3rd Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering

"AUN/SEED-Net: Leading the Frontiers in Chemical Engineering  Research and Development  in the ASEAN Region"


January 20-21, 2011
EDSA Shangri-la Hotel
Mandaluyong City
Metro Manila, Philippines

Announcement and Call for Papers

The AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference is one of the supporting programs of the AUN/SEED-Net Phase 2. It is organized annually to serve as venue to disseminate the outputs of research collaborations among the Member Institutions and Japanese Supporting Universities, including advances in chemical engineering research and development. The regional conference also involves participants from the industry, government and other professional organizations.   

The 1st Regional Conference on Chemical Engineering was hosted by De La Salle University-Manila in January 2009 and  The 2nd Regional Conference was hosted by Ho Chi Minh University of Technology-Vietnam in October 2009. For the 3rd Regional Conference, this will be hosted again by De La Salle University-Manila and will be held on January 20-21, 2011.

The objectives of the conference are:

  1. To provide a venue where best practices in Chemical Engineering Education are shared;
  2. To serve as springboard for new areas of research in Chemical Engineering;
  3. To sustain the strong partnership and linkages among the AUN/SEED-Net Member Institutions and collaboration with Non-members Institutions, industry and government; and
  4. To disseminate the research outputs of scholars and their mentors under the Collaborative Research program of AUN/SEED-Net as well as those of researchers engaged in interdisciplinary research.

Scope of Conference

Contributions in the following areas are welcome

  • Fundamentals of Chemical Engineering (Chemical Reaction Engineering, Catalysis, Process Design and Control, Separation Processes)
  • Applications of Chemical Engineering (Environmental, Energy,Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, Materials, Nanotechnology)
  • Chemical Engineering Education

Types of Contributions

The conference will feature both oral and poster presentations. There will also be plenary presentations on selected topics from invited speakers.

Important Dates

Activity Date
Deadline for abstract submission November 15, 2010
Notification of abstract acceptance November 30, 2010
Submission of full papers  December 20, 2010
Announcement of conference program January 15, 2011

Abstract Submission Procedure

Interested authors are requested to submit extended abstracts in MS Word format to AUNRCCE@gmail.com. Submissions should include the following information:

  • Title of paper
  • Authors, affiliations and contact details (e-mail address, postal address and fax number)
  • A body of 300 – 500 words
  • 3 – 6 key words
  • Type of presentation preferred (oral or poster)
  • Text should be in Times New Roman with a font size of 12 points. Units used should be in SI.

Registration Fees

Registration Fees
* Registration Fee is waived for all AUN/SEED-Net related participants as stated in guidelines.
Foreign participants
Regular fee US$250  
Student fee US$150
Philippine-based participants
Regular fee P4,500
Student fee  P1000 (conference materials and kit only)

Steering Committee Dr. Josephine Q. Borja
Dr. Leonila C. Abella
Dr. Pag-asa D. Gaspillo
Dr. Hirofumi Hinode
Working Committees
Secretariat Dr. Raymond Girard R. Tan
Dr. Aileen P. Huelgas
Dr. Carl Renan Estrellan
Ms. Gladys Paz T. Cruz
Conference Paper Screening Committee/ Publications Dr. Joseph L. Auresenia
Dr. Susan M. Gallardo
Dr. Luis F. Razon
Dr. Susan A. Roces
Dr. Nathaniel P. Dugos