Bargo, Ma. Cristina
Data science. Intelligent transport systems. Numerical analysis. Mathematical biology. Mathematical modeling. Optimization.
 Numerical Analysis and Scientific Computing (member)
 Optimization and Approximation (affiliate)

Education

Ph.D. Mathematics (2018)
University of the Philippines DilimanDissertation: Modifications to the Reduced Model Approach of the Parareal Algorithm
Adviser: Fredegusto Guido P. David, Ph.D. (coadviser) and Adel Blouza (coadviser) 
MS Applied Mathematics (2007)
University of the Philippines DilimanThesis: Mathematical Modeling, Analysis and Parameter Estimation on a Heat Conduction Experiment
Adviser: Jose Ernie C. Lope, Ph.D. (coadviser) and Ricardo C.H. del Rosario, Ph.D. (coadviser) 
M.S. Data Science (2020), Distinction
Asian Institute of ManagementThesis: Project Ceres: A Demand Forecasting and Analytics Platform for a Food Service SME
Adviser: Christian M. Alis, Ph.D. (primary mentor) and Jesus Felix B. Valenzuela, Ph.D. (comentor) 
BS Mathematics (2003), summa cum laude
University of the Philippines DilimanThesis: Extension of the ReedFrost Model for the Spread of an Epidemic
Adviser: Jose Maria L. Escaner IV, Ph.D.

Ph.D. Mathematics (2018)

Research
Past Projects (Funded):
 CoProject Leader (2023), Establishment of the STRSNP DNA database of the Sulu Archipelago for forensic and anthropological applications (funded by NSRI)
 Coinvestigator (202122), Estimating the resultant efficacy of the administration of two or more vaccines in a single community (funded by Grant for Research on COVID19 in the Philippines)
 Coinvestigator (2021), Allocation of different Covid19 vaccines to a heterogeneous population: exploring various scenarios (funded by Grant for Research on COVID19 in the Philippines )
 Project Staff (201718), CyberPhysical Transportation System (funded by DOSTPCIEERD)
 Project Staff (201718), Development of a Customized Local Traffic Simulator (LOCALSIM) – Phase 2 (funded by DOSTPCIEERD)
 Project Staff (201516), Development of a Customized Local Traffic Simulator (LOCALSIM) (funded by DOSTPCIEERD)
 Doctorant (20082010), ANR06CIS600701 project PITAC

Teaching
Teaching Load (1st Semester, AY 202324)
 Math 23 TWHFQ (TWThF 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM)
 Math 23 TWHFR (TWThF 8:45 AM – 9:45 AM)
Graduate Advisees
 Jensine Nika Francisco
MS Applied Mathematics (Optimization and Approximation) – ongoing
Role: Coadviser (Adviser: Mark Jason Celiz)
Thesis: Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space Method for Solving the Onedimensional Richard’s Equation
Undergraduate Advisees
 John Andrei Teodoro
BS Mathematics – ongoing  Angelina Kyla Arnido
BS Mathematics – ongoing  Marcia Victoria Rebollido (Coadviser: Renier Mendoza)
BS Mathematics – ongoing  Jhoanna Lea Gayo
BS Mathematics – ongoing  Carolyn Jane Faulan
BS Mathematics – 2nd semester, AY 201819
Thesis: Sensitivity Analysis on a Model for the Spread of Airborne Diseases

Publications
 Improso, H.R.L.D., Sambayan, R.R., Bargo, M.C.R. and Lope, J.E.C., 2024, January. Estimating the resultant efficacy of the rollout of multiple vaccines in a population. In AIP Conference Proceedings (Vol. 2982, No. 1). AIP Publishing.
 Bargo, M.C.R., 2017. The Use of Projection Operators with the Parareal Algorithm to Solve the Heat and the KdVB Equation. Matimyas Matematika, 40(12): pp. 4156.

del Rosario, R.C.H., Echavez, M.T., de Paz, M.T., Zuñiga, P.C., Bargo, M.C.R., Talaue, C.O., Arellano, C., Pasia, J.M., Naval, P.C., Voit, E.O. and Mendoza, E., 2008, February. MADMan: a benchmarking framework for parameter estimation in biochemical systems theory models. In International Conference on Molecular Systems Biology (p. 10).

Bargo, M.C.R., del Rosario, R.C. and Lope, J.E.C., 2008. Parameter Estimation on a Model of a HeatConducting Rod: Mathematical Analysis and Numerical Computations. Philippine Journal of Science, 137(1), pp.1727.