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Dr. Nicanor C. Austriaco

posted Aug 24, 2014, 10:54 PM by Advancement Alumni Affairs Office   [ updated Aug 24, 2014, 10:55 PM ]

Degree and Year graduated : ME in 1965 and D.Eng. In 1975
Division/School: School of Civil Engineering
Division: Structural Engineering and Construction
Professional Experience
Consultant, on HR Development, Institutional Capacity Building, Organizational Development to various international organizations, i.e., Mekong River Commission (Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, & Laos), Surface Water Modeling Center (Bangladesh), World Meteorological Organization, UNCHS/Bangkok Metropolitan Administration, UN Drug Control Program, CIDA, SDC, USAID. Member, CHED national technical panel on Associate / Diploma program. Currently, is a structural eng’g consultant to a civil eng’g design/ construction firm, 1980 – Present,  
Professor, College of Engineering, National University, Manila, Philippines, 2012 – Present
Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School and Professor, Angeles University Foundation, Angeles City, Philippines, 2001 – 2010
Founding Director /Executive Director, Continuing Education Center, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand, 1980- 2001
Founding Director, AIT Center in Vietnam (first branch of AIT outside Thailand), Hanoi, Vietnam, 1991-1993
Associate Professor & Chairman, Building Science & Technology Program, School of Housing Building & Planning,  Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia, 1975-1979,
Acting Chief / Assistant Chief, Structural Design Branch & Civil-Structural Engineer, Division of Buildings, Bureau of Public Works, Manila, Philippines, 1961-1972
Assistant Professor & CE Board Examination Reviewer, College of Engineering, National University, Manila, Philippines, 1965-1972

SEATO Scholarship for the master degree program at the SEATO Graduate School of Engineering, 1963-1965.
1969 Philippines Presidential Citation for outstanding services to the nation, particularly by virtue of remarkable performance in accomplishing missions in behalf of infrastructure, public works and other development projects aimed at assuring the future of the country as a viable and modern nation
Recipient of the Thailand King’s Scholarship for the doctoral degree program in the Asian Institute of Technology, 1972-1975
1991 Most Outstanding Engineer, award from the Lal-lo Development Foundation , Cagayan, Philippines
1995 Distinguished Achievements Award in International Human Resources Development from the National University, Philippines
1996 Outstanding AIT Alumni Award in International Affairs from the AIT Alumni Association
2004 ACEANU SERVICE AWARD from the Association of Civil Engineering Alumni of National University
2004 ACEANU OUTSTANDING AWARD from the Assoc. of Civil Engineering Alumni of National University ;
2008 ACEANU OUTSTANDING ALUMNUS AWARD from the Association of Civil Engineering Alumni of National University
First President, AITAA Philippines 1971-1972
AITAA Mother Chapter Executive Secretary  1986-1989
He is author of published technical papers internationally, consultancy reports and papers presented in international and national conferences. He is an active member of professional organizations both internationally and nationally.