Dr. Joey Ocon, the First Filipino Green Talents Awardee

By Alfonso Paolo Dela Cruz Showcasing the passion of a Filipino scientist and engineer, University of the Philippines Department of Chemical Engineering Assistant Professor 3 and Head of the Laboratory of Electrochemical Engineering Dr. Joey Ocon, bagged this year’s Green Talents award for his outstanding work and research dedicated to sustainable development. Dr. Ocon, among almost… Read more

NAST awards Prof. Joey D. Ocon, Ph.D. as OYS 2015

The growing interest in technology in the public may not match the appreciation of the electrochemical engineering behind it, but Prof. Joey D. Ocon, PhD is doing his share in creating a better and thereby more energy-efficient world. At 29, Joey is one of the youngest NAST Outstanding Young Scientists awardees to date. He is… Read more

Dr. de Leon awarded as Natatanging Guro

Congratulations to Department Chairman and Associate Professor Rizalinda de Leon for being awarded with the Gawad Tsanselor para sa Natatanging Guro! The Gawad Tsanselor is the highest recognition bestowed by the University for excellent and outstanding accomplishments in the previous year. Selected by a jury of peers, Dr. de Leon was recognized for her previous… Read more

DChE wins awards at the PIChE National Convention 2015

The 76th Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers (PIChE) National Convention, with the theme “Strengthening Chemical Engineering Towards One ASEAN Community,” was held on February 18-21, 2015 at The Legend Palawan Hotel in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The Department of Chemical Engineering congratulates Dr. Rizalinda de Leon for bagging this year’s Outstanding Chemical Engineer for Research and Development… Read more

Turning Points

By Marlon Mopon Five years ago, he almost failed his first long exam in Math 17. Five years later, he goes out to the world – on top of his class, a multi-awarded UP Diliman Summa Cum Laude with a degree in BS Chemical Engineering. That exam marked the beginning of changes in the life… Read more

We’re moving!

The Department of Chemical Engineering is moving to its new home, hopefully in time for the start of the First Semester.  We are excited about our new building with classrooms that have a panoramic view of the Cubao-Ortigas skyline, perhaps even as far as BGC.  All the classrooms have been endowed, so we are sure… Read more

UPD Tops November 2013 Chem. Engg. Licensure Exam

With a passing rate of 95.95%, the University of the Philippines-Diliman is the top performing school in the recently held Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination which was administered by the Board of Chemical Engineering last November 19, 20 and 21.

COE Recognition Rites 2013

The College of Engineering recently held its 103rd Recognition Rites at the University Amphitheater last April 29. The Department produced 89 graduates this year, led by summa cum laude and class valedictorian Jasper Powell Esguerra. Joining him on the honors list are 12 magna cum laude and 25 cum laude graduates. Congratulations Batch 2013!