UP Diliman

Teaching and Learning Centers


Institute for Small Scale Industries

Established on 4 August 1969 through Republic Act No. 6041, the UP Institute for Small Scale Industries (ISSI) was originally set up as the training institute for the Philippine small industries. The institute gradually built up its capabilities and expanded its activities to include research, extension, and information programs. The major aim of the institute, according to RA 6041 are the following: to train competent people up to a level where they will be able to assist existing small-scale industries to increase productivity and to promote and develop new ones; provide consultancy and extension services to existing small-scale and medium-sized industries; conduct research on plant operations and make the result of such research available to interested parties, and the assumption of leadership in overcoming the various problems of small-scale and medium-sized industries needing the advice, simulation and assistance of consultants.

Contact Information:Institute for Small Scale Industries
E. Virata Hall
E. Jacinto Street.
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
1101, Philippines
Telephone: (632) 9287076 to 79
(632) 9818500 local 4051
email: upissi.info@up.edu.ph
website: Institute for Small Scale Industries

Prof. Rolando Ramon C. Diaz



The UP Law Center

The UP Law Center is the research and education arm of the UP Law Complex. The center is composed of five institutes created in 1989: the Institute of Government and Law Reform; The Institute of Human Rights; the Institute of International Legal Studies; the Institute for the Administration of Justice; and the Institute for Maritime Affairs and Law of the Seas. The center is also headed by the Dean of the UP College of Law.

Contact Information:UP Law Center
Bocobo Hall
UP Law Complex
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City
Tel no.: 920-5514
website: The UP Law Center

Prof. Danillo Concepcion


National Engineering Center

Serving as the research and extension arm of the UP College of Engineering, the UP National Engineering (UP NEC) was established on 27 January 1978 by the virtue of Presidential Decree 1295. The UP NEC is mandated to provide experts to whom public and private entities may turn to for assistance in the solution of engineering problems and to develop technologies that utilize local resources that are adapted to the needs of a developing country.

The UP NEC offers three main services namely Training, Advisory, and Information. Training includes regular training programs, certification programs, and customized training programs. Advisory covers technical consultancies and research projects. Information oversees the dissemination of Research and Development activities through publications, technical bulletins, and public fora.

Contact Information:National Engineering Center
Juinio Hall, UP National Engineering Center
Corner Agoncillo St. and Osmeña Avenue
University of the Philippines
Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Philippines

Telephone Numbers:
Project Development and Management Office
(632) 981-8500 local 3014

Professional Engineering Training Division
(632) 981-8500 local 3004, 3005 and 3048
(632) 927-1581
(632) 929-1710

Engineering Information and Marketing Division
(632) 981-8500 local 3006 and 3008

Administrative Division
(632) 981-8500 local 3002 and 3003

Email: nec@up.edu.ph
Website: National Engineering Center

Dr. Rizalinda L. De Leon, PhD, Dean, UPD College of Engineering
Executive Director

 Dr. Mili-Ann M. Tamayao, PhD
Deputy Director


National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development

Established on 26 June 1997 during the 1149th meeting of the Board of Regents, the UP National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development (NISMED) is a research unit and an extension arm of the UPD College of Education with an agenda of raising the level of teaching and learning of science and mathematics in the Philippines Educational System. Most of the institute’s projects have national or regional significance except for the Collaborative Lesson Research and Development Project, which is funded by NISMED for four specific schools in the National Capital Region. Even as NISMED actively initiates collaboration with teachers in schools and eagerly seizes opportunities to assist individual schools whether public or private, at the district, division, city, regional, and national levels. NISMED also responds to urgent needs of schools requesting its services in terms of upgrading teachers’ capabilities, improving their science and Information Communication and Technology laboratories, and conducting advocacy activities to generate students’ interest in science and mathematics.

Contact Information:National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development
Quirino Avenue cor Velasquez Street,
UP Diliman, Quezon City
1101, Philippines
Telephone: (632) 9283545, 9281563, 9274276
(632) 9818500 locals 3901-3910
Mobile phones: 09216423163; 09184202745 (Hostel)
email: nismed@upd.edu.ph; up_nismed@yahoo.com
website: National Institute for Science and Mathematics Education Development

Dr. Soledad A. Ulep

Dr. Maria Helen D.H. Catalan
Deputy Director for Research and Extension

Dr. Monalisa Sasing
Deputy Director for Administration