Mech Engg Research @ UPD

Research is done mainly by the faculty and undergraduate students focus on projects.


The Department maintains several laboratories and a manufacturing center


The Department of Mechanical Engineering also provides services to various individuals and organizations from industry. The services offered by the department are listed below.


Vehicle Research and Testing Laboratory (VRTL)

Laboratory Head: Edwin N. Quiros
Research Areas:
  • Biofuels and other Alternative Fuels
  • Vehicle Design
  • Engine Performance 
  • Emissions Analysis

Biomechanics Laboratory

Laboratory Head: Andre S. Publico
Research Areas: 
  • Gait Analysis
  • Kinetics and Statistical Studies of Human Spinal Configuration
  • Biomorphometrics

Machine Design Laboratory

Laboratory Head: Jyj Macaspac, Gerald Jo C. Denoga
Research Areas:
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Computer Aided Design
  • Strength and Dynamic Analysis
  • Design modification and testing
  • Reverse Engineering