DChE is Center of Excellence – CHED

Consistently honing world-class chemical engineers, the Department of Chemical Engineering (DChE) of the University of the Philippines – Diliman is identified as a Center of Excellence by the Philippines’ Commission on Higher Education (CHED) in a memorandum order released December 2015.

CHED Memorandum Order No. 38 stated a list of Centers of Excellence (COEs) and Centers of Development (CODs) in accordance to Section 8 of Republic Act No. 7722 which orders that the commission identify quality institutions in program areas crucial for nation building.

Other COEs in Chemical Engineering across the nation include:

  • De La Salle University – Manila
  • Mapua Institute of Technology
  • University of Santo Tomas
  • University of San Carlos

Article by: Darlene Centina
Photo by: Chechen Morales