MAY 2017 UP Electrical and electronics engineering institute

The official e-newsletter of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute, College of Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman.

In case you missed last months' newsletters:


  • UP EEEI student acclaimed in BPI-DOST Science Awards 2017
  • Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series, 08 May 2017
  • E-trikes, ‘CHARM’ launched in Isabela, 22 May 2017
  • EEE Tech Fair, 24 May 2017
  • COE Undergraduate Project Competition 2017 finalists
  • UPDATE RE.: UPEEEAAI Lifetime Members' Plaques

UP EEEI student acclaimed in BPI-DOST Science Awards 2017

BS ECE student Orville M. Felicano was recognized as one of the recipients of the BPI-DOST Science Awards 2017 for his research on stereolithography.

Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series

Esteemed alumni shared their wisdom to EEE students, during the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series (DALS) held on 08 May 2017, in UP-MERALCO Innovation Hall.

Hilary de Leon (left) and Victorio Emmanuel Ochave (right) shared their wisdom to EEE students, during the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series (DALS) held on 08 May 2017, in the UP-MERALCO Innovation Hall.

E-trikes, ‘CHARM’ launched in Isabela

In pursuit of its dream to meet the “Smart City” standards outlined in a 2016 local ordinance, the city government of Isabela collaborated with various stakeholders to launch the first electric-powered vehicle charging station in the Cagayan Valley region, along with several E-trike prototypes.

The prototype for the Rapid Electric Vehicle Charging- Charging in Minutes (CharM) was developed by the UP EEEI and supported by DOST-PCIEERD.

For more information, please contact Asst. Prof. Lew Andrew Tria ( of the UP-Artesyn Power Electronics Laboratory (PEL) of the UP EEEI or Engr. Leo Allen Tayo (, CharM Technical Project Leader. For interested partners, you may also visit the DOST PCIEERD site for more project details.

Photos by CharM Project

EEE Tech Fair 2017

The UP Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute (UP EEEI) and Nokia Manila Technology Center, with Analog Devices Philippines, Artesyn Embedded Technologies, EVWealth Inc., First Philec, Maxim Integrated, PHINMA Energy, Samsung R&D Philippines, Xynix Design Consultancy and Services, Inc., Quantel Philippines Inc., Sqreem Technologies Private Ltd., and Trident Electronics Corporation, would like to extend its sincerest gratitude for participating in the Institute's first ever Technology Fair, held on 24 May 2017, in the UP Professional Schools, Bonifacio Global City.

Apart from the showcase of the UP EEEI's and the industry's research output and agenda, the event also served as a networking activity to forge R&D partnership among stakeholders.

Ways on how an Academe-Government-Industry Framework would work was tackled during the message of PCARI Executive Director William Padolina. Mr. Lowell Tortona of Nokia Philippines also shared their research thrust on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT). This research theme is further explored, together with communication networks and renewable energy during the parallel sessions in the afternoon.

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COE Undergraduate Project Competition 2017

Here are the nominees from the UP EEEI in the 2017 UPD College of Engineering Undergraduate Project Competition.

The final judging and awarding will be on 02 June 2017, to be held in Melchor Hall, UP College of Engineering.

UPEEEAAI Lifetime Members' Plaques

The plaques for the first 400 UP EEE Alumni Association, Inc. Lifetime Members are now installed in the UP Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute premises (outside Rm. 120, EEEI Bldg. II). The header for these plaques is in the works. We'll keep you posted.

Not a lifetime member yet? Signify your intent by sending your Name, Batch, E-mail address, Phone, Birthday, Mailing address, and preferred Payment Method to the UPEEEAAI Secretariat at e-mail address: Details will follow in the email correspondence.


Mailing address: EEEI Bldgs., Velasquez St., UP Diliman, Quezon City, 1100

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Abe Almirol of, Fred Dabu of the UP System Information Office (UPSIO), Diana Arcega

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