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.
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).
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."
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.
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.