Department of Electrical Engineering

Degree Program Offering

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

(4 years)

Within four years of graduation, holders of the degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas shall be engaged, either locally or abroad, in the following areas of practice: Power Systems Engineering; Design; Illumination; Entrepreneurship; Sales; Education and Research; Instrumentation and Control; and Electrical Safety. Furthermore, they shall be expected to imbibe the following traits: contemplative, creative, and critical thinking; exemplary work ethic; and a commitment to improve society and to lifelong learning.

Career Opportunities

Operations Engineer Design Engineer Manufacturing Engineer Sales / Marketing Engineer Energy Engineer
Electric Utility Engineer Information Technology Engineer Electrical Contractor / Planner / Consultant Academician Maintenance Engineer

Outcomes, Objectives, and Attributes

Thomasian Graduate Attributes

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs):

SERVANT LEADER

— Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church and the environment.

— Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life

— Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR

— Express myself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction

— Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics

— Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER

— Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions

— Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues

— Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach

LIFELONG LEARNER

— Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal relevance and professional development

— Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization

— Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges

Program Educational Objectives

 

PEO-1: Demonstrate their technical competence locally or abroad

PEO-2: Work in industrial companies in the areas of design, operation, maintenance, and management

PEO-3: Pursue teaching or research after completing advanced studies

PEO-4: Engage in technical sales or entrepreneurship after special training

PEO-5: Exhibit contemplative, creative, and critical thinking skills

PEO-6: Demonstrate exemplary work ethics and commitment to improve society

PEO-7: Practice lifelong learning for continuous development

Student Outcomes

Equivalent to Program Intended Learning Outcomes

Effectivity: A.Y. 2019-2020

SO-1: An ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems by applying principles of engineering, science, and mathematics

SO-2: An ability to apply engineering design to produce solutions that meet specified needs, with consideration for public health, safety, and welfare, as well as global, cultural, social, environmental, and economic factors

SO-3: An ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences

SO-4: An ability to recognize ethical and professional responsibilities in engineering situations and make informed judgements, which must consider the impact of engineering solutions in global, economic, environmental, and societal contexts

SO-5: An ability to function effectively in a team whose members together provide leadership, create a collaborative and inclusive environment, establish goals, plan tasks, and meet objectives

SO-6: An ability to develop and conduct appropriate experimentation, analyze and interpret data, and use engineering judgment to draw conclusions

SO-7: An ability to acquire and apply new knowledge as needed, using appropriate learning strategies

Administration and Faculty Members

Asst. Prof. Carlito M. Gutierrez, MS, Chair

 

Engr. Hyson Peter R. David, MES, Laboratory Supervisor

Faculty Members

ust-faculty-engg-ee-abrera-john-michael-s-2013-ma-2x2-grayABRERA, JOHN MICHAEL S. (Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, major in Power System Engineering (Technological University of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master of Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. John Michael Abrera graduated with a degree in Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2000. In 2009, he finished Master of Engineering program, also in UST. He graduated from the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering program of the Technological University of the Philippines (TUP) in 2019. Currently, he is the Laboratory Supervisor of the Physics Laboratory of the UST Faculty of Engineering and also the Adviser of the UST Eco-Tigers II Urban Concept – Battery Electric. His research interests are Power Quality and Renewable Energy for Automotives.

ANTIPORDA, ROSAN JAY P. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Rosan Jay Antiporda finished his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Santo Tomas in 2016. His research interests are Instrumentation and Controls, and Renewable Energy.

ARIAS, MARIZ B. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Mariz graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas in its quadricentennial year, 2011. Currently, she is pursuing combined Masteral and Doctoral Degrees in Electrical Engineering at Hanyang University in Seoul, South Korea. During her graduate studies, she had published the papers entitled “Prediction of Electric Vehicle Charging-Power Demand In Realistic Urban Traffic Networks” and “Impact of Electric Vehicle Charging Demand on Commercial Demand”. She also presented her publications on various international conferences. Her research interests are Electric Vehicles, Renewable Energy, Big Data, and Markov Chain.

BANDOMA CHARLES JASPER C. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

BINUYA, MANOLO P.

Rank: Assistant Professor 1

Degrees

  • Master of Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering (Technological Institute of the Philippines – Manila, Philippines)

Manolo Binuya finished Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the Technological Institute of the Philippines – Manila (TIP-M) in 1991. In 2014, he completed the Master of Engineering program in the University of Santo Tomas (UST). Currently, he is the Community Development Coordinator for the UST Simbahayan.

DAVID, HYSON PETER R. (Instructor 1)

Degrees

  • Master of Engineering Science, major in Electrical Engineering (Curtin University – Perth, Australia)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Magna cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Hyson Peter David took Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in University of Santo Tomas and graduated in 2013 as Magna cum Laude. He then took Master of Engineering Science (Electrical Engineering) in Curtin University in Perth, Australia and graduated in 2018. His research interests are Power Systems, Smart Grid Technology, Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

ENRILE, KIM HUBERT M. (Instructor 2)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Kim Hubert Enrile received his undergraduate degree from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2015. He is the incumbent Department Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering of the College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) and In-house Electrical Engineer Consultant of the Engineering, Buildings, and Grounds (EBG) Department of Colegio de San Juan de Letran (CSJL). He is currently pursuing the degree of Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Major in Power and Energy at the University of the Philippines – Diliman (UPD). His research interests are Power Systems Quality focused on frequency stability during wind power integration and Renewable Energy.

GARA, ARIANE JOYCE V. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Ariane Joyce Gara received her undergraduate degree from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2015. She started teaching on the same year at the Colegio de San Juan de Letran (CSJL) College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) and was later tapped to teach in the Department of Electrical Engineering in UST.

GO, PATRICK ELLIS Z. ust-faculty-engg-ee-go-patrick-ellis-z-2013-phd-2x2-gray(Associate Professor 1)

Degrees 

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Management (Philippine Normal University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master of Science in Management Engineering (Feati University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Patrick Ellis Go acquired his bachelor’s degree in 1995 from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and his master’s degree in 1998 from FEATI University. Engr. Go then pursued his Ph.D. in Education Management in Philippine Normal University (PNU) and graduated in 2015. He is an officer and incorporator of VIR Flux, Inc., a construction and general services company. He also has 15 years of active service as admin officer at UST.

GUINTO, DANILO JR. C. (Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of the Philippines – Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Danilo Guinto, Jr. finished his undergraduate studies as Cum Laude from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1996. In April 1997, he took the Registered Electrical Engineer (REE) Board Examination and garnered the 5th highest score among all the examinees. He pursued a master’s degree in UST and graduated from the Master of Science in Management Engineering program in 2005. Afterward, he took Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of the Philippines – Diliman (UPD) and finished the degree in 2011. Currently, he is taking up his Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering also at UPD. His research interests are Power System Analysis, Contingency Analysis, Security, and Reliability.

GUTIERREZ, CARLITO M. ust-faculty-engg-ee-gutierrez-carlito-m-2013-ma(Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Carlito Gutierrez completed his bachelor’s degree as Cum Laude in the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1997. In 2006, he then received his master’s degree from the same University. Currently, he is taking up his Ph.D. in Education Management also in UST. He is also the incumbent Dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology (CEIT) of the Colegio de San Juan de Letran (CSJL). Aside from teaching, he is also the Vice Chair of Commission on Engineering and Architecture of the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU) and is also a member of the Technical Committee for Electrical Engineering of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). His research interests are Energy Management, Materials Engineering and Electrical Engineering Education.

GUTIERREZ, RODRIGO C. ust-faculty-engg-ee-gutierrez-rodrigo-c-2013-ma-2x2-gray(Instructor 4)

Degrees

  • Master in Business Administration (Ateneo de Manila University – Makati City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Rodrigo Gutierrez acquired his bachelor’s degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) 1985. Became a Professional Electrical Engineer (PEE) in 1993. In 2004, he graduated from the Ateneo de Manila University with a degree of Master in Business Administration. He is currently the President and General Manager of Constant Energy Source, Inc. and formerly the general manager of the Fuji-Haya Electric. His research interests are Power System Protection, Substation Design, Construction and Maintenance and Construction Management.

LEYNES, FORTUNATO C. (Assistant Professor 3)

Degrees

  • Executive Master in Business Administration (Asian Institute of Management – Makati City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Fortunato Leynes obtained his Executive Master in Business Administration degree from the Asian Institute of Management, and is a graduate of the prestigious General Electric Power System Engineering Course in Schenectady, New York, USA and the Meralco Power Utility Engineering Program. Engr. Leynes has more than 37 years experience in the different sectors of the Philippine electric power industry; currently Vice-Chairman of the Technical Committee of the Philippine Electricity Market Corporation (PEMC). He was Vice-President at Manila Electric Company, Senior Vice-President, and Chief Operating Officer of Clark Electric Distribution Corporation, Chairman of the Professional Regulatory Board of Electrical Engineering, and Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) in Nigeria. He is Professional Electrical Engineer, a registered ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer and APEC Engineer, Fellow of the Institute of Integrated Electrical Engineers of the Phils., Inc. (IIEE), and First Placer in the 1984 Licensure Examinations for Professional Electrical Engineers. He has received various recognitions and awards.

LOBO, KEVIN LESTER B. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Kevin Lester Lobo received his degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering in 2014 and Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2018 from the University of Santo Tomas (UST). He is a license holder for both the Registered Electrical Engineer and Mechanical Engineer. His research interests are Energy, Electro-Mechanical Systems, Automation and Control System.

MARQUEZ, RAYMOND A. ust-faculty-engg-ee-marquez-raymond-a-2013-ma-2x2-gray(Instructor 4)

Degrees

  • Master of Business Administration (De La Salle University – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Raymond Marquez graduated from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1988 with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He pursued Master in Business Administration in De La Salle University and graduated in 1999. Aside from teaching, he is also engaged in the field of consultancy and is also the incumbent Technology Business Incubation Manager of the upcoming TOMASInno Technology Business Incubation (TBI) Center of UST. He is also an ASEAN Engineer and ASEAN Chartered Professional Engineer since 2009 and 2015, respectively. His research interests are Energy Efficiency, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy.

MORSIQUILLO, ANGELO A.

Rank: Assistant Professor 2

Degrees

  • Master of Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering  (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

PANGILINAN, MARITES R. (Instructor 2)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Marites Pangilinan graduated with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Santo Tomas (UST). She also took up Master in Business Administration in Laguna Northwestern College and graduated in 2019. She is an experienced practitioner in the Electrical Engineering field and is also a Professional Electrical Engineer (PEE). Currently, she is the Vice-President for Operation of the Alternative Power Solutions, Inc. (APSI) and a member of the Philippine Electrical Code (PEC) 1 Committee. Her research interests are Power Quality Improvement, Electrical Insulation Protection and Coordination and Electrical Construction Management.

PERION, JOHN CARLO G. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. John Carlo Perion acquired his bachelor’s degree from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2014. In the same year, he took and passed the Registered Electrical Engineer Licensure Examination. Currently, he is the Representative of the Department of Electrical Engineering for the Engineering International Relations and Programs (EIRP) and Engineering Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement Program (EACQuIP). His research interests are Power Systems, and Instrumentation and Controls.

PRIM, JOSEPH BENEDICT N. (Instructor 3)

Degrees

  • Master of Science in Management Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Joseph Benedict Prim finished Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Master of Science in Management Engineering, and Teacher Certificate Program from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 2006, 2011 and 2012, respectively. Currently, he is pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Management, also in UST. He is also actively engaged with the community development activities of the Department of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are Environmental Management and Renewable Energy.

SINSON, JOHN KENNETH T. (Instructor 1)

Degree

  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (Cum Laude) (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. John Kenneth Sinson graduated as Cum Laude in 2016 from the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering program of the University of Santo Tomas (UST). He is currently affiliated with the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines as System Studies Engineer and currently pursuing Master of Science in Electrical Engineering Major in Power Systems in the University of the Philippines – Diliman (UPD). His research interests are Power System Studies such as Power Flow Control & Optimization, Fault Analysis, System Modelling, Transmission Planning, Dynamic Studies, and renewable energy integration to the Grid.

ZAGUIRRE, ALDOUSE E. (Instructor 4)

Degrees

  • Master in Business Administration (Ateneo de Manila Unviersity – Makati City, Philippines)
  • Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (University of Santo Tomas – Manila, Philippines)

Engr. Aldouse Zaguirre acquired his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) in 1995 and his postgraduate degree from Ateneo de Manila University in 2007. He was formerly the Asia-Pacific Business Manager for 3M’s Electrical Markets Division and also has led the Research and Development Department of 3M Philippines. He currently runs his own business focusing on high voltage cable accessories and electrical safety. His research interests are on high voltage engineering, power systems, and renewable energy.