DHI gives MIKE to further MIT’s water research

The Danish Hydraulic Institute (DHI) recently introduced its set of flagship softwares for water modelling called MIKE powered by DHI on a ceremonious introduction last May 16, 2016 at the MIT Research Building.

MIKE powered by DHI was handed by DHI Regional Software Sales Executive Pierre Hoevelt and introduced a bit about the software. MIKE boasts 10 software packages under the MIKE suite that covers all the aspects of the water cycle such as ocean modelling, urban flood water, rainwater, dams and reservoirs, sewerage systems, and many more.

Chemical Engineering program of MIT receives full accreditation from PTC-ACBET

The Philippine Technological Council - Accreditation and Certification Board for Engineering and Technology (PTC-ACBET) granted the BS Chemical Engineering program along with three other programs of Mapua Institute of Technology (MIT), the full accreditation status during their institutional visit last February 12, 2016.

NRCP to induct two more MIT CheChm faculty members

The National Research Council of the Philippines (NRCP) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) will be inducting two faculty members of the School of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry on its 83rd General Membership Assembly and Scientific Conference on Research Innovation for Inclusive Development that will be held on the 16th of March 2016 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).

CHED names Mapua's Chemical Engineering Program as Center of Excellence

The Commision on Higher Education recently released CHED Memorandum Order No. 38, series of 2015, which elevates the BS Chemical Engineering program of Mapua Institute of Technology as a Center of Excellence.

This development follows as the BS Chemical Engineering program of MIT "unceasingly demonstrates excellent performance in areas of instruction, research, linkages, and institutional qualifications."

31st Philippine Chemistry Congress to be held on April

The Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP), in cooperation with the KKP/ICP Panay Chapter and the Philippine Federation of Chemistry Societies (PFCS) cordially invites everyone to attend the 31st Philippine Chemistry Congress to be held on April 13-15, 2016 at the Iloilo Grand Hotel, Iloilo City. This year's theme is aptly entitled "Chemistry Beyond Borders: Blurring Traditional Boundaries" and includes a multitude of activities such as plenary sessions and research paper presentations.


Mapuan bags 6th highest score in November 2015 Chemical Engineering Licensure Exam

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.

Mapua CheChm Quizzers grab 1st Runner-Up in Inter-University ChE Quiz Show

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.

Mapua ChE Students emerge victorious in 76th PIChE National Convention – National Chemical Engineering Students Congress

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.

Chemical Engineers' Licensure Examination

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!

Merck bestows Dr. Lemmuel Tayo with Best Research Award

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.