CHED endorses participation in ICEE-Phil 2018

The Officer-In-Charge of the Commission of Higher Education (CHED), J Prospero E. De Vera III, DPA, issued a Memorandum on the 4th International Conference on Engineering Education – Philippines (ICEE-Phil 2018).  In the Memo, Dr. De Vera endorses the  participation of interested parties from Higher Education Institutions in ICEE-Phil 2018.

CHED Endorsement for ICEE-Phil 2018



PAES announces keynote and plenary speakers at ICEE-Phil 2018

The Core Organizing Committee of the 4th International Conference on Engineering Education – Philippines (ICEE-Phil 2018) announces the line up of Keynote and Plenary Speakers.  The distinguished Speakers are led by Dr. Rana Hasan, the Director of Development Economics and Indicators Division of the Economic Research and Regional Development of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).  Dr. Hasan will be talking about “The Role of Engineering Education in a Thriving Industry 4.0”.

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The Senior Manager and Head of Network Technology Strategy and Execution of the Manila Electric Company (MERALCO), Mr. Jouie Horante M. Bartolome, will be joining giving a Plenary Talk on “The importance of Industry-Academe partnership in a thriving Industry 4.0”.

The two will be joined by two academics who have been actively pursuing Industry 4.0-related and Sustainable Development-related  research.  One of them is a curriculum design expert, who specializes in Conceive, Design, Implement, Operate (CDIO) approach in Engineering Education while incorporating Sustainability Development and Design Thinking. She is Prof. Evelyn R. Laurito, Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Santo Tomas (UST).  In her Plenary Talk, Prof. Laurito shall be speaking about “Addressing UN SDGs through curriculum design in Engineering Education”.

This year, participants in the ICEE-Phil 2018 will be treated with fresh ideas from a young Malaysian scientist and inventor from the Universiti Teknologi Petronas, Dr. Eric Tatt Wei, Ho, who is actively pursuing research on applying deep learning and network science techniques to investigate brain-based measurements and interventions for addiction, neurodegeneration, cognitive performance & safety, and for control of electronics systems and devices.  For his Plenary Talk, he will speak about “Education for Industry 4.0 – the democratization of information & new value for the University”.

The Core Organizing Committee of ICEE-Phil 2018 is composed of the PAES President, Prof. Philipina A. Marcelo, Ph.D. (University of Santo Tomas), the 1st Vice-President and Conference Chair, Dean Florante A. Magnaye, M.Sc., ASEAN Engr. (Technological Institute of the Philippines), the Secretary, Prof. Melito A. Baccay, D.Eng. (Technological University of the Philippines), and the Treasurer, Dean Evelyn Q. Raguindin, M.Sc., ASEAN Engr. (Adamson University).  They are assisted by Miss Jennifer Del Rosario and Mr. Darwin Joseph Ronquillo.  Their Team is also supported by a counterpart Committee at the Host University, the Holy Angel University, led by the former member of Board of Directors, Dr. Maria Doris Bacamante.


Committee announces finalists in the Undergraduate Engineering Design Contest

The Undergraduate Design Contest Committee, headed by the Secretary of PAES, Dr. Melito A. Baccay, announced the five (5) finalists in this year’s Contest .  One (1) entry each from the De La Salle University, Technological Institute of the Philippines and Technological University of the Philippines, and two (2) entries from Adamson University made the cut this year.  For details on the final entries, please click here.

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The announcement was made by Dr. Baccay per contest timetable, and the finalists were formally notified right after the announcement.  The Committee is composed of the Vice-President for Luzon, Dr. Cynthia L. Posadas, Vice-President for the Visayas, Dean Dany C. Molina, Vice-President for Mindanao, Dr. Charlie L. Canesares, and Director for Luzon, Dr. Arnold Elepaño.  They are supported by the PAES Treasurer, Dean Evelyn Q. Raguindin, the 1st Vice-President, Dean Florante Magnaye, who also serves as the Conference Chair of ICEE-Phil 2018,  and the President, Dr. Philipina A. Marcelo.