Events and Updates for Engineering



Students return from Indonesia immersion trip

Students and faculty members from the School of Engineering of the University of San Carlos returned on November 17, 2018 from their eight-day Culture Immersion Program in Jember, Indonesia.




USC participates in Mandaue City Scan Challenge

Now on its 2nd year, the Pressure Cooker Challenge dubbed as the Mandaue City Scan Challenge 2018 is a collaborative activity of the Rotterdam University (The Netherlands), the University of San Carlos, the City of Mandaue, and the Ramon Aboitiz Foundatio




18 eng’g studes join Jember cultural immersion program

Eighteen students from the School of Engineering accepted the invitation by Universitas Jember to join this year’s cultural immersion program from November 8-17, 2018.




Senator Gatchalian keynotes SEECON 2018

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian, Chair of the Senate Committee on Energy, was one of the keynote speakers of the Sustainable Energy Ecosystems International Conference 2018 (SEECON 2018), co-located with the 1st Philippine International Microgrid Exhibition an




Jollibee Youth Challenge awarding held

“We have to use our knowledge, privilege, and in the future, our expertise to help each other solve problems in our society.”




Students reap awards at ComE confab

The Institute of Computer Engineers of the Philippines-Region 7 (ICpEP-R7) Chapter held its 3rd Regional CpEYESTA and CpE Student Congress 2018 last September 7, 2018 at the CIT University with the theme “Enhancing Computer Engineers’ Capability towards t




PTC-ACBET awards full accreditation to 7 Eng’g programs

The Philippine Technological Council-Accreditation and Certification Board for Engineering and Technology (PTC-ACBET) awarded accreditation certificates to seven programs of the School of Engineering, namely Chemical, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electron




Jollibee Group Foundation recognizes USC

Jollibee Group Foundation (JGF), represented by Leonardo Cortez and Sharleene Kay Alayann, visited USC last August 15, 2018 to formally give recognition to the University for its participation in the JGF’s Farmers Entrepreneur Program Youth Challenge.




CE ’98 returns to USC after 20 years

Twenty years after leaving the portals of the University of San Carlos, the Civil Engineering Class of 1998 paid homage to its alma mater last August 11, 2018.




Food hydrocolloids mini-symposium slated

A joint mini-symposium by the Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology and the University of San Carlos on Food Hydrocolloids is scheduled on August 7, 2018 at the Fr. Philip van Engelen Hall.




CREST researchers present papers at EnerCon 2018

Faculty researchers and project collaborators of the USC Center for Research in Energy Systems and Technologies (CREST) presented three papers in the 2nd International Conference on Energy Economics (EnerCon 2018) at Acacia Hotel, Muntinlupa City, Metro M




School of Engineering inks partnership with Universitas Jember

The University of San Carlos School of Engineering formalized its relationship with Universitas Jember Faculty of Engineering through the signing of a Memorandum of Agreement last July 16, 2018 at Universitas Jember, East Java, Indonesia.




EE Class '83 visits USC

Electrical Engineering Class 1983 returned to the University last July 14, 2018 marking their 35th anniversary.




20 engineers join FabLab workshop

The USC Tech Hub team together with engineering chairs and senior faculty members went to Bohol Island State University (BISU) on June 27-29, 2018 to participate in the FabLab Workshop on Digital Fabrication.




USC Tech Hub holds 3rd Technopreneurship Workshop

The 3rd Technopreneurship Workshop was held last June 11,13-15, 2018 at the Rigney Hall in the University of San Carlos-Talamban Campus. The event was organized by the USC Tech Hub and was facilitated by Dr. Angelo Cabije, USC Tech Hub Project Manager and




USC teams bag 2 final slots in Farmer Entrepreneurship Program

After five months of engagement in their respective projects, which included site visits, needs assessment, prototyping, and deployment, two teams from USC, Teams Bukad and Catalyst, made it to the finals in Jollibee Group Foundation’s Farmer Entrepreneur




WIPO experts visit USC

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) experts Richard S. Cahoon, Ph.D. and David Simmons, along with Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) experts Adrian H. Sablan and Harris M. Fulo, vist th




Two teams participate in Shell Eco-Marathon Asia

Two teams, each composed of nine students and one faculty adviser, participated in the Shell Eco-Marathon Asia 2018 last March 7-11 at the Changi Exhibition Centre in Singapore.




Three USC entries are finalists in 14th SMART SWEEP

Three entries from University of San Carlos were chosen as top 10 finalists of the 14th SMART SWEEP Innovation and Excellence Awards out of 312 entries from 78 schools nationwide.




Technopreneurship workshops held

A series of technopreneurship workshops was held on January 22-25 and February 27-March 2, 2018 at the Lawrence Bunzel Building by the School of Engineering Tech Hub dubbed as Carolinian BRIDGES.




Studes participate in Accenture leadership conference

Thirteen students from different engineering departments as well as the Department of Computer and Information Science participated in the Accenture Student Leadership Conference last March 2-3, 2018 at the Novotel, Cubao, Quezon City.




Engineering Dean bags Engineering Excellence award

Dr. Evelyn B. Taboada, Dean of the School of Engineering, was one of the awardees of the Manila Water Foundation Prize for Engineering Excellence for 2017.




British Council features rural electrification project

The rural electrification capacity building program between USC and the University of Southampton is featured in the British Council website.




USC teams participate in Farmer Entrepreneurship Program

Three teams represented the University of San Carlos in the Farmer Entrepreneurship Program Youth Challenge boot camp and design thinking workshop held last November 14-17, 2017 in Rizal, Laguna.




Silicon Valley lawyer talks about A.I. opportunities

Atty. Paul Alpern, Vice President and General Counsel of Wave Computing, Inc., presented a lecture about the potential of artificial intelligence (A.I.) and machine learning and opportunities in the Philippines.




Engineers undergo energy research training

Engineers from three departments trained in energy research from August 8 to September 9, 2017 at the University of Southampton.




Reaping the wind

A team of Engineering faculty members and students brings light to a remote village.