UP ALCHEMES aims to promote academic excellence within and outside the organization, and foster holistic growth and development of its members. Hence, it organizes worthwhile programs and projects that assist in the pursuit of higher scholastic achievements and prepares its members for their professional careers. The organization also serves as a venue for the exchange of ideas and interests, as well as development of camaraderie among chemical engineering majors.
University of the Philippines Academic League of Chemical Engineering Students Inc. (UP ALCHEMES) is an academic organization primarily composed of undergraduate students of the Chemical Engineering program of the University of the Philippines, Diliman. It is a non-political and non-sectarian student organization under the College of Engineering of the University, and was founded on 13 January 1999.
UP ALCHEMES shall be recognized as among the premier student organizations in the University in terms of academic excellence, holistic growth, and professionalism. As such, UP ALCHEMES shall continuously produce highly competent and professional chemical engineers, provide service to the University and the country, and conduct activities with the highest possible professional, academic and socio-civic standards.
ALCHEMES in Numbers
Board Exam Topnotchers
Latin Honor Recipients
Summa Cum Laude Graduates
Gawad Chansellor Awardees
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With the Certificate of Recognition signed by the former UP College of Engineering Dean Edgardo Atanacio, UP ALCHEMES was founded with 60 founding members and Teofilo Garcia, Jr. as the founding president.
Research Fair as flagship event of UP ALCHEMES was founded.
UP ALCHEMES was a finalist in the prestigious Ten Accomplished Youth Organization (TAYO).
Chemical Engineering Students Summit Philippines (ChESSPH), first called “Chemical Engineering Summit”, as flagship event of the organization for chemical engineering students was founded.
The Chemical Engineering Licensure Exam Primer (ChEckBoard), an annual event which prepares aspiring chemical engineers with the skills
necessary as they take their licensure exam, was founded.
Cheer UP Pinoy, the organization’s platform in providing service to communities, was founded.
UP ALCHEMES was finally a member of Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers – Junior Chapter Luzon.
UP ALCHEMES received the ‘Outstanding PIChE-JCL Chapter School Organization’ award after just 2 years of being a member of PIChE-JCL.
Our Nationwide Events
An annual conference for scientific researches of high school students.
Divided into three branches: Research Competition, National Science Conquest, Youth Science Convention.
An assembly that houses a series of events aimed to increase awareness on issues, topics and trends on chemical engineering and related fields.
Cheer Up Pinoy
A large-scale, long term service project to inspire change in various communities through chemical engineering solutions.
A seminar-type board examination primer for the Chemical Engineering Licensure Examination