|This is a photo of the state-of-the-art library at Cañada College in Redwood City, CA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)|
His story is certainly inspiring on many levels. He grew up in a poverty in Manila and went on to study at U.C. Irvine where he earned a Phd. in Mechanical Engineering. In December of last year, he was received the Presidential Award for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Among his accomplishments cited in the Asian Journal article include:
- establishing an intensive summer math program aimed at helping students improve their math test scores;
- starting a Summer Engineering Institute for underrepresented students;
- partnering with the NASA to establish an internship program for students;
- and partnering with San Mateo County to help veterans transition from the military into engineering careers.
- Shares his desktop
- Uses MS OneNote (or Word, Windows Journal, etc.) as a "white board"
- Uses Powerpoint for lectures (he makes all of these available as annotated PDFs)
- Designates a student tech monitor
- Records all class sessions
- Makes the recordings easy to access from a single link to a webpage