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Municipal Solid Wastes (MSW) Biochar Study from DChE Wins 3rd Runner Up in the 2019 RSCE

The Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE) is a venue for practitioners, both in the fields of research and industry, to discuss new technologies and trends with the aim of sustainable development. This year, the 26th Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering (RSCE 2019) was held on October 30-31, 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The two-day event organized by the Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Malaya was supported by various local and international organizations. Armed with the theme “Role of Chemical Engineering in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0”, the symposium featured 202 oral presentations and 37 poster presentations in the field of Chemical Engineering. The symposium was kicked off with plenary sessions with topics ranging from the palm oil industry, nanostructured materials, membranes, and flow modeling.

Dr. Butch G. Bataller Receives the 2019 CEAT Distinguished Chemical Engineering Young Alumni Award

The awarding ceremony of Dr. Bataller as 2019 CEAT Distinguished Chemical Engineering Young Alumnus happened at the CEAT Lecture Hall last October 10, 2019. (From left to right: UPLB CEAT AA Inc. President Pantaleon LL. Tabanao, Dr. Butch G. Bataller, and CEAT Dean Dr. Arnold R. Elepaño) Posted: October 30, 2019 Each year, the College …

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DChE Graduates Present Posters During the Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) 48th Annual Convention

The Kapisanang Kimika ng Pilipinas (KKP) held its 48th Annual Convention with the theme “Mainstreaming Chemistry in the Life and Health Sciences” at the Kamayan at Palaisdaan Resort, Bay, Laguna last September 5-6, 2019. The two-day event kicked off with a welcome remark from Dr. Mae Joanne B. Aguila, President of KKP and Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemistry. Various plenary lectures including topics on clinical diagnostics, treatment of hazardous laboratory wastes, scale up of organic agriculture, etc. were presented. Young scientist forums were also held discussing topics on molecular cloning, crop establishment, etc.

DChE’s Dinner for a Cause

The UPLB Department of Chemical Engineering held a Dinner-for-a-cause last March 9, 2019.
The event took place at UP Cornell (UPCO) Social Garden and was attended by different Alumni from older batches to the most recent ones.

Meet the new Chair of the Department

Meet the new Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering-CEAT-UPLB: Monet Concepcion Maguyon-Detras, PhD. Dr. Detras, or Ma’am Monet as she is fondly called, is the new Chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, CEAT-UPLB. It is a happy coincidence that her appointment as Chair started on Sept. 1, 2018

NTHU Professors Visit DChE

Distinguished professors from the National Tsing Hua University (NTHU) of Taiwan visited the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of the Philippines Los Banos, to explore and discuss possible academic collaborations between the two Universities in the field of Chemical Engineering.