Engels started playing with Linux® in 1991 and obtained his Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE), Red Hat Certified Instructor (RHCI), and Red Hat Certified Examiner (RHCX) certifications in 2002. He is in charge of Bluepoint's Total Linux®, Linux Kernel Internals®, Perl & Python Programming, and Extreme PHP curriculum and instruction development.
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Elvin Joseph Sanico was one of the best professors I was privileged to have at the UP National Institute of Physics in Diliman. His use of the continuity equation for steady one-dimensional flow to prove the "silent waters run deep" axiom was really cool!
In loving memory of CPT Mario B. Mortega Sr., USAFFE, VET (1920-2004)
Friday, May 8, 2009, 12:00 AM
Personal Information Sheet

Barangay Palasinan, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija

I. Personal Circumstances

Date of BirthNovember 9, 1946Height5'61/2"
Place of BirthPalasinan, Cabiao, Nueva EcijaWeight150 lbs.
CitenshipFilipinoSSS No.03-3996839-2
Civil StatusMarriedTIN105-885-052

II. Educational Background

CollegeUniversity of the East
AB Political Science
High SchoolCabiao High School1958-1962
ElementaryCabiao Elementary School1953-1957

III. Work Experiences

2006-2008Managing Editor
Tanod Newspaper
Tanod Publishing, Inc.
2003-2006Contributing Editor
Bandera at Tumbok
Inquirer Publications, Inc.
Kabayan Newspaper
Sister publication of the Manila Times
Panitikan Series
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
Pilosopong Tasyo Newsmagazine
1991-1994Managing Editor
Tinig ng Barangay
A weekly community newspaper in Naga City
Filipino newspaper published by Manila Chronicle
News Editor
Diyaryo Filipino
1st broadsheet newspaper published in Filipino after Martial Law; sister publication of the English newspaper Daily Globe
1987-1989Managing Editor
Monica Publishing Corp.
1981-1983Deskman/Editorial Writer
People's Journal Taliba
Philippine Journalists, Inc.
Associate Editor
Observer Magazine
Philippine Journalists, Inc.
1977-1980Editorial Director
Aklat Adarna
Children's Communication Center, Inc.
Editorial Consultant
Natural Resources Management Center
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources
Nutrition Center Press
Nutrition Center Publishing Corporation
Senior Editor
Research and Analysis Center
An agency of the Ministry of Public Information
Copy Editor
Sagisag Magazine
A publication of Research and Analysis Center
Lino Brocka Presents
A Channel 2 program
Aawitan Kita
A Channel 9 program
Associate Editor
various publications
Communications Foundation for Asia
books and literary publications
Konsensus, Inc.
Managing Editor
Bataan Mail
A weekly publication of Bataan province
Pilipino Star
Published by businessman Andrew Go

IV. Fellowships

2001-2002National Fellow for PoetryUniversity of the Philippines Creative Writing Center
1989Writer in ResidenceUniversity of the Philippines Summer Writers Workshop
1969-1971FellowSiliman Writers Group
Fellow of the Literary WorkshopAteneo de Manila University

V. Organization Memberships

2001-2004MemberNational Press Club
1998Lifetime MemberWriters Union of the Philippines
1982MemberScreenwriters Guild of the Philippines
1975Founding MemberPhilippine Scriptwriters, Inc.
1971Founding MemberPanulat Para Sa Kaunlaran Ng Sambayanan

VI. Awards & Distinctions

2013First Gawad Dangal ni BalagtasKomisyon sa Wikang Filipino
Natatanging KabyawenyoMunicipality of Cabiao, Nueva Ecija
1999First Prize, PoetryPalanca Memorial Awards for Literature
First Prize, Essay
1998Gintong Aklat Award for PoetryBook Development Association of the Philippines
National Book Award for PoetryManila Critics Circle
Gawad Pambansang Alagad Ni BalagtasWriters Union of the Philippines
1996Gawad Manuel L. QuezonGovernment of Quezon City
Taliba Ng Inang Wika for Poetry and Short Story
Outstanding Citizen of CabiaoDILG Local Government Unit, Cabiao, Nueva Ecija
1994Third Prize, Short StoryLiwayway Publishing-Pagcor Literary Awards
1990Natatanging Anak ng Nueva Ecija AwardCentral Luzon State University
1986National Book Award for PoetryManila Critics Circle
1980-19853 Major Awards, Poetry and Short StoryPalanca Memorial Awards for Literature
Grand Prize, Epic Narrative
Pingkian: Tulang Kasaysayan
Cultural Center of the Philippines Literary Competition
Second Prize
Editorial Writing Contest
Department of Public Information and DECS
First Prize (Poet of the Year)
Talaang Ginto sa Tula
Surian ng Wikang Pambansa
1970-19792 First Prizes, PoetryPalanca Memorial Awards for Literature
First Prize, Poetry
CCP Literary Contest
Cultural Center of the Philippines
2 Second Prizes, PoetryPalanca Memorial Awards for Literature
Third Prize, Poetry
Balagtas Literary Awards
Samahang Balagtas of Bulacan
Grand Prize, Poetry
Loyola Poetry Contest
Loyola Group of Companies
1969Outstanding Writer of the YearUniversity of the East

VII. Books Authored/Published

2015"Lilok ng Lilo"University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
2014"Tingin sa Tingi"
Mga Obserbasyon sa Bisyon at Bisyo ng Pinoy
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
2013"Doble Tres, Doble Uno"
33 Sanaysay sa Pamilya at Lipunang Filipino
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
2013"Aklat ng Ulat"
Mga Sanaysay sa Pamamahayag
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
2012"Alitaptap sa Gabing Maunos"
Mga Kuwento
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
2006"Sansiglong Mahigit ng Makabagong Tula sa Filipinas"
Anvil Publishing, Inc.
1997"Pingkian At Apat Pang Aklat Ng Tunggalian"
(Collected Poems)
University Press
Ateneo de Manila University
1992"Rebanse: Sanaysay at Kuwento"Anvil Publishing House
"Bakasyon Sa Paraiso"
Don Bosco Salesiana Publishing House
1986"Pagsalubong Sa Habagat"Aklat Peskador
Kaunlaran Press
1980"Hagkis Ng Talahib"
(Poems of a Decade)
Aklat Peskador
Kaunlaran Press

VIII. Translation Works

Counts among his book translations the works of the following:

1990-2005Gabriel Garcia MarquezFederico Garcia Lorca
Rabindranath TagoreSalvatore Quasimodo
Dylan ThomasOctavio Paz
Rainier Maria RilkeLeopoldo Senghor
Usman Awang
1981"Ang Yaman Ng Agra"Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's "The Sign Of Four"
1978"Daigdig Sa Laot"Ernest Hemmingway's "The Old Man And The Sea"
1974"Epiko"Guillermo C. De Vega's "Ferdinand E. Marcos: An Epic"

IX. Works As Screenwriter

1976"Insiang"The first Filipino film featured at the Cannes Film Festival, directed by the late Lino Brocka and produced by CineManila Corporation
1977"Bubungang Lata" and "Ang Bilanggo"Teleplays in "Lino Brocka Presents" of Channel 2
"Paa Ng Hayop"Teleplay: A special presentation of "Aawitan Kita" of Channel 9
"Sekretaryang Walang Silya"Screenplay
"Tatlong Mukha Ng Daigdig"Screenplay

IX. Anthologies

Stories, essays, poems and criticisms were published in various literary magazines and anthologies

1990-2001"Regional Literature"Anvil Publishing House
"Likhaan" (Volumes I and II)Creative Writing Center
University of the Philippines Press
"Talaang Ginto: Gawad Surian Sa Tula"Komisyon Ng Wikang Filipino
"Antolohiya Ng Mga Nagwaging Akda"Palanca Foundation-Anvil Publishing House
1981-1989"Kamao: Tula Ng Protesta"Cultural Center of the Philippines
"Tenggara"Journal of Southeast Asian Literature
"Panitikan at Kritisismo"National Bookstore-Anvil Publishing House
"Philippine Literature: A History and Anthology"Anvil Publishing House
"Walong Dekada Ng Makabagong Tulang Pilipino"Philippine Education Company
"Manlilikha: Katipunan Ng Makabagong Tulang Tagalog"Rogelio G. Mangahas-Kadipan

Also the only writer in Filipino/Tagalog to become Editor-In-Chief of "The DAWN" (1968) which is the Official Student Publication of the University of the East.