Philippine Group of IABSE


Dr. Andres Winston Oreta
Department of Civil Engineering 2401 Taft Avenue Manila 1004 PHILIPPINES


Prof. Jonathan Dungca
Block 4 Lot 15 North Madison Place Tikay Malolos, Bulacan 3000 PHILIPPINES

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News / Coming Events / Activities / Meetings

February 22 - The Philippine Group of IABSE co-organized with the Civil Engineering Department of De La Salle University and HIRUN International Co. Ltd. the “Continuing Professional Development Lecture for Civil Engineers on “MODIFYING EARTHQUAKE RESPONSE OF STRUCTURES USING ANTI-SEISMIC DEVICES” or MODES CPD  for about 80 participants on 22 February 2020 at De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines. IABSE members who served as resource speakers were Dr. Andres Winston Oreta (Overview on Seismic Retrofitting and Anti-seismic Devices), Engr. Reynaldo Flordeliza (Data Interpretation of Earthquake Recording Instrumentation from Real-Time Event on Instrumented Buildings) and Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza Jr. (Buckling-Restrained Braced (BRB) Design Concepts and Applications to Asset Enhancement). Dr. Agostino Marioni (HIRUN International Chair) presented about Base Isolators, Dampers and other kinds of Anti-Seismic Devices. Read the report..

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May 4 - Philippine Group of IABSE in cooperation with DLSU Civil Engineering Dept. organised an event "An Information Forum on Outstanding Structures" on May 4, 2019 - 9:00 to 11:00 am in De La Salle University, Manila. Resource speakers were Juanito Cunanan, Engr. Adam Abinales and Dr. Jonathan Dungca. See the PPT for further details.

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Updates on Philippine Group of IABSE (

• The Philippine Group of IABSE was once again one of the supporting organisations of a conference hosted by the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines. IABSE-PH supported the 6th ASIA Conference on Earthquake Engineering (6ACEE) which was held on Sept. 22-24, 2016 at Cebu City, Philippines. IABSE-PH members, Dr. Andy Oreta and Rannie Ison are the founding members of the ACEE in 2004 and were members of the Organising committee of the 6ACEE. Dr. Oreta was the Chair of the International Advisory Committee (IAC) of the 6ACEE and a member of the technical committee. Engr. Ison was the Chair of the Logistics committee.

• Dr. Jonathan Dungca, Associate Professor in Civil Engineering and current dean of the Gokongwei College of Engineering of De La Salle University is the new secretary of the Philippine Group of IABSE. Engr. Alden Balili, the former secretary is now based in New Zealand.