Board of Chemical Engineering
Accredited Professional Organization (APO)
Philippine Institute of
Chemical Engineers (PIChE)
Unit # 2015 Cityland Condominium 10, Tower II
156 HV Dela Costa St.
Ayala North, Makati City
Tel/Fax No.: (+632) 753-5192
Re-accredited: Res. No. 06 dated October 26, 2009
The Philippine Institute of Chemical Engineers was organized in 1939 by a group of practitioners
including Rafael Aguilar, Angel S. Arguelles, Armando Clemente, Timoteo T. Dar Juan, Felix V. Espino,
Jose C. Espinosa, Ramon T. Feliciano, Roque Garcia, Vicente Lava, Benito Legarda, Moises Lucas
and Francisco Quisumbing.
The fifth professional organization accredited by the PRC, the PIChE was established to foster
closer fellowship among the members and to uplift, safeguard and protect through lawful means the
welfare of its members.
It advocates the advancement of science and technology in the field of
Chemical Engineering and upholds the highest standards of the practice towards achieving national
The PIChE is recognized as an active participant in the industrial pollution abatement practice and
countryside development. It gained global recognition in 1981 when it organized the Asia-Pacific
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