Mapúa University, the Philippines’ premier engineering and technological school, has entered the global Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings 2020. The THE Impact Rankings are the only global performance tables that assess universities against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The University placed 601+ in the overall out of 766 participating institutions worldwide.
Mapúa has been ranked in SDG 6-Clean Water and Sanitation (Rank 101-200), SDG 7-Affordable and Clean Energy (Rank 201-300), SDG 8–Decent Work and Economic Growth (Rank 401+), SDG 12-Responsible Consumption and Production (Rank 301+), and lastly, for the second time in a row, SDG 17–Partnership for the Goals (Rank 601+).
The School of Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering led by Dean Francis Aldrine A. Uy, in collaboration with engineers from other departments and USHER Technologies made 2 innovations to support our government's efforts to fight COVID-19.
The first was a low cost mobile disinfection chamber also known as the "GOCLEAN Chamber". The idea is for these chambers to be placed in all entrances and requires people to get disinfected before they can go inside the building. The disinfection happens for a few seconds, wherein a mist of ethyl alcohol is emitted inside the chamber.
Manila Water Foundation (MWF) honored four Filipino engineers who made significant social impact at the MWF Prize for Engineering Excellence Awarding Ceremony on February 3 at Seda Hotel Vertis North in Quezon City.
The Manila Water Foundation Prize for Engineering Excellence (The Prize) is the only recognizing body in the Philippines that honors engineers who made notable contributions in solving development problems in the areas of water, sanitation, environment, and sustainability.
The School of Civil, Environmental and Geological Engineering congratulates Engr. Flordeliza C. Villaseñor on her award as "Inspiring Filipina Engineer" by the Philippine Technological Council's Women Engineers Network.
Aside from that recognition, the current Environmental and Sanitary Engineering Program Chair received the prestigious Philippine Federation of Professional Associations' (PFPA) Excellence Award last February 29 at UP Diliman's Bahay ng Alumini,
Three Construction Engineering and Management students of Mapua University -School of Civil, Environmental, and Geological Engineering garnered 'Best Research Paper Presentation' award in the recently concluded 4th International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Science and Technologies (ICETEST-2020).
Kimberly L. Quintana, Gezelle M. Cangco and John Oliver S. Manaois, under the tutelage of their advisers ASEAN Engineer Dr. Dante L. Silva and Associate Dean Engr. Bernard S. Villaverde, staged the international podium last Feb 26-27 in Bangkok, Thailand.
The journey towards a future with less casualties, less missed opportunities, and less income loss after a strong earthquake began with a bang last September 2, 2019 when USHER Technologies Inc.