Engr. Gabriel Bucu received his BS in Industrial Engineering degree at the University of Santo Tomas in May 2015. After passing the Certified Industrial Engineering (CIE) Exam, he has immersed in Quality Management and Logistics corporate positions in Shipping and Multinational Firms. In 2017, he joined the Department and holds several positions as Department Representative/Coordinator in the following committees: Engineering Accreditation and Continuous Quality Improvement Programs (EACQuIP), and Engineering International Relations Program (EIRP). Under his mentorship, a team of Industrial Engineering students made it to the Semi-Finals of the Jollibee Group Foundation – Farmer’s Entrepreneurship Program – Youth Challenge where they received a research/innovation grant. Two advisory groups of Engr. Bucu emerged as second and third place in the 2nd International Conference on Risk Management as Interdisciplinary Approach – Bogor, Indonesia. In 2021, he won in poster and research oral presentations in Nagoya City, Japan, and Monterrey, Mexico respectively. He is currently serving as the adviser of the Operations Research Society of the Philippines – UST Chapter since 2017. In his years of advisership, the organization was recognized with various teamwork awards.
In AY 2019-2020, he was assigned as the Library Coordinator of the Faculty of Engineering. At present, he serves as the Deputy Quality Management Representative /QMS Lead, and as the Laboratory Supervisor, concurrently as SAP Business One Coordinator/Faculty Lead Trainer, of the Department of Industrial Engineering.
He is an Associate ASEAN Engineer, an academe member of Operations Research Society of the Philippines, a professional member of the Philippine Institute of Industrial Engineers, and the Philippine Association of Researchers and Statistical Software Users.
He is currently a candidate for MS in Industrial Engineering at De La Salle University-Manila. His research interests involve Service Engineering, Optimization and Simulation, Supply Chain Engineering and Management, and Design Thinking.