Lorenzo takes Helm as New IE Department Chair

Times change and the new academic year 2013-2014 marks the beginning of a new leadership at the Industrial Engineering (IE) Department of the College of Engineering. Three years after Dr. Iris Ann Martinez took charge of the Industrial Engineering Department, a successor has been named to take over from where she left off. Prof. Lowell Lorenzo was officially appointed the new IE Department Chair effective as of August 1, 2013 in order to enact what he envisions for the future of the department. Lorenzo was able to secure his new position as a…Read more …

UPgrade 2013

UPgrade is a series of review sessions for 4th year high school students aimed to prepare them for their upcoming college entrance exams. It serves as an avenue for resident members and alumni to share their knowledge, insights and experiences to aspiring students who are in the phase of choosing their future paths. This year, UP CIEM continues its promise of promoting academic excellence not only for the members but also for incoming college students as they conduct UPgrade 2013: Boost Your Brainpower. Held at the International Christian School in Novaliches, Quezon City…Read more …

IE Reps kick off iLEARN with Excel seminar

Students trooped to the IE Comp Lab on July 24 to learn about various functions of Microsoft Excel as the IE Representatives kicked off the first of their iLEARN Seminar Series project. Aiming to initially teach the basics of Excel, Sir Pijo Julongbayan graced the event as the resource speaker. Sir Janni Boydon also shared his knowledge to the attendees when he was spontaneously asked to speak. Microsoft Excel has found an invaluable application not only in industrial engineering practice, but in numerous fields as well. It makes data computation and presentation much…Read more …

UPCAMP 2013: Breaking the Barriers towards Education

Since 2001, the UP College Admissions and Mastery Program (UPCAMP), one of the most anticipated events by the UP Industrial Engineering Club, has served as a haven of learning for senior high school students in preparing them for UPCAT and other college entrance tests. In line with the organization’s pursuit of social responsibility as well as academic excellence, UPCAMP is a bridge program that aims to aid around 250 less fortunate public high school students. The program features a series of comprehensive review sessions that will tackle topics in General Science, Filipino, Grammar,…Read more …

IESC Launches Its Awareness Campaign

The IESC, under the direction of the IE Representatives initiated the IE Awareness Campaign early last June with the tagline “Be IEnformed”. The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about Industrial Engineering and to let the public be informed about what Industrial Engineering is. The campaign operates by disseminating publicity materials and infographics to the IE community and to the public via Facebook and the Facebook page “Everything Industrial Engineering”. So far the publicity has gone beyond UP students and has reached other colleges as well including DLSU. The campaign hopes…Read more …

IE AMP 2013

The Industrial Engineering Academic Mentorship Program (IE AMP) is a series of academic reviews organized by the Academic Affairs Committee to prepare IE students in their upcoming examinations in various courses – may it be Math series, Engineering Sciences, or IE Majors. Participants are mentored by volunteer CIEMers who are knowledgeable enough about the course. IE AMP does not only promote academic excellence, it develops the aptitudes and potentials of CIEMers while making a stronger circle.Read more …

Casino Royale: Raising the Stakes (IE Days 2013)

  “Place your bets now, as it's time for this year's IE DAYS! Casino Royale: Raising the Stakes! January 22-25, 2013, Tuesday - Friday. Sit back and relax, as we take you on a series of fun-filled, enlightening activites for all IE students! It's going to be a Grand Slam this year. But will you be willing to take the gamble? Brought to you by the Industrial Engineering Student Committee (IESC) and the Engineering Student Council” — IE Representatives to the Engineering Student CouncilRead more …

UP Diliman Department of IE-OR meets with their UPLB counterpart

The faculty members of UP Diliman Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research recently (UPD DIE/OR) met with its UP Los Baños counterpart last May 11 at the AMTEC Conference Room, College of Engineering and Agricultural Technology (CEAT), UP Los Baños. Dean Arnold Elepano of UPLB CEAT opened the morning session with an overview of the college, together with the challenges it faces. He cited the role of this kind of events in enhancing the programs of CEAT and strengthening the ties between the two engineering schools. UP Diliman discussed its BS and…Read more …

UPDIEOR holds Freshmen Orientation

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research successfully conducted a freshmen orientation last February 25 and March 3 at the GE Audio Visual room. The event was attended by incoming freshmen who passed the UPCAT together with their parents. Dr. Iris Ann Martinez supported by the faculty made several presentations regarding the BSIE program in UP Diliman, including job nature and career opportunities for IE graduates. IE student representatives and leaders of the IE student organizations (IE Club and CIEM) also gave talks on initiatives and activities outside of academics. Alumni likewise…Read more …

The UP Diliman DIEOR congratulates Batch 2012 graduates

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research sent accolades to the graduating class of 2012. The 2012 batch consisted of 94 BSIE graduates and 3 MSIE graduates who finished their degrees last summer 2011, or on the first or second semester of academic year 2011-2012. Among the 2012 BSIE conferees, 17 graduated with latin honors: 14 cum laudes, 2 magna cum laudes and 1 summa cum laude. Paolo Gabriel Cacnio became the fifth BSIE summa cum laude graduate in history, garnering a grade weighted average of 1.151.Read more …