Friday, June 13, 2014

My ENTRY PAGE


You may navigate to hundreds of pages on my site from here.  The various topics in these pages are introduced by the images below. Simply click on any link beside these images to go to the topic that you want to view.

Business strategies.


Tristan (tris.calasanz@gmail.com)

-- RESUME ( LinkedIn | EnergyResume | AcademicsResume )

ENJOY!!!











National Power Corporation of the Philippines
-- Power Utility Operations
-- Human Resource and Organizational Development
-- Plaque of Appreciation given by the Governing Board
-- My Other Projects
-- My Research Projects
-- View Some of My Advocacies


-- RESUME ( LinkedIn | EnergyResume | AcademicsResume )


-- Introduced innovative approaches to the management of human resources, that prepared the Corporation to migrate into autonomous Regional Centers operating under the profit center concept.
-- Developed a Nuclear Training Program that has been adopted by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), in 1976, as the model for 45 developing countries.





BEYOND Cogeneration and Trigeneration
-- My Blog, http://www.beyondcogeneration.blogspot.com
-- A YouTube video




A Prototype for ALTERNATIVE Hybrid-Electric Vehicle System
-- My Hybrid-Electric Vehicle Site 
-- My Old HEV Site
-- A few more details
-- A YouTube video
-- My IEEE Presentation (abridged)
-- IEEE Website - A Technical Paper that I presented at the International Conference, entitled, IEEE 2005 Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, held at the Illinois Institute of Technology, in Chicago, in September of 2005





ULTRA-BRAILLE
-- A brief description
-- My Blog, http://www.ultrabraille.blogspot.com
-- A YouTube Video
-- A Technical Paper that I presented at the LinuxFest Conference, held at the Bellingham Technical College in the State of Washington
      + LinuxFest Site
      + Cached copy June 17, 2014






My ACADEMICS Page
-- This site gives you the opportunity to feel the enjoyment that we experience as we perform our experiments.
-- A Sample Semester of Computer Interfacing
-- Sample Methodology
-- Sample Syllabus
-- Sample Listing of Group Thoughts in a Brainstorming Session
-- Project Turnover Ceremonies
-- Closing Statement



PEOPLE ARE PROCESS
-- A paper, which my daughter submitted to Prof. Zosimo Lee, Ph.D. on March 16, 2002, for her course in Philosophy of Education at the University of the Philippines
-- My Teaching Philosophy:  "The classroom is the platform for the growth of human beings. Teachers manage this platform by facilitating the creation of an environment, where the human being’s "freedom to think" is unleashed and enhanced."
-- Note: I am in the process of enhancing this site




New Energy Policy
-- A presentation of my recommendations based on my experience in managing a large National Electric Power Utility, and in my experience in Energy Management Consulting
-- A presentation of an "off-grid energy system", or sometimes called, "decentralized energy system"







My Old Site and Advocacy Entry Page

This page and most of the pages linked to it preceded this blog. I built these pages using html with my NOTEPAD. 

Fun fun fun ! ! !








Lauriat - A Celebration of Family

My wife just released her new book on Amazon, and CreateSpace 

" . . . . Marvel at the vast array of exquisite dishes in a Chinese lauriat that brings out the freshest and the finest culinary master can offer, and how this family celebrated because of a father who believed that "tsia si hok" eating is prosperity.
  
"Discover the timeless maxims that helped shape a whole generation and kept them grounded.

"Take a front row seat to see how children of Lydia's generation took to their studies and gather hints on how to raise children who enjoy going to school and turn out more than well.
  
"And most of all see how food acts as the binding gel of childhood, camaraderie, community, a LAURIAT, truly A CELEBRATION OF FAMILY.

Excerpts taken from the book's blurb  







This is my old Heavy Rain Forecasting site.  My last forecast was July 10, 2000.

I am quoting my old introductory note:

Year in and year out, the Philippines is visited by heavy rains, which wreak havoc and devastation on its economy.  The sad aspect is that these rains come EVEN without the presence of typhoons.

Although we do not have radar instrumentation to guide us, the internet abounds in weather data for us to go by.  All our data will be solely and exclusively sourced from relevant internet sites.  These will include satellite images, ocean surface temperatures, wind direction, and personal estimates.  We will limit our postings to heavy rain estimates, which may cause flooding at specified areas.  We will also provide the approximate time the effect would be felt, and the estimated time duration.

For sure, our data cannot be as accurate as those derived from radar instrumentation and the like, but we know that we will be within that proverbial "ball park".


Beyond Cogeneration and Trigeneration



The image above is the design concept for a combined
electrical power, heat, cooling, and drying facility.

Note that the use of "heat pumps" enable us to derive
more work from the fuel, than we could if we only
depended upon the conventional methods,
without the heat pumps.



I led this Stage 1 portion in 1998.

This is a US$65-million cogeneration facility. The electrical output of Stage 1 was to be 65 megawatts, and the chilling output was to be 50 megawatts at 6 degrees Celsius.

Stage 2 would have incorporated dryers for
farm produce, meat, and fish, to make use of the
exhaust energy from the heat pumps.

The figure above is Stage 1 as
tendered and awarded in 1999.
Big multinational engineering companies 
participated in the bidding process.



My Academics Page
















Human Resources and Organizational Development




Our Human Resources are the our most important asset.
The human person is at the CENTER of our 
developmental activities.
The organization SUCCEEDS BECAUSE
our people possess the COMPETENCIES
that make it productive, and are
MOTIVATED to contribute their share
to this success.
And they OWN this success!


Culture-Based Strategy for Change and Development
 Tristan H. Calasanz
Vice-President, Utility Operations

This paper was presented by the author at the Conference on Electric Power Supply Industry held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, December 1-5, 1980, and revised for the May 1982 Conference of the Philippine Society for Training and Development

Preface of the President, National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR)

When I assumed office in 1978 as President and Chief Executive Officer of the NAPOCOR, one of the priorities we had to establish was a framework for managing change in the organization. 

The task of managing change was as crucial as the other missions that we had to undertake like maintaining the financial viability of the corporation and pursuing our social obligation to the population. There were a thousand and one things that had to be done at the same time. We tried to effect changes by delineating operations according to functional groups, elevating organizational units and certain managerial positions, adopting the profit center concept at Utility Operations and the matrix set-up in Engineering, etc. We had to effect and manage these changes if the organization had to respond to the challenge of its national mission. 

The NAPOCOR Strategy for Change and Development provides a culture-based framework for such changes that have been effected in NPC over the past three years. 

The foundation of the change strategy is the Filipino, both as an individual and as an element working in a synergistic fashion with his teammates in the organization. Every employee in the National Power Corporation is this human person. 

Gabriel Y. Itchon 

President 



Thursday, June 12, 2014

Other Projects




New Energy Policy
-- A presentation of my recommendations based on my experience in managing a large National Electric Power Utility, and in Energy Management Consulting
-- A presentation of an "off-grid energy system", or sometimes called, "decentralized energy system"







My Old Site and Advocacy Entry Page

This page and most of the pages linked to it preceded this blog. I built these pages using html with my NOTEPAD. 

Fun fun fun ! ! !









This is my old Heavy Rain Forecasting site.  My last forecast was July 10, 2000.

I am quoting my old introductory note:

Year in and year out, the Philippines is visited by heavy rains, which wreak havoc and devastation on its economy.  The sad aspect is that these rains come EVEN without the presence of typhoons.

Although we do not have radar instrumentation to guide us, the internet abounds in weather data for us to go by.  All our data will be solely and exclusively sourced from relevant internet sites.  These will include satellite images, ocean surface temperatures, wind direction, and personal estimates.  We will limit our postings to heavy rain estimates, which may cause flooding at specified areas.  We will also provide the approximate time the effect would be felt, and the estimated time duration.

For sure, our data cannot be as accurate as those derived from radar instrumentation and the like, but we know that we will be within that proverbial "ball park".