U.P. Circuit (UP CKT)

Basic Info

Type: Regular student organization
Founded: 1994
Base Department: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEEI), College of Engineering (ENG'G)
ASwalk.net Category: Science and Technology
Membership: 100 to 150 members, Department-wide
Motto: Conduct. Rectify. Amplify.

Write-up

In A.Y. 1993-1994, a group of young students founded an organization to cater the students of the newly created courses of Electrical and Electronics Engineering and Computer Engineering. Eleven years later, U.P. Circuit, is a veritable force shaping the history of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department of UP Diliman...

UP Circuit is a University-recognized, Department-based academic organization for and by the Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EEE) students. The academic year 1993-1994 saw the birth of the organization as the studentsí response to a bigger and more dynamic EEE department. UP Circuit is founded for and by EEE students. The org aims to provide academic assistance to its members as well as to promote holistic development by organizing extra-curricular activities.

In 1998, UP Circuit initiated SquEEEze, the one and only annual interschool EEE Quiz Show. The organization sees it as a way of uniting fellow EEE students from all over Metro Manila in the spirit of friendly competition, as well as providing a venue for showcasing the best and brightest future proponents in the field of EEE.

UP Circuit is an organization among many, but one that is sure to leave an indelible mark in the annals of UP Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

Affiliations

  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE)
  • Institute of Electronics and Communications Engineering of the Philippines (IECEP)
  • National Youth Commission
  • CampusOrg.Net

Notable Alumni

  • Wyant Chan (Former International Math Olympiad participant, first UP ECE summa cum laude graduate, BPI Science Awardee, one of the Top 10 ECE Board passers)
  • Jonathan Ross Fauni (First ECE Board Topnotcher of UP Diliman)
  • Anastacia Ballesil (Assistant Chairman, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department, UP Diliman)

Application

UP Circuit is open to all EEE students. Application is during the first and second semesters.

Officers (A.Y. 2004-2005)

ChairpersonNorman Edward Valdez
Vice-Chair for Internal AffairsThomas Jeffrey Herber
Vice-Chair for External AffairsJohn Glenn Kilayko
Academics Committee HeadMaydeline Que
Finance Committee HeadLew Andrew Tria
Publicity Committee HeadRhoderick Rey Cervantes
Sports and Socials Committee HeadAllan Gordon Sepillo
Secretary-GeneralKristine Marie Perez

Contact Info

Tambayan: EEE Tambayan Complex (behind EEE Bldg.), Velasquez St.
Phone Contact: (917) 852-3374 c/o Norman Edward Valdez
E-mail Address: upcircuitDELETE@DELETE.yahoo.com

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Org info last updated: 4 Feb 2009
Org added to directory: 1 Sep 2002