics conference will be held today until Saturday at the University's Luce Auditorium and Guy Hall, along with its two breakout conferences, the 2016 International Conference on Material Science and Nanotechnology, and the 4th International Meeting for Complex Systems, a press release said.

Tertiary and secondary physics academics and researchers, as well as physics students from across the country are expected to attend the three-day activity.

The conference will include plenary and parallel sessions, as well as poster paper presentations on relevant research findings in the fields of materials science, nanotechnology, medical physics, photonics, computational physics, theoretical physics, soft matter biophysics for complex systems, and related fields such as functional physics education programs and pedagogy in teaching physics.

Endorsed by the Commission on Higher Education and the Department of Education, the event will feature experts and researchers from Singapore, Austria, Mexico, Poland, Taiwan, Portugal, Japan, Malaysia, and the Philippines. They will serve as speakers for the event's various sessions.

This year's SPVM is sponsored by the Mindanao State University-Iligan Institute of Technology and the Department of Science and Technology-Philippine Council for Industry, Energy, and Emerging Technology Research and Development.*PR/JFP


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