UP National Engineering Center

News and Updates


Nuclear power is being considered as one of the potential solutions to provision of sustainable electric energy in the Philippines because of its relatively competitive levelized cost of energy, low greenhouse gas and criteria air pollution footprint, and base load contribution. However, because of the complexity of this energy technology, multiple dimensions have to be considered, such as safety, security,… read more »

Two Training Programs Sponsored by DICT

The Philippine Government, through the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) is pleased to announce the conduct of the ICT Scholarship and Training Program. This program aims to provide deserving Filipinos the opportunities to upgrade their skills in the fastest growing, higher value ICT segments, including that of the information technology-business process management (IT-BPM) industry. For this program, the… read more »

The First Graduates of the Public Procurement Specialist Level 1

The UPNEC recently held a seminar entitled Public Procurement Specialist Level 1 from April 22 to July 10, 2017. A total of 66 government employees attended the 8-days training program and passed the certification exam. The Closing Program was attended by UPNEC Executive Director, Dr. Rizalinda De Leon, Atty. Dennis Santiago, Executive Director of GPPB and Prof. Maragtas Amante of… read more »

New Schedule: Value Engineering on July 4-6, 2017

We would like to inform you that the seminar “Reduce Unnecessary Cost with Value Engineering and Analysis” originally scheduled on 21-23 June 2017 has been moved to 4-6 July 2017 (Tuesday-Thursday).  

New Schedule: Solid Waste Management and Technology in Legazpi City, Albay

The Training on Solid Waste Management and Technology: Best Available Technology and Best Environmental Practice (BAT/BEP) to Reduce the Emissions of Dioxins and Furans from Solid Waste scheduled for May has been moved. Please be guided of the new schedule for the succeeding runs: June 7-9, 2017 June 13-15, 2017 June 14-16, 2017 The venue is still at The Oriental… 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…)


Juinio Hall, corner Agoncillo St. and Osmena Avenue
University of the Philippines Diliman
Quezon City 1101, PHILIPPINES

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Email: nec.training@up.edu.ph

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