的 Office of Directed 研究 for Innovation and Value Enhancement, DRIVE was created to develop the re搜索 皇冠hg8868新版系统的能力. 研究 undertakings include those in the fields of chemical and 环境al engineering, materials science, chemistry, electronics, robotics and information technology.

的 re搜索 projects attempt to respond to the needs of the Philippine economy. 皇冠hg8868新版 steers its resources to engage in 需求驱动的皇冠hg8868新版-hg皇冠官网. 这些研究 activities have immeasurably increased 皇冠hg8868新版’s intellectual capital and in the future, DRIVE as the re搜索 arm hope to translate these formally into intellectual property rights. 尽管如此,还是 emergent capability to generate new knowledge brings 皇冠hg8868新版 关闭r to the leading-edge and to the attainment of its vision to be an international center of excellence.


皇冠hg8868新版 supports its faculty members and students in undertaking re搜索 projects. 研究 座谈会 are held to increase the awareness and interest of faculty members and students in re搜索 and development activities. 皇冠hg8868新版发起了互联网, 电子学习, 电子商务, computational re搜索 projects and development of applications software in all engineering fields. 的 University is advancing a re搜索 agenda that leverages its traditional strengths as an engineering school and riding the current wave of information technologies to prepare itself to surf in the oncoming wave of biotechnologies. IT和 生物技术, and the convergence of engineering disciplines and special concerns such as energy, 环境, 生产力, business management and other relevant fields of study are considered to be areas rich in re搜索 possibilities. 这些研究 objectives are the platforms that the University will use to pursue the following re搜索 agenda:

  • To pursue the support re搜索 projects that are IP-generating, 可持续发展的, 基本的:基本的和应用的, 多学科的范围;
  • To present re搜索 outputs in international and local conferences; and
  • To publish re搜索 outputs in ISI-abstracted journals.



A Culture of re搜索 shall be established to breed the human and physical resources needed to develop cutting edge 产品, 工艺的改进, 创新生产力, 以及新颖的社会经济思想.


We shall foster the establishment of re搜索 that shall serve as basis for graduate curricula that are oriented towards generating new know-how, innovation and added value.

We shall establish re搜索 programs that are driven by local and global demand oriented along national development plans.

We shall encourage initiatives in re搜索 which has potential for spinning off intellectual property, 企业和 更多的发展努力.

We shall foster re搜索 initiatives and projects that are focused on contributing solutions to specific technological 或社会经济问题.

Terms of reference for the 研究议程

的 re搜索 Agenda of the University emerged after a review of past re搜索 activities, emerging local and global issues and concerns, the developmental needs of the University and the unique strengths and characteristics of the University.

  • 大学 shall also enhance existing laboratories, 建立新的研究设施, acquire or build experimental or analytical equipment and organize these for optimal support of re搜索 activities. 的re shall be mechanisms and support for re搜索 dissemination such as a re搜索 journal, 座谈会, 研讨会等.
  • 大学 shall embark on a program of development of human resources through short-term training programs and long-term study programs.
  • 的 DRIVE shall lead in forging linkages, alliances and other forms of collaboration with academic institutions, 政府机构, non-government organizations and industry partners to advance the re搜索 agenda of the University.
  • 的 DRIVE and School of 研究生学习 shall work hand-in-hand to assimilate and integrate re搜索 into the graduate curricula