Reuben James Buenafe (BS ChE, BS Chm) landed on the 6th spot of the recently held Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination last November 13-15 with an overall rating of 82.90%. Additionally, 13 more students from Mapua passed the said examination and will be attending the oath taking ceremony on a specified date by the Board of Chemical Engineering.
The team from Mapua Institute of Technology emerged 1st runner-up in the 38th Inter-University Chemical Engineering Quiz Show held on November 15, 2015 at the Assembly Hall of National College of Public Administration and Governance, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. The annual competition, organized by UP Chemical Engineering Society, Inc., was part of the Students’ National Chemical Engineering Conference.
The Research Group and Quiz Bowl Team of Mapua Institute of Technology won in their respective events during the National Chemical Engineering Students Congress, which was part of the 76th Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Convention, held on February 18 – 21, 2015 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
On behalf of the whole School of Che-Chm-BE-MSE, we would like to give our best wishes to our alumni who will be taking the Chemical Engineering Licensure Examintaion this coming November 13-15, 2015. Please join us in empowering their will as they carry the legacy of our School in their shoulders. Viva CheChm!
Biotechnology and Biological Engineering Program Head Dr. Lemmuel L. Tayo was given the Best Research Award for the Young Scientist (BRAYS) by Merck Awards 2011. His entry, “Proteomic Analysis Provides Insights on Venom Processing in Conus textile”, bested other entries in vaccine development and infectious diseases. Read more of the article here.
Honoring her researches in the development of novel solvents for CO2 capture, Dr. Rhoda B. Leron of the Schol of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry was conferred with the prestigious Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Award from the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) last July 2014. She became the fourth Mapúan faculty and the third professor from the School of CheChmBEMSE to receive the award. Read more of the article here.
Program Chair of the Chemical Engineering program Dr. Alvin R. Caparanga was granted the Outstanding Young Scientist (OYS) Award by the National Academy of Science and Technology (NAST) last July 15, 2010. Dr. Caparanga at that time was only the second Mapúan professor to receive the prestigious award given to researchers who stand out in their respective fields of study. Read more of the article here.
Dr. Allan Soriano became the third Mapúan faculty to receive the National Academy of Science and Technology's (NAST) Outstanding Yound Scientist (OYS) Award for his work on the characterization and correlation of the thermophysical properties of ionic liquids and alkanolamines used for carbon dioxide capture. Read more of this article here.
The Mapua Institute of Technology Chemical Engineering and Chemistry Alumni Association Inc. (MITCCAA) will be holding its 42nd annual Grand Alumni Homecoming on November 15, 2015 at New World Manila Bay Hotel. Attached below is the invitation along with the sponsorship form for the souvenir program. For interested sponsors, please download, print, and fill out the form. Details are also included in the downloadable form. We hope to see you there!
For those who would like to attend the in-house board exam review for Chemistry, please advise in-house coach Professor Nanette D. Santos or call the Dean's office at 5277021. Thank you.