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== Administrative Positions ==
 
== Administrative Positions ==

Latest revision as of 21:33, 26 April 2012

Rene Batac, PhD


Administrative Positions

Assistant Professor 5
National Institute of Physics
University of the Philippines Diliman

Courses handled

Lectures

  • Physics 71 (Elementary Physics I) - Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics
  • Physics 72 (Elementary Physics II) - Electromagnetism, Optics
  • Physics 102 (Fundamental Physics II) - Electromagnetic Theory, Special Relativity
  • Physics 104 (Fundamental Physics IV) - Quantum Mechanics
  • Physics 10 Special Topics - Complex Systems


Laboratories

  • Physics 71.1 (Elementary Physics I Laboratory) - Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics
  • Physics 72.1 (Elementary Physics II Laboratory) - Electromagnetism, Optics
  • Physics 101.1 (Fundamental Physics I Laboratory for Physics majors) - Newtonian Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics
  • Physics 102.1 (Fundamental Physics II Laboratory for Physics majors) - Electricity, Magnetism


Publications

In International Refereed Journals

  • I. Crisologo, R. Batac, A. Longjas, E.F. Legara, and C. Monterola, Visual and auditory cues significantly reduce human's intrinsic biases when tasked to generate a random number sequence, International Journal of Modern Physics C 21 (5), 567-581 (2010).[1]
  • C. Monterola, I. Crisologo, J. Tugaff, R. Batac, and A. Longjas, Surface morphology of chalkboard tips captures the uniqueness of the user's hand strokes, International Journal of Modern Physics C 21 (4), 535-548 (2010).[2]
  • M. Arciaga, M. Pastor, R. Batac, J. Bantang, and C. Monterola, Experimental observation and an empirical model of enhanced heap stability resulting from the mixing of granular materials, Journal of Statistical Mechanics - Theory and Experiment P07040, doi:10.1088/1742-5468/2009/07/P07040 (2009).[3]
  • R.C. Batac, M.G. Pastor, M.E. Arciaga, J.Y. Bantang, and C.P. Monterola, Kinks, logarithmic tails, and super-stability in bi-disperse granular media, Physica A 388, pp. 3072-3082, doi: 10.1016/j.physa.2009.04.001 (2009).[4]
  • E.F.T. Legara, A.G. Longjas, and R.C. Batac, Competition in a social structure, International Journal of Modern Physics C 20 (1), 1-7 (2009).[5]
  • D.E. Juanico, A.G. Longjas, R.C. Batac and C.P. Monterola, Avalanche Statistics of Driven Granular Slides in a Miniature Mound, Geophysical Research Letters 35, L19403 (2008).[6]


In national refereed journals/proceedings

  • A.Paguirigan, R.Batac, C.Monterola, “Emergence of small-avalanche rollover regimes by increased neighborhood interaction in a sandpile model,” Proceedings of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2010).
  • A.Longjas, I.Crisologo, R.Batac, E.Legara C.Monterola, “Simultaneous Visual And Auditory Cues Enhance Human Random Number Generation,” Proceedings of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2010).
  • R.Batac, A.Longjas, C.Monterola, “Loss of self-organized criticality in a cascaded sandpile,” Proceedings of the 28th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2010).
  • R.C. Batac, A.G. Longjas and C.P. Monterola, “Size and waiting time statistics of multiple sandpile cascades,” Proceedings of the 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2009).
  • A. Paguirigan, R.C. Batac and C.P. Monterola, “Time evolution of a landslide system with time-varying drying rates,” Proceedings of the 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2009).
  • A. Paguirigan, R.C. Batac and C.P. Monterola, “Effects of water on the stability of the sandpile model: Interplay between stabilization and saturation,” Proceedings of the 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2009).
  • I.A. Crisologo, R.C. Batac, A.G. Longjas, E.F.T. Legara and C.P. Monterola, “Waiting time statistics reveal natural period of humans in random number generation tasks,” Proceedings of the 27th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2009).
  • R.C. Batac, M.G. Pastor and C.P. Monterola, "Kinks and logarithmic tails as stability markers in binary granular piles," Proceedings of the 26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2008).
  • R.C. Batac, A.G. Longjas, G.A.P. Esleta and C.P. Monterola, "Cascading dynamics recovers actual landslide scaling exponent," Proceedings of the 26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2008).
  • A.G. Longjas, R.C. Batac, D.E.O. Juanico and C.P. Monterola, "Observation of Self Organized Criticality in a miniature granular mound," Proceedings of the 26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2008).
  • J.P. Tugaff, I.A. Crisologo, A.G. Longjas, R.C. Batac and C.P. Monterola, "Chalk Print? Feasibility of predicting the lecturer based on his/her chalk leftovers," Proceedings of the 26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2008).
  • E.F.T. Legara, A.G. Longjas, and R.C. Batac, "Competition in a social structure," Proceedings of the 26th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2008).
  • R.C. Batac, M.G. Pastor, M.E. Arciaga and C.P. Monterola, "Cellular automata model of repose angle formation of a binary granular mixture," Proceedings of the 25th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2007).
  • A.G. Longjas, R.C. Batac, and C.P. Monterola, "Experimental verification of a dissipative self-organized critical sandpile," Proceedings of the 25th Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2007).
  • M.E. Arciaga, M.G. Pastor, R.C. Batac, J.Y. Bantang and C.P. Monterola. Continuum model for the critical angle of bidisperse granular mixtures. PISIKA 1, 33-35 (2007).
  • R.C. Batac and J.Y. Bantang, "Characterizing elementary cellular automata rule 30 under single-cell overlap and information transfer," Proceedings of the Symposium on the Mathematical Aspects of Computer Science (SMACS) (2005).
  • R.C. Batac and J.Y. Bantang, "Characterizing Cellular Automata Rules Using Quantitative Lattice Properties," Proceedings of the 23rd Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2005).
  • R.C. Batac, J.Y. Bantang, C.A. Saloma, "Cellular Automata Model of n-Slit Light Diffraction," Proceedings of the 22nd Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas Congress (2004).


Awards and Recognitions

International Publication Award (6)
Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs

DOST-PCASTRD Thesis Grant, 2008

NRCP Best Scientific Poster, 2009
Given during the NRCP General Assembly,
Polakabal-Rigodon Hall, Manila Hotel

See Also

Personal website: http://sites.google.com/site/renebatac [7]
Teaching blog: http://physicsrcbatac.blogspot.com [8]