Technological Institute of the Philippines

T.I.P. QC ECE program is ABETconfident video contest winner

In photo:Students Chlarisse Dianne Sanchez and Harvey Meneses with faculty member Engr. John Joel Martinez received the trophy on behalf of the T.I.P. QC Electronics Engineering (ECE) Department which is the winner of ABETConfident2019 Video Contest. The awarding ceremony was held on April 12 in Dallas, Texas, USA.

The Electronics Engineering (ECE) Department of the Technological Institute of the Philippines (T.I.P.) Quezon City won this year’s ABETConfident Video Contest.

The team behind the winning video is composed of ECE students Jethro Romero, Harvey Meneses, Chlarisse Dianne Sanchez, Jo Malyn Nicolas, and Zeffrey Aleta along with faculty members Engr. Shearyl Arenas, Engr. Jan Joevil Razon, and Engr. John Joel Martinez.

As a prize, two (2) students selected from the winning team received free round trip economy flights to Dallas, Texas, USA and three (3) nights of hotel accommodation to attend the 2019 ABET Symposium held on April 12. Accompanied by Engr. John Joel Martinez, the students namely Chlarisse Dianne Sanchez and Harvey Meneses were able to meet and network with leaders from companies like FireEye, Verizon, and Boeing.

The ABETConfident Video Contest aims to capture the confidence that students have in their ABET-accredited education. ABET launched the competition as a way of encouraging faculty to communicate the value of ABET accreditation to their students.

The competition is open to all students, recent graduates, and faculty members who belong to any program across the world that holds ABET accreditation. The entries were judged by a panel of ABET staff and professionals from the academe and the industry according to the following criteria: adherence to theme, creativity, authenticity, and execution.

ABET, a U.S.-based non-governmental organization, is the global-gold standard in engineering and computing education accreditation. Currently, ABET accredits 4,005 programs at 793 colleges and universities in 32 countries.

In the Philippines, T.I.P. holds the most number of ABET-accredited programs. T.I.P. Quezon City and T.I.P. Manila campuses each boasts of seven accredited engineering programs and three accredited computing programs.