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About Us

The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (ASEP)


Connecting structural engineers to the industry for more than 50 solid years.

The Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines, Inc. (ASEP) is the recognized organization of Structural Engineers of the Philippines. Established in 1961, ASEP has been existence for more than 50 solid years.
ASEP is known for its publications like the different volumes of the National Structural code of the Philippines, the approved referral codes of the Philippine National Building Code. In ASEP’s roster of members, you will find structural engineers of renowned structural ability, reliability and professionalism.

Our Statement


ASEP Mission Statement

ASEP is a nationally-recognized association which exists to advance structural engineering practice, uphold high ethical values, and promote national and international professional collaborations with governments, industry, and academe. It shall serve as a respected, authoritative and proactive voice in the development of codes and standards, and shall contribute to nation building by advocating public safety and welfare, and sustainability of the built environment.

ASEP Vision Statement

ASEP envision itself to be a dynamic internationally-known structural engineering organization, equipped with resources and competent members, dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life.

Code of Ethics

It shall be considered unprofessional and inconsistent with honorable and dignified bearing for any members of the Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines:

  • To act for his client or for his employer otherwise than as a faithful agent or trustee.
  • To accept remuneration for services rendered other than from his client or his employer.
  • To invite or submit priced proposals under conditions that constitute price competition for professional services.
  • To attempt to supplant another engineer in a particular engagement after definite steps have been taken towards his employment.
  • To attempt to injure, falsely or maliciously, the professional reputation, business, or employment position of another engineer.
  • To review the work of another engineer for same client, except with the knowledge of engineer, unless such engineer’s engagement on the work which is subject to review has been terminated.
  • To advertise engineering services in self-laudatory language, or in any other manner derogatory to the dignity of the profession.
  • To use the advantages of the salaried position to complete unfairly with other engineers.
  • To exert undue influence or to other, solicit or accept compensation for the purpose of affecting negotiations for an engineering engagement.
  • To act in any manner derogatory to the honor, integrity or dignity of the engineering profession.

Adapted from the American Society of Civil Engineers ‘Code of Ethics’, August 5, 1973

Why Join ASEP?


  • You will be able to interact and share your knowledge on current issues and trend with leading Structural Engineers of the land. The re-launch of the ASEP Website will provide the members 24 hour access wherever they may be.
  • Access to different books, codes and other Engineering publications available at ASEP Library.
  • You will be able to serve the country and the community in general, by participating in the NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE ACTION PROGRAM (NERAP) activities.
  • You will be able to have your leadership potentials by actively participating in ASEP activities and by enlisting as a member or officer of the various Committees.
  • To be part of the pretigious Association of Structural Engineers of the Philippines.