UP National Engineering Center

News and Updates


We are pleased to announce that the June 2015 (Volume 36, No. 1) issue of the PEJ is now off the press and will soon be available online. The Philippine Engineering Journal (PEJ) serves as a national venue for the exchange of technical information and dissemination of engineering knowledge through the publication of original works, technical papers, technical notes and… read more »

PLAXIS Seminar on Geotechnical Finite Element Modelling

“PLAXIS Seminar on Geotechnical Finite Element Modelling” A free seminar from AMH Philippines, Inc. Date: July 1, 2015 Time: 9:00 AM –4:30 PM Venue: Audio Visual Room, National Engineering Center, Juinio Hall, UP Diliman, Quezon City BACKGROUND PLAXIS is a finite element package intended for 2‐Dimensional and 3‐Dimensional geotechnical analysis of deformation and stability of soil structures, as well as… read more »

UPNEC gets PCO recognition from DENR

The UP National Engineering (UPNEC) is now a recognized Pollution Control Officer (PCO) Training Organization /Institution by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR). This is in compliance with Section 13 of DENR Administrative Order No. 2014-02 (Revised Guidelines for Pollution Control Officer Accreditation ) issued in February 2014 that requires establishments conducting training for PCOs to be recognized… read more »

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: ICT Scholarship Program for Lean Six Sigma for IT-Business Process Management (Batch2)

ABOUT THE COURSE The Lean Six Sigma for Information Technology-Business Process Management (IT-BPM) Course is designed to equip participants with the necessary expert knowledge, skills, attitudes and leadership in the planning and implementing sustainable improvement projects for improved organizational performance and success. The program provides a rigorous treatment of the whole spectrum of the body of knowledge (BOK) of both… read more »

UPNEC, DOST-ICTO & IBPAP Awarded Different Lean Six Sigma Level Certifications

The ICT Training Course on Lean Six Sigma for Information Technology-Business Process Management (LSS for IT-BPM) held its closing ceremonies last June 10, 2014 at the UP National Engineering Center in Diliman. After 16 weeks of rigorous training and project presentations, 14 scholars successfully finished the course and were awarded different Lean Six Sigma level certifications. They are: 1. Susan… read more »

About Us

The National Engineering Center (NEC) was established on January 27, 1978 as a distinct and separate unit of the University of the Philippines (UP) by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 1295. The creation was a response to the country’s continuing efforts at national development, which require progressive and adequate utilization and diffusion of technology, as well as a steady and expanding supply of technical manpower with expertise in the various fields of technology and engineering. The NEC was envisioned to provide a venue for continuing interaction among government, industry, and the university which will be beneficial to all concerned and, at the same time, serve the interests of national development. (more…)