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Integrated Research and Training Center


The Integrated Research and Training Center (IRTC) of the Technological University of the Philippines was established in 1982 as a result of a three- tiered assistance program from the government of Japan thru the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA).  The grant of $8.5M included the construction of a five-storey building, core pieces of training equipment and users’ training.  The IRTC five-storey building is located inside the Manila campus of TUP at Ayala Boulevard corner San Marcelino Street.  It provides facilities in the following areas: material engineering and testing, energy engineering, automation, communication,   multimedia technology, manufacturing and production engineering.

Efforts at the IRTC shall be harmonized and focused on the attainment of the following goals:
1. To strengthen the main application streams with superior products, processes and systems in engineering and related fields;
2. To promote quality and relevance in technology and engineering education with development contents, delivery systems and programs; and
3. To sustain the technical advantages of faculty, staff and students through technical training.

•    Director’s Office: (+63 2) 5301.3001 loc. 401


Name Designation
Engr. Teodinis P. Garcia Director, IRTC
Engr. Carlos E. Zapanta Chief, Administrative Services
Prof. Gonzalo C. Salvador Jr. Chief, Research Services
Engr. Elmar C. Francisco Chief, Training, Extension & Technical Services
Engr. Jasinne C. Garna Building Administrator
Ms. Virginia N. Villamar Administrative Officer
Prof. Reynaldo O. Baarde Head, CEMD
Engr. Carlos E. Zapanta Head, MEED
Dr. Arjun G. Ansay Head, PEED
Dr. Melbern Rose C. Maltezo Head, IMCED
Engr. Teodinis P. Garcia Head, MTD-AV & MTD-Printing