Sedfrey L. Macatantan, a graduating student of Mapua University, School of Chemical, Biological, and Materials Engineering and Sciences, received a grant from AIR LIQUIDE to attend its Summer School Program in Paris, France on June 26 - July 3, 2018. The Summer School Program was attended by 30 undergraduate and graduate students from different parts of the world where Air Liquide has plants. Macatantan was the only representative of the Philippines, chosen from applicants from different universities in the country.


Adonis P. Adornado, a CBMES faculty and MSChE candidate, received a grant from United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) to attend the 2018 International Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability (ISCES) on June 2 - 7, 2018 as part of World Environment Day Celebration. UNEP, Tongji University, Beijing Environment Foundation for Young Talents, and Xinhua News Agency co-organized the event.

Lozano retires; Caparanga named new ChE-Chm Dean

Chemical Engineering program chair Dr. Alvin R. Caparanga had been named to succeed Prof. Luz L. Lozano as the Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry (ChE-Chm) when she retired on her 65th birthday last September 21.

Meanwhile, Prof. Edna J. Calderon will formally take up the post of chemistry program chair on October 2, another post vacated by the recently-retired dean. Caparanga will also simultaneously serve as the program chair for chemical engineering, a position he has occupied since mid-2003.

MSE Professors and Students spread Mapuan Excellence across Asia

In a span of 6 months, faculty members and students of the Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) program had published and presented a total of 12 papers on 3 different international platforms. Prof. Menandro C. Marquez, Prof. Ruth R. Aquino, and Prof. Larry T. Reyes, along with students from the MSE program, recently brought their work to Malaysia, Thailand, and Japan.

46th ChE-Chm Student Research Colloquium Invite

Good day everyone!

We are glad to invite you to participate in our 46th CHE-CHM Student Research Colloquium to be held on June 15, 2017, 10:30 AM at NW10B. Here are the presenters, their research titles and thesis adviser:


Thesis Title

Student Name

Thesis Adviser


Purification of Phlippine Halloysite by Air Sparging Reverse Microflotation via Hallimond Tube


Callanta, Maria Clarisa

Cayetano, Ma. Frederiza Anne M.

Mapuans secure three of ten highest spots in May 2017 ChE Licensure Exam

Engr. Victor J. Lau, Jr, Engr. Joshua Allen A. Alcaraz, and Engr. Gregory Emmanuel J. Mendoza respectively garnered the 2nd, 3rd, and 10th highest scores in the May 2017 Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination held last May 24, 25, and 26.

Thirty-three (33) out of fifty-two (52) examinees from Mapua University passed the exam, yielding a passing rate of 63.46% which is well above the national passing rate of 55.26%.

Congratulations to our newly minted Chemical Engineers! Viva Mapua!

Chemical engineering student bags 2nd place in 12th Executives’ Challenge

Ken Yamauchi, a student of the School of Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biological Engineering and Material Science Engineering, is part of the team that garnered 2nd place in the 12th Executives’ Challenge held at the Electrical Engineering Auditorium in University of the Philippines Los Baños on February 12, 2017.

Gonzales lands 10th highest spot on May 2016 ChE Licensure Exam

Kenneth P. Gonzales landed on the 10th spot of the May 2016 Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination held last May 17-19, 2016 with an overall rating of 81%.

Furthermore, 22 out of 25 first time takers (88%) and 11 out of 14 repeaters (78.57%) passed the exam, resulting to an overall passing rate for MIT of 33 out of 39 or 84.62%. For comparison, the nationwide passing rate is 64.13%.

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