Nueva Ecija students win top prize in 2018 ASEAN competition National Finals

MANILA, Philippines –  Students of Nueva Ecija University of Science and Technology (NEUST) emerged as the champion of 2018 ASEAN Data Science Explorers (DSE) National Finals held at Mapua University - Makati on Wednesday, September 19.

Congratulations to Team Dimicrocambio of NEUST
Congratulations to Team Dimicrocambio of NEUST, grand winner ASEAN DSE National Finals!

Team Dimicrocambio, composed of Education students Jade O. Hizon and John Rusty T. Perena, bested 10 other finalists in the country. They will proceed to the Regional Finals happening on October 25, 2018 in Singapore, where they will face the top winners from other National Finals rounds.

Meanwhile, Team Bazinga from Mapua University named first runner-up, and Team Tony from De La Salle University received the second runner-up award.

Titled “Today’s Youth for Tomorrow’s World”, the competition allowed youths from ASEAN member countries to play a key role in tackling today’s social issues in the region and help create positive change for a better future.

This is the second consecutive year that ASEAN DSE was organized across all 10 ASEAN member states as part of the strategic partnership between the ASEAN Foundation and SAP.

By using the SAP Analytics Cloud, participants were encouraged to deliver data-driven insights which highlight issues in ASEAN across six United Nation Sustainable Development Goals, namely (1) good health and well-being, (2) quality education, (3) gender equality, (4) decent work and economic growth, (5) industry, innovation & infrastructure and (6) sustainable cities and communities.

— The Summit Express

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