RDCEET

Research and Development Center for Engineering Emerging Technologies (RDCEET) Cebu Technological University Main Campus

RDE Center Director: Dr. Edwin A. Carcasona

Bio-description of the Center Director

Edwin A. Carcasona, D.Sc., PME
Home Address : Blk 4 Lot 11 Northfield Residences, Canduman, Mandaue City
Telephone: (32) 383-6791 Mobile: 0918 914 4329, edcarc123055@gmail.com

• University Director for Research, Development and Extension Centers; Associate Professor 5 – Cebu Technological University – Main Campus
• Director, Research Center for Engineering Emerging Technologies, Cebu Technological University
• Presented several scientific papers in the regional, national, and international level, and have been invited as a speaker in several national and international fora/conferences, seminars, trainings, and workshops, and has a number of peer-reviewed publications
• Licensed Professional Mechanical Engineer (PME), with a D.Sc.in Bioresources Technology, Iwate University, Morioka City, Japan
• Has more than 15 years of teaching experience (Tenured Full Professor 7) as well as administrative experience as a former Assistant Dean from a tertiary private institution
• An experienced consultant to different private companies and agencies in the Philippines
• Awarded as Outstanding USC Alumni in the Field of Engineering during the University of San Carlos Alumni Homecoming in 1998, as The Outstanding Mechanical Engineer (TOME) by the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME) in 2016, and as a Fellow (Highest award for Mechanical Engineers) by PSME in 2018
• Granted a Research Scholarship by the Japan Ministry of Education (MONBUSHO) from April 1989 to March 1995 and a Master of Engineering Fellowship at the University of the Philippines, Diliman by the Educational Development Project Implementing Task Force (EDPITAF) under the Office of the Secretary of Education and Culture in the Philippines
• A LIFE MEMBER of the Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME). A two-term President of PSME-Lapulapu Chapter.
• Certified ASEAN Energy Manager and Certified ASEAN Energy Management Trainor
• Member Philippine Chamber of Renewable Energy, Inc. (PCRE)
• Life Member Philippine Society of Mechanical Engineers (PSME)

Research Interests

Pyrolysis, Renewable Energy Sources, Energy Management and Waste Heat Recovery

Educational Qualifications
Exchange Scientist (February 1996)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) and Phil. Dept. of Science & Technology (DOST)
Iwate University, Morioka City, Japan

Doctor of Science in Bioresources Technology (March 1995)
Iwate University, Morioka City, Japan

Master in Agricultural Machinery (Agricultural Process Engineering) (March 1992)
Iwate University, Morioka City, Japan

Research Student (March 1990)
Iwate University, Morioka City, Japan

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (1977)
University of San Carlos, Cebu City

Master in Engineering (Engineering Education) (March 1981)
University of the Philippines, Diliman

Description of the Center

The Cebu Technological University in its desire to become a premier university in the Philippines, the College of Engineering (COE) recently established the RD Center for Engineering Emerging Technologies (RDCEET). With its capable faculty members, the center aims to actively engage in the research on such areas as 3D Printing, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology and Levitation Mass Method (LMM). The Center will engage in collaborative research with foreign universities such as but not limited to Gunma University (Japan).

For more information, please contact Dr. Edwin Carcasona at edcarc123055@gmail.com.