PIChe-Cebu marks chemical engineering week-A A +A
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
THE Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers–Cebu chapter (PIChE-Cebu) launched the
week-long celebration of the 7th Chemical Engineering Week.
The celebration kicked off last Sunday, Sept. 15, and will culminate on Sept. 21.
The group has lined up activities for the awareness and promotion of the chemical engineering profession.
The activities are:
l Sept 18, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Students Chemical Engineering Summit at the Cebu International Convention Center; 6 p.m. - Bowling Tournament and PIChE Videoke Challenge at Countrymall Bowlingplex;
l Sept 19, from 1-5 p.m. - Chemical Engineering Exhibits at SM-City Consolacion Activity Center;
l Sept 20, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Seminar on Introduction to CAD for chemical engineers at DOST 7 conference room, Sudlon, Lahug;
l Sept 21, 8 a.m. - Cebu Institute of Technology-University (CIT-U) sub-chapter community extension’s soap-making in Labangon, Cebu City, and Junior PIChE Sports Fest Culmination, CIT-University Grounds, Cebu City from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Last Monday and Tuesday, PIChe-Cebu had a press conference held at Fame Conference Room, DOST 7 compound, Sudlon, Lahug, Cebu City, and Science and Quiz Bowl at the activity center of SM City Consolacion.
In 2007, former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, through Presidential Proclamation 1365 series of 2007, declared the third week of September as Chemical Engineering Week.
Published in the Sun.Star Cebu newspaper on September 18, 2013.