UPERDFI: UP’s Best Kept Secret No More

The UP Engineering Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (UPERDFI) was joined by 70 members and guests for its first-ever Cocktails on February 20, 2019 at the UP Bonifacio Global City Campus in Taguig. We thank our sponsors – UPERDFI Member Marcelo Casillan, Jr.; Accenture (through Engg alumnus Glenn Gratil, Managing Read more…

US Roadshow Kicks Off in New York

On October 10, the Philippine Consul General Claro S. Cristobal welcomed UPCOE Dean Rizalinda de Leon, UPERDFI Chato Calderon and the organizers from UPAANJ, Beta Epsilon Fraternity Alumni Association of the Americas (BEFAAA) and Tau Alpha Fraternity Alumni Association at the courtesy in his office at the Philippine Consulate in Read more…

Building the Innovation Grants Fund

Adviser Mar Casillan and Trustee Ferdz de la Cruz (from Manila Water Co.) chipped in to the Innovation Grants Fund, which is meant to support our Technopreneurship Initiative. Pilipinas Shell (c/o Cesar Romero) and Cravings Group (c/o Trustee Rico Trinidad) also pledged to contribute. We thank our members’ commitment to Read more…

Tech Transfer Begins with a DREAM

The UP Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation Commercial Services (DREAM), through the help of UPERDFI, met with Forest Foundation Philippines (FFP) on September 14. The meeting revolved around a possible collaboration between DREAM and FFP in creating an evaluation and monitoring system on focal forest landscapes in the Read more…

UPERDFI Gears Up For 2022

UPERDFI Trustees, Advisers, and Members convened for the Strategic Planning Meeting led by newly-elected President Rosario “Chato” Calderon on June 23 at the NEC Executive Board Room, UP Diliman, Quezon City. Committees on Investment and Finance, Audit and Governance, Membership, Innovation, and Resource Generation and Communication laid out their plans Read more…