UP National Engineering Center

News and Updates

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 »

Smart Green Infrastructure in Natural Habitats and Physical Cultural Resources

September 27-30, 2016 Subic, Zambales   Who should attend? This training is open to participants from all countries who have a general knowledge of the EIA process and an interest in the protection of natural habitats and physical cultural resources in infrastructure projects. The course is given with detailed guidance tools available, so that participants can share the content with… read more »

August to November 2017 UPNEC Professional Engineering Training Calendar

The August to November 2017 UP National Engineering Center Professional Engineering Training Calendar is now out for your info and guidance. You may download it at this link. (UPNEC Calendar 2016 as of 08042016 Courses offered from Philippine Learning Center for Environment and Social Sustainability are also incorporated in our calendar. Below is the list of their seminars. 1. Environmental… read more »

SBE16 Manila Conference on July 13-15, 2016

                We would like to invite you to participate in the SBE16 Manila Conference which will be held on July 13-15, 2016 at the Acacia Hotel, Filinvest Corporate City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The SBE16 Manila Conference is part of a worldwide series of conferences on Sustainable Buildings, with support from four international founding… 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…)