1. Research paper "Design and Development of An Automated Bucket Drip Irrigation System" presented by Engr. Albertson Amante won 2nd prize in the 25th Regional Symposium on Research and Development Highlights (RSRDH) and 2nd Regional Techno Gabay Summit (RTGS) with the theme "Strengthening Consortium Alliance through Collaboration and Strategic Governance" on October 23-25, 2012 at Cultural Center, Provincial Capitol, Sta. Cruz, Laguna.

Research Seminars for Faculty members and Students

1. Research and Extension officials served as resource speakers in the Research and Extension (R & E) Forum with the theme "The Fusion of Research and Extension for Community Empowerment" on January 11, 2012 at the New Administration Bldg., JPLC Malvar Campus.

2. Conduct of Annual Research Council Meeting on February 23, 2012 at the Multi- media Room II, CITE Bldg., Gov. Pablo Borbon, Main Campus I, Batangas City. Twenty-eight (28) research proposals were presented

3. Faculty research presentation on February 22, 2012 at the Don Claro M. Recto, Lipa Campus.

4. Conduct of the 7th Student Research Forum with the theme "Valuing Quality Education in a Global Perspective thru Research" on March 2, 2012 at the Multi-media Room II, CITE Bldg., Gov. Pablo Borbon, Main Campus I, Batangas City.

5. Hands-on training of two research officials on High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) on May 29-June 1, 2012 at Perkin Elmer, Ayer Rajah Crescent, Singapore.

6. Participation of two faculty researchers in the training course on “Research Design, Statistical Data Analysis and Interpretation for Researchers in Forestry, Environment and Natural Resources (FENR) on May 29 - June 1, 2012 at the Bulwagang Panday ng Karunungan (BPK), PCAARRD-DOST, Los Baños, Laguna.

7. Conduct of Seminar-Workshop on the Formulation of Standard Policies and Guidelines for Undergraduate Research Undertakings on May 22, 2012 at the Audio-visual Room, CEAFACS Bldg., Main Campus II, Alangilan, Batangas City.

8. Participation of five researchers in the 2nd Science in CRM Foundation Course and Mentoring Program on Marine Sciences on May 21-June 1, 2012 at the Residencia Laiya, Barangay Laiya-Aplaya, San Juan, Batangas.

9. Training-writeshop on Research Proposal Preparation on June 19-21, 2012 at the STARRDEC Conference Room, Cavite State University, Indang, Cavite.

10. Conduct of 2012 Agency In-house Review on July 4, 2012 at the Multimedia Room 2, 2nd flr. CITE Bldg., GPB Main Campus I, Batangas City.

11. Participation of 19 faculty researchers in the Research capability seminar for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Region IV-A (CALABARZON) on July 19, 2012 at Tomas Claudio Memorial College, Morong, Rizal sponsored by CHED-CRC.

12. Participation in the training on Resource Rehabilitation and Aquasilviculture on July 10-18, 2012 at BFAR National Brackishwater Aquaculture Technology Research Center, Sitio Iringan, Palsabangon, Pagbilao, Quezon.

13. Participation in the SUCs Products′ Fair in celebration of CHED’s 18th Anniversary on May 14-18, 2012 at the Higher Education Development Center, Ground Floor. C.P. Garcia Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City.

14. Soft loan released to Seaside B Multipurpose Cooperative amounting to Php 124,000.00 at BatStateU Research Office on June 29, 2012.

15. Participation in the Coral Triangle Initiative (CTI) Meeting on August 15, 2012 at the Conference Room, CITE Building, Main Campus I.

16. Participation in the 8th Agriculture and Fisheries Technology Forum and Product Exhibition on August 9-12, 2012 at SM Megatrade Halls 1 and 2 Mandaluyong City.