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News and Updates

NEW COURSE: PUBLIC PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST CERTIFICATION COURSE LEVEL 1

Republic Act 9184, otherwise known as the Government Reform Procurement Act, and its 2016 Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR)  provide for the proper implementation of public procurement by procuring entities. One of the building blocks of a sustainable, effective, efficient, responsive, and robust  public procurement system is the professionalization and continuing capability and capacity building of the Bids and… read more »

Call for UP NEC Graduate Research Proposals

Who:  Full-time Graduate students, preferably doing research on the areas of energy engineering, operations research, resource planning, and database management What:  Research Briefing and Call for Proposals Topic: Philippine Integrated Power Planning Model Objectives: 1) Create and implement a model that will integrate information across the power supply chain to determine most “cost-effective” power mix 2) Collect and manage data… read more »

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

The UP National Engineering Center will conduct 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  from March to May 2017. This capacity building activity is being conducted in partnership with EMB as part of the agency’s assistance to LGUs in complying… read more »

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 »


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…)