The signing of the Deed of Donation for the Prof. Emeritus Dr. Meliton U. Ordillas, Jr. Professorial Chair in Metallurgical Engineering was held last April 4, 2018, at the UP Department of Mining, Metallurgical, and Materials Engineering Auditorium.
WITCO Construction and Development Corporation, which was founded by Mr. Marcelo Villanueva, BSMetE ’69, is supporting the programs ofUP ERDFI in faculty and student development and for Engineering facilities. Mr. Villanueva was the UP Alumni Engineers awardee in the field of Metallurgical Engineering in 2017. Prof. Ordillas, who is 81 years young, is one of two living emeritus professors of Engineering, and still teaches a course in Met Eng’g!