UP National Engineering Center

News and Updates

Training on Involuntary Resettlement at the IAIA Symposium

The University of the Philippines National Engineering Center (UP NEC) as the Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability, in partnership with the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank, is sponsoring a two-day introductory training workshop, titled Involuntary Resettlement: Basic Concepts, on February 23 to 24, 2017.   The training workshop is part of the Special Symposium on… read more »

UP NEC now an Associated Organization of IAIA

The University of the Philippines National Engineering Center (UP NEC) is now an Associated Organization of the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA). IAIA (iaia.org) is the leading global network on the best practice in the use of impact assessment for informed decision making regarding policies, programmes, plans and projects. Through its activities, it provides an international forum for advancing… read more »

Nuclear Energy Forum Meeting

A meeting was held by key people in the field of energy to prepare for a Nuclear Energy Forum slated on June 2017.  Presided by Engr. Rosario Calderon, participants provided inputs on significant issues concerning nuclear energy.  As a result of the meeting, the group will seek an audience with the Department of Energy to align its objectives and future… read more »

39th Anniversary Celebration of UPNEC on January 27, 2017

We cordially invite you to the 39th Anniversary Celebration of the University of the Philippines National Engineering Center on January 27, 2017 at the Juinio Hall Audio-Visual Room (AVR). Please see the program of activities for your reference. Certificate of attendance will be be issued to attendees of the FREE lectures.  Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. … read more »


Cognizant that the impact of corrosion is not given serious and due consideration in local industry and government, UP NEC is embarking on a Corrosion Certification Program. This Certification Program is a serious step towards the recognition and enhancement of knowledge and skills of corrosion practitioners in the country, as well as standardization of key competencies in this area. This… 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…)